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?
Orville brothers
Wright brothers
Warner brothers

3 of 20Pick your answer!

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

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?
Germany
Norway
Sweden

6 of 20Pick your answer!

Which war began in 1939?
WW2
Iraq War
Vietnam War

7 of 20Pick your answer!

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

8 of 20Pick your answer!

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

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?
Iron Age
Bronze Age
Stone Age

11 of 20Pick your answer!

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

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?
Jack Ruby
Lee Harvey Oswald
John Wilkes Booth

16 of 20Pick your answer!

What city was said to have fallen after allowing a wooden horse containing enemy soldiers inside?
Troy
Pompeii
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?
1920
1965
1890

19 of 20Pick your answer!

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

20 of 20Pick your answer!

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