Time to Wake Up History!

 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?
Cuba
Russia
United States
Bolivia
 
 
Julius Caesar was assassinated on 15 March 44 BC, a date now often known by what term?
The Ides of March
The Marches
Fifteen-Three
The March of Julius
 
 
Which book was written by Niccolo Machiavelli?
The Prince
The Cunning of Man
War and Peace
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
King Louis XVI
King Louis XIV
King George III
King d'Orleans
 
 
What year was the Magna Carta signed?
1215
1457
1792
305
 
 
Which 13th Century Scottish knight did Mel Gibson portray in Braveheart?
William Wallace
Rob Roy
Sawney Bean
James Connolly
 
 
In which European country was there a civil war between 1946 and 1949?
Greece
Italy
Spain
Norway
 
 
What did the Romans call Scotland?
Caledonia
Graecia
Helvetia
Hibernia
 
 
What acquisition of territory by the United States from France happened in 1803?
The Louisiana Purchase
The Annexation of Texas
The Alaskan Purchase
 
 
Who started the Protestant Reformation?
The publication of Luther's 95 theses is considered the opening shot
Martin Luther
Francis Bacon
King Henry VIII
Voltaire
 
 
What color were the pyramids at Giza when they were constructed?
Gold
White
Red
Blue
 
 
Philosophers such as John Locke, Roussaeu, Voltaire and Newton were from which historical intellectual movement?
The Great Awakening
The Age of Enlightenment
Reconstruction
The Civil Right Movement
 
 
Which of these is NOT a right protected by the American First Amendment?
Freedom of Speech
Freedom of Press
Freedom of Assembly
Freedom of Property
 
 
Which of these did NOT take place during the 1960s?
The Vietnam War
The Korean War
The Civil Rights Movement
The Assassination of JFK
 
 
What war did the Treaty of Versailles bring to an end?
World War I
World War II
War of 1812
The French-Indian War
Try Again?
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.
Good Job!
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.
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