History Trivia and Answers

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Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?

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Answer: Michelangelo
More information: The Sistine Chapel ceiling was painted between 1508 and 1512. The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was built within the Vatican, named after Pop Sixtus IV.

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In what year was Queen Elizabeth II born?

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Answer: 1926
More information: Queen Elizabeth has been the Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia since February 6, 1952. She was born on April 21, 1926 at 2:40 A.M.

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New York City was originally known by which Dutch name?

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Answer: Nieuw Amsterdam
More information: Nieuw Amsterdam became New York city on September 7th, 1964.

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Who was the 33rd president of the U.S.A?

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Answer: Harry S. Truman
More information: Harry S. Truman was the United States president from 1945 to 1953. He was actually voted in as Vice President, but when Roosevelt unexpectedly died, he had to take his place.

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Who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln?

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Answer: John Wilkes Booth
More information: John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln in Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. on April 14, 1865.



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