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

Are you a true history scholar? Prove it!

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 Jan 14, 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
Because they had too much
To protest tax on tea

Question: 2/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 3/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 4/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 5/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 6/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 7/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 8/50Pick your answer!


"Renaissance" literally means:
European
Art
Rebirth

Question: 9/50Pick your answer!


Which amendment deals with "abolition"?
Third
Thirtieth
Thirteenth

Question: 10/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 11/50Pick your answer!


"Mayflower pilgrims" came from where?
Italy
England
Spain

Question: 12/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 13/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 14/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 15/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 16/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 17/50Pick your answer!


The threat of the "A-Bomb" taught kids to...
Duck & cover
Stop, drop, & roll
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 woman in space
First moon landing
First manned spaceflight

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?
Poland
England
Spain

Question: 22/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 23/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 24/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 25/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 26/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 27/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 28/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 29/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 30/50Pick your answer!


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

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?
Cold War
Vietnam War
World War II

Question: 33/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 34/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 35/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 36/50Pick your answer!


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

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?
Germany
France
Romania

Question: 39/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 43/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 44/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 45/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 46/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 47/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 48/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 49/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 50/50Pick your answer!


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