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

2 of 18Pick one!

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

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?
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'?
70s
60s
50s

6 of 18Pick one!

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

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?
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?
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?
1949
1969
1989

13 of 18Pick one!

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

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
Mary
Diana

16 of 18Pick one!

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

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
New Zealand
Saudi Arabia
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