Quiz: You'll Only Get 10/18 on This If You're Actually a History Teacher

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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! See if you know your history by passing it!

 Jul 20, 2018
1 of 18Pick the correct answer!
How many world wars have there been?
One
Three
Two
2 of 18Pick the correct answer!
In what year did Christopher Columbus land in North America?
1900
1875
1492
3 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Which country did the Magna Carta originate in?
Germany
England
Italy
4 of 18Pick the correct answer!
What chemical was used during the Vietnam War?
Blister agents
Cyanide
Agent Orange
5 of 18Pick the correct answer!
What was the main reason for the spread of the Black Plague?
Water
Mosquitoes
Rats
6 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Which is the most recent Pope to be put into sainthood?
Urban the Thirteenth
Benedict the Second
John Paul the Second
7 of 18Pick the correct answer!
The Red Scare during the 40s and 50s was the fear of the spread of _______.
AIDs
communism
the Black Plague
8 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Which President hosted "fireside chats"?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
John F.Kennedy
George Washington
9 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Which dynasty was the last to rule before the Republic of China?
Qing
Ming
Ling
10 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Who is known for his large signature on the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
John Hancock
11 of 18Pick the correct answer!
In what year did the Apollo II crew land on the moon?
1954
1998
1969
12 of 18Pick the correct answer!
In which continent did the Renaissance occur?
Africa
South America
Europe
13 of 18Pick the correct answer!
What year did Germany invade Poland?
1916
1939
1944
14 of 18Pick the correct answer!
When did the Boston Tea Party occur?
1773
1783
1779
15 of 18Pick the correct answer!
What was Ronald Raegan's favorite candy?
Snickers
Cotton candy
Jelly beans
16 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Which English king was known for beheading his ex-wives?
Henry the Eighth
Henry the Sixth
William the Second
17 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination led to which event?
Vietnam War
World War I
World War II
18 of 18Pick the correct answer!
In what year did Wall Street crash and cause the Great Depression?
1929
1919
1930
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