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 _________.
inventing and flying the first successful airplane
discovering and mass producing popcorn
defending America in the colonial wars

2 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

3 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

4 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

5 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

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.
Johannes Gutenberg
Aubrey Graham
Albert Einstein

8 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Who was the longest serving president?
JFK
Abraham Lincoln
FDR

9 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

10 of 16Pick the correct answer!

In which continent did the Renaissance occur?
South America
Africa
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"?
James K. Polk
George W. Bush
Franklin D. Roosevelt

14 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

15 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

16 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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