90% Of Americans Can't Pass This T/F History Challenge. Can You?


Can you spot the lie?

A true or false quiz that centers around key events and figures in human history, such as Abraham Lincoln and the Civil Rights Movement.

 Nov 26, 2017
1 of 15True or false?
Alexander Hamilton was an early American President.
True, he founded Broadway theater
False, he was never President
2 of 15True or false?
Neil Armstrong is famous for being the second man on the moon.
False, he was the first man on the moon
True, Buzz Aldrin beat him to the moon
3 of 15True or false?
Despite being famous for his shortness, Napoleon Bonaparte was actually a normal height.
False, he was less than 5 feet tall
True, he was average, at 5'7
4 of 15True or false?
One of the ships Columbus' party sailed on was the Mayflower.
True, the Mayflower is often forgotten
False, they were the Santa Maria, Pinta, and Nina
5 of 15True or false?
Harriet Tubman led hundreds of slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad.
True, she used quilts as signs for other slaves
False, this was Susan B. Anthony.
6 of 15True or false?
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone.
False, he invented electricity
True, ring, ring!
7 of 15True or false?
A democratic form of government originated in ancient Athens.
True, Greeks knew what to do
False, America was the first to implement democracy
8 of 15True or false?
The Great Wall Of China is about 500 miles long.
False, it is about 5,000 miles long
True, it only appears longer in photos
9 of 15True or false?
No president has ever served more than 8 years total.
False, Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected to a fourth term.
True, Obama is an example of a two-term president
10 of 15True or false?
Shakespeare wrote all of his work in French.
False, Shakespeare was a British playwright.
True, oui oui
11 of 15True or false?
The Invasion of Normandy was an instrumental battle in the Cold War.
False, this was a key battle during WWII
True, it changed the course of the war
12 of 15True or false?
The Red Scare during the 40s and 50s was the fear of the spread of Communism.
False, it was the fear of the spread of AIDs
True, Communism was associated with the color red
13 of 15True or false?
Lewis and Clark traveled with a woman named Sacagawea.
False, they travelled with a woman named Pocahontas
True, she helped them immensely
14 of 15True or false?
Amelia Earhart was the first person to fly an airplane.
True, it went undocumented because of her gender
False, the Wright brothers were the first
15 of 15True or false?
The Statue of Liberty was a gift from France.
True, the French give good gifts
False, it was a gift from Britain
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