You Don't Need A PhD To Ace This History Quiz, But It Would Help!

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 Mar 23, 2020
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Question: 1/30Choose Your Answer:

Who created the first successful printing press?
Nikola Tesla
Henry Ford
Johannes Gutenberg

Question: 2/30Choose Your Answer:

What acquisition of territory by the United States from France occurred in the year 1803?
Arkansas Purchase
Louisiana Purchase
Mississippi Purchase

Question: 3/30Choose Your Answer:

What year did World War I begin?

Question: 4/30Choose Your Answer:

Which General famously stated "I shall return" according to history?
Douglas MacArthur
Leonard Laughlin
Paul Peters

Question: 5/30Choose Your Answer:

What scandal forced U.S. President Richard Nixon to resign in 1974?
Iran Contra
Lewinsky Scandal

Question: 6/30Choose Your Answer:

Who started the Protestant Reformation?
Kobe Henderson
Hans Wheatley
Martin Luther

Question: 7/30True or False:

John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Miami, Florida.

Question: 8/30Choose Your Answer:

The Cold War was between the United States and what other world power?
Soviet Union

Question: 9/30True or False:

"An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth" is a well-known phrase from The Ten Commandments of the Bible.

Question: 10/30Choose Your Answer:

Who was the first female prime minister of Britain?
Margaret Thatcher
Betsy Ross
Martha Kent

Question: 11/30Choose Your Answer:

The Reign of Terror was a period during which major social and political event?
Mexican Revolution
French Revolution
American Revolution

Question: 12/30Choose Your Answer:

Which world power sent the first human into space?
Soviet Union

Question: 13/30Choose Your Answer:

Along with Hiroshima, Japan, which Japanese city was hit by an atomic bomb in 1945?

Question: 14/30Choose Your Answer:

What decade was the first human sent into space?

Question: 15/30Choose Your Answer:

In 1896, where were the first modern Olympics held?

Question: 16/30True or False:

Julius Caesar was assassinated in Rome on March 15th.

Question: 17/30Choose Your Answer:

The Battle of Hastings in 1066 was fought in which country?

Question: 18/30Choose Your Answer:

The Cuban Revolution led to the rise of what dictator?
Fidel Castro
Ruben Isla
Julio Ruldolph

Question: 19/30Choose Your Answer:

Eva Peron was the first lady of what country?

Question: 20/30Choose Your Answer:

Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln?
John Wilkes Booth
James Dean Luke
Joseph Kyle Lance

Question: 21/30Choose Your Answer:

Which of these rivers are NOT associated with The Fertile Crescent?

Question: 22/30True or False:

Adolf Hitler was the leader of the Nazi party.

Question: 23/30Choose Your Answer:

What military leader, who later became an emperor, rose to power during the French Revolution?
Marquis Zi Tente
Napoleon Bonaparte
Xerxes Theobald

Question: 24/30Pick your answer!

Who was famous for refusing to give up her seat on the bus?
Susan B. Anthony
Rosa Parks
Harriett Tubman

Question: 25/30Choose Your Answer:

What charter was passed by King John of England in 1215?
Stamp Act
Magna Carta
Mayflower Compact

Question: 26/30Choose Your Answer:

The Hundred Years War was fought between what two countries?
England and France
Russia and Mexico
France and Russia

Question: 27/30True or False:

Between 2013 to 2016, Africa was devastated by the Ebola virus epidemic.

Question: 28/30True or False:

The Aztec civilization was centered around the city of Tenochtitlan.

Question: 29/30Choose Your Answer:

Along with the United States, what other world power was a big part the War of 1812?
Great Britain

Question: 30/30Choose Your Answer:

Who painted the "Mona Lisa" and "The Last Supper"?
Pablo Picasso
Leonardo da Vinci
Michael Angelo
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