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?
Vietnam
Japan
China

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"?
Indira Ghandi
Malcom X
Martin Luther King Jr.

4 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean?
Amelia Earhart
Ingrid Bergman
Maya Angelou

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?
Germany
The Soviet Union
Cuba

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?
Barack Obama
Abraham Lincoln
Richard Nixon

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 Trojans
The Aztecs
The Greeks

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?
Sherwood Forest
Ashdown Forest
Brechfa 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?
Athena
Poseidon
Zeus

18 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Marie Antoinette was an Archduchess of what country?
Romania
France
Germany

19 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What country was Ivan the Terrible from?
Wales
Russia
Spain

20 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Which crop led to a serious famine in Ireland?
Wheat
Corn
Potato
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