Quiz: Can You Get 10/15 On This Historical 'Who Am I' Quiz?

juju, history, smart
women.com

Do you know a key historical figure when you see one?

Take this quiz to find out if you can identify key historical figures like Michelangelo and Cleopatra from a single description.

 Nov 02, 2017
1 of 15Who am I?
I was the first President of the United States and commanded the army during the American Revolutionary War
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
2 of 15Who am I?
I am often considered the Father of History and made the subject a social science
Aristotle
Sophocles
Herodotus
3 of 15Who am I?
I was an English poet and playwright who contributed many words to the language
Jane Austen
Emily Dickinson
Shakespeare
4 of 15Who am I?
I was the last Pharaoh of Egypt and began ruling when I was 17
Cleopatra
Ptolemy
Imhotep
5 of 15Who am I?
I united much of Western Europe in the Middle Ages, which led to modern France and Germany
Napoleon Bonaparte
Abraham Lincoln
Charlemagne
6 of 15Who am I?
I was a Dutch artist who cut off some of my ear
Salvador Dali
Pablo Picasso
Vincent van Gogh
7 of 15Who am I?
I was an American poet, best known for my work “The Raven”.
Edgar Allan Poe
Robert Frost
Maya Angelou
8 of 15Who am I?
Queen Consort to King Louis XVI, I lost my head during the French Revolution
Anne Boleyn
Marie Antoinette
Catherine the Great
9 of 15Who am I?
Conquering England in 1066 earned me the title “The Conqueror” after my name
Edward 1
Henry VIII
William 1
10 of 15Who am I?
I was a Venetian merchant who famously travelled to China
Dante Alighieri
Marco Polo
Leonardo da Vinci
11 of 15Who am I?
I was burned at the stake after I helped the King of France
Joan of Arc
St. Augustine
St. Francis
12 of 15Who am I?
I hid from the Nazis with my family for two years and kept a diary of my time in hiding
Rosa Parks
Anne Frank
Marie Curie
13 of 15Who am I?
I was a famous painter, especially known for my work on the Sistine Chapel ceiling
Caravaggio
Raphael
Michelangelo
14 of 15Who am I?
Known as the Father of Modern Science, I suggested that the earth rotates around the sun
Galileo Galilei
Isaac Newton
Albert Einstein
15 of 15Who am I?
I was a famous animator responsible for one of the most famous entertainment companies
Walt Disney
Chuck Jones
Tim Burton
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Ready to challenge your brain? You’re in luck, because 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 how much an elephant weighs? Or where the biggest mall in the United States is? Can you sing every song from “The Sound Of Music”, and can you figure out how many mittens two salamanders 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 movies, women.com has it all! Looking for a science test? A math test? A grammar test? Or maybe even a nursery rhyme quiz? 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!