Quiz: A True Historian Wouldn't Fail These 16 Questions. Will You?

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Are you a history buff?

This quiz contains questions about important events in history, such as wars, U.S. presidents, and more!

 Jan 20, 2018

1 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Orville and Wilbur Wright are famous for _________.
defending America in the colonial wars
discovering and mass producing popcorn
inventing and flying the first successful airplane

2 of 16Pick the correct answer!

What chemical was used during the Vietnam War?
Agent Orange
cyanide
Blister agents

3 of 16Pick the correct answer!

What was the main reason for the spread of the Black Plague?
rats
mosquitoes
water

4 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Which is the most recent pope to be put into sainthood?
John Paul the Second
Benedict the Second
Urban the Thirteenth

5 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Who was tallest out of the following?
Napoleon Bonaparte
Adolf Hitler
Abraham Lincoln

6 of 16Pick the correct answer!

The Red Scare during the 40s and 50s was the fear of the spread of ______.
AIDs
Communism
Black Plague

7 of 16Pick the correct answer!

This man invented the first printing press.
Albert Einstein
Johannes Gutenberg
Aubrey Graham

8 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Who was the longest serving president?
Abraham Lincoln
FDR
JFK

9 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Before New York was New York, it was called New _______.
Amsterdam
London
Berlin

10 of 16Pick the correct answer!

In which continent did the Renaissance occur?
Africa
South America
Europe

11 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Which war is also referred to as The Great War?
The Cold War
WWI
WWII

12 of 16Pick the correct answer!

The Boston Tea Party was a demonstration protesting...
Foreign trade
Slavery
Taxation

13 of 16Pick the correct answer!

What U.S. president held "fireside chats"?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
James K. Polk
George W. Bush

14 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Which English king was known for beheading his ex-wives?
William the Second
Henry the Eighth
Henry the Sixth

15 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination led to which event?
World War II
Vietnam War
World War I

16 of 16Pick the correct answer!

What were the underground bars called during the Prohibition?
Underpubs
Dancing Diners
Speakeasies
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