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Are you on the right side of history?

How well do you know the historical events and people that shaped the past? Take this quiz to find out!

 Jul 15, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic ocean?
Harriet Tubman
Florence Nightingale
Amelia Earhart

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What state is nicknamed "The Centennial State"?
Colorado
Hawaii
Michigan

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

By marrying Prince Rainier, Grace Kelly became princess of what nation?
Monaco
The Netherlands
Algeria

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What city was once divided by a wall?
Rome
Paris
Berlin

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was Al Capone's nickname?
Bad Al
Scarface
Goodfella

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which president ended his country's participation in the Vietnam War?
George W. Bush
Richard Nixon
Bill Clinton

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was the name of a Vincent van Gogh painting?
Sunny Day
Starry Night
Cloudy Afternoon

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is Mozart's first name?
Wolfgang
Ronald
Frederick

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was the first animal sent up to outer space?
Bear
Dog
Cat

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In what country was composer Beethoven born?
Poland
Germany
England

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What nation was led by Peter the Great?
Japan
Russia
Spain

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Battle of Bull Run occurred during what war?
Vietnam War
Civil War
WWII

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of the following was not a US President?
John Adams
Thomas Paine
George Washington

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What country's invasion led to WWII?
France
Poland
The Netherland

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who invented the telephone?
Alexander Graham Bell
George Eastman
Nikola Tesla

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which side did Britain support in the US Civil War?
The Confederacy (The South)
The Union (The North)

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What state saw the start of the American Revolution?
California
Florida
Massachusetts

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In what ocean did the Titanic sink?
The Atlantic
The Arctic
The Pacific
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Are you a big history buff? Do you love to study the strategies that led different factions into battle? Do you like to read about how countries came to be, who led them, and the obstacles people faced as the passed from age to age? Do you get into long conversations about how history continues to affect the world we live in for centuries to come? Do you know the great inventions and how they came to serve mankind? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, this is the quiz for you! To find out how much you know about world history and the events and people who shaped it over the past several thousand years, we challenge you to take this challenging but fun quiz.

Generations upon generations of people have walked the Earth. As they've come and gone, they've left their mark on history. They've won and lost battles, survived diseases and wars, and created art and inventions that have molded civilization. It wasn't always easy, but humanity has defied the odds and kept going countless times—history is proof that we're not only still here, there more to come in terms of an ever-evolving future.

So, if how the world history is your grand passion, sit back, relax and put on your thinking cap! Answer these 18 questions about a range of historical subjects from geography and pop culture to language and medicine throughout the ages. Not only will you have loads of fun, you'll probably learn something, too. Good luck with your fun and exciting journey into the world's past!