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Quiz about Historical Twosomes
Quiz about Historical Twosomes

Historical Twosomes Trivia Quiz


This quiz deals with Historical figures who are linked in some way.

A multiple-choice quiz by robert362. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
robert362
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
24,098
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
6807
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Question 1 of 10
1. William and Mary were important figures in English History. Where is the College of William and Mary located? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Pocahontas is forever associated with the man that she saved from death. Who was he? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Mason and Dixon were surveyors who gave us the 'line' that bears their name. When did they do their survey? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Billy the Kid is forever linked with this lawman. Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. It is hard to think of Alexander Hamilton without also thinking of Aaron Burr. One reason for the antagonism between the two was due to Hamilton's efforts to prevent Burr from winning a Presidential election. Burr lost. Who won? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Similarly, mention of the Hatfields inevitably leads to thoughts of the McCoys. What two neighboring states were involved in this feud? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Mention of Jimmy Hoffa brings to mind the word 'disappearance'. Prior to that, however, he was known for his intense conflict with this man. Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Why is Wallis Simpson famous? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. When one hears the name of Meriweather Lewis, one instantly thinks of William Clark. When one hears of Lewis and Clark, one thinks of Sacajawea. What was her tribe? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Henry Stanley is best known for finding David Livingstone. Where did this happen? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. William and Mary were important figures in English History. Where is the College of William and Mary located?

Answer: Virginia

It is an old, old school.
2. Pocahontas is forever associated with the man that she saved from death. Who was he?

Answer: John Smith

She didn't marry him, however, she married John Rolfe.
3. Mason and Dixon were surveyors who gave us the 'line' that bears their name. When did they do their survey?

Answer: Shortly before the American Revolution

Their surveying took place in the 1760s.
4. Billy the Kid is forever linked with this lawman.

Answer: Pat Garrett

Did Garrett really kill Billy that day? The legend and the mystery live on ...
5. It is hard to think of Alexander Hamilton without also thinking of Aaron Burr. One reason for the antagonism between the two was due to Hamilton's efforts to prevent Burr from winning a Presidential election. Burr lost. Who won?

Answer: Thomas Jefferson

Their duel is probably the most famous in American History.
6. Similarly, mention of the Hatfields inevitably leads to thoughts of the McCoys. What two neighboring states were involved in this feud?

Answer: Kentucky and West Virginia

They lived in neighboring counties on the state line.
7. Mention of Jimmy Hoffa brings to mind the word 'disappearance'. Prior to that, however, he was known for his intense conflict with this man.

Answer: Robert Kennedy

There was a mutual hatred between these two men.
8. Why is Wallis Simpson famous?

Answer: Romantic relationship

The twice-divorced Simpson later became the Duchess of Windsor. Her husband, the Duke of Windsor, was for a short time Edward VIII. He chose to marry her instead of remaining King.
9. When one hears the name of Meriweather Lewis, one instantly thinks of William Clark. When one hears of Lewis and Clark, one thinks of Sacajawea. What was her tribe?

Answer: Shoshone

She was fifteen years old at the time. She was pregnant when she started the journey and delivered and took care of her baby as well as help the Lewis and Clark expedition travel safely through Indian Territory.
10. Henry Stanley is best known for finding David Livingstone. Where did this happen?

Answer: Africa

'Doctor Livingstone, I presume.' He was found at Lake Tanganyika.
Source: Author robert362

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