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?
France
Germany
Japan

2 of 20Pick your answer!

When did Columbus land in North America?
1066
1675
1492

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?
Greenland
Norway
China

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?
Greek
Egyptian
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.
Jackson
Smith
Wright

9 of 20Pick your answer!

____ was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.
Maya Angelou
Ingrid Bergman
Amelia Earhart

10 of 20Pick your answer!

______ was Britain’s first female prime minister.
Theresa May
Portia Simpson-Miller
Margaret Thatcher

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.
Neil Armstrong
Gerald Logic
Buzz Lightyear

13 of 20Pick your answer!

According to legend, Excalibur was a ..........
knife
axe
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.
Adolf Hitler
Josef Stalin
Julius Caesar

15 of 20Pick your answer!

Famous diarist _____ spent two years hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam.
Sarah Frank
Lisa Frank
Anne 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?
False
True

18 of 20Pick your answer!

Gladiators are associated with which ancient city?
Jerusalem
Athens
Rome

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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