Quiz: Can You Pass This 19th Century History Quiz?

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Calling all history junkies!

A quiz about various historical events throughout the nineteenth century, including Jane Austen's books, and more.

 Apr 21, 2017
1 of 10Pick your answer!
What country becomes the first black republic after gaining independence from France in 1804?
Ghana
Haiti
Madagascar
2 of 10Pick your answer!
The War of ______ inspired Francis Scott Key to write what would become the US national anthem
2012
1812
1950
3 of 10Pick your answer!
Who painted Starry Night from his asylum in Southern France?
Henry Matisse
Vincent Van Gogh
Pablo Picasso
4 of 10Pick your answer!
Who invented dynamite in 1867 and subsequently used his remaining fortune set up prestigious awards?
Lewis Carroll
Pablo Nerudo
Alfred Nobel
5 of 10Pick your answer!
Who laid the groundwork for genetic inheritance with his work with pea plants?
Thomas Edison
Gregor Mendel
Nikola Tesla
6 of 10Pick your answer!
The _______ Purchase in 1803 nearly doubled the size of the USA.
Texas
Florida
Louisiana
7 of 10Pick your answer!
What novel did British author Jane Austen publish in 1813?
Pride and Prejudice
Animal Farm
Little House On The Prairie
8 of 10Pick your answer!
France and China had a 2 decade long war over what type of drug?
Opium
Marijuana
Alcohol
9 of 10Pick your answer!
Which American inventor's 1093 patents include the phonograph, telegraph, and electric light/power?
George Boole
Thomas Edison
Christian Doppler
10 of 10Pick your answer!
This battle between Texas and Mexico was a turning point in Texas history.
Battle of Getysburg
Battle of the Alamo
Bay of Pigs
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