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"?
Because they had too much
To protest tax on tea
To stop the Native Americans from taking their tea

2 of 50Pick your answer!

What U.S. president held "fireside chats"?
George W. Bush
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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
Thomas Fordy
Henry Ford

8 of 50Pick your answer!

"Renaissance" literally means:
Rebirth
European
Art

9 of 50Pick your answer!

Which amendment deals with "abolition"?
Thirtieth
Third
Thirteenth

10 of 50Pick your answer!

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

11 of 50Pick your answer!

"Mayflower pilgrims" came from where?
England
Spain
Italy

12 of 50Pick your answer!

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

13 of 50Pick your answer!

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

14 of 50Pick your answer!

The "Battle of Gettysburg" took place during which war?
Vietnam War
War of Independence
Civil War

15 of 50Pick your answer!

"Roe V. Wade" was a Supreme Court Case regarding...
Separation of Church and School
Abortion
Slavery

16 of 50Pick your answer!

This war pitted the "Central Powers vs. Allied Powers".
WWI
The Civil War
Desert Storm

17 of 50Pick your answer!

The threat of the "A-Bomb" taught kids to...
Stop, drop, & roll
Scream & run
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
9/11
Bombing of Pearl Harbor

19 of 50Pick your answer!

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

20 of 50Pick your answer!

Who was the infamous "Nazi" German dictator?
Pol Pot
Mao Zedong
Adolf Hitler

21 of 50Pick your answer!

"Joan of Arc" was burnt at the stake after fighting which nation?
Spain
Poland
England

22 of 50Pick your answer!

The warrior "Genghis Khan" came from what country?
Mongolia
Mexico
Canada

23 of 50Pick your answer!

"Constantine" the Roman Emperor converted the empire to what religion?
Islam
Christianity
Scientology

24 of 50Pick your answer!

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

25 of 50Pick your answer!

Which famous historical figure was "Anne Boleyn" married to?
Henry Vlll
John Smith
Ronald Reagan

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 ______.
Communism
Black Plague
AIDs

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?
Vietnam War
WW1
WW2

30 of 50Pick your answer!

Which U.S President issued the "Emancipation Proclamation"?
James Madison
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln

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?
Cold War
World War II
Vietnam War

33 of 50Pick your answer!

Who gave the iconic "I Have A Dream" speech?
Indira Ghandi
Martin Luther King Jr.
Malcom X

34 of 50Pick your answer!

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

35 of 50Pick your answer!

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

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"?
Athens
Rome
Persia

38 of 50Pick your answer!

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

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
Spain
Wales

41 of 50Pick your answer!

What state was the first to "secede" during the Civil War?
Mississippi
Georgia
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
Airplane
Ship

45 of 50Pick your answer!

"Sir Isaac Newton" discovered what after he was hit in the head with an apple?
electricity
germs
gravity

46 of 50Pick your answer!

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

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
Samuel Adams
Paul Revere

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?
1920s
1960s
1930s
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