Only A History Teacher Can Pass This Crazy Hard Historical Quiz. Can You?

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 Dec 31, 2020
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!

Napoleon Bonaparte was finally defeated during what famous battle?
Battle of Waterloo
Battle of the Alamo
Battle of Gettysburg

Question: 2/18Who was the British PM during WWII?

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Winston Churchill
Henry Ford
Nikola Tesla

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!

The Roman Emperor, ___, legalized Christianity.

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!

What scandal forced US President Richard Nixon to resign?

Question: 5/18Who was a Jewish diarist during the Holocaust?

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Rosa Parks
Anne Frank
Marie Curie

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!

Karl Marx was known for what political work?
The Communist Manifesto
Mein Kampf
The Art of War

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!

The kingdom of Ancient Egypt grew up along what African river?

Question: 8/18Who was the Nazi German leader from 1933-1945?

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Adolf Hitler
Al Capone
Ernest Hemingway

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!

Chairman Mao Zedong lead what faction in the Chinese Civil War?

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!

The assassination of ___ is often cited as the beginning of World War I.
John F. Kennedy
Czar Nicholas II
Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Question: 11/18Who was the leader of civil rights movement in US?

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Martin Luther King
Nelson Mandela
Muhammad Ali

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!

In 1066, the French forces conquered England in what battle?

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!

In 1519, ___ ___ was known for leading the first European voyage to circumnavigate the earth.
Ferdinand Magellan
Richard Burton
Michael Palin

Question: 14/18Who was the first man on the moon?

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Babe Ruth
Neil Armstrong
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!

What city is the holiest in the Islamic religion?
Tel Aviv

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!

The birthplace of democracy is located in what Greek city-state?

Question: 17/18Who was the leader of Soviet Union?

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Mahatma Gandhi
Joseph Stalin
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!

What name is given to the reign of Elizabeth I, Queen of England?
The Bronze Age
The Golden Age
The Stone Age
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Do you see yourself as a history buff? From knowing about colonial times to the Cold War, do you dominate trivia night whenever the history questions pop up? There's just so much that has happened over the many millennia that this planet has existed for. We're talking about the time when man existed and was intelligent enough to start making records of his doings, inventions, and even crimes. Whether you see yourself as a scholar or not, you might find you know more than you think you know. After all, history is more than just flipping flash cards and memorizing dates. History is the story of all of us. There's a lot of history to be covered in the world!

This quiz gives you a taste of questions from ancient times to the 20th century, spanning every continent and many of the world's cultures. We're going to ask you the creator of the printing press and when the first 'modern' Olympic games were held. We want to know what you know about the Cold War and if you know the names of the cities which suffered atomic bombings. We also want to know who created the Mona Lisa, which party the infamous Adolf Hitler ran and what battle a certain short man was defeated at. Do you think you can answer these questions about the world's history? If you want to try and if you call yourself a history buff, go ahead and give this quiz a whirl! Good luck!