While we may have learned a lot about history during our school years, nowadays most of this knowledge is just a click away. How wonderful to have the ability to learn about whatever we'd like with just the click of a button, seeing as this wasn't always the case. Do you think you have enough history smarts to pass this quiz? Take it and find out!
In which country is the Bay of Pigs?
Julius Caesar was assassinated on 15 March 44 BC, a date now often known by what term?
Which book was written by Niccolo Machiavelli?
How to Outsmart People and Stay Alive
Who was king during the French revolution?
He was executed by guillotine in the Place de la Revolution in Paris
What year was the Magna Carta signed?
Which 13th Century Scottish knight did Mel Gibson portray in Braveheart?
In which European country was there a civil war between 1946 and 1949?
What did the Romans call Scotland?
What acquisition of territory by the United States from France happened in 1803?
Who started the Protestant Reformation?
The publication of Luther's 95 theses is considered the opening shot
What color were the pyramids at Giza when they were constructed?
Philosophers such as John Locke, Roussaeu, Voltaire and Newton were from which historical intellectual movement?
Which of these is NOT a right protected by the American First Amendment?
Which of these did NOT take place during the 1960s?
The Civil Rights Movement
What war did the Treaty of Versailles bring to an end?
It may be that you didn’t really like history as a schoolchild because most of your answers in this test were wrong. If you'd like, you can try you’re your luck again, maybe the next time you’ll score higher, and who knows - maybe even get a perfect score.
You answered most of the questions in this test correctly, and we have to hand it to you, it wasn’t an easy quiz! You’ve shown that you have a lot of historical knowledge, however, there were still some questions that you answered incorrectly. You can review your answers to see which questions you got wrong so that you can learn a bit more about the world’s history and improve your general knowledge.
You Aced It!
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