Quiz: History Trivia Questions And Answers! Knowledge Test!

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History Quizzes & Trivia

The knowledge test is made up of history trivia questions and answers! There is a lot that you can learn about nations, people and cultures by learning about their history and the quiz below is perfect for someone who wants to test out their history knowledge. How about you give it a try and get to see just how knowledgeable you actually are. All the best and keep an eye out for more quizzes just like it!.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A military historian who emphasized the need for a strong navy.
    • A. 

      Alfred T Mahan

    • B. 

      Matthew Perry

    • C. 

      WIlliam Taft

    • D. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

  • 2. 
    Led by William Jennings Bryan and Mark Twain they rejected the ideas of conquering nations.
    • A. 

      Anti Imperialist League

    • B. 

      Monroe Doctrine

    • C. 

      Roosevelt Corollary

    • D. 

      Treaty of Kanagawa

  • 3. 
    Established a civil government in Puerto Rico and authorized the president to appoint a governor and part of the legislature.
    • A. 

      Foraker Act

    • B. 

      Platt Amendment

    • C. 

      Monroe Doctrine

    • D. 

      Roosevelt Corollary

  • 4. 
    Policy by which strong nations extend control over weaker territories.
    • A. 

      Imperialism

    • B. 

      Dictatorship

    • C. 

      Utopia

    • D. 

      Monarchy

  • 5. 
    US Expansion from the Atlantic to the Pacific was a God-given right coined by John O’Sullivan.
    • A. 

      Manifest Destiny

    • B. 

      Imperialism

    • C. 

      The Foraker Act

    • D. 

      Louisiana Purchase

  • 6. 
    Naval commodore who sailed into Tokyo Bay, Japan, in 1853.
    • A. 

      Matthew Perry

    • B. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • C. 

      William Taft

    • D. 

      Alfred Mahan

  • 7. 
    Set forth by President James Monroe in 1823 that discouraged European intervention in the Western Hemisphere.
    • A. 

      Monroe Doctrine

    • B. 

      Roosevelt Corollary

    • C. 

      Mahan Act

    • D. 

      Platt Amendment

  • 8. 
    Treaty which made Cuba a protectorate of the United States.
    • A. 

      Platt Amendment

    • B. 

      Foraker Act

    • C. 

      Imperialist League

    • D. 

      Monroe Doctrine

  • 9. 
    The last monarch of Hawaii was King Kalakaua.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Reasserted the Monroe Doctrine of keeping the Western Hemisphere free from European intervention.
    • A. 

      Roosevelt Corollary

    • B. 

      Monroe Doctrine

    • C. 

      Platt Amendment

    • D. 

      Foraker Act

  • 11. 
    The belief that society progresses through natural selection and persons best suited to existing should survive while those that struggle should die out.
  • 12. 
    Used Big Stick diplomacy to establish US policy in Latin America.
    • A. 

      Teddy Roosevelt

    • B. 

      William Taft

    • C. 

      James Monroe

    • D. 

      Matthew Perry

  • 13. 
    Established a"permanent" friendship between Japan and the US and provides fuel for American ships.
    • A. 

      Treaty of Kanagawa

    • B. 

      Monroe Doctrine

    • C. 

      Roosevelt Corollary

    • D. 

      Dollar Diplomacy

  • 14. 
    Spain gave the US Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Philippines for $20 Million.
    • A. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • B. 

      Jays Treaty

    • C. 

      Treaty of Ghent

    • D. 

      Adams Onis Treaty

  • 15. 
    Utilized dollar diplomacy to establish US policy in Latin America.
    • A. 

      William Taft

    • B. 

      Teddy Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • D. 

      James Monroe