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
inventing and flying the first successful airplane
discovering and mass producing popcorn

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?
water
mosquitoes
rats

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?
Adolf Hitler
Napoleon Bonaparte
Abraham Lincoln

6 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

7 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

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 _______.
Berlin
London
Amsterdam

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?
WWII
The Cold War
WWI

12 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

13 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

14 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

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?
Dancing Diners
Underpubs
Speakeasies
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