Quiz: If You Can Name All 16 Of These Historical Figures You're A Genius

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 Sep 24, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

Who was president during the American Civil War?
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington

2 of 15Pick your answer!

Which president oversaw the Cuban Missile Crisis and was assassinated?
James Garfield
William McKinley
John F. Kennedy

3 of 15Pick your answer!

Who won the Nobel Peace Prize for their work in South Africa?
Winston Churchill
Nelson Mandela
Mother Theresa

4 of 15Pick your answer!

Muhammad Ali was an Olympic ___.
golfer
boxer
skiier

5 of 15Pick your answer!

Mother Theresa spent many years in ____ helping the poor.
Cambodia
India
China

6 of 15Pick your answer!

Rosa Parks was arrested after she refused to do what?
Give up her seat on the bus
Wait in line for the bus
Buy a bus ticket

7 of 15Pick your answer!

____ invented the theory of evolution.
Christopher Columbus
Charles Darwin
Thomas Edison

8 of 15Pick your answer!

Eva Peron was ____'s First Lady and remains an important symbol of emancipation.
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil

9 of 15Pick your answer!

____ invented the telephone.
Leonardo da Vinci
Alexander Graham Bell
Lyndon Johnson

10 of 15Pick your answer!

______ was Britain’s first female prime minister.
Portia Simpson-Miller
Theresa May
Margaret Thatcher

11 of 15Pick your answer!

____ was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.
Amelia Earhart
Ingrid Bergman
Maya Angelou

12 of 15Pick your answer!

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

13 of 15Pick your answer!

Thomas Edison invented the ____.
lightbulb
fax machine
computer

14 of 15Pick your answer!

The ___ Brothers invented and flew the first airplane.
Wright
Smith
Jackson

15 of 15Pick your answer!

____ gave the "I Have A Dream Speech."
Indira Ghandi
Malcom X
Martin Luther King Jr.
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