Can You Beat Your High School History Teacher On This Historical Quiz?

The only thing you have to fear, is fear itself... and failing this quiz!

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 May 27, 2020
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Question: 1/20Pick the correct answer!


Which Roman politician is the title character of a Shakespeare play?
Julius Caesar
Tiberius Claudius Nero
Marcus Cicero

Question: 2/20Pick the correct answer!


Which American colony is also known as the Lost Colony?
Jamestown
Roanoke
Plymouth Rock

Question: 3/20Pick the correct answer!


Who was the first President of the United States?
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson

Question: 4/20Pick the correct answer!


In 2000, on what planet did NASA detect signs of water?
Mars
Pluto
Uranus

Question: 5/20Pick the correct answer!


Who is famous for helping Lewis & Clark on their expedition of the Louisiana territory?
Sacagewea
Pocahontas
Princess Little Foot

Question: 6/20Pick the correct answer!


The Berlin Wall separated east and west Berlin during what historical event?
The Revolutionary War
The Cold War
The Crusades

Question: 7/20Pick the correct answer!


The pyramids were built in ancient _________.
Egypt
Istanbul
Mesopotamia

Question: 8/20Pick the correct answer!


What killed a third to a half of Europe's population during the Middle Ages?
The Red Death
Scoliosis
The Black Death/ The Plague

Question: 9/20Pick the correct answer!


The Bay of Pigs was a failed military invasion of ______.
Russia
Brazil
Cuba

Question: 10/20Pick the correct answer!


King Henry the VIII married how many times?
Six times
Just one time
Twelve times

Question: 11/20Pick the correct answer!


Which of these presidents was assassinated?
Abraham Lincoln
Theodore Roosevelt
George Washington

Question: 12/20Pick the correct answer!


During the Gold Rush of 1849, people moved to ____________ in hopes of finding treasure.
The West Coast
The South
The East Coast

Question: 13/20Pick the correct answer!


Who was the first Western explorer to reach China?
Christopher Columbus
Marco Polo
James Knightly

Question: 14/20Pick the correct answer!


The first expedition to sail all the way around the world was led by ____________.
Blackbeard
Arthur Columbus
Ferdinand Magellan

Question: 15/20Pick the correct answer!


Sandra Day O'Connor is a significant woman in history because she was the first woman to?
Win an Olympic gold medal
Serve as a Supreme Court Justice
Fly an airplane

Question: 16/20Pick the correct answer!


What was the Manhattan Project?
A project to create an atomic bomb
Great Britain's plan to destroy Manhattan during the American Revolution
The plan to build the city of Manhattan

Question: 17/20Pick the correct answer!


What was found that helped Europeans decipher the Egyptian language?
The Ten Commandments
The Rosetta Stone
A Scarab Stone

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According to legend, what brothers were raised by wolves and founded Rome?
John and James
Fred and George Weasley
Romulus and Remus

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___________ discovered the "New World" while looking for a trade route to India.
Ferdinand Magellan
Vasco da Gama
Christopher Columbus

Question: 20/20Pick the correct answer!


What is known as the "Great War"?
World War I
The Vietnam War
The Cold War
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