Quiz: Most Adults Haven't Scored 15/20 On This History Test. Can You?

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It's time to make your history teacher proud!

Answer the questions in this history quiz to find out how much you really know about world, medieval and ancient history.

 Mar 18, 2018
1 of 20Pick Your Answer!
The World War II bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki took place in what country?
China
Vietnam
Japan
2 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What ancient civilization were ruled by Pharaohs?
Egyptian
Roman
Greek
3 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Who gave the iconic speech "I Have A Dream"?
Malcom X
Martin Luther King Jr.
Indira Ghandi
4 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean?
Maya Angelou
Ingrid Bergman
Amelia Earhart
5 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Which empire was ruled by Julius Caesar?
Rome
Athens
Persia
6 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What country was Joseph Stalin the General Secretary of?
Cuba
Germany
The Soviet Union
7 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What was the last state to join the United States of America?
Hawaii
California
New Mexico
8 of 20Pick Your Answer!
During which war was Pearl Harbor bombed?
The Vietnam War
World War II
World War I
9 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Out of these men, who was President of the United States first?
Abraham Lincoln
Richard Nixon
Barack Obama
10 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What device was used for beheadings during Medieval times?
Guillotine
Electric chair
Mandoline
11 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What country did the conqueror Genghis Khan come from?
Vietnam
Mongolia
China
12 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What ancient civilization once inhabited Mexico?
The Greeks
The Trojans
The Aztecs
13 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Edward Teach was a notorious English pirate better known as?
Captain Jack Sparrow
Blackbeard
Captain Hook
14 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What year did the Titanic sink?
1912
1946
1999
15 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What is the name of forest where Robin Hood resided?
Brechfa Forest
Ashdown Forest
Sherwood Forest
16 of 20Pick Your Answer!
According to Greek mythology, who had snakes for hair and could turn onlookers into stone?
Titans
Cyclops
Medusa
17 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Who is the Greek God of the sky?
Poseidon
Zeus
Athena
18 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Marie Antoinette was an Archduchess of what country?
France
Germany
Romania
19 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What country was Ivan the Terrible from?
Wales
Spain
Russia
20 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Which crop led to a serious famine in Ireland?
Corn
Wheat
Potato
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