How Groundbreaking Are You? Can You Remember Past Battles From History?

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Are you up for a battle of the wits?

If you're a history buff, you'll be able to answer these fun and challenging questions about battles that shaped our world! Will you be able to pass?

 Jun 10, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Where did the Enola Gay drop a bomb in WWII?
Tokyo
New York
Hiroshima

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Taliban were a guerrilla group in which country?
Iran
Israel
Afghanistan

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Muhammad Ali refused to fight in which war?
Vietnam
Desert Storm
WWII

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who, during the Vietnam War, was known as Hanoi Jane?
Jane Fonda
Jane Lynch
Jane Jetson

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In what country did the Bay of Pigs invasion take place?
Canada
Spain
Cuba

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The word "Blitzkrieg" as used in WWII means what?
Dance
Shoot
Lightning

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

During what war was Pearl Harbor attacked?
WWII
Desert Storm
The Civil War

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How long did the Hundred Years War last?
116 years
278 years
100 years

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which was NOT an Axis country during WWII?
Italy
China
Germany

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

By which name is the American Civil War also known?
The Great Battle
The War Between the States
The War To End All Wars

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the general who went on to become president?
Ronald Reagan
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Jimmy Carter

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was the "war" between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. called?
The Cold War
Operation Enduring Freedom
The Soviet Offensive

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

M*A*S*H* takes place during what war?
The Korean War
WW1
The Revolutionary War

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What color uniforms did the British wear during the Revolutionary War?
Red
Green
Blue

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How many world wars have there been?
Two
One
Three

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In October 2001, the United States started a war in which country?
Russia
Germany
Afghanistan

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

WWI ended with the signing of what document?
The Declaration Of Independence
Treaty of Versailles
The Magna Carta

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What country helped finance the colonies during the Revolution?
China
Australia
France
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Wars between countries and regions, battles within nations, and the treaties created to bring peace have formed the world we live in today. The Battles of Hastings, Gettysburg, Waterloo, Agincourt, Tours, Stalingrad, and Trafalgar are just a few of thousands of skirmishes that have taken place since the beginning of civilization and have had permanent effects on the world as we know it. Boundaries have been drawn, leaders have been deposed of and installed, armies formed, and lives have been lost as the devastating wars that took place over the centuries raged. Some of the most recent were the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World Wars I and II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but they are not the only pieces of this complicated historical puzzle.

Are you a history buff? Do you love to study the strategies that led different factions into battle? Do you like to read about what caused a country and its peoples to take up arms? Do you get into long conversations about how these battles will continue to affect the world we live in for centuries to come? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, this is the quiz for you. To find out how much you know about the world and the battles that have been won and lost and have taken place in the name of history over the past few thousand years, we challenge you to take this easy and fun quiz. You have your own battle ahead, and we wish you the best of luck!