Quiz: Only Historians Can Get Over 75% On This Ultimate History Speed Drill

Are you a history buff?

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 Sep 09, 2018
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Question: 1/35Pick the correct answer!


Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on _____.
water
Mars
the moon

Question: 2/35Pick the correct answer!


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

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When Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas, he thought it was _____.
Russia
India
Japan

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

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What deadly epidemic that spread through Europe left dark sores on its victims?
The Black Plague
The Dark Plague
The Purple Plague

Question: 6/35Pick the correct answer!


Benjamin Franklin was one of America's _____.
Founding Fathers
Leading Lads
Missing Men

Question: 7/35Pick the correct answer!


Napoleon Bonaparte was one of the most famous _____ in world history.
senators
generals
presidents

Question: 8/35Pick the correct answer!


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

Question: 9/35Pick the correct answer!


The most fertile parts of Egypt, which gave rise to their ancient civilization, were surrounded by the _____ River.
Norse
Nicene
Nile

Question: 10/35Pick the correct answer!


The _____ civilization was infamous for its sacrifices involving human hearts.
Aztec
British
Amazon

Question: 11/35Pick the correct answer!


Abraham Lincoln gave his most famous speech in what city?
Washington, D.C.
Lincoln, Nebraska
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Question: 12/35Pick the correct answer!


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

Question: 13/35Pick the correct answer!


The _____ was an explosion of culture and art that occurred in Europe.
Revolution
Renaissance
Resistence

Question: 14/35Pick the correct answer!


The Mayan civilization is known for inventing a _____.
lightbulb
calendar
plane

Question: 15/35Pick the correct answer!


Which was the last US state to join the country?
New Mexico
Hawaii
California

Question: 16/35Pick the correct answer!


What ancient civilization were Pharaohs part of?
Roman
Egyptian
Greek

Question: 17/35Pick the correct answer!


____ gave the "I Have A Dream Speech."
Indira Ghandi
Martin Luther King Jr.
Malcom X

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

Question: 19/35Pick the correct answer!


____ was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.
Maya Angelou
Amelia Earhart
Ingrid Bergman

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Rosa Parks was arrested after she refused to do what?
Buy a bus ticket
Give up her seat on the bus
Wait in line for the bus

Question: 21/35Pick the correct answer!


The Watergate scandal occurred during _______'s term as President.
Jefferson
Nixon
Grant

Question: 22/35Pick the correct answer!


Which document begins with "We the People..."?
The Constitution
Pursuit of Land
Legion Code

Question: 23/35Pick the correct answer!


There were originally ____ colonies in the U.S.
13
1
46

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What were the Southern states called in the Civil War?
The Union
The Libertarians
The Confederacy

Question: 25/35Pick the correct answer!


What was the executive order that freed millions of slaves?
The Emancipation Proclamation
The Liberation Declaration
The Order of Freedom

Question: 26/35Pick the correct answer!


Which classic American holiday started in New England with the pilgrims and Native Americans?
Thanksgiving
Tax Day
Halloween

Question: 27/35Pick the correct answer!


Which English king was known for beheading his ex-wives?
Henry the Eighth
William the Second
Henry the Sixth

Question: 28/35Pick the correct answer!


Which war occurred throughout the 60s?
Persian Gulf War
The Vietnam War
World War II

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The Boston Tea Party was a protest against ______.
Taxation
Native Americans
Caffeinated goods

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What state was a part of the New England Colonies?
Alabama
Massachusetts
Florida

Question: 31/35Pick the correct answer!


The settlers of the New England colonies were referred to as:
Slaves
Traders
Pilgrims

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Witch trials famously happened in which New England city?
Worcester
Salem
Springfield

Question: 33/35Pick the correct answer!


What ship brought over the pilgrims?
The Mayflower
The Flagship
The Titanic

Question: 34/35Pick the correct answer!


A beloved American President was assassinated on November 22nd, 1963. Who was he?
Richard Nixon
John. F Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson

Question: 35/35Pick the correct answer!


A deadly chemical was used heavily in the Vietnam War, causing lung cancer in veterans. What was it called?
Stink Bombs
Agent Orange
Tear Gas
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