Only 14% Of People Get A Perfect Score On This Fun History Quiz We Should All Ace
We learn history not only in order to not repeat it, but also because it is fascinating to color our lives with the culture and knowledge that came before. Learning about history is learning about how the world was shaped into the form the one we see today, and how we can take bits and pieces of the past and use it in our modern lives.
This quiz should be pretty easy for anyone who has paid attention in school. Most of these facts are very common knowledge from either your school days or from references in popular culture.
How much do you know about history? Take this fun quiz!
World War I began in which year?
Adolf Hitler was born in which country?
John F. Kennedy was assassinated in:
Who fought in the war of 1812?
Otto von Bismarck
Which general famously stated 'I shall return'?
American involvement in the Korean War took place in which decade?
The Battle of Hastings in 1066 was fought in which country?
The Magna Carta was published by the King of which country?
The first successful printing press was developed by this man.
Sir Isaac Newton
The disease that ravaged and killed a third of Europe's population in the 14th century is known as:
The White Death
The Black Plague
The Bubonic Plague
The Hundred Years War was fought between what two countries?
Italy and Carthage
England and Germany
France and England
Spain and France
Which Roman Emperor built a massive wall across Northern Britain in 122 A.D.?
This man wrote a document known as the 95 Theses.
Henry David Thoreau
In 1594 William Shakespeare joined the company of this London theatre.
Oxford University Theatre
The London Palladium
The Khmer Rouge was a regime ruling this nation in the 20th century.
What famous 5th century A.D conqueror was known as 'The Scourge of God'?
William the Conqueror
Atilla the Hun
What famous rifle is known in America as 'The Gun that Won the West'?
Henry Repeating Rifle
Winchester Model 1873
Remington Army Revolver
Who was the first Western explorer to reach China?