Quiz: If You Can Get 12/18 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!

 Feb 09, 2018

1 of 18Pick your answer!

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

2 of 18Pick your answer!

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

3 of 18Pick your answer!

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

4 of 18Pick your answer!

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

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
Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria
Black Pearl, Queen Anne's Revenge and HMS Interceptor

7 of 18Pick your answer!

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

8 of 18Pick your answer!

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

9 of 18Pick your answer!

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

10 of 18Pick your answer!

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

11 of 18Pick your answer!

The secret routes Harriet Tubman used to help free slaves before the American Civil War was called...
The Subway
The Underground Railroad
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.
U.S.S. Constitution
HMS Victory
Titanic

13 of 18Pick 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 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?
Neil Armstrong
John Glenn
Buzz Aldrin

16 of 18Pick your answer!

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

17 of 18Pick your answer!

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

18 of 18Pick your answer!

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