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

Are you a history buff?

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 Feb 25, 2018
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Question: 1/18Pick one!


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

Question: 2/18Pick one!


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

Question: 3/18Pick one!


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

Question: 4/18Pick one!


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

Question: 5/18Pick one!


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

Question: 6/18Pick one!


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

Question: 7/18Pick one!


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

Question: 8/18Pick one!


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

Question: 9/18Pick one!


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

Question: 10/18Pick one!


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

Question: 11/18Pick one!


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

Question: 12/18Pick one!


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

Question: 13/18Pick one!


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

Question: 14/18Pick one!


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

Question: 15/18Pick one!


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

Question: 16/18Pick one!


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

Question: 17/18Pick one!


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

Question: 18/18Pick one!


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