Quiz: 22 Facts Only Revered Historians Would Know. Do You?

Are you a true Historian?

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 Jun 20, 2018
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Question: 1/22Choose Your Answer:


Which Italian was arrested for believing that the Earth revolved around the Sun?
Christopher Columbus
Galileo Galilei
Leonardo Da Vinci

Question: 2/22Choose Your Answer:


How many wives did King Henry VIII have?
Just one
Six
Twelve

Question: 3/22Choose Your Answer:


How was Marie Antoinette executed during the French Revolution?
The guillotine
Burned at the stake
Hanged

Question: 4/22Choose Your Answer:


What animal helped spread the plague?
Rats
Cats
Dogs

Question: 5/22Choose Your Answer:


Beowulf, one of the oldest medieval sagas to have survived, is written in what language?
German
Latin
Old English

Question: 6/22Choose Your Answer:


Which of these Shakespearean rulers was a real medieval king?
Macbeth
Pericles
Cymbeline

Question: 7/22Choose Your Answer:


Which two countries fought The Hundred Years' War?
Germany and Spain
France and England
Spain and Italy

Question: 8/22Choose Your Answer:


The original ______ colonies of Great Britain all lay along the East Coast.
2
13
100

Question: 9/22Choose Your Answer:


The Boston Tea Party was a protest against ______.
Caffeinated goods
Native Americans
Taxation

Question: 10/22Choose Your Answer:


Witch trials famously happened in which New England city?
Worcester
Springfield
Salem

Question: 11/22Choose Your Answer:


Colonists started the first college in the U.S., which is called what?
Harvard University
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Duke

Question: 12/22Choose Your Answer:


What ship brought over the pilgrims?
The Mayflower
The Flagship
The Titanic

Question: 13/22Choose Your Answer:


Who assassinated President Lincoln?
Stonewall Jackson
John Wilkes Booth
Robert E. Lee

Question: 14/22Choose Your Answer:


What was the Underground Railroad?
An underground tunnel used by slave owners
A network of secret routes used to help slaves in Southern states escape
A railroad used only by Union soldiers

Question: 15/22Choose Your Answer:


Who was the president during the Civil War?
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson

Question: 16/22Choose Your Answer:


Why were the baby boomers given their name?
the birth rate was significantly lower than past generations
because of the high birth rate post-WWII
they were born when the atomic bomb was being made

Question: 17/22Choose Your Answer:


The _______ War was between the United States and the Soviet Union.
Cold
Long
Hot

Question: 18/22Choose Your Answer:


Which deadly chemical was used heavily in the Vietnam War?
Stink Bombs
Agent Orange
Tear Gas

Question: 19/22Choose Your Answer:


In 1964, _______ won the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent resistance to racial prejudice in America.
John F. Kennedy
Malcolm X
Martin Luther King Jr

Question: 20/22Choose Your Answer:


The "Red Scare" was the fear of _____________ spreading across the United States.
Socialism
Communism
The Plague

Question: 21/22Choose Your Answer:


Which American President was assassinated on November 22nd, 1963?
Richard Nixon
John. F Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson

Question: 22/22Choose Your Answer:


Who was the first man to walk on the moon?
Pete Conrad, Jr.
Buzz Aldrin
Neil Armstrong
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