Do You Remember the Pages of History?

 As we open the great book of history (it's about the size of a skyscraper) and look at its huge pages, we pick 12 facts from history that we'd like to ask you about. Do you possess the knowledge to pass?
 
 
The legend goes that Alexander the Great solved the puzzle of the Gordion knot. How did he do it?
By cutting it with his sword
By knowing the designer from childhood
By spying on the master at work
By pure logic
 
 
How many days were there in an ancient Roman week?
We have seven today mainly thanks to the Babylonians
Seven
Five
Eight
Ten
 
 
What was the family name of the Russian Tzar dynasty that ruled from the 17th century until the 1917 revolution?
Romanov
Nicolai
Godunov
Vasily
 
 
Which famous battle took place on Sunday, June 18th, 1815?
Waterloo
Marengo
Nanjing
Dresden
 
 
Greenland was a colony of which country until 1981?
Denmark
United States
Russia
Sweden
 
 
Roald Amundsen led a successful expedition to what location in 1911?
The North Pole
The South Pole
The peak of Mount Everest
The Bottom of the Mediterranean sea
 
 
What does “The Magna Carta” mean?
The Great Charter
The Great Release
The Great Scroll
The Great Order
 
 
What was the name of the movie that Elvis Presley made his film debut in?
Love Me Tender
Girls, Girls, Girls
Blue Hawaii
Jailhouse Rock
 
 
In which year was the first SuperBowl played?
The GreenBay Packers were the first to win the SuperBowl.
1967
1975
1955
1946
 
 
The ancient Mayans are best known for being advanced in which areas?
Botany and agriculture
Math and astronomy
Economical and political system
Engineering and metal work
 
 
In which war did the Battle of the Bulge take place?
The Napoleonic Wars
The Vietnam War
World War I
World War II
 
 
Which Roman Emperor built a massive wall across Northern Britain in 122 A.D.?
Hadrian
Augustus
Caeser
Nero
The Pages Await...
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 Work!
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!
An Honorary Historian
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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