Quiz: Women.com Challenges YOU To Take The History Buff Challenge!

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Marie Antoinette has said you only get cake if you can pass this quiz!

Answer questions about ancient and modern history! Including questions on ancient Greece and Rome and the World Wars and Great Depression.

 Oct 11, 2017

1 of 15Pick the correct answer!

The invasion of which country by Germany led to the start of WWII?

2 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Which Roman Emperor did Shakespeare write a play about?
Mark Antony
Julius Caesar
Marcus Aurelius

3 of 15Pick the correct answer!

What are is is commonly referred to as the cradle of civilization?
The Indus River Valley
Western Europe

4 of 15Pick the correct answer!

What giant structure was build at the height of the Inca Empire?
Great Pyramid of Giza
Machu Picchu

5 of 15Pick the correct answer!

It was estimated that as many as _________________ people died during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide.

6 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Who was the leader of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, and the architect, builder, and first head of the Soviet Union?
Vladimir Lenin
Benito Mussolini
Adolf Hitler

7 of 15Pick the correct answer!

The Berlin Wall separated east and west Berlin during what historical event?
World War I
World War II
The Cold War

8 of 15Pick the correct answer!

The Boxer Rebellion took place in what country?
Great Britain

9 of 15Pick the correct answer!

What day were the terrorist attacks of 2001 that included planes hitting the World Trade Centers and the Pentagon?

10 of 15Pick the correct answer!

What is the longest wall ever constructed?
The Athenian "Long Walls"
The Great Wall of China
Hadrian's Wall

11 of 15Pick the correct answer!

The Great Depression started as a result of what event?
Black Tuesday (the stock market crash)
World War I
The housing market crashed

12 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Istanbul used to be named what?
New Amsterdam

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The Holocaust targeted many minorities including which of the following groups?
German People
Aryan People
Jewish People

14 of 15Pick the correct answer!

What was the first written legal code?
The Code of Hammurabi
The Declaration of Independence
The Mayan Calendar

15 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Where were the Olympics started?
The Fertile Crescent
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