Do You Know Enough History for This Quiz?

 Do you have a passion for history and a love for things that happened in the past? Then this quiz should be just right for you, as we have 12 challenging historical questions for you to answer. No expertise needed, just a bit of historical knowledge and a good sense of logic!
What year did the United States become a country?
On July 4th, 1776 - by issuing the famous Declaration of Independence.
Which countries fought in the 100 years war?
The 100 war is the name used by historians to describe OVER 100 years (1337 to 1453) of warlike actions between France and England.
Spain and Portugal
England and France
The United States and Vietnam
Israel and Jordan
Which one survived the longest, the Western Roman Empire or the Eastern Roman Empire?
After the fall of Rome, the Eastern Roman Empire survived for centuries more.
Western Roman Empire with Rome as Capital
Eastern Roman Empire with Constantinople as Capital
Who was Jimmy Hoffa?
Hoffa was an American labor union leader who disappeared in 1975 and was never found.
An American labor union leader
A bank robber who disappeared
A gangster who ruled Denver
A famous Senator who fought for civil rights in the 1960s
What year did the tragic Boston Marathon bombing take place?
It happened on April 15th, 2013. 3 people lost their lives and many others were wounded.
Who was the last Russian president before Vladimir Putin first took office in 2000?
Boris Yeltsin was president of Russia from 1991 to 1999.
Boris Yeltsin
Dmitry Medvedev
Mikhail Gorbachev
Lev Kamenev
How many years has Elizabeth II been queen?
Queen Elizabeth II has been in the royal seat since 1952, upon her father's death.
68 years
72 years
45 years
35 years
Who assassinated Julius Caesar?
His wife
His son
His senators
His political rival
In what country did Napoleon suffer his final defeat?
Belgium is where the famous battle of Waterloo took place.
How many times did King Henry VIII of England marry?
He married 6 times, and started the Anglican church to enable divorce.
What Civil War general was eventually elected as President of the United States?
He was the 18th president.
Ulysses S. Grant
Andre Johnson
Rutherford B. Hayes
Chester A. Arthur
What country did Vietnam declare its independence from in 1945?
Before WW2, Vietnam was a French colony.
Perhaps it's time to try again...
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 Job!
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!
A Historical History Expert!
Absolutely incredible! Your knowledge of 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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