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 stop the Native Americans from taking their tea
To protest tax on tea

2 of 50Pick your answer!

What U.S. president held "fireside chats"?
George W. Bush
James K. Polk
Franklin D. Roosevelt

3 of 50Pick your answer!

Where did "D-Day" take place?
Asia
France
America

4 of 50Pick your answer!

Who was the most famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad?
Harriet Tubman
Harry Treeman
Harrison Thomas

5 of 50Pick your answer!

"WWI" was also known as the _________.
Great War
Guerrilla War
Generator War

6 of 50Pick your answer!

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

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:
Art
European
Rebirth

9 of 50Pick your answer!

Which amendment deals with "abolition"?
Thirtieth
Thirteenth
Third

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
Spain
Italy

12 of 50Pick your answer!

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

13 of 50Pick your answer!

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

14 of 50Pick your answer!

The "Battle of Gettysburg" took place during which war?
Civil War
War of Independence
Vietnam 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".
Desert Storm
The Civil War
WWI

17 of 50Pick your answer!

The threat of the "A-Bomb" taught kids to...
Duck & cover
Scream & run
Stop, drop, & roll

18 of 50Pick your answer!

What was known as "a Date Which Will Live in Infamy"?
9/11
Bombing of Pearl Harbor
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 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?
Poland
England
Spain

22 of 50Pick your answer!

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

23 of 50Pick your answer!

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

24 of 50Pick your answer!

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

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"?
Speakeasies
Underpubs
Dancing Diners

27 of 50Pick your answer!

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

28 of 50Pick your answer!

What was the main reason for the spread of the "Black Plague"?
rats
water
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"?
James Madison
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln

31 of 50Pick your answer!

Which U.S President was involved in the "Watergate" scandal?
John F. Kennedy
Donald J. Trump
Richard Nixon

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?
Malcom X
Martin Luther King Jr.
Indira Ghandi

34 of 50Pick your answer!

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

35 of 50Pick your answer!

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

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 ____.
American Civil War
Holocaust
Cold War

40 of 50Pick your answer!

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

41 of 50Pick your answer!

What state was the first to "secede" during the Civil War?
Mississippi
South Carolina
Georgia

42 of 50Pick your answer!

The great "Potato Famine" occurred in which country?
Ireland
Canada
America

43 of 50Pick your answer!

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

44 of 50Pick your answer!

The "Wright Brothers" were the very first people to build what vehicle?
Ship
Car
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 _____.
man
bird
lion

47 of 50Pick your answer!

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

48 of 50Pick your answer!

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