History questions This is a list of recently added questions about history. Play history quiz and see all the questions. From which post-soviet country was "Jeans Revolution" held?Belarus. This revolution got its name after the incident, which happened at the time when there were public riots against Alexandra Lukashenko in March, 2006. Created by: Lukas4very hard 33% UkraineUkraine692MoldovaMoldova1105KazakhstanKazakhstan722BelarusBelarus1282politics riddles » The firebombing of this German town was a major civillian tragedy during the war.Dresden. The bombing of Dresden was a British/American aerial bombing attack on the city of Dresden. In four raids between 13 and 15 February 1945, 722 heavy bombers of the British and 527 of the United States dropped more than 3,900 tons of high-explosive bombs and incendiary devices on the city. The bombing and the resulting firestorm destroyed over 1,600 acres of the city centre. An estimated 22,700 to 25,000 people were killed, although larger casualty figures have been claimed over the years. Created by: Tschuka average 65% MunichMunich3StuttgartStuttgart5BerlinBerlin7DresdenDresden29World_War_II riddles » The most important of the peace treaties that brought World War I to an end was; Treaty of Versailles Conference. The Treaty ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. It was signed on 28 June 1919 in Versailles. Although it is often referred to as the "Versailles Conference", only the actual signing of the treaty took place at the historic palace. Most of the negotiations were in Paris, with the "Big Four" meetings taking place generally at the Quai d'Orsay.Created by: Tschuka very easy 85% Paris Peace AccordsParis Peace Accords1Treaty of Versailles ConferenceTreaty of Versailles Conference12Treaty of Potsdam ConferenceTreaty of Potsdam Conference0Treaty of Geneva ConferenceTreaty of Geneva Conference1WWI riddles » What is the name of Japanese general and politician that was called "The Hitler of the Far East" during WW II?Hideki Tojo was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army and the Prime Minister of Japan during much of WW II. He was responsible for ordering the attack on Pearl Harbor. After the war, Tojo was arrested, sentenced to death by the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, and hanged on December 23, 1948.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 27% Iwane MatsuiIwane Matsui30Tadamichi KuribayashiTadamichi Kuribayashi81Isoroku YamamotoIsoroku Yamamoto363Hideki TojoHideki Tojo177history of Japan riddles » What was the kingdom of Ashanti famous for?Gold mining. The Ashanti Empire was an Akan empire and kingdom in what is now modern-day Ghana from 1670 to 1957.The wealthy gold-rich Asante people developed the large and influential Ashanti Empire, along the Lake Volta and Gulf of Guinea. The empire was founded in 1670.Created by: Tschuka very hard 19% sacrifice of virginssacrifice of virgins782rock-carved templesrock-carved temples379ivory tradeivory trade792gold mininggold mining464history of Africa riddles » What prevented the sea landing of Danish army during the Wolgast defence in 1148?Trebuchet firing. Trebuchet was West Slavs weapon of choice during that time and thanks to its very accurate firing they were able to stop the enemy during Wolgast's defence.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 16% unprecedented stormunprecedented storm364Wolgast's plagueWolgast's plague241trebuchet firingtrebuchet firing203underwater damunderwater dam393sea battles riddles » During which war did the Battle of Gettysburg take place?American Civil War. The Battle was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War. The battle involved the largest number of casualties of the entire war and is often described as the war's turning point. Union Maj. Gen. George Meade defeated attacks by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, halting Lee's invasion of the North.Created by: Ninjaiaverage 67% American Civil WarAmerican Civil War689Franco-Prussian WarFranco-Prussian War114Thirty Years' WarThirty Years' War132First World WarFirst World War86battles riddles » Who won the Battle of Hastings fought on 14 October 1066?Normans. The Battle of Hastings was fought on 14 October 1066 between the Norman-French army of William, the Duke of Normandy, and an English army under the Anglo-Saxon King Harold Godwinson, beginning the Norman conquest of England.Created by: Ninjaihard 47% CeltsCelts1049Anglo-SaxonsAnglo-Saxons1533NormansNormans3127FranksFranks843history of England riddles » Who died in the Battle of Crécy fought on 26 August 1346?John of Bohemia. At the outbreak of the Hundred Years' War in 1337 he allied with King Philip VI of France and was even governor of Languedoc. At the Battle of Crécy in 1346 John controlled Phillip's advanced guard along with controlling the large contingents of Charles II of Alençon and Louis I, Count of Flanders. John was killed at age 50 while fighting against the English during the battle.Created by: Ninjaihard 40% Ottone DoriaOttone Doria268Philip VI of FrancePhilip VI of France1908John of BohemiaJohn of Bohemia1731Charles I of MonacoCharles I of Monaco352history of Europe riddles » What were the Frenchmen doing just before the start of the Battle of Agincourt on 25 October 1415?Eating breakfast. Frenchmen started to eat breakfast at the eyes of the tired and hungry enemy. King's Henry V army stood quietly, waiting for the Frenchmen to attack.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 34% provoking Englishmen with their naked bottomsprovoking Englishmen with their naked bottoms1574shouting curse words towards the Englishmenshouting curse words towards the Englishmen618eating breakfasteating breakfast1445celebrating masscelebrating mass524history of France riddles » Play history quiz and see all the questions.