Quiz: This 21st Century History Test Is Actually Harder Than You Think

brady bunch, Geography, smart, classic, 80s, quiz, history, world, travel

Are you a master of the modern age? We might only be talking about 20 years here but that's still a decent amount of time, and especially these last 20 years. Do you actually remember everything that has happened?

A quiz on the most significant events of the 21st century, ranging from the attack on 9/11 to the invention of the iPhone.

 Oct 10, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
Many people thought the world was ending in ______ because the Mayan calendar had ended.
2 of 15Pick your answer!
Who invented the iPhone?
Steve Wozniak
Steve Jobs
Bill Gates
3 of 15Pick your answer!
What does Patriot Day, observed on 9/11, commemorate?
Boston bombing
Attack on the twin towers
Attack on Pearl Harbor
4 of 15Pick your answer!
What tragedy befell Louisiana in 2005?
Hurricane Katrina
Tsunami Sandy
Harrison Typhoon
5 of 15Pick your answer!
Which form of social media did Mark Zuckerberg co-invent?
6 of 15Pick your answer!
What happened to Pluto in the 21st century?
Organisms were discovered on its surface
Water was discovered there
It got reclassified as a dwarf planet
7 of 15Pick your answer!
What popular book series ended in 2011?
Game of Thrones
Lord of the Rings
Harry Potter
8 of 15Pick your answer!
Which terrorist was assassinated in that same year (2011)?
Osama Bin Laden
Saddam Hussein
Imad Mughniyah
9 of 15Pick your answer!
Which country experienced a terrible earthquake in 2010?
10 of 15Pick your answer!
Which gas company mistakingly spilled tons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico?
11 of 15Pick your answer!
Which swimmer won 8 gold medals in the 2008 Olympics?
Michael Phelps
Mark Spitz
Matt Biondi
12 of 15Pick your answer!
America's first African American President _________ was elected in 2008.
Alexander Hamilton
Barack Obama
Denzel Washington
13 of 15Pick your answer!
What ubiquitous video-streaming website was created in the 21st century?
14 of 15Pick your answer!
The period of great economic crisis in the late 2000s and early 2010s was called:
The Second Great Depression
The Great Repression
The Great Recession
15 of 15Pick your answer!
In the 21st century, _________ was legalized in all U.S states.
Same-sex marriage
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Ready to challenge yourself? Well, you’re in luck! Don’t you worry, we’ve got the best mind teasers, trivia, and general knowledge questions to test how smart you really are when it comes to all things knowledge, education, and more! If you consider yourself a wiz when it comes to riddles, or if you just need a break from the hectic world around you - give this quiz a try!

Do you know the biggest planet in our solar system? What about the full lyrics to Michael Jackson’s “Beat It”? Can you quote every line from “Pretty Woman”, or figure out how many mittens two iguanas and three kittens would need to stay warm in the winter? If you said yes to any of these questions, then this is the place for you! From quizzes about your hometown to quizzes about your favorite songs, women.com has it all!

Looking for a math test? A grammar test? A movie test? Or maybe even a nursery rhyme test? Whatever your heart desires, we can quiz you on it! Visit women.com/quizzes to check out some of our other viral content, and as always, don’t forget to share with your friends! Our goal at women.com is to make people feel good about who they are - and take a relaxing break from the world outside to do something that they enjoy.

So take a breath, stop whatever you’re doing, and get ready to have a little fun. This three-minute escape is exactly what you need!