Quiz: You'd Have To Be A Historical Genius To Pass This Mixed History Quiz

Are you a certified history buff?

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 Oct 15, 2020
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:


Which state saw an attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941?
Washington
Hawaii
California

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:


Who was the president who lived in Mount Vernon?
John Adams
James Madison
George Washington

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:


Who was caught red-handed trying to blow up the British Parliament in 1605?
Guy Fawkes
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:


What ancient boat was said to contain two of each living creature?
The Santa Maria
The Mayflower
Noah's Ark

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:


What are medieval soldiers known as?
Pawns
Knights
Knaves

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:


The word "America" is derived from what person?
Amerigo Vespucci
America Ferrera
America Washington

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:


How was Pompeii destroyed in 79 AD?
Volcano
Earthquake
Tornado

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:


Which European city was divided by a wall?
Berlin
Amsterdam
London

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:


In which country did Joan of Arc lead an army?
Canada
France
Poland

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer:


Who was the president of the Confederate states during the US Civil War?
Jefferson Davis
Abraham Lincoln
Robert E. Lee

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:


In what year did the Titanic sink?
1912
1945
1960

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:


Explorers from which country wiped out the Mayan civilization?
England
Germany
Spain

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:


The Cold War was a war of words and hostility mainly between the US and which country?
Greece
USSR
France

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:


In which war was Benito Mussolini a leader and dictator?
WWII
The Gulf War
The Spanish American War

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:


What was the name of the bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima in 1945?
Big Blaze
Fat Chicken
Little Boy

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:


The Hundred Years War was fought between England and which other country?
Austria
France
Spain

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer:


In 1969, three men were sent into space in the Apollo missions. Where did they land in space?
Mars
The Moon
The International Space Station

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer:


In 1849, where was gold discovered?
Nevada
California
Arizona
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Generations upon generations of people have come and gone and have left their mark; they've won and lost battles, survived diseases and wars, and created art and inventions that have molded the world in which we live. It wasn't always easy, nor was it always certain, but humanity has defied the odds and kept going. History is proof that we're not only still here, but that there is more to come in an ever-evolving future and the people and events, on our quiz solidified their place in history in one way or another.

How can you not love history? It offers us a window into the past and you have to admit—it not only informs the current state of the world, but it's pretty impressive too! Are you a big history buff? Do you know how certain people made their mark? Do you know all about the events that made history, from the birth of America to the fall of the Berlin Wall and everything in between? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, this is the quiz for you! To find out how much you know about the people and events who shaped the world over the past several thousand years, we challenge you to take this challenging but fun quiz!

If your grand passion is people and the events that shaped the world, sit back, relax and put on your thinking cap! Answer these tough questions about history-making events that occurred over the past centuries! Not only will you have loads of fun, but you'll also probably learn something, too. Good luck with your fun and exciting journey in time travel!