Test Your Historical Knowledge

How well do you remember the events of the past? Do you think you can remember exactly what happened, and in what order? If so, give this quiz a shot, where you'll have to work out which event took place first from each of 20 pairs. Good luck!
Vietnam war
Which happened first? a) The Fall of the Berlin Wall OR b) The End of the Vietnam War
The Creation of Adam
Which happened first? a) The Renaissance OR b) The Enlightenment
Nuclear missiles
Which happened first? a) The Cuban Missile Crisis OR b) The Assassination of JFK
American Revolution flag
Which happened first? a) The American Revolution OR b) The Reformation
Aristotle and other busts
Who was born first? a) Socrates OR b) Aristotle
raging fire
Which happened first? a) The Great Fire of London OR b) The Great Fire of Rome
Doll Parton record
Which was released first? a) Tammy Wynette's Stand By Your Man OR b) Dolly Parton's Jolene
Mona Lisa
Which was painted first? a) Van Gogh's The Starry Night OR b) Da Vinci's Mona Lisa
James Bond concept
Who played James Bond the earliest? a) Sean Connery OR b) Roger Moore
The French Revolution
Which happened first? a) The French Revolution OR b) The Russian Revolution
The Statue of Liberty
Who was US president first? a) Dwight D. Eisenhower OR b) Lyndon B. Johnson
piles of old books
Which novel was written first? a) Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment OR b) Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
Stonehenge on a sunny day
Which was built first? a) Stonehenge OR b) The Great Pyramid of Giza
The Salem Witch Trials
Which took place first? a) The Salem Witch Trials OR b) The Crusades
Persian palace
Which was founded first? a) The Persian Empire OR b) The Mongol Empire
King Henry VIII artwork
Who was king of England first? a) King Henry VIII OR b) King Edward VII
Elvis Presley
Which song did Elvis release first? a) Are You Lonesome Tonight? OR b) Blue Suede Shoes
Freemasons key symbol
Which secret society was founded the earliest? a) The Illuminati OR b) The Freemasons
first man on the moon
Which took place first? a) The Moon Landing OR b) The USA's Bicentennial Celebration
Bart Simpson statue
Which came first? a) The Simpsons OR b) The World Wide Web
man blowing dust off old book
Dates Mean Very Little to You...
Oh no! It seems that you didn't quite manage to even get half of the answers right. To be fair, it was a pretty tough quiz, and we're confident that with enough practice, you'll turn into the genius that the world needs in no time at all! The good news is that the best place to start is right here on BabaMail, since we've got so many articles and quizzes about days gone by that you can end up losing yourself for months on end! If you enjoyed this quiz, then don't forget to share it with your friends and family, too!
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You're One Bright Star!
Pretty good job! While you got a few of your dates mixed up, you answered enough questions correctly to prove that you're quite a bit smarter than the rest of the population, and that's something that you should be truly proud of! If you enjoyed this quiz, then don't forget to share it with your friends and family to see if they're as smart as you are!
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You're a Master of Space & Time!
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