Quiz: Only A Retired History Teacher Will Get 16/20 On This Test

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Put away the history book and turn on your memory!

Find out how good you really are at World History by answering questions about the history of the ancient, medieval and modern world.

 Feb 04, 2018

1 of 20Pick your answer!

Who became President of the United States after George W. Bush?
Barack Obama
Donald Trump
George H.W. Bush

2 of 20Pick your answer!

Which brother duo is credited with building and flying the first airplane?
Orville brothers
Wright brothers
Warner brothers

3 of 20Pick your answer!

During colonial times, a "Cobbler" was the name for...
a woodworker
some who made/repaired shoes
a baker

4 of 20Pick your answer!

How many wives did King Henry VIII have?
6
18
2

5 of 20Pick your answer!

Which of these countries did the Vikings NOT come from?
Norway
Germany
Sweden

6 of 20Pick your answer!

Which war began in 1939?
Iraq War
WW2
Vietnam War

7 of 20Pick your answer!

What German city was split in half during the Cold War?
Berlin
Austria
Hamburg

8 of 20Pick your answer!

Anne Frank hid from the Nazis during WW2. Why?
She was Jewish
She was a female
She was a Soviet

9 of 20Pick your answer!

Julius Caesar was romantically connected to which figure?
Queen Victoria
Juliette
Cleopatra

10 of 20Pick your answer!

Which era occurred first?
Bronze Age
Stone Age
Iron Age

11 of 20Pick your answer!

In the Middle Ages, the Black Death devastated which continent?
Europe
Asia
Africa

12 of 20Pick your answer!

Which Greek bard is responsible for the famous works of The Iliad and The Odyssey?
Herodotus
Romeo
Homer

13 of 20Pick your answer!

What did Jim Crow laws enforce?
Racial segregation
Native American submission of territory
Taxation by the British

14 of 20Pick your answer!

Edward Teach, the pirate, was better known as...
Calico Jack
Blackbeard
Captain Kidd

15 of 20Pick your answer!

Who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln?
Lee Harvey Oswald
John Wilkes Booth
Jack Ruby

16 of 20Pick your answer!

What city was said to have fallen after allowing a wooden horse containing enemy soldiers inside?
Atlantis
Troy
Pompeii

17 of 20Pick your answer!

What artist painted the late 15th-century mural known as "Last Supper"?
Leonardo da Vinci
Caravaggio
Claude Monet

18 of 20Pick your answer!

In what year were women granted the right to vote in America?
1890
1920
1965

19 of 20Pick your answer!

Which one of the seven ancient wonders of the world is still standing today?
The Lighthouse of Alexandria
The Great Pyramid of Giza
The Colossus of Rhodes

20 of 20Pick your answer!

What famous actor became Governor of California in 2003?
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Michael J. Fox
Johnny Depp
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