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History Quiz #544

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1

The Mesolithic is one of the areas archaeologists divide which Age into?

A
Stone
B
Bronze
C
Iron
D
Pre-history
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2

In June 1944, the names Juno, Omaha, Sword, Utah & Gold were given to what?

A
Bridges
B
Mountains
C
Rivers
D
Beaches
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3

What name was given to the left-leaning military coup that started on 25 April 1974, in Lisbon, Portugal, that effectively changed the Portuguese regime from an authoritarian dictatorship to a democracy?

A
The Passionate Revolution
B
The Velvet Revolution
C
The Carnation Revolution
D
The Gentle Revolution
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4

In 1888 in London, 1400 women, most of them teenagers and some as young as 12, staged a sustained strike for better working conditions at what factory?

A
Quarry Bank Mill
B
Huntley & Palmers
C
Bryant and May
D
Creative Watch Co.
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5

English lawyer James Puckle patented a gun in 1718 to do what?

A
Include rifling to fire more accurately
B
Fire rockets
C
Fire hypodermic needles
D
Fire repeated rounds of both round and square bullets
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6

Beginning in 1612 lotteries were held in America under the auspices of King James I to do what?

A
Establish a baseball stadium
B
Purchase further Crown jewels
C
Raise funds for Jamestown, Virginia, the first permanent British settlement in North America
D
Counter the objections of Quaker settlements to gaming
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7

Between 9 December 1917 and 11 November 1918 (inclusive) how many armistices are recognised as having effected cessation of fighting in various areas during World War I?

A
7
B
4
C
2
D
3
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