Quiz: Do You Actually Know 18 Historical Facts Every Human Should Know?

How well do you really know history? Can you ace these 17 questions everyone should be able to get about our human history? Let's find out!

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 Oct 28, 2018
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Question: 1/18Pick your answer!


When sitting under an apple tree, Issac Newton discovered ________.
time
the sun
gravity

Question: 2/18Pick your answer!


Who allegedly said "let them eat cake!"?
Marie-Antoinette
King Henry VIII
Pocahontas

Question: 3/18Pick your answer!


Which U.S. President was NOT assassinated while in office?
Abraham Lincoln
Richard Nixon
JFK

Question: 4/18Pick your answer!


This famous Egyptian King was only 19 when he died.
King Moses
King Seti
King Tut

Question: 5/18Pick your answer!


Shakespeare's plays were often performed in ___________.
The Globe Theatre
The Love Theatre
The Greatest Theatre

Question: 6/18Pick your answer!


During which war was Pearl Harbor bombed?
Vietnam War
Civil War
WW2

Question: 7/18Pick your answer!


Where did the Olympics start?
Ancient Greece
Spain
Ancient Rome

Question: 8/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 9/18Pick your answer!


Finish the Eleanor Roosevelt quote: "No one can make you feel ________."
more lonely than a king can
worthless if you never speak to them
inferior without your consent

Question: 10/18Pick your answer!


Who was the "face that launched a thousand ships?"
Mary, mother of Jesus
Helen of Troy
Cleopatra

Question: 11/18Pick your answer!


In what year did Columbus sail to the Americas?
1775
1893
1492

Question: 12/18Pick your answer!


In Greek Mythology, Aphrodite is famous for being the Goddess of ______.
Love and Beauty
The Sea
War

Question: 13/18Pick your answer!


The Boston Tea Party was in protest of what?
Slave Labor
Coffee from Africa
Taxes by the British

Question: 14/18Pick your answer!


"Four score and seven years ago" begins a famous speech made by whom?
Marilyn Monroe
Martin Luther King Jr.
Abraham Lincoln

Question: 15/18Pick your answer!


What structure was 26.5 miles long until 1989?
The Western Wall
The Great Wall Of China
The Berlin Wall

Question: 16/18Pick your answer!


Charles Darwin is commonly associated with the theory of _________.
reincarnation
law of attraction
natural selection

Question: 17/18Pick your answer!


Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong are famous for what?
Creating the first working airplanes
Discovering electricity
Taking the first steps on the moon

Question: 18/18Pick your answer!


How many disciples did Jesus of Nazareth have?
7
22
12
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