Quiz: Can You Answer All 22 Of These Surprisingly Hard History Questions?

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If you could go back to High School and prove to your History teacher that you were paying attention, would you? Well now you can! Come on, nows your change for that A+!!!

Take this twenty-two question quiz to see if you know all there is to know about history; from wars and battles, to resignations and controversies.

 Sep 26, 2017

1 of 22Pick your answer!

"Flappers" are associated with which decade?
1920s
1970s
1950s

2 of 22Pick your answer!

Which U.S. president was brought into office during a time of war?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Harry S. Truman
James K. Polk

3 of 22Pick your answer!

Marilyn Monroe was allegedly romantically involved with this President:
Harry S. Truman
John F. Kennedy
Franklin D. Roosevelt

4 of 22Pick your answer!

Who was the first female astronaut?
Sally Ride
Amelia Earhart
Billie Jean King

5 of 22Pick your answer!

Who accompanied Lewis & Clark on their expedition of the West?
Pocahontas
George Washington
Sacagawea

6 of 22Pick your answer!

Which amendment in the Bill of Rights preserves the right to bear arms?
First Amendement
Second Amendment
Eighteenth Amendment

7 of 22Pick your answer!

What French debutant was married to Louis XVI?
Marie Antoinette
Catherine the Great
Anastasia Romanov

8 of 22Pick your answer!

What event marks "The Day That Will Live in Infamy"?
The beginning of WWII
Bombing of Pearl Harbor
9/11

9 of 22Pick your answer!

The "first state" in America was:
Delaware
New York
Massachusetts

10 of 22Pick your answer!

___________ invented the telephone.
Alexander Graham Bell
Ben Franklin
John Adams

11 of 22Pick your answer!

In 1920, ______ were granted the right to vote in America.
African Americans
Women
British

12 of 22Pick your answer!

Who is the artist responsible for The Statue of David and the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
Claude Monet
Michelangelo
Machiavelli

13 of 22Pick your answer!

The "Gold Rush" began in 1849 in __________.
California
Florida
Texas

14 of 22Pick your answer!

Who was the Greek God of beauty?
Eros
Aphrodite
Hades

15 of 22Pick your answer!

What was the former name of Istanbul?
Czechoslovakia
Byzantium
Constantinople

16 of 22Pick your answer!

Who founded the Mongol Empire?
Genghis Khan
Batu Khan
Vladimir Putin

17 of 22Pick your answer!

Harriet Tubman helped over 300 slaves escape slavery with the help of the __________.
Freedom Riders
NAACP
Underground Railroad

18 of 22Pick your answer!

Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of what country?
Iceland
The United Kingdom
France

19 of 22Pick your answer!

What famous wall fell in 1989?
The Berlin Wall
Pink Floyd's "The Wall"
The Great Wall of China

20 of 22Pick your answer!

Who were the first people to fly an airplane?
the Orville Brothers
the Earhart Brothers
the Wright Brothers

21 of 22Pick your answer!

Finish the Marie Antoinette quote: "Let them ________"
eat bread
eat cake
prosper

22 of 22Pick your answer!

Who gave the Gettysburg Address?
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
JFK
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