Quiz: Only A Historian Could Pass This Historic Terminology Test. Can You?

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 Jun 13, 2020
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Question: 1/50Pick your answer!


What was the point of the "Boston Tea Party"?
To stop the Native Americans from taking their tea
To protest tax on tea
Because they had too much

Question: 2/50Pick your answer!


What U.S. president held "fireside chats"?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
George W. Bush
James K. Polk

Question: 3/50Pick your answer!


Where did "D-Day" take place?
Asia
France
America

Question: 4/50Pick your answer!


Who was the most famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad?
Harry Treeman
Harriet Tubman
Harrison Thomas

Question: 5/50Pick your answer!


"WWI" was also known as the _________.
Generator War
Guerrilla War
Great War

Question: 6/50Pick your answer!


Where did the "Industrial Revolution" begin?
Britain
Africa
China

Question: 7/50Pick your answer!


Who was the founder of the "Ford Motor Company"?
Harry Jackson
Thomas Fordy
Henry Ford

Question: 8/50Pick your answer!


"Renaissance" literally means:
Rebirth
European
Art

Question: 9/50Pick your answer!


Which amendment deals with "abolition"?
Thirteenth
Third
Thirtieth

Question: 10/50Pick your answer!


"Winston Churchill" was Prime Minister of what country?
Australia
Canada
United Kingdom

Question: 11/50Pick your answer!


"Mayflower pilgrims" came from where?
Spain
Italy
England

Question: 12/50Pick your answer!


Who wrote "The Star Spangled Banner"?
Thomas Jefferson
John Adams
Francis Scott Key

Question: 13/50Pick your answer!


Where did the "Gold Rush" occur?
California
New York
Alaska

Question: 14/50Pick your answer!


The "Battle of Gettysburg" took place during which war?
Civil War
Vietnam War
War of Independence

Question: 15/50Pick your answer!


"Roe V. Wade" was a Supreme Court Case regarding...
Slavery
Abortion
Separation of Church and School

Question: 16/50Pick your answer!


This war pitted the "Central Powers vs. Allied Powers".
WWI
The Civil War
Desert Storm

Question: 17/50Pick your answer!


The threat of the "A-Bomb" taught kids to...
Stop, drop, & roll
Duck & cover
Scream & run

Question: 18/50Pick your answer!


What was known as "a Date Which Will Live in Infamy"?
9/11
Bombing of Pearl Harbor
The signing of the Declaration of Independence

Question: 19/50Pick your answer!


What "Giant Leap for Mankind" happened in 1969?
First moon landing
First manned spaceflight
First woman in space

Question: 20/50Pick your answer!


Who was the infamous "Nazi" German dictator?
Adolf Hitler
Pol Pot
Mao Zedong

Question: 21/50Pick your answer!


"Joan of Arc" was burnt at the stake after fighting which nation?
England
Poland
Spain

Question: 22/50Pick your answer!


The warrior "Genghis Khan" came from what country?
Mongolia
Mexico
Canada

Question: 23/50Pick your answer!


"Constantine" the Roman Emperor converted the empire to what religion?
Islam
Scientology
Christianity

Question: 24/50Pick your answer!


Which of these countries did "Vikings" NOT come from?
China
Norway
Denmark

Question: 25/50Pick your answer!


Which famous historical figure was "Anne Boleyn" married to?
Henry Vlll
John Smith
Ronald Reagan

Question: 26/50Pick your answer!


What were the underground bars called during the "Prohibition"?
Dancing Diners
Speakeasies
Underpubs

Question: 27/50Pick your answer!


The "Red Scare" during the 40s and 50s was the fear of the spread of ______.
AIDs
Communism
Black Plague

Question: 28/50Pick your answer!


What was the main reason for the spread of the "Black Plague"?
mosquitoes
water
rats

Question: 29/50Pick your answer!


During which war was "Pearl Harbor" bombed?
WW2
WW1
Vietnam War

Question: 30/50Pick your answer!


Which U.S President issued the "Emancipation Proclamation"?
Abraham Lincoln
James Madison
George Washington

Question: 31/50Pick your answer!


Which U.S President was involved in the "Watergate" scandal?
Donald J. Trump
Richard Nixon
John F. Kennedy

Question: 32/50Pick your answer!


During which war was the chemical "Agent Orange" prominently used?
Vietnam War
Cold War
World War II

Question: 33/50Pick your answer!


Who gave the iconic "I Have A Dream" speech?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Malcom X
Indira Ghandi

Question: 34/50Pick your answer!


What ancient civilization were ruled by "Pharaohs"?
Egyptian
Roman
Greek

Question: 35/50Pick your answer!


The World War II bombings of "Hiroshima and Nagasaki" took place in what country?
China
Vietnam
Japan

Question: 36/50Pick your answer!


What country was "Joseph Stalin" the General Secretary of?
Cuba
Germany
The Soviet Union

Question: 37/50Pick your answer!


Which empire was ruled by "Julius Caesar"?
Persia
Rome
Athens

Question: 38/50Pick your answer!


"Marie Antoinette" was an Archduchess of what country?
Romania
France
Germany

Question: 39/50Pick your answer!


"Anne Frank" kept a diary during the ____.
Holocaust
Cold War
American Civil War

Question: 40/50Pick your answer!


What country was "Ivan the Terrible" from?
Spain
Wales
Russia

Question: 41/50Pick your answer!


What state was the first to "secede" during the Civil War?
Mississippi
South Carolina
Georgia

Question: 42/50Pick your answer!


The great "Potato Famine" occurred in which country?
America
Ireland
Canada

Question: 43/50Pick your answer!


"Charles Darwin" is still celebrated today for developing the theory of _____.
gravity
evolution
creationism

Question: 44/50Pick your answer!


The "Wright Brothers" were the very first people to build what vehicle?
Car
Ship
Airplane

Question: 45/50Pick your answer!


"Sir Isaac Newton" discovered what after he was hit in the head with an apple?
electricity
gravity
germs

Question: 46/50Pick your answer!


The "Sphinx" in Egypt has the body of a lion and the head of a _____.
lion
man
bird

Question: 47/50Pick your answer!


The "Colosseum" famously used to host who kind of events?
dances
gladiator fights
bull riding

Question: 48/50Pick your answer!


Who is known for his "Midnight Ride" to warn the colonial militia that the British were coming?
Francis Scott Key
Samuel Adams
Paul Revere

Question: 49/50Pick your answer!


Who was the general of the "Confederate Army" in the Civil War?
Robert E. Lee
George Washington
Frederick Douglass

Question: 50/50Pick your answer!


"Flappers" can be associated with which decade?
1930s
1920s
1960s
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