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History General Knowledge Quiz!

How much do you know about history? Why not test your knowledge in this epic trivia challenge?

There’s LOADS of history – we’re talking quite a few years, here – but if you’re an extra brainy history fan we bet you’ll know about all the coolest bits! Test your trivia now!

Good luck!

1/12 An illustration of a soldier during the Battle of Hastings
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In what year did the Battle of Hastings take place?

2/12 A close-up of a £10 note
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When was Queen Elizabeth II's coronation?

3/12 A fire
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When did the Great Fire of London take place?

4/12 A flower stall
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Which flower is worn on Remembrance Day?

5/12 The White House press room podium
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Who was the President of America before Donald Trump?

6/12 Henry VIII
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Who was Henry VIII's third wife?

7/12 Planes flying in formation during the Battle of Britain
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Which war started on 1 September, 1939?

8/12 SpongeBob SquarePants
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Which of the following is not credited with inventing the television?

9/12 Red apple suspended from a branch

Which scientist discovered gravity?

10/12 A dog on the moon
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Who was the first person to walk on the moon?

11/12 Ancient Egyptians

What did Ancient Egyptians chew to cure a poorly stomach?

12/12 A police officer

Who created the first police force in the UK?

Oh dear
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Oh dear! Better luck next time!

Good try
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Good try, but your score wasn't quite out of this world! Why not have another go?

Great work
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Great work! You know a fair bit about everything that has happened in the world!

Amazing
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Amazing! You're a true history boffin! 

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