Quiz: Only A Historical Scholar Will Get Above 60% On This Test

Calling all history buffs!

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 May 27, 2018
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Question: 1/18Pick your answer!


Which US President gave the famous Gettysburg Address Speech?
John F. Kennedy
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington

Question: 2/18Pick your answer!


What is the name of the first atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan?
Boy
Big Boy
Little Boy

Question: 3/18Pick your answer!


During which war did Florence Nightingale attend to wounded soldiers?
WW2
The Crimean War
The Gulf War

Question: 4/18Pick your answer!


What was the name of the legendary sword of King Arthur?
Excalibur
Merlin
Camelot

Question: 5/18Pick your answer!


How many of King Henry VIII's wives were called Catherine?
1
5
3

Question: 6/18Pick your answer!


What famous wall, built by a Roman Emperor, lies between Scotland and England?
Jupiter Wall
Hadrian's Wall
Caesar's War

Question: 7/18Pick your answer!


Which was the first country to use paper money?
Greece
China
Japan

Question: 8/18Pick your answer!


The Nobel Peace prize is named after whom?
George Nobel
Alfred Nobel
Fred Nobel

Question: 9/18Pick your answer!


Who wrote "Mein Kampf" while in prison?
Rasputin
Heinrich Himmler
Adolf Hitler

Question: 10/18Pick your answer!


Edward Teach was otherwise known as what alias?
Billy the Kid
Jack the Ripper
Blackbeard

Question: 11/18Pick your answer!


The TV series 'Game of Thrones' is loosely based on which real war?
The Wars of the Roses
The Hundred Years' War
The Napoleonic Wars

Question: 12/18Pick your answer!


What was the name of the pandemic which killed over 1% of the world's population in 1918?
Ebola Virus
Black Death
Spanish Flu

Question: 13/18Pick your answer!


What nationality was Karl Marx?
Russian
Polish
German

Question: 14/18Pick your answer!


Which is the oldest University in the USA?
Princeton
Harvard
Yale

Question: 15/18Pick your answer!


Southern Rhodesia became what country in 1980?
Zimbabwe
South Africa
Ethiopia

Question: 16/18Pick your answer!


Where was Marco Polo's home town?
Paris
Madrid
Venice

Question: 17/18Pick your answer!


Which famous star died in 1977?
Marilyn Monroe
Janis Joplin
Elvis Presley

Question: 18/18Pick your answer!


Who painted the Sistine Chapel?
Leonardo da Vinci
Michelangelo
Raphael
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

No matter how many changes there are to the world, it seems that the study of history will always continue. Society understands the importance of remembering the past and using it to understand the present, as well as the role history can play in helping students to embrace the differences between themselves and others, and learn to embrace other cultures. Though hundreds (if not thousands) of years have passed since some of the most influential, key events in history, they are still taught and discussed today in an effort to better understand human nature and the foundations of the present society. Some of the key historical events which have had considerable influence over the world include World Wars One and Two, the settlement of the United States, the Revolutionary War and the Civil War, the Cold War and the removal of the Berlin Wall, in addition to many other events. To find out how much you know about history, simply take this quiz!