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 Mar 23, 2020

1 of 30Choose Your Answer:

Who created the first successful printing press?
Nikola Tesla
Johannes Gutenberg
Henry Ford

2 of 30Choose Your Answer:

What acquisition of territory by the United States from France occurred in the year 1803?
Mississippi Purchase
Arkansas Purchase
Louisiana Purchase

3 of 30Choose Your Answer:

What year did World War I begin?
1941
1914
1957

4 of 30Choose Your Answer:

Which General famously stated "I shall return" according to history?
Paul Peters
Leonard Laughlin
Douglas MacArthur

5 of 30Choose Your Answer:

What scandal forced U.S. President Richard Nixon to resign in 1974?
Watergate
Iran Contra
Lewinsky Scandal

6 of 30Choose Your Answer:

Who started the Protestant Reformation?
Kobe Henderson
Hans Wheatley
Martin Luther

7 of 30True or False:

John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Miami, Florida.
False
True

8 of 30Choose Your Answer:

The Cold War was between the United States and what other world power?
Canada
Japan
Soviet Union

9 of 30True or False:

"An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth" is a well-known phrase from The Ten Commandments of the Bible.
False
True

10 of 30Choose Your Answer:

Who was the first female prime minister of Britain?
Margaret Thatcher
Martha Kent
Betsy Ross

11 of 30Choose Your Answer:

The Reign of Terror was a period during which major social and political event?
French Revolution
Mexican Revolution
American Revolution

12 of 30Choose Your Answer:

Which world power sent the first human into space?
India
China
Soviet Union

13 of 30Choose Your Answer:

Along with Hiroshima, Japan, which Japanese city was hit by an atomic bomb in 1945?
Nagasaki
Osaka
Tokyo

14 of 30Choose Your Answer:

What decade was the first human sent into space?
1930s
1950s
1940s

15 of 30Choose Your Answer:

In 1896, where were the first modern Olympics held?
Italy
France
Greece

16 of 30True or False:

Julius Caesar was assassinated in Rome on March 15th.
False
True

17 of 30Choose Your Answer:

The Battle of Hastings in 1066 was fought in which country?
Russia
Norway
England

18 of 30Choose Your Answer:

The Cuban Revolution led to the rise of what dictator?
Fidel Castro
Julio Ruldolph
Ruben Isla

19 of 30Choose Your Answer:

Eva Peron was the first lady of what country?
Argentina
Cuba
Peru

20 of 30Choose Your Answer:

Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln?
John Wilkes Booth
James Dean Luke
Joseph Kyle Lance

21 of 30Choose Your Answer:

Which of these rivers are NOT associated with The Fertile Crescent?
Susquehanna
Nile
Tigris

22 of 30True or False:

Adolf Hitler was the leader of the Nazi party.
False
True

23 of 30Choose Your Answer:

What military leader, who later became an emperor, rose to power during the French Revolution?
Napoleon Bonaparte
Xerxes Theobald
Marquis Zi Tente

24 of 30Pick your answer!

Who was famous for refusing to give up her seat on the bus?
Rosa Parks
Susan B. Anthony
Harriett Tubman

25 of 30Choose Your Answer:

What charter was passed by King John of England in 1215?
Magna Carta
Stamp Act
Mayflower Compact

26 of 30Choose Your Answer:

The Hundred Years War was fought between what two countries?
Russia and Mexico
England and France
France and Russia

27 of 30True or False:

Between 2013 to 2016, Africa was devastated by the Ebola virus epidemic.
True
False

28 of 30True or False:

The Aztec civilization was centered around the city of Tenochtitlan.
False
True

29 of 30Choose Your Answer:

Along with the United States, what other world power was a big part the War of 1812?
Mexico
Great Britain
Canada

30 of 30Choose Your Answer:

Who painted the "Mona Lisa" and "The Last Supper"?
Michael Angelo
Pablo Picasso
Leonardo da Vinci
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