Quiz: If You Can Get 12/18 On This Test, You Must Be A History Professor

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 Feb 09, 2018

1 of 18Pick your answer!

What decade did the "Harlem Renaissance" occur in New York City?
20s
70s
50s

2 of 18Pick your answer!

Where is it believed the first humans lived?
New York City
Africa
Antarctica

3 of 18Pick your answer!

Two philosophers from Ancient Greece were...
Plato and Socrates
Peter and Samuel
Pam and Sebastian

4 of 18Pick your answer!

Julius Caesar was the leader of the _______ Republic.
African
Transatlantic
Roman

5 of 18Pick your answer!

Medieval Europe operated under this form of government:
Communism
Feudalism
Democracy

6 of 18Pick your answer!

What were the names of Christopher Columbus' ships the first time he sailed to America?
Rhonda and Jennifer
Black Pearl, Queen Anne's Revenge and HMS Interceptor
Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria

7 of 18Pick your answer!

Who painted the Sistine Chapel ceiling during the Renaissance period?
Thomas Edison
Michelangelo
Leonardo DiCaprio

8 of 18Pick your answer!

William Shakespeare was an Elizabethan era poet and playwright from which country?
China
England
India

9 of 18Pick your answer!

The United States won independence from England after fighting this war:
World War I
Cross-Ocean War
American Revolutionary War

10 of 18Pick your answer!

Who was a leader of the French Revolution known for his short stature?
Jean Claude Van Damme
Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Dynamite

11 of 18Pick your answer!

The secret routes Harriet Tubman used to help free slaves before the American Civil War was called...
The Underground Railroad
The Subway
The Freedom Train

12 of 18Pick your answer!

The _______ was the largest ship afloat before it tragically hit an iceberg and sunk during its maiden voyage.
HMS Victory
U.S.S. Constitution
Titanic

13 of 18Pick your answer!

World War I began after the assassination of which leader?
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
Prime Minister Winston Churchill of the United Kingdom
President Abraham Lincoln of the United States

14 of 18Pick your answer!

What were the two opposing sides during World War II?
Allies and Axis
North and South
Left and Right

15 of 18Pick your answer!

Who was the first man to set foot on the moon?
John Glenn
Buzz Aldrin
Neil Armstrong

16 of 18Pick your answer!

What civilization of people inhabited what is now Mexico?
Trojans
Aztecs
Redbeard

17 of 18Pick your answer!

What are the three branches of government?
Legislative, Judicial, and Executive
Men, Women, Children
Kings, Queens, Congress

18 of 18Pick your answer!

When was the Declaration of Independence signed?
June 4
July 4
January 4
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