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?
Germany
Japan
France

2 of 20Pick your answer!

When did Columbus land in North America?
1675
1492
1066

3 of 20Pick your answer!

Which was the last US state to join the country?
Hawaii
California
New Mexico

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
Richard Nixon
Barack Obama

6 of 20Pick your answer!

What ancient civilization were Pharaohs part of?
Egyptian
Roman
Greek

7 of 20Pick your answer!

____ gave the "I Have A Dream Speech."
Indira Ghandi
Martin Luther King Jr.
Malcom X

8 of 20Pick your answer!

The ___ Brothers invented and flew the first airplane.
Jackson
Wright
Smith

9 of 20Pick your answer!

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

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?
Wait in line for the bus
Buy a bus ticket
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 ..........
sword
axe
knife

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.
Lisa Frank
Anne Frank
Sarah Frank

16 of 20Pick your answer!

Beethoven was a famous _____.
scientist
painter
composer

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
Rome
Athens

19 of 20Pick your answer!

According to legend, which city did the ancient Greeks besiege for 10 years?
Constantinople
Atlantis
Troy

20 of 20Pick your answer!

Who was prime minister of the UK for most of the Second World War?
Tony Blair
Margaret Thatcher
Winston Churchill
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