Quiz: This Ancient History Test Is for Avid History Buffs ONLY!

Robin Wright
Netflix/House of Cards

"We ought to know the history of our ancient ancestors."

If you enjoy history quizzes or perhaps history was your favorite subject in school, look no further. This quiz is for you! Test your knowledge now!

 Aug 11, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Hieroglyphs originated from Ancient _____.
Greece
Egypt
Rome

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Thanks to the _____, we now celebrate the Olympic games.
Greeks
Native Americans
Romans

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This ruined city was home to King Phillp II of Macedon, who was the father of Alexander the Great.
Pella
Sparta
Athens

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This city was abandoned by the Incas as a result of smallpox and civil war until it was found in 1911 by Hiram Bingham.
Macedonia
Machu Picchu
Babylon

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Herostratus tried to seek immortality by burning one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Which wonder was this?
Ha Long Bay
Temple of Artemis
Hanging Gardens of Babylon

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Chinese artisan Lu Ban made the first known ____.
Sundial
Kite
Map

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This civilization is believed to have originated from the loins of a ceiba (tree).
Babylonians
Aztecs
Mayans

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Nebuchadnezzar created the 'Hanging Gardens' while residing amongst which civilization?
Sumer
Babylon
Persia

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which empire had an entire army destroyed in a single day at the Battle of Granicus by Alexander the Great?
Persian
Egyptian
Greek

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

From which civilization did Pythagoras borrow the 'Pythagorean Theorem'?
Minoan
Mongolian
Babylonian

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who betrayed Jesus of Nazareth for 30 pieces of silver?
Luke
Peter
Judas

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

He is the lover of Cleopatra.
Marc Anthony
Julius Ceasar
Samson

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Invaders entered this city by hiding inside a wooden horse.
Turkey
Siam
Troy

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Spartacus led the slave revolt against which country.
Rome
Egypt
Greece

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What ancient people invented the first seismograph?
Egyptians
Mayans
Chinese

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The tradition of toasting originated in what ancient country?
France
Greece
Italy

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of the following was invented by the Ancient Egyptians?
Compass
Roads
Toothpaste

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Ancient Mayans desired what unnatural physical characteristic in their children?
Cleft chin
Extra toe
Crossed eyes
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