Quiz: If You Can Get 10/15 On This Test, You Must Be A History Professor

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Prove your world history chops!

Are you a history genius? Prove you are up-to-date with this quiz on all the major U.S. and world events!

 Dec 02, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
Who was the first female prime minister of the UK?
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary
Diana Frances Mountbatten-Windsor
Margaret Thatcher
2 of 15Pick your answer!
Where is it believed the first humans lived?
New York City
Africa
Antarctica
3 of 15Pick your answer!
Two philosophers from Ancient Greece were...
Pam and Sebastian
Plato and Socrates
Peter and Samuel
4 of 15Pick your answer!
Julius Caesar was the leader of the _______ Republic.
African
Greek
Roman
5 of 15Pick your answer!
Which war is known as the "Great War"?
Cold War
World War II
World War I
6 of 15Pick your answer!
What were the names of Christopher Columbus' ships the first time he sailed to America?
Rhonda and Jennifer
Niña, Pinta, and Santa Maria
Black Pearl, Queen Anne's Revenge and HMS Interceptor
7 of 15Pick your answer!
During the 40s and 50s, the Red Scare was the fear of the spread of ______.
The Black Plague
Communism
AIDs
8 of 15Pick your answer!
William Shakespeare was an Elizabethan era poet and playwright from which country?
India
England
China
9 of 15Pick your answer!
The United States won independence from England after fighting this war:
American Revolutionary War
Cross-Ocean War
World War I
10 of 15Pick your answer!
Who was a leader of the French Revolution known for his short stature?
Napoleon Bonaparte
Jean Claude Van Damme
Napoleon Dynamite
11 of 15Pick your answer!
Which woman helped free countless slaves using the Underground Railroad?
Susan B. Anthony?
Betsey Ross
Harriet Tubman
12 of 15Pick your answer!
The _______ was the largest ship afloat before it tragically hit an iceberg and sunk during its maiden voyage.
U.S.S. Constitution
HMS Victory
Titanic
13 of 15Pick your answer!
World War I began after the assassination of which leader?
President Abraham Lincoln of the United States
Prime Minister Winston Churchill of the United Kingdom
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
14 of 15Pick your answer!
What were the two opposing sides during World War II?
Allies and Axis
Left and Right
North and South
15 of 15Pick your answer!
Who was the first man to set foot on the moon?
Buzz Aldrin
Neil Armstrong
John Glenn
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