Quiz: How Much Useless History Knowledge Do You Actually Have?

Can you make your history teacher proud?

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 Oct 28, 2020
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Question: 1/18Pick your answer!


What year was the Berlin wall torn down?
1945
1939
1989

Question: 2/18Pick your answer!


Who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999?
Thabo Mbeki
Nelson Mandela
Jacob Zuma

Question: 3/18Pick your answer!


What name is given to the raiders from Scandanavia during the 8th to 11th centuries?
Goths
Vikings
Huns

Question: 4/18Pick your answer!


Which Italian leader was an ally of Hitler and Germany during World War I?
Benito Mussolini
Giuliano Amato
Silvio Berlusconi

Question: 5/18Pick your answer!


Which country gifted the Statue of Liberty to the United States?
France
Germany
England

Question: 6/18Pick your answer!


Which war ended in 1865?
Revolutionary War
Civil War
Korean War

Question: 7/18Pick your answer!


Where was Christopher Columbus born?
Genoa
Rome
Corsica

Question: 8/18Pick your answer!


Who did Lady Diana Spencer marry?
Prince Andrew
Prince Edward
Prince Charles

Question: 9/18Pick your answer!


Which prehistoric period came between the Stone Age and Iron Age?
Industrial age
Modern age
Bronze age

Question: 10/18Pick your answer!


How many wives did Henry the 8th have?
2
4
6

Question: 11/18Pick your answer!


What was the Mayflower?
A ship
A castle
A flower

Question: 12/18Pick your answer!


What was the first permanent English settlement in U.S.?
Mass Bay
Salem
Jamestown

Question: 13/18Pick your answer!


Which country sent an Armada of ships to invade England in 1588?
Russia
Belgium
Spain

Question: 14/18Pick your answer!


Which queen ruled Egypt when Julius Caesar visited the country?
Cleopatra
Nitocris
Hatshepsut

Question: 15/18Pick your answer!


Fidel Castro was a revolutionary who became Prime Minister of which country?
North Korea
South Africa
Cuba

Question: 16/18Pick your answer!


Which famous battle took place in 1066?
The Battle of Gettysburg
The Battle of Hastings
The Battle of Waterloo

Question: 17/18Pick your answer!


Thomas Jefferson negotiated what purchase from France in 1803?
Alaska Purchase
Florida Purchase
Louisiana Purchase

Question: 18/18Pick your answer!


Famous for her role in World War I, what did Mata Hari do?
She was a spy
She was a pilot
She was a nurse
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

History is one of the most important subjects taught in schools today. Not only does it help students to understand why the world is the way it is today, but it also helps them to prepare for the future by looking back at the past. The names of history's most influential figures, including George Washington, Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci, Plato, Socrates, Confucius, Nelson Mandela, Princess Diana, and Napoleon are still echoed throughout society. Some of history's biggest battles, including the Battle of Hastings, the Battle of Gettysburg, the Battle of Waterloo, the Battle of Agincourt, the Battle of Tours, the Battle of Stalingrad, and the Battle of Trafalgar had everlasting effects on the world as we know it today, as did the devastating wars that took place over the centuries. Some of these were World War One and Two, the Civil War, the Revolutionary War, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Iraq War. To find out how much you really know about the history of the world, just take this quiz!