Quiz: Can You Answer These 16 History Questions 90% Of Americans Won't Get?

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Can you ace this history quiz?

A quiz containing questions regarding important events in history including wars, assassinations, technology developments, and more!

 Dec 21, 2017
1 of 16Pick the correct answer!
Who perfected the lightbulb?
Benjamin Franklin
Alexander Graham
Thomas Edison
2 of 16Pick the correct answer!
What country was Hitler the leader of during WWII?
Austria
Germany
France
3 of 16Pick the correct answer!
World War I began with the assassination of who?
Vladimir Lenin
Neville Chamberlain
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
4 of 16Pick the correct answer!
American involvement in the Korean War took place in which decade?
1950s
1800s
2000s
5 of 16Pick the correct answer!
John F. Kennedy was assassinated in ___.
Florida
Washington D.C.
Texas
6 of 16Pick the correct answer!
The disease that killed a third of Europe's population in the 14th century is known as ___
the White Death
Smallpox
the Bubonic plague
7 of 16Pick the correct answer!
In 1929, what event kick started the great depression?
The stock market crash
Farming depletion caused by the drought
Ulysses S. Grant's assassination
8 of 16Pick the correct answer!
What battle is the turning point of the civil war?
Bull Run
Antietam
Gettysburg
9 of 16Pick the correct answer!
In what decade did the Apollo 11 crew land on the moon?
1920s
1990s
1960s
10 of 16Pick the correct answer!
The Hundred Years War was fought between what two countries?
Spain and Egypt
Greece and Slovenia
France and England
11 of 16Pick the correct answer!
Which famous river is said to have turned into blood in the Bible?
Nile River
Amazon River
Yellow River
12 of 16Pick the correct answer!
Which country held the first Olympic Games?
Peru
Italy
Greece
13 of 16Pick the correct answer!
Which English social reformer is thought to be the founder of modern nursing?
Martha Stewart
Margaret Thatcher
Florence Nightingale
14 of 16Pick the correct answer!
Who was the first Western explorer to reach China?
Marco Polo
Magellan
Cook
15 of 16Pick the correct answer!
The Incan Empire was located in what is now ___.
Peru
Mexico
Brazil
16 of 16Pick the correct answer!
What was the name of the first person to set foot on the moon?
Neil Armstrong
Lance Armstrong
Winston Churchill
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