Time For a History Challenge

 Once again we dive into the colorful waters of the past in our quest to find the best history questions for our next quiz! It's time to blow the dust off those history lessons and information you've received, and answer the next 15 questions...
 
 
What year did the Nobel prize start being awarded?
1901
1851
1801
1951
 
 
Which two countries signed the Ribbentrop-Molotov agreement?
Russia and Germany
England and Ireland
Poland and Finland
Austria and Germany
 
 
Which of these countries wasn't a part of the Soviet Union?
Turkey
Armenia
Turkmenistan
Belarus
 
 
Which empire controlled the biggest area?
Mongol Empire
British Empire
Ottoman Empire
Roman Empire
 
 
Which of these countries only gave women the vote during the 1970s?
Switzerland
England
Belgium
France
 
 
The Roman emperor Augustus was the ________ of Julius Caesar.
Father
Nephew
Grandson
Brother
 
 
The Solomon and Samoan islands were colonies of...
Germany
England
Denmark
France
 
 
What show was Abraham Lincoln watching when he was murdered?
Our American Cousin
King Lear
Hamlet
Father
 
 
What were Samurai called when they had no master to serve?
Ronin
Pirates
Ninjas
Shoguns
 
 
How much did the USA pay Russia for Alaska in 1867?
$7.2 million
$72 million
$2.7 million
$27 million
 
 
What is Edmund Kemper famous for being?
A serial killer
A physicist
An inventor
A statesman
 
 
How long did the Ottoman Empire exist?
About 600 years
About 160 years
About 1000 years
About 200 years
 
 
The leader 'Charles the Great' was also known as...
King Arthur
Charlemagne
Alexander the Great
Hannibal
 
 
During the 'War of the Roses', what house was represented by the white rose?
York
Lancaster
Windsor
Stark
 
 
In what year did Ireland get independence from England?
1921
1871
1891
1901
More Reading Needed
It may be time to brush up on your history a bit. There's no need to fret though since we're sure that with a little more care and attention you'll be able to get much better results on your next attempt. While many people find it easy to disregard what happened in the past, the wise know that there's much that can be learned from it!
Good Stuff!
Good show! From your answers it is clear that you know your history pretty well. Even though your score isn't perfect, you show enough enthusiasm for the subject matter to be considered an amateur historian, and with further study you could quite easily become an expert! Make sure to share this quiz with your friends and family to see if they're as knowledgeable as you are!
Sublime Performance!
Absolutely incredible! Your knowledge of the history is sublime. You are a keen lover of history. The world truly is better off with you in it, since without people like you, we'd be cursed to keep repeating the same historical mistakes over and over again. Make sure to share this quiz with your friends and family to see if they're as knowledgeable as you are.
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