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 Your Answer:

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

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

While in office, President Richard Nixon:
Resigned from office
Signed the National Environmental Policy Act
Ended the Vietnam War

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

During 9/11:
The US declared war on Iran
New York's World Trade Center was destroyed
3000 people were killed on US soil

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

During WWII, Adolf Hitler:
Led the Nazi to invade Poland
Led the Nazis to start concentration camps
Attempted to invade the US

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Leonardo da Vinci:
Painted the Mona Lisa
Invented the flying machine
Discovered gravity

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

During his life, Jesus Christ:
Led the Israelites in battle against the Romans
Is responsible for the start of Christianity
Was thought to be a prophet

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina:
Made landfall in New Orleans
Hit New York City
Killed 1800 people
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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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