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

SoSo, Diane Kruger, hero, history, mythology, God, goddess, Greek
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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?
Vietnam
China
Japan
2 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What ancient civilization were ruled by Pharaohs?
Egyptian
Greek
Roman
3 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Who gave the iconic speech "I Have A Dream"?
Malcom X
Indira Ghandi
Martin Luther King Jr.
4 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean?
Ingrid Bergman
Maya Angelou
Amelia Earhart
5 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Which empire was ruled by Julius Caesar?
Persia
Rome
Athens
6 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What country was Joseph Stalin the General Secretary of?
Germany
Cuba
The Soviet Union
7 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What was the last state to join the United States of America?
Hawaii
New Mexico
California
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?
Richard Nixon
Barack Obama
Abraham Lincoln
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?
China
Vietnam
Mongolia
12 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What ancient civilization once inhabited Mexico?
The Greeks
The Aztecs
The Trojans
13 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Edward Teach was a notorious English pirate better known as?
Blackbeard
Captain Hook
Captain Jack Sparrow
14 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What year did the Titanic sink?
1999
1912
1946
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?
Cyclops
Titans
Medusa
17 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Who is the Greek God of the sky?
Athena
Poseidon
Zeus
18 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Marie Antoinette was an Archduchess of what country?
Germany
Romania
France
19 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What country was Ivan the Terrible from?
Spain
Russia
Wales
20 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Which crop led to a serious famine in Ireland?
Corn
Potato
Wheat
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