History Trivia Questions VIIIFree Trivia Questions - Printable
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What secretary of state, born in Prague, discovered a Jewish
heritage late in life, including the fact that three grandparents died in the Holocaust?
On July 14, 1789, Louis XVI wrote in his diary a single word,
"Nothing". But "something" did happen. What?
King Stanislaw II Augustus literally slept his way to the throne,
thanks to a dalliance with Russia's Catherine the Great. But he was also his country's last monarch. Which
country is this?
Princess Stephanie of what country married her bodyguard and then a
Portuguese circus acrobat?
In the wake of a 1968 police riot, what city's mayor, Richard
Daley, said, "The police are not here to create disorder, they're here to preserve disorder"?
While in bed, Peter III preferred to play with toy soldiers rather
than women. Sadly, for Pete, his wife was playing in bed with a soldier herself. She then had Peter deposed
and poisoned so that she could be in charge all by herself. Who was Peter's better half?
In 1959, what former First Lady appeared in TV commercials for Good
Alexander the Great saw the breadth of his domains and wept, for
there were no more lands to conquer. But there were! What was the furthest east he got?
Ashoka was so repelled by his own conquest of Kalinga in the 260s
BCE that he stopped advancing and turned to what religion?
Despite having been married three times--to Cornelia, Pompeia and
Calpurnia--I produced no legitimate surviving male heirs. Who am I?
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