Quiz: Think You Could Pass A Modern Day AP History Exam?

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CALLING ALL HISTORY BUFFS!

How much do you remember about the world's most important historical events? From the Crusades to World War II, find out now!

 Dec 02, 2018
1 of 18True or False!
The United States did NOT fight the Soviet Union during World War II.
False
True
2 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What Roman Emperor made Christianity legal and ended the persecution of Christians?
Constantine
Napoleon
Nero
3 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Which founding father is known for his large signature on the United States Declaration of Independence?
John Hancock
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas Paine
4 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What series of wars saw European Christians invading the middle east to retake the Holy Land?
World War I
The Crusades
The 100 Years War
5 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What was the name of the U.S. mail service, started in 1860, that used horses and riders?
FedEx
Horse Mail
Pony Express
6 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln?
John Wilkes Booth
Winston Churchill
Al Capone
7 of 18Pick Your Answer!
New York City was originally known by which Dutch name?
Nieuw Amsterdam
Nieuw Guinea
Nieuw Port
8 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What was the first capital city of the United States?
Salem
Philadelphia
Boston
9 of 18Pick Your Answer!
The kingdom of Ancient Egypt grew up along what African river?
The Nile
The Rhine
The Amazon
10 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Malcolm Little was a civil rights activist better known by what name?
W. E. B. Du Bois
Martin Luther King Jr.
Malcolm X
11 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Joseph Smith was the founder of what religion?
Scientology
Mormonism
Kabbalah
12 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What's the name of the famous battle where Napoleon Bonaparte was finally defeated?
Battle of the Bulge
Battle of Waterloo
Battle of the Alamo
13 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Who was the first president of the United States to live in the White House?
Grover Cleveland
John Adams
John F. Kennedy
14 of 18Pick Your Answer!
The assassination of what political leader is often cited as the beginning of World War I?
John F. Kennedy
Czar Nicholas II
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
15 of 18Pick Your Answer!
A young women in the 1920's that behaved and dressed boldly was referred to as a _____.
hippie
gangster
flapper
16 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What is the name of the scandal that forced US President Richard Nixon to resign?
Checkers
Watergate
Vietnam
17 of 18Pick Your Answer!
The discovery of what artifact allowed historians to translate Egyptian hieroglyphics?
The Rosetta Stone
The Constitution
Magna Carta
18 of 18Pick your answer!
Which of the following battles took place during the Texas Revolution?
Siege of Yorktown
Battle of Blackwater Bay
Battle of the Alamo
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