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

3 of 50Pick your answer!

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

4 of 50Pick your answer!

Who was the most famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad?
Harry Treeman
Harriet Tubman
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?
Africa
China
Britain

7 of 50Pick your answer!

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

8 of 50Pick your answer!

"Renaissance" literally means:
Art
Rebirth
European

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?
United Kingdom
Canada
Australia

11 of 50Pick your answer!

"Mayflower pilgrims" came from where?
Spain
Italy
England

12 of 50Pick your answer!

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

13 of 50Pick your answer!

Where did the "Gold Rush" occur?
California
New York
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...
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...
Duck & cover
Stop, drop, & roll
Scream & run

18 of 50Pick your answer!

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

19 of 50Pick your answer!

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

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?
Poland
England
Spain

22 of 50Pick your answer!

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

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
Denmark
China

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
Underpubs
Speakeasies

27 of 50Pick your answer!

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

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
WW2
WW1

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?
Donald J. Trump
Richard Nixon
John F. Kennedy

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"?
Egyptian
Roman
Greek

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
Cuba
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
Germany
Romania

39 of 50Pick your answer!

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

40 of 50Pick your answer!

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

41 of 50Pick your answer!

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

42 of 50Pick your answer!

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

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?
Airplane
Ship
Car

45 of 50Pick your answer!

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

46 of 50Pick your answer!

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

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?
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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