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 the Middle Ages
Period immediately after Industrial Revolution
Period immediately after Bronze Age

2 of 18Pick one!

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

3 of 18Pick one!

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

4 of 18Pick one!

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

5 of 18Pick one!

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

6 of 18Pick one!

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

7 of 18Pick one!

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

8 of 18Pick one!

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

9 of 18Pick one!

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

10 of 18Pick one!

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

11 of 18Pick one!

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

12 of 18Pick one!

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

13 of 18Pick one!

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

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?
Vietnam War
WW2
WW1

17 of 18Pick one!

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