Quiz: Only History Teachers Can Spell These 22 Historical Terms

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A quiz on the often misspelled names of places, people, and events in history, ranging from the first land mass to the 34th U.S. president.

 Nov 25, 2017
1 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
This was the first permanent English settlement in America.
Jamestown
Jametown
Jamietown
2 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
The battle at this stronghold was pivotal in the Texas Revolution.
Alimo
Alemo
Alamo
3 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
This queen of Egypt ruled Egypt for almost three decades.
Cleaopatra
Cleapatra
Cleopatra
4 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
This was a cultural Golden Age in Italy, which produced artists like Leonardo di Vinci.
Reneissence
Renassence
Renaissance
5 of 22Choose the correct answer!
Thomas Jefferson famously purchased this territory from France.
Louisiana
Lousiana
Loisiana
6 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
Napoleon _______ was a French statesman and military leader.
Boneapart
Bonaparte
Bonapart
7 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
Julius ______ built the Roman Empire and had a famous play written about him.
Cezar
Scissor
Caesar
8 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
This executive order was issued by Lincoln in the Civil War.
Emanepation Proclimation
Emancipation Proclamation
Emancapation Proclomation
9 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
This Mongolian leader created the largest empire in history.
Ghenghis Khan
Gengis Kon
Genghis Can
10 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
This city was buried after the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius.
Popeye
Pompeii
Pompay
11 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
This famous Incan citadel in Peru was built for a yet unknown use.
Machu Pikachu
Machu Picchu
Macho Picho
12 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
This English playwright is also known as the 'Bard of Avon.'
Shakespeare
Schakespear
Shakspierre
13 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
This empire had its capital at Constantinople, now called Istanbul.
Beizanteine
Bisantine
Byzantine
14 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
_______ was the ancient Egyptian writing system.
Hieroglyphics
Highrogliphics
Hyroglifics
15 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
Albert _____ was a German-born theoretical physicist.
Ienstien
Einstine
Einstein
16 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
The Black Plague also went by this name.
Bubonic Plague
Boobunic Plague
Bubounic Plague
17 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
A supreme ruler, especially a monarch.
Soverin
Sovereign
Sovareign
18 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
There are 27 Contsitutional ______.
Amendments
Ammendments
Ammendmints
19 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
______ aka Charles the Great was an early Middle Ages King.
Charlemagne
Sharlemagne
Charlemane
20 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
Dwight D. ______ was a general in WWII and the 34th president of the U.S.
Eizeinhower
Eisenhower
Esienhouer
21 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
Amelia _____ was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.
Airheart
Earhart
Earheart
22 of 22Choose the correct spelling!
Before the world divided into continents, it was originally one land mass called this.
Pangya
Pangaea
Pungia
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