Quiz: Only 1 in 50 People Can Ace This History Vocab Test. Can You?

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From Shakespeare's sayings to our current Judicial jargon, what do you know?

History has granted us a plethora of grand vocabulary, but how many of us actually know what we are saying?

 Feb 24, 2017
1 of 10The term "Ladybird" from the play Romeo & Juliet is mean't:
To describe a child
As a term of endearment
As an insult on one's looks
2 of 10'Antebellum' isn't just part of a famous band title, it actually refers to:
A period of time before the Civil War
A small town at the turn of the century
A single woman of marriageable age
3 of 10Pick the correct answer!
An 'embargo' is:
A war fought between three or more parties
A ban on trade with another country
A failed attempt at seizing a ship
4 of 10A person who is a 'nomad' is:
A member of a people having no permanent living place
A fugitive on the run
A solo entrepreneur
5 of 10'Parliament' refers to:
A house where European Royals reside
The highest form of legislature
A specific era in English history
6 of 10Pick the correct answer!
Historically, a 'barbarian' is a:
Strong and intellectual young man
Member of a community not belonging to one of the great civilizations
Dangerous and well-known criminal
7 of 10As displayed in Les Mis., a 'blockade' is:
A place where prisoners were held during time of battle
A means of sealing off a location from entrance or exit
The underground passage sewer system in France
8 of 10Pick the correct answer!
When Shakespeare first made up the word 'assassination' it meant:
A murder most foul
An accidental kill
The killing of only one in a high position of honor
9 of 10What we now refer to as pipelines, were once called:
water canals
10 of 10Pick the correct answer!
America is a democracy and a 'democracy' is:
a government system by the whole population
a government with one leader in full control
a government run through two parties
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