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?

 Jun 13, 2020

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"?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
George W. Bush
James K. Polk

3 of 50Pick your answer!

Where did "D-Day" take place?
France
America
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 _________.
Generator War
Great War
Guerrilla War

6 of 50Pick your answer!

Where did the "Industrial Revolution" begin?
Africa
Britain
China

7 of 50Pick your answer!

Who was the founder of the "Ford Motor Company"?
Harry Jackson
Henry Ford
Thomas Fordy

8 of 50Pick your answer!

"Renaissance" literally means:
Rebirth
Art
European

9 of 50Pick your answer!

Which amendment deals with "abolition"?
Thirteenth
Thirtieth
Third

10 of 50Pick your answer!

"Winston Churchill" was Prime Minister of what country?
Australia
Canada
United Kingdom

11 of 50Pick your answer!

"Mayflower pilgrims" came from where?
Spain
Italy
England

12 of 50Pick your answer!

Who wrote "The Star Spangled Banner"?
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
Francis Scott Key

13 of 50Pick your answer!

Where did the "Gold Rush" occur?
Alaska
California
New York

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...
Abortion
Separation of Church and School
Slavery

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...
Scream & run
Stop, drop, & roll
Duck & cover

18 of 50Pick your answer!

What was known as "a Date Which Will Live in Infamy"?
The signing of the Declaration of Independence
Bombing of Pearl Harbor
9/11

19 of 50Pick your answer!

What "Giant Leap for Mankind" happened in 1969?
First woman in space
First moon landing
First manned spaceflight

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?
England
Poland
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?
Christianity
Scientology
Islam

24 of 50Pick your answer!

Which of these countries did "Vikings" NOT come from?
China
Norway
Denmark

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"?
Dancing Diners
Speakeasies
Underpubs

27 of 50Pick your answer!

The "Red Scare" during the 40s and 50s was the fear of the spread of ______.
AIDs
Black Plague
Communism

28 of 50Pick your answer!

What was the main reason for the spread of the "Black Plague"?
water
rats
mosquitoes

29 of 50Pick your answer!

During which war was "Pearl Harbor" bombed?
WW1
Vietnam War
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?
John F. Kennedy
Richard Nixon
Donald J. Trump

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?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Indira Ghandi
Malcom X

34 of 50Pick your answer!

What ancient civilization were ruled by "Pharaohs"?
Egyptian
Greek
Roman

35 of 50Pick your answer!

The World War II bombings of "Hiroshima and Nagasaki" took place in what country?
China
Vietnam
Japan

36 of 50Pick your answer!

What country was "Joseph Stalin" the General Secretary of?
The Soviet Union
Germany
Cuba

37 of 50Pick your answer!

Which empire was ruled by "Julius Caesar"?
Persia
Rome
Athens

38 of 50Pick your answer!

"Marie Antoinette" was an Archduchess of what country?
Romania
France
Germany

39 of 50Pick your answer!

"Anne Frank" kept a diary during the ____.
Holocaust
Cold War
American Civil War

40 of 50Pick your answer!

What country was "Ivan the Terrible" from?
Russia
Wales
Spain

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?
Canada
Ireland
America

43 of 50Pick your answer!

"Charles Darwin" is still celebrated today for developing the theory of _____.
gravity
evolution
creationism

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?
germs
electricity
gravity

46 of 50Pick your answer!

The "Sphinx" in Egypt has the body of a lion and the head of a _____.
bird
lion
man

47 of 50Pick your answer!

The "Colosseum" famously used to host who kind of events?
bull riding
gladiator fights
dances

48 of 50Pick your answer!

Who is known for his "Midnight Ride" to warn the colonial militia that the British were coming?
Samuel Adams
Paul Revere
Francis Scott Key

49 of 50Pick your answer!

Who was the general of the "Confederate Army" in the Civil War?
George Washington
Robert E. Lee
Frederick Douglass

50 of 50Pick your answer!

"Flappers" can be associated with which decade?
1930s
1920s
1960s
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