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!"?
King Henry VIII
Pocahontas
Marie-Antoinette

Question: 3/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 4/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 5/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 6/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 7/18Pick your answer!


Where did the Olympics start?
Spain
Ancient Rome
Ancient Greece

Question: 8/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 9/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 10/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 11/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 12/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 13/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 14/18Pick your answer!


"Four score and seven years ago" begins a famous speech made by whom?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Abraham Lincoln
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?
Discovering electricity
Taking the first steps on the moon
Creating the first working airplanes

Question: 18/18Pick your answer!


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