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
How many days were there in an ancient Roman week?
We have seven today mainly thanks to the Babylonians
What was the family name of the Russian Tzar dynasty that ruled from the 17th century until the 1917 revolution?
Which famous battle took place on Sunday, June 18th, 1815?
Greenland was a colony of which country until 1981?
Roald Amundsen led a successful expedition to what location in 1911?
The peak of Mount Everest
The Bottom of the Mediterranean sea
What does “The Magna Carta” mean?
What was the name of the movie that Elvis Presley made his film debut in?
In which year was the first SuperBowl played?
The GreenBay Packers were the first to win the SuperBowl.
The ancient Mayans are best known for being advanced in which areas?
Economical and political system
Engineering and metal work
In which war did the Battle of the Bulge take place?
Which Roman Emperor built a massive wall across Northern Britain in 122 A.D.?
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 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.