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 ________.
the sun
time
gravity

Question: 2/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 3/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 4/18Pick your answer!


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

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 Rome
Spain
Ancient Greece

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 ________."
worthless if you never speak to them
more lonely than a king can
inferior without your consent

Question: 10/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 11/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 12/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 13/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 14/18Pick your answer!


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

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 _________.
law of attraction
natural selection
reincarnation

Question: 17/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 18/18Pick your answer!


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