History questions This is a list of recently added questions about history. Play history quiz and see all the questions. What was never named to honor Columbus?A see. There is a State of Colombia. The capital of Sri Lanka is Colombo. Columbia University is one of the best universities in the USA. But Columbus see has never exist.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskaaverage 65% a seea see7126a capitala capital1763a universitya university690a countrya country1266geographic discoveries riddles » What is the current name of Stalingrad?Volgograd. The name Stalingrad was given to the city in 1925 in honor of Joseph Stalin. Stalingrad's unsuccessful siege was a turning point in World War II. In 1961 the city was renamed Volgograd.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskaeasy 72% DonetskDonetsk4282RostovRostov1303VolgogradVolgograd16397PutinskPutinsk736USSR riddles » The elephant on the picture was trade on ...A fighting elephant. The main purpose of the fighting elephants was to make a panic in the ranks of the enemy or to break the pattern of the enemy. 34 battles with elephants were documented. The elephants were also sometimes used during a castle attack. They were then equipped with heavy armor and were used in various ways, such as girders for gates or a base for ladders. It was attempted to use wild elephants (lions or rhinos) against wildlife elephants, but this was not effective by lack of control over them.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskaeasy 77% attraction during the paradeattraction during the parade342a fighting elephanta fighting elephant2530work during winterwork during winter54protection of the gate of the palaceprotection of the gate of the palace321wars riddles » Where was the first WWW server located?In Geneva. The first web server was located on the very own Tim's Berners-Lee NeXT workstation. While working for CERN in Geneva Tim invented both first version of HTTP protocol and HTML language. The first web server outside Europe was launched on the 12th of Dec 1991 at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), California.Created by: smyruvery hard 34% in Genevain Geneva1011at Stanfordat Stanford856at MITat MIT638at UC Berkeleyat UC Berkeley388computer science riddles » Which Polish president was a terrorist? Ignacy Mościcki - 3rd president of 3 RP (Republic of Poland) Planned suicide attack against governor of Warsaw called Josif Hurko. Ignacy Mościcki and Michel Zieliński wanted to enter church while wearing Russian Army's uniforms with bombs hidden underneath them. Authorities found out about this plot and stopped them, later Mościcki fled to London. After this event Mościcki said that his mental status was not in the best state at a time of plot.Created by: grifi bastionvery hard 28% Ignacy MościckiIgnacy Mościcki123Stanisław WojciechowskiStanisław Wojciechowski78Gabriel Narutowicz Gabriel Narutowicz 115Władysław Raczkiewicz Władysław Raczkiewicz 116history of Poland riddles » Which European was the first to discover America?Bjarni Herjólfsson. Bjarni was heading to Greenland to visit his father in 986, when he drifted south and found himself near the coast of today Canada. Despite his crew eagerness, he refused to land and only attested the discovery of a land full of trees and hills.Created by: smyruvery hard 26% Bjarni HerjólfssonBjarni Herjólfsson659Marco PoloMarco Polo199Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus1214Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci433the United States riddles » Where was Galileo buried?In Basilica di Santa Croce de Florence. Galileo was eventually convicted by the Inquisition for house arrest and not affiliated with the rest of Florence, where he remained under the care of the Medici. He was buried in the church of Santa Croce in Florence (Foggia tomb of 1737).Created by: 19Matias99hard 45% in Notre-Dame de Parisin Notre-Dame de Paris1064in Basilica di Santa Croce de Florencein Basilica di Santa Croce de Florence2766in Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiorein Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore1721in Sagrada Familia de Barcelonain Sagrada Familia de Barcelona539renessaince riddles » What country was Wroclaw a capital of?Prussia. Conquer of Silesia was such a significant gain to the Kingdom of Prussia that shortly after Wroclaw (known as Breslau at the time) was elevated to the third capital of the state alongside Königsberg and Berlin. The official title was the Royal and Residential City of Wroclaw (ger. Königliche Haupt- und Residenzstadt Breslau).Created by: Oskar Dewerendavery hard 17% PolandPoland34CzechiaCzechia110PrussiaPrussia144NoneNone559Poland riddles » Where was Dutch colony New Holland located in?North America. The main port of New Holland was New Amsterdam. The colony had existed since 1616 till 1664, when it was occupied by Englishmen, and New Amsterdam became New York.Created by: smyruhard 49% South AfricaSouth Africa1171North AmericaNorth America3911West AfricaWest Africa1050SurinamSurinam1724Netherlands riddles » Which country apart from England, France, Portugal and Netherlands established a colony in India?Denmark. The colony was run by Danish East India Company with headquarters in Tranguebar (currently Tarangambadi) nearby Madras (Chennai) that was later settled by English.Created by: smyruvery hard 39% SpainSpain2351SwedenSweden574DenmarkDenmark2860GermanyGermany1421Denmark riddles » Play history quiz and see all the questions.