Quiz: How Much Do You Actually Know About Modern History?

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Are you a history buff?

Love learning about history? Test your knowledge of the period after the Age of Enlightenment and the 18th century!

 Feb 25, 2018

1 of 18Pick one!

Which period marked what's currently considered 'Modern History'?
Period immediately after Bronze Age
Period immediately after the Middle Ages
Period immediately after Industrial Revolution

2 of 18Pick one!

Which of the following occurred during the 20th century?
Declaration of Independence
Napoleonic Wars
Cold War

3 of 18Pick one!

Which of the following U.S states was the 50th state?
Alaska
Hawaii
California

4 of 18Pick one!

Which U.S President was involved in the watergate scandal?
John F. Kennedy
Richard Nixon
Donald J. Trump

5 of 18Pick one!

In which decade did Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his 'I Have a Dream Speech'?
60s
70s
50s

6 of 18Pick one!

Which significant wall was torn down in November 1989?
Great Wall of China
New York Wall
Berlin Wall

7 of 18Pick one!

Which amendment of the U.S Constitution gave women the right to vote?
1st
19th
13th

8 of 18Pick one!

Which harmful chemical was used heavily during the Vietnam War?
Agent Orange
Cyanide
Anthrax

9 of 18Pick one!

Which of the following states was NOT part of the original 13 U.S. colonies?
Delaware
Pennsylvania
Hawaii

10 of 18Pick one!

What was the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court Case about?
Reading of Miranda rights
Women's right to choose
Prayer in schools

11 of 18Pick one!

Which U.S President issued the Emancipation Proclamation?
James Madison
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington

12 of 18Pick one!

What year did the first man walk on the Moon?
1989
1949
1969

13 of 18Pick one!

Who said: "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country"?
Margaret Thatcher
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King Jr.

14 of 18Pick one!

Which European city was divided by a wall by which capitalism was to the west and Communism was to the east?
London
New York
Berlin

15 of 18Pick one!

What was the name of the Princess of Wales who died in 1997 as a result of a car crash?
Elizabeth
Diana
Mary

16 of 18Pick one!

During which war was Pearl Harbor bombed?
WW2
Vietnam War
WW1

17 of 18Pick one!

Which of these men was President of the USA before the others?
Barack Obama
Abraham Lincoln
Richard Nixon

18 of 18Pick one!

Which of these countries was first in giving women the right to vote?
England
Saudi Arabia
New Zealand
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