Can You Answer All These Qs About The Most Unbelievable Historical Facts?

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Are you crazy for history?

Are you all about world history? Show your wisdom by answering questions on the world's fascinating past events!

 Oct 30, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

George Washington was born in which present-day state?

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the only American to become vice president and president after a resignations?
Jimmy Carter
Lyndon Johnson
Gerald Ford

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In 1927, who became the first man to fly solo and non-stop across the Atlantic?
Charles Lindbergh
Thomas Edison
Henry Ford

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What was the family name of the Russian rulers from the 17th century until the 1917 revolution?

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Which U.S. president had a home called The Hermitage?
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
Andrew Jackson

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What three colors appear on the Italian flag?
Red, white and black
Red, white and blue
Red, white and green

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What president was shot outside the Hilton Hotel in Washington on March 30, 1981?
Ronald Reagan
George W. Bush
Jimmy Carter

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was president during the U.S. Civil War?
Andrew Jackson
Abraham Lincoln
Woodrow Wilson

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which infamous prison was stormed on July 14, 1789?
The Tower of London
The Bastille

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In which year did the Titanic sink?

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Who invented the thermometer?
Sir Isaac Newton

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Who was the king of Britain during the American revolutionary war?
Richard I
Edward IV
George III

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Which U.S. president issued the Emancipation Proclamation?
James Garfield
Abraham Lincoln
Calvin Coolidge

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Che Guevara was born in what country?
The United States

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which event did US President Franklin D. Roosevelt call, "A day that will live in infamy"?
V-E day
V-D day
The attack on Pearl Harbor

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Which country financed Christopher Columbus' 1492 exploration?

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Who was the commander of the Confederate Army during the battle of Gettysburg?
Jefferson Davis
Stonewall Jackson
Robert E. Lee

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Jack the Ripper is the name given to an unidentified serial killer that terrorized what city in 1888?
New York
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Are you a big history buff? Do you know how people made their mark on the world? Do you know all about the events that made actually history, from the birth of America to the fall of the Berlin Wall and everything in between? Are you great with remembering dates, places and specific events? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, this is the quiz for you! To find out how much you know about the people and events who shaped the world over the past several thousand years, we challenge you to take this challenging but fun quiz!

Generations upon generations of people have come and gone and have left their mark. They've won and lost battles, survived diseases and wars, and created art and inventions that have molded the world in which we now live. It wasn't always easy, nor was it always certain, but humanity has defied the odds and kept going. History is proof that we're not only still here, but that there more to come in an ever-evolving future and the people, and events, on our quiz solidified their place history in one way or another.

So, if your grand passion is people and the events that shaped the world, sit back, relax and put on your thinking cap! Answer these tough questions about the history-making events occurred over the past centuries! Not only will you have loads of fun, but you'll probably learn something, too. Good luck with your fun and exciting journey in time travel and enjoy meeting some new, historical friends!