Quiz: Can You Answer 22 History Questions Every American Should Get?

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 May 24, 2017
1 of 22Pick one!
Where was the first modern World Series game held?
New York
Boston
Chicago
2 of 22Pick one!
When did the Civil War take place?
1850 - 1900
1955-1960
1775 - 1831
3 of 22Pick one!
Who said "Give me liberty or give me death?"
James Madison
Patrick Henry
Samuel Adams
4 of 22Pick one!
Magna Carta is the foundation of the British parliamentary system.
TRUE
FALSE
5 of 22Pick one!
Which English king was known for beheading his ex-wives?
Louis the Third
Henry the Eighth
George the Fourth
6 of 22Pick one!
What was the Roe V. Wade Case about?
Abortion
Teaching evolution in the schools
Prayer in the schools
7 of 22Pick one!
The Emancipation Proclamation issued by Lincoln stated that:
Slavery was legal
Slavery was abolished everywhere
Slaves were free in areas of the Confederate states not held by the Union.
8 of 22Pick one!
Which country gifted the Statue of Liberty to the USA?
Japan
England
France
9 of 22Pick one!
Which US President was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth?
Abraham Lincoln
Ronald Raegan
John F Kennedy
10 of 22Pick one!
Who was in the Axis powers of WWI?
China, Norway, South Africa
Germany, Italy, Japan
USA, France, Britain
11 of 22Pick one!
Alexander Graham Bell invented what?
Telephone
Electricity
Television
12 of 22Pick one!
Which amendment gave women the right to vote?
19th
24th
10th
13 of 22Pick one!
Who was the Greek god of love?
Zeus
Goliath
Aphrodite
14 of 22Pick one!
Apollo __ was the spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the Moon.
1
11
12
15 of 22Pick one!
Who developed the first successful printing press?
Andrew Jackson
Benjamin Franklin
Johannes Gutenburg
16 of 22Pick one!
What disease ravaged and killed a third of Europe's population in the 14th century?
Small pox
Pneumonia
The Bubonic plague
17 of 22Pick one!
What caused the SS Titanic to sink?
Crash with another ship
Too many people aboard
Ice berg
18 of 22Pick one!
What title was given to the rulers of Ancient Egypt?
Pharaoh
Your Highness
King
19 of 22Pick one!
In what year did Wall Street crash and cause the Great Depression?
1929
1910
1987
20 of 22Pick one!
What does the word "Renaissance" mean?
Rebirth
Art
Old
21 of 22Pick one!
What chemical was used during the Vietnam War?
Agent orange
Meth
Cyanide
22 of 22Pick one!
When was the Declaration of Independence signed?
July 4, 1776
July 4, 1876
January 1, 1776
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