Quiz: Can You Match These 13 Historical Figures To Their Accomplishments?

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Solves history's mysteries!

How well do you know the people and events that shaped history? Take this quiz and show the world your skills!

 Oct 13, 2017

1 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Jonas Salk
Discovered the cure for polio
Discovered the cure for measles
Discovered the cure for smallpox

2 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Albert Einstein
Introduced the Doppler effect
Introduced the Big Bang Theory
Introduced the Theory of Relativity

3 of 13Pick Your Answer!

William Shakespeare
Foretold the future
Wrote plays and sonnets

4 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Susan B. Anthony
Fought to lower the voting age
Fought for lower taxes
Fought for the women's right to vote

5 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Alexander Graham Bell
Invented the telephone
Invented the motion picture camera
Invented the television

6 of 13Pick Your Answer!

The Wright Brothers
Made the first transatlantic flight
Made the first helicopter
Flew the first powered aircraft

7 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Leonardo Da Vinci
Sculpted the Venus de Milo
Painted the Sistine Chapel
Painted the Mona Lisa

8 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Herman Melville
Wrote "A Christmas Carol"
Wrote "Moby Dick"
Wrote "Tom Sawyer"

9 of 13Pick Your Answer!

William Shatner
Starred in "The Munsters"
Starred in "A Streetcar Named Desire"
Starred in the original "Star Trek"

10 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Lady Godiva
Started the Suffragette movement
Rode naked through the streets of Coventry
Campaigner for civil rights

11 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Marie Curie
Discovered radium
Discovered the law of gravity
Discovered penecillin

12 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Jane Austen
Wrote "Pride and Prejudice"
Wrote "Frankenstein"
Wrote "Romeo and Juliet"

13 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Neil Armstrong
Was the first man to work at NASA
Was the first man to walk on the Moon
Was the first man to visit the International Space Station
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