Quiz: Can You Pass This "Two Truths And A Lie" History Quiz?

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Can you decipher fact from fiction?

Are you a history buff? Do you think you could spot the lie? If so, it's time to see how much you know through fact or fiction!

 Dec 15, 2018

1 of 18Choose The LIE:

During the Civil War:
Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation
Lincoln fought to keep slavery
Lincoln gave the Gettysburg address

2 of 18Choose The LIE:

When Apollo 11 landed on the moon in 1969:
Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon
An astronaut planted the US flag
An astronaut died

3 of 18Choose The LIE:

During World War II:
Hawaii was hit by an atomic bomb
Hiroshima was hit by an atomic bomb
Nagasaki was hit by an atomic bomb

4 of 18Choose The LIE:

Thomas Edison invented:
The cotton gin
The electric light bulb
The phonograph

5 of 18Choose The LIE:

While in office, President Richard Nixon:
Became a father
Signed the National Environmental Policy Act
Resigned from office

6 of 18Choose The LIE:

The Democratic Party is associated with:
The color blue
A donkey
An elephant

7 of 18Choose The LIE:

When John F. Kennedy was president:
He announced his goal to put man on the moon
He proposed the enactment of civil rights legislation
The Berlin Wall fell

8 of 18Choose The LIE:

In 1912, the Titanic:
Hit an iceberg
Sank because an explosion occurred due to its boilers malfunctioning
Made its maiden voyage from Belfast

9 of 18Choose The LIE:

The Chernobyl nuclear power plant:
Melted down in 1986
Is located in Romania
Caused the city around to it become a radioactive wasteland

10 of 18Choose The LIE:

During the American Revolution:
The colonies were supported financially by the French
Fought the British for independence
The colonies were at war with France

11 of 18Choose The LIE:

The Pearl Harbor attack:
Sunk the USS Arizona
Brought the US into WWII
Was an attack on the US by Korea

12 of 18Choose The LIE:

During Ronald Reagan's presidency:
He was nearly assassinated
The Berlin Wall came down
A US naval base was attacked in Cuba

13 of 18Choose The LIE:

During WWII, Adolf Hitler:
Led the Nazis to invade Poland
Attempted to invade the US
Utilized propoganda

14 of 18Choose The LIE:

Leonardo da Vinci:
Painted the Mona Lisa
Was born in the 1400s
Discovered gravity

15 of 18Choose The LIE:

This Pope has lead the Catholic Church in the 21st Century:
Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Francis
Pope Paul VI

16 of 18Choose The LIE:

The Black Death:
Is also known as the Bubonic plague
Killed millions in the Americas
Killed millions in Europe and Asia

17 of 18Choose The LIE:

The Pilgrims:
Landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620
Celebrated the first Thanksgiving in the New World
Fought in the American Revolution

18 of 18Choose The LIE:

Washington DC:
Is home to the White House
Became its own state
Is short for Washington, District of Columbia
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A lot has happened to shape history as we know it today. From world wars to civil wars to 45 presidents, moon landings, innovative inventions, and the Industrial Revolution, history has left an indelible mark on the world. It continues to shape popular culture, science, and events around the globe!

Do you love studying history? Do you marvel at wars, inventions, religions, architecture and the folks who shaped all of it? If so, you'll be able to answer these difficult questions regarding past events and people that shaped the good old Earth from day one!

Do you know how we came to be? Do you know who the Founding Fathers were and how early American government was formed? Do know the battles fought and waged in the name of freedom around the world? Can you name every president that has served USA since its humble beginnings? Do you know how England was ruled and why the French Revolution started? Do you know the names of the great presidents from those who faded into obscurity? Do you know the good times from the bad, the prosperous times to the Great Depression? Do you know what happened during the Cold War and who finally won the space race? Our goal at women.com is to make people feel good about who they are - and take a relaxing break from the world outside to do something that they enjoy. So take a breath, stop whatever you're doing, and get ready to have a little fun. These 18 questions will ask that you identify the lie from the truths about American history? That's right—YOU pick the lie. The lie is the correct answer! Are you up for the challenge. Let's go!

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