History Quiz: Most People Can't Remember Who Did These 20 Things. Can You?

Fox Searchlight Pictures

Can you make your history teacher proud?

See how well you really remember history by choosing the correct historical figure based on the significant act they did in their lives.

 Feb 01, 2020

1 of 20Who did this?

Was burnt at the stake in my native France after being declared a heretic
Joan of Arc
Napoleon Bonaparte
Marie Antoinette

2 of 20Who did this?

Painted the Mona Lisa and other works
Leonardo da Vinci
Claude Monet
Raffael

3 of 20Who did this?

Started World War II and was responsible for the Holocaust
Franklin D. Roosevelt
John F. Kennedy
Adolf Hitler

4 of 20Who did this?

Wrote the "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey"
Voltaire
Homer
William Shakespeare

5 of 20Who did this?

Conquered England in 1066
William the Conqueror
Alfred the Great
Adolf Hitler

6 of 20Who did this?

Chronicled my experience hiding from the Nazis in a diary
Josef Stalin
Winston Churchill
Anne Frank

7 of 20Who did this?

Had my head cut off during the French Revolution
Christopher Columbus
Benito Mussolini
Marie Antoinette

8 of 20Who did this?

Built and flew the first successful airplane
The Warner Brothers
The Orville Brothers
The Wright Brothers

9 of 20Who did this?

Became Emperor of Rome but was assassinated on the Ides of March
Tutankhamun
Julius Caesar
Octavian

10 of 20Who did this?

Established trade routes between China and my native Europe
Marco Polo
Galileo Gallilei
Sir Walter Raleigh

11 of 20Who did this?

Wrote The Communist Manifesto and believed in the power of communist economies
Neil Armstrong
Josef Stalin
Karl Marx

12 of 20Who did this?

Composed many pieces of music and became widely regarded as a musical genius
Charles Darwin
Charlie Chaplin
Mozart

13 of 20Who did this?

Elected the first President of the United States
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln

14 of 20Who did this?

Made breakthrough discoveries in physics, with my laws of motion and gravity
Thomas Edison
Marie Curie
Sir Isaac Newton

15 of 20Who did this?

Sparked off the Protestant Reformation
Joe Lewis
Malcolm X
Martin Luther

16 of 20Who did this?

Ruled over Egypt and had relationships with Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony while defending the country
Catherine the Great
Anne Boleyn
Cleopatra

17 of 20Who did this?

Helped on the Lewis and Clark expedition with my native knowledge
Sacagawea
Paul Revere
Pontiac

18 of 20Who did this?

Became a nun and left my native Albania to serve the poor in India
St. Bernadette
St. Mary
Mother Teresa

19 of 20Who did this?

Married Prince Charles in 1981 and was tragically killed in a car accident
Princess Anne
Princess Margaret
Princess Diana

20 of 20Who did this?

I was the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States
Margaret Thatcher
Sandra Day O'Connor
Nancy Reagan
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Ready to challenge yourself? Well, you're in luck! Don't you worry, we've got the best mind teasers, trivia, and general knowledge questions to test how smart you really are when it comes to all things knowledge, education, and more! If you consider yourself a wiz when it comes to riddles, or if you just need a break from the hectic world around you - give this quiz a try! Do you know the actions of the most influential people in history? What about the full lyrics to Michael Jackson's "Beat It"? Can you quote every line from "Pretty Woman", or figure out how many mittens two iguanas and three kittens would need to stay warm in the winter? If you said yes to any of these questions, then this is the place for you! From quizzes about your hometown to quizzes about your favorite songs, women.com has it all! Looking for a math test? A grammar test? A movie test? Or maybe even a nursery rhyme test? Whatever your heart desires, we can quiz you on it! Visit women.com/quizzes to check out some of our other viral content, and as always, don't forget to share with your friends! Our goal at women.com is to make people feel good about who they are - and take a relaxing break from the world outside to do something that they enjoy. So take a breath, stop whatever you're doing, and get ready to have a little fun. This three-minute escape is exactly what you need!