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?
Donald Trump
Barack Obama
George H.W. Bush

2 of 20Pick your answer!

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

3 of 20Pick your answer!

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

4 of 20Pick your answer!

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

5 of 20Pick your answer!

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

6 of 20Pick your answer!

Which war began in 1939?
Vietnam War
Iraq War
WW2

7 of 20Pick your answer!

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

8 of 20Pick your answer!

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

9 of 20Pick your answer!

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

10 of 20Pick your answer!

Which era occurred first?
Bronze Age
Iron Age
Stone Age

11 of 20Pick your answer!

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

12 of 20Pick your answer!

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

13 of 20Pick your answer!

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

14 of 20Pick your answer!

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

15 of 20Pick your answer!

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

16 of 20Pick your answer!

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

17 of 20Pick your answer!

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

18 of 20Pick your answer!

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

19 of 20Pick your answer!

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

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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