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 gave the Gettysburg address
Lincoln fought to keep slavery

2 of 18Choose The LIE:

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

3 of 18Choose The LIE:

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 The LIE:

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

5 of 18Choose The LIE:

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

6 of 18Choose The LIE:

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

7 of 18Choose The LIE:

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 The LIE:

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

9 of 18Choose The LIE:

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

10 of 18Choose The LIE:

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

11 of 18Choose The LIE:

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

12 of 18Choose The LIE:

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 The LIE:

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

14 of 18Choose The LIE:

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

15 of 18Choose The LIE:

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

16 of 18Choose The LIE:

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

17 of 18Choose The LIE:

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

18 of 18Choose The LIE:

Washington DC:
Became its own state
Is home to the White House
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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