Quiz: You're A Genius If You Get 10/15 On This World History Quiz!

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Historically speaking, we know you're a genius. But can you ace this quiz?

From the Boston tea part to Christopher Columbus and Betsy Ross and Thomas Edison, this history quiz covers it all.

 Oct 22, 2019

1 of 15Pick your answer!

The Reformation is associated with...
the coming of God
free thought

2 of 15Pick your answer!

In which year did Christopher Columbus land in North America?

3 of 15Pick your answer!

Where is Joseph Stalin from?
the UK
the Soviet Union

4 of 15Pick your answer!

The Magna Carta originated where?

5 of 15Pick your answer!

What plague broke out in the 14th century?
trifecta querta
yellow fever
the Bubonic plague

6 of 15Pick your answer!

The first explorer to reach China was...
Leonardo de Vinci
Marco Polo
Christian D. Eisenhower

7 of 15Pick your answer!

Who won the Revolutionary war?
the Americans
the British
the Chinese

8 of 15Pick your answer!

Thomas Jefferson negotiated an important purchase from the French in 1803. What was this purchase?

9 of 15Pick your answer!

Martin Luther initiated the start of the...
Civil War
Protestant Reformation
War on Love

10 of 15Pick your answer!

Who bombed Pearl Harbor?
North Korea

11 of 15Pick your answer!

Nelson was fatally wounded in which battle?
Battle of the bands
Battle of Trafalgar
Battle of Ecuador

12 of 15Pick your answer!

Who originally designed the American flag?
George Washington
Betsy Ross
Thomas Jefferson

13 of 15Pick your answer!

How many original American colonies were there?

14 of 15Pick your answer!

Who invented the lightbulb?
Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Edison
Thomas Jefferson

15 of 15Pick your answer!

"Taxation without representation" caused the start of the _____________?
Boston Tea Act
Suffragette Movement
Californian Gold Rush
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