Quiz: Only Those With A PhD In History Can Get 100% On This Test. Can You?

Once you're finished with it, this quiz will be HISTORY.

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 Aug 17, 2018
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Question: 1/22Choose your answer.


Ulysses S. Grant appears on which U.S. dollar-bill denomination?
50
5
1

Question: 2/22Choose your answer.


Which F-word is used for the delay of a Senate matter by debate or proceudral motions?
Fowlpox
Filibuster
Flubdub

Question: 3/22Choose your answer.


What was the first capital city of the United States?
Richmond
Philadelphia
New York

Question: 4/22Choose your answer.


What famous actor became the governor of California in 2003?
Clint Eastwood
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Richard Nixon

Question: 5/22Choose your answer.


Joseph Smith was the founder of which religion?
Judaism
Scientology
Mormonism

Question: 6/22Choose your answer.


The official policy of racial segregation in South Africa until 1994 is called what?
Jim Crowe
Apartheid
Seperation

Question: 7/22Choose your answer.


Which European country was the first to allow women to vote?
Germany
Denmark
Finland

Question: 8/22Choose your answer.


Who was the president of the Southern Confederacy during the Civil War?
Ulysses S. Grant
James Madison
Jefferson Davis

Question: 9/22Choose your answer.


There were ____ colonies.
13
18
31

Question: 10/22Choose your answer.


Who was the second president of the United States of America?
George Washington
John Adams
Andrew Jackson

Question: 11/22Choose your answer.


In which US state was gold discovered at Sutter's Mill in 1848?
Louisiana
Colorado
California

Question: 12/22Choose your answer.


Where were the first shots of the civil war fired?
South Carolina
Indiana
Connecticut

Question: 13/22Choose your answer.


William Penn set up the land that would later come to be known as the state of Pennsylvania for which group?
The Native Americans
The Quakers
The Gypsies

Question: 14/22Choose your answer.


Who wrote "The Star Spangled Banner"?
William Penn
Fancis Scott Key
Thomas Paine

Question: 15/22Choose your answer.


Who was the leader of the colony of Jamestown?
John Adams
John Smith
Aaron Burr

Question: 16/22Choose your answer.


In 1773, parliament passed a tax on what item that caused uproar in Boston?
Tobacco
Alcohol
Tea

Question: 17/22Choose your answer.


These people were strict Christians who traveled to the U.S. to break away from the Church of England.
Catholics
Puritans
Pagans

Question: 18/22Choose your answer.


The two houses of Congress, the Senate and the House of Representatives, make up _______.
Judicial
Executive
Legislative

Question: 19/22Choose your answer.


What was prohibition in the early 20th Century?
The abolishment of slavery
A tax on tea
A ban on alcohol

Question: 20/22Choose your answer.


This war started when Iraqi troops invaded Kuwait and was fought between the U.S. and Iraq.
The Gulf War
The War of 1812
The War in Afghanistan

Question: 21/22Choose your answer.


During World War II the United States fought against three nations which were called the 'Axis':
Germany, Italy, and Japan
Germany, Austria, and China
Japan, North Korea, and France

Question: 22/22Choose your answer.


California and several other states became part of the United States as the result of which war?
The Mexican War
The Civil War
The Gulf War
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