Quiz: Americans Rarely Get Over 60% On This European History Quiz. Can You?

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Can you beat the average American when it comes to European history?

Prove that you know more about European history than most Americans by correctly answering the history questions in this quiz.

 Mar 23, 2018
1 of 20Pick your answer!
What country did Joan of Arc come from?
Japan
Germany
France
2 of 20Pick your answer!
When did Columbus land in North America?
1492
1066
1675
3 of 20Pick your answer!
Which was the last US state to join the country?
New Mexico
California
Hawaii
4 of 20Pick your answer!
Which of these countries did Vikings NOT come from?
China
Greenland
Norway
5 of 20Pick your answer!
Which of these men was President of the USA before the others?
Abraham Lincoln
Barack Obama
Richard Nixon
6 of 20Pick your answer!
What ancient civilization were Pharaohs part of?
Egyptian
Greek
Roman
7 of 20Pick your answer!
____ gave the "I Have A Dream Speech."
Indira Ghandi
Malcom X
Martin Luther King Jr.
8 of 20Pick your answer!
The ___ Brothers invented and flew the first airplane.
Wright
Jackson
Smith
9 of 20Pick your answer!
____ was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.
Ingrid Bergman
Maya Angelou
Amelia Earhart
10 of 20Pick your answer!
______ was Britain’s first female prime minister.
Margaret Thatcher
Portia Simpson-Miller
Theresa May
11 of 20Pick your answer!
Rosa Parks was arrested after she refused to do what?
Buy a bus ticket
Wait in line for the bus
Give up her seat on the bus
12 of 20Pick your answer!
_______ was the first American on the moon.
Gerald Logic
Neil Armstrong
Buzz Lightyear
13 of 20Pick your answer!
According to legend, Excalibur was a ..........
axe
knife
sword
14 of 20Pick your answer!
What famous dictator was assassinated on the Ides of March and shares a name with a kind of dressing.
Josef Stalin
Adolf Hitler
Julius Caesar
15 of 20Pick your answer!
Famous diarist _____ spent two years hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam.
Lisa Frank
Anne Frank
Sarah Frank
16 of 20Pick your answer!
Beethoven was a famous _____.
composer
painter
scientist
17 of 20Pick your answer!
True or false: Eva Braun was believed to be the girlfriend of Adolf Hitler?
True
False
18 of 20Pick your answer!
Gladiators are associated with which ancient city?
Athens
Rome
Jerusalem
19 of 20Pick your answer!
According to legend, which city did the ancient Greeks besiege for 10 years?
Troy
Atlantis
Constantinople
20 of 20Pick your answer!
Who was prime minister of the UK for most of the Second World War?
Margaret Thatcher
Winston Churchill
Tony Blair
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