Quiz: Only People With A PhD Can Ace This History Quiz. Can You?

Are you a true history buff?

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 Sep 23, 2020
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Question: 1/25Pick The Correct Answer!


The _____ Brothers first flight was in 1903 in North Carolina.
Smith
Wright
Jenkins

Question: 2/25Pick The Correct Answer!


The Titanic sank in 1912 on its voyage from _____.
Ireland to America
England to America
France to America

Question: 3/25Pick The Correct Answer!


In 1927, who hit 60 home runs, setting a Major League Baseball record that would famously stand until 1961?
Babe Ruth
Joe DiMaggio
Lou Gehrig

Question: 4/25Pick The Correct Answer!


The first female aviator to fly across the Atlantic Ocean was _____.
Bessie Coleman
Amelia Earhart
Jacqueline Cochran

Question: 5/25Pick The Correct Answer!


True or False: the first widespread, affordable automobile in the country – the Model-T – was produced by Chevrolet.
True
False

Question: 6/25Pick The Correct Answer!


The 19th Amendment, establishing the legal right of women to vote, became a part of the US Constitution in what year?
1920
1940
1900

Question: 7/25Pick The Correct Answer!


In World War II, which of these countries was NOT one of the Axis powers?
Germany
Japan
Soviet Union

Question: 8/25Pick The Correct Answer!


This famous Chicago gangster was nicknamed "Scarface".
John Dillinger
Al Capone
Carlo Gambino

Question: 9/25Pick The Correct Answer!


Jonas Salk developed a vaccine for this disease which caused the paralysis of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Polio
Smallpox
Measles

Question: 10/25Pick The Correct Answer!


Which of the following economic events did NOT happen during The Great Depression?
Unemployment sharply increased
Stock prices sharply declined
International trade sharply increased

Question: 11/25Pick The Correct Answer!


What event marked the United States' entry into World War II?
Project Z
Battle of Midway
Attack on Pearl Harbor

Question: 12/25Pick The Correct Answer!


True or False: Brown v. Board of Education was a landmark Supreme Court ruling on the issue of segregation.
False
True

Question: 13/25Pick The Correct Answer!


In 1948, the Chicago Daily Tribune printed the incorrect headline, "Dewey Defeats _____".
Truman
Eisenhower
Hoover

Question: 14/25Pick The Correct Answer!


Bonnie and Clyde were _____.
actors
criminals
musicians

Question: 15/25Pick The Correct Answer!


Who was the first president in the 20th century to be assassinated?
William Howard Taft
William McKinnley
Theodore Roosevelt

Question: 16/25Pick The Correct Answer!


A "Hooverville" was a _____.
suburb
shantytown
small town

Question: 17/25Pick The Correct Answer!


The war the United States fought primarily in the 1960s and 1970s was the _____.
Vietnam War
Korean War
Gulf War

Question: 18/25Pick The Correct Answer!


Early in the Cold War, this US Senator began a search for communists.
Joseph McCarthy
Strom Thurmond
Barry Goldwater

Question: 19/25Pick The Correct Answer!


In 1963, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated by _____.
John Wilkes Booth
James Earl Ray
Lee Harvey Oswald

Question: 20/25Pick The Correct Answer!


This civil rights leader gave the speech famously known for it's words: "I have a dream."
Nelson Mandela
Jesse Jackson
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Question: 21/25Pick The Correct Answer!


The Bay of Pigs Invasion was a failed military invasion of this country in 1961.
Cuba
Panama
Brazil

Question: 22/25Pick The Correct Answer!


Who was the President of the United States during the Korean War?
Jimmy Carter
Lyndon Johnson
Harry Truman

Question: 23/25Pick The Correct Answer!


What was the Volstead Act of 1919 better known as?
Suffrage
Prohibition
Segregation

Question: 24/25Pick The Correct Answer!


What did the Manhattan Project produce?
Atomic Bomb
Anthrax
Agent Orange

Question: 25/25Pick The Correct Answer!


The President of the United States during World War I was _____.
Woodrow Wilson
Calvin Coolidge
Theodore Roosevelt
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

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