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?
50s
70s
20s

2 of 18Pick your answer!

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

3 of 18Pick your answer!

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

4 of 18Pick your answer!

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

5 of 18Pick your answer!

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

6 of 18Pick your answer!

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

7 of 18Pick your answer!

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

8 of 18Pick your answer!

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

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?
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 Freedom Train
The Underground Railroad
The Subway

12 of 18Pick your answer!

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

13 of 18Pick your answer!

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

14 of 18Pick your answer!

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

15 of 18Pick your answer!

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

16 of 18Pick your answer!

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

17 of 18Pick your answer!

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

18 of 18Pick your answer!

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