Quiz: You'd Have To Be A Historical Genius To Pass This Mixed History Quiz

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Are you a certified history buff?

How much do you love world history? Show your wisdom by correctly answering of all the great historical events that came before!

 Oct 15, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which state saw an attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941?
Hawaii
California
Washington

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the president who lived in Mount Vernon?
George Washington
John Adams
James Madison

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was caught red-handed trying to blow up the British Parliament in 1605?
Martin Luther
Guy Fawkes
Leonardo da Vinci

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What ancient boat was said to contain two of each living creature?
The Santa Maria
The Mayflower
Noah's Ark

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What are medieval soldiers known as?
Pawns
Knights
Knaves

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The word "America" is derived from what person?
America Washington
America Ferrera
Amerigo Vespucci

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How was Pompeii destroyed in 79 AD?
Earthquake
Volcano
Tornado

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which European city was divided by a wall?
London
Amsterdam
Berlin

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In which country did Joan of Arc lead an army?
France
Poland
Canada

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the president of the Confederate states during the US Civil War?
Jefferson Davis
Abraham Lincoln
Robert E. Lee

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In what year did the Titanic sink?
1912
1945
1960

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Explorers from which country wiped out the Mayan civilization?
Germany
England
Spain

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Cold War was a war of words and hostility mainly between the US and which country?
Greece
USSR
France

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In which war was Benito Mussolini a leader and dictator?
The Gulf War
The Spanish American War
WWII

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was the name of the bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima in 1945?
Little Boy
Big Blaze
Fat Chicken

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Hundred Years War was fought between England and which other country?
Austria
France
Spain

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In 1969, three men were sent into space in the Apollo missions. Where did they land in space?
The International Space Station
The Moon
Mars

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In 1849, where was gold discovered?
Nevada
California
Arizona
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Generations upon generations of people have come and gone and have left their mark; they've won and lost battles, survived diseases and wars, and created art and inventions that have molded the world in which we live. It wasn't always easy, nor was it always certain, but humanity has defied the odds and kept going. History is proof that we're not only still here, but that there is more to come in an ever-evolving future and the people and events, on our quiz solidified their place in history in one way or another.

How can you not love history? It offers us a window into the past and you have to admit—it not only informs the current state of the world, but it's pretty impressive too! Are you a big history buff? Do you know how certain people made their mark? Do you know all about the events that made history, from the birth of America to the fall of the Berlin Wall and everything in between? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, this is the quiz for you! To find out how much you know about the people and events who shaped the world over the past several thousand years, we challenge you to take this challenging but fun quiz!

If your grand passion is people and the events that shaped the world, sit back, relax and put on your thinking cap! Answer these tough questions about history-making events that occurred over the past centuries! Not only will you have loads of fun, but you'll also probably learn something, too. Good luck with your fun and exciting journey in time travel!