Quiz: Only A Historian Could Pass This Historic Terminology Test. Can You?

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Are you a true history scholar? Prove it!

This quiz will test your knowledge of all things history! From Medieval times to Modern America, how much historical knowledge do you have?

 May 20, 2018
1 of 50Pick your answer!
What was the point of the "Boston Tea Party"?
To protest tax on tea
Because they had too much
To stop the Native Americans from taking their tea
2 of 50Pick your answer!
What U.S. president held "fireside chats"?
James K. Polk
George W. Bush
Franklin D. Roosevelt
3 of 50Pick your answer!
Where did "D-Day" take place?
America
France
Asia
4 of 50Pick your answer!
Who was the most famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad?
Harrison Thomas
Harriet Tubman
Harry Treeman
5 of 50Pick your answer!
"WWI" was also known as the _________.
Guerrilla War
Great War
Generator War
6 of 50Pick your answer!
Where did the "Industrial Revolution" begin?
China
Britain
Africa
7 of 50Pick your answer!
Who was the founder of the "Ford Motor Company"?
Thomas Fordy
Henry Ford
Harry Jackson
8 of 50Pick your answer!
"Renaissance" literally means:
European
Art
Rebirth
9 of 50Pick your answer!
Which amendment deals with "abolition"?
Third
Thirteenth
Thirtieth
10 of 50Pick your answer!
"Winston Churchill" was Prime Minister of what country?
United Kingdom
Canada
Australia
11 of 50Pick your answer!
"Mayflower pilgrims" came from where?
England
Italy
Spain
12 of 50Pick your answer!
Who wrote "The Star Spangled Banner"?
Francis Scott Key
Thomas Jefferson
John Adams
13 of 50Pick your answer!
Where did the "Gold Rush" occur?
New York
California
Alaska
14 of 50Pick your answer!
The "Battle of Gettysburg" took place during which war?
War of Independence
Civil War
Vietnam War
15 of 50Pick your answer!
"Roe V. Wade" was a Supreme Court Case regarding...
Slavery
Abortion
Separation of Church and School
16 of 50Pick your answer!
This war pitted the "Central Powers vs. Allied Powers".
Desert Storm
WWI
The Civil War
17 of 50Pick your answer!
The threat of the "A-Bomb" taught kids to...
Stop, drop, & roll
Duck & cover
Scream & run
18 of 50Pick your answer!
What was known as "a Date Which Will Live in Infamy"?
Bombing of Pearl Harbor
9/11
The signing of the Declaration of Independence
19 of 50Pick your answer!
What "Giant Leap for Mankind" happened in 1969?
First woman in space
First manned spaceflight
First moon landing
20 of 50Pick your answer!
Who was the infamous "Nazi" German dictator?
Adolf Hitler
Pol Pot
Mao Zedong
21 of 50Pick your answer!
"Joan of Arc" was burnt at the stake after fighting which nation?
Poland
England
Spain
22 of 50Pick your answer!
The warrior "Genghis Khan" came from what country?
Canada
Mexico
Mongolia
23 of 50Pick your answer!
"Constantine" the Roman Emperor converted the empire to what religion?
Scientology
Islam
Christianity
24 of 50Pick your answer!
Which of these countries did "Vikings" NOT come from?
Denmark
China
Norway
25 of 50Pick your answer!
Which famous historical figure was "Anne Boleyn" married to?
Ronald Reagan
John Smith
Henry Vlll
26 of 50Pick your answer!
What were the underground bars called during the "Prohibition"?
Speakeasies
Dancing Diners
Underpubs
27 of 50Pick your answer!
The "Red Scare" during the 40s and 50s was the fear of the spread of ______.
Black Plague
Communism
AIDs
28 of 50Pick your answer!
What was the main reason for the spread of the "Black Plague"?
mosquitoes
rats
water
29 of 50Pick your answer!
During which war was "Pearl Harbor" bombed?
Vietnam War
WW1
WW2
30 of 50Pick your answer!
Which U.S President issued the "Emancipation Proclamation"?
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
James Madison
31 of 50Pick your answer!
Which U.S President was involved in the "Watergate" scandal?
Richard Nixon
Donald J. Trump
John F. Kennedy
32 of 50Pick your answer!
During which war was the chemical "Agent Orange" prominently used?
World War II
Cold War
Vietnam War
33 of 50Pick your answer!
Who gave the iconic "I Have A Dream" speech?
Malcom X
Martin Luther King Jr.
Indira Ghandi
34 of 50Pick your answer!
What ancient civilization were ruled by "Pharaohs"?
Roman
Egyptian
Greek
35 of 50Pick your answer!
The World War II bombings of "Hiroshima and Nagasaki" took place in what country?
Vietnam
Japan
China
36 of 50Pick your answer!
What country was "Joseph Stalin" the General Secretary of?
Cuba
The Soviet Union
Germany
37 of 50Pick your answer!
Which empire was ruled by "Julius Caesar"?
Rome
Persia
Athens
38 of 50Pick your answer!
"Marie Antoinette" was an Archduchess of what country?
France
Romania
Germany
39 of 50Pick your answer!
"Anne Frank" kept a diary during the ____.
American Civil War
Cold War
Holocaust
40 of 50Pick your answer!
What country was "Ivan the Terrible" from?
Wales
Spain
Russia
41 of 50Pick your answer!
What state was the first to "secede" during the Civil War?
Georgia
Mississippi
South Carolina
42 of 50Pick your answer!
The great "Potato Famine" occurred in which country?
America
Canada
Ireland
43 of 50Pick your answer!
"Charles Darwin" is still celebrated today for developing the theory of _____.
creationism
evolution
gravity
44 of 50Pick your answer!
The "Wright Brothers" were the very first people to build what vehicle?
Car
Ship
Airplane
45 of 50Pick your answer!
"Sir Isaac Newton" discovered what after he was hit in the head with an apple?
electricity
gravity
germs
46 of 50Pick your answer!
The "Sphinx" in Egypt has the body of a lion and the head of a _____.
bird
man
lion
47 of 50Pick your answer!
The "Colosseum" famously used to host who kind of events?
dances
gladiator fights
bull riding
48 of 50Pick your answer!
Who is known for his "Midnight Ride" to warn the colonial militia that the British were coming?
Francis Scott Key
Paul Revere
Samuel Adams
49 of 50Pick your answer!
Who was the general of the "Confederate Army" in the Civil War?
Frederick Douglass
George Washington
Robert E. Lee
50 of 50Pick your answer!
"Flappers" can be associated with which decade?
1930s
1960s
1920s
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