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?
Cold War
Napoleonic Wars
Declaration of Independence
3 of 18Pick one!
Which of the following U.S states was the 50th state?
Alaska
California
Hawaii
4 of 18Pick one!
Which U.S President was involved in the watergate scandal?
Donald J. Trump
John F. Kennedy
Richard Nixon
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
Berlin Wall
New York 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?
Anthrax
Agent Orange
Cyanide
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?
George Washington
James Madison
Abraham Lincoln
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?
Berlin
New York
London
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?
New Zealand
Saudi Arabia
England
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