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

Calling all history junkies!

sally ride
www.history.com
 Apr 21, 2017
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Question: 1/10Pick your answer!


What country becomes the first black republic after gaining independence from France in 1804?
Haiti
Madagascar
Ghana

Question: 2/10Pick your answer!


The War of ______ inspired Francis Scott Key to write what would become the US national anthem
1812
2012
1950

Question: 3/10Pick your answer!


Who painted Starry Night from his asylum in Southern France?
Henry Matisse
Pablo Picasso
Vincent Van Gogh

Question: 4/10Pick your answer!


Who invented dynamite in 1867 and subsequently used his remaining fortune set up prestigious awards?
Alfred Nobel
Lewis Carroll
Pablo Nerudo

Question: 5/10Pick your answer!


Who laid the groundwork for genetic inheritance with his work with pea plants?
Thomas Edison
Nikola Tesla
Gregor Mendel

Question: 6/10Pick your answer!


The _______ Purchase in 1803 nearly doubled the size of the USA.
Louisiana
Florida
Texas

Question: 7/10Pick your answer!


What novel did British author Jane Austen publish in 1813?
Little House On The Prairie
Pride and Prejudice
Animal Farm

Question: 8/10Pick your answer!


France and China had a 2 decade long war over what type of drug?
Opium
Marijuana
Alcohol

Question: 9/10Pick your answer!


Which American inventor's 1093 patents include the phonograph, telegraph, and electric light/power?
Christian Doppler
Thomas Edison
George Boole

Question: 10/10Pick your answer!


This battle between Texas and Mexico was a turning point in Texas history.
Battle of the Alamo
Bay of Pigs
Battle of Getysburg
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