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

Are you a true history scholar? Prove it!

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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 protest tax on tea
To stop the Native Americans from taking their 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?
France
America
Asia

Question: 4/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 5/50Pick your answer!


"WWI" was also known as the _________.
Guerrilla War
Great War
Generator 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
Thomas Fordy
Harry Jackson

Question: 8/50Pick your answer!


"Renaissance" literally means:
Art
Rebirth
European

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?
United Kingdom
Canada
Australia

Question: 11/50Pick your answer!


"Mayflower pilgrims" came from where?
Italy
England
Spain

Question: 12/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 13/50Pick your answer!


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

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...
Abortion
Separation of Church and School
Slavery

Question: 16/50Pick your answer!


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

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"?
Bombing of Pearl Harbor
The signing of the Declaration of Independence
9/11

Question: 19/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 20/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 21/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 22/50Pick your answer!


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

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?
Norway
China
Denmark

Question: 25/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 26/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 27/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 28/50Pick your answer!


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

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"?
James Madison
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln

Question: 31/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 32/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 33/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 34/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 35/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 36/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 37/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 38/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 39/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 40/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 41/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 42/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 43/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 44/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 45/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 46/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 47/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 48/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 49/50Pick your answer!


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

Question: 50/50Pick your answer!


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