The Ultimate World History Exams Prep Test

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The Ultimate World History Exams Prep Test

Welcome to the Ultimate World History Exams Prep Test. History is a field of study that helps one to understand the past, the things that happened, and their effect on the world we see today. How much do you know about some of the notable figures in history and their accomplishments? This history practice test will not only test what you recall from some of them but some known events in history. Give it a try and see what you might learn.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to legend, Rome was founded by:
    • A. 

      A she wolf

    • B. 

      The great god Romus

    • C. 

      Twin brothers Romulus and Remus

    • D. 

      Romulus

  • 2. 
    Hannibal was
    • A. 

      A great Roman general

    • B. 

      From Carthage

    • C. 

      A Roman emperor

    • D. 

      King of Spain

  • 3. 
    Carthage was in
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      Gaul

  • 4. 
    Hannibal
    • A. 

      Crossed the Alps with elephants

    • B. 

      Defeated the Romans at Waterloo

    • C. 

      Was a close friend of Julius Caesar

  • 5. 
    Cicero was
    • A. 

      A gladiator who won his freedom

    • B. 

      A Roman general

    • C. 

      A Roman emperor

    • D. 

      A Roman senator

  • 6. 
    Epicureanism was
    • A. 

      An ethical system based on God

    • B. 

      A defense of polytheism

    • C. 

      A political party supporting Caesar

    • D. 

      Opposed to religion as evil

  • 7. 
    Stoicism was
    • A. 

      An atheistic view

    • B. 

      A strong defender of right and wrong

    • C. 

      A pantheistic view in which nature was god

    • D. 

      Primarily a political system

  • 8. 
    Marie Curie was
    • A. 

      A feminist

    • B. 

      A scientist

    • C. 

      A journalist

    • D. 

      An aviator

  • 9. 
    A jazz trumpet player during the 1930's was
    • A. 

      Louis Armstrong

    • B. 

      Neil Armstrong

    • C. 

      George Gershwin

    • D. 

      Ira Gershwin

  • 10. 
    Which of the following was NOT assoiciated with Franklin D. Roosevelt?
    • A. 

      New Deal

    • B. 

      Polio

    • C. 

      World War I

    • D. 

      World War II

  • 11. 
    Who was the scourge of God?
    • A. 

      Remus

    • B. 

      Romulus

    • C. 

      Atilla

  • 12. 
    Cicero was Rome's greatest emperor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False; Rome's greatest orator

  • 13. 
    Who nearly defeated Rome with elephants?
    • A. 

      Atilla

    • B. 

      Nero

    • C. 

      Hannibal

  • 14. 
    Remus founded Rome after killing his brother
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False: Romulus

  • 15. 
    A child who was born of a virgin in Bethlehem.
  • 16. 
    Constantine’s father.
    • A. 

      Bleda

    • B. 

      Constantius

    • C. 

      Atilla

  • 17. 
    Attila’s brother
    • A. 

      Bleda

    • B. 

      Fausta

    • C. 

      George

  • 18. 
    First-century new agers/pantheists.
    • A. 

      Epicureans

    • B. 

      Stoics

    • C. 

      Christians

  • 19. 
    Who wrote 1 Timothy?
  • 20. 
    Who wrote 1 Peter?
  • 21. 
    Who wrote the book of Revelations?
  • 22. 
    From Abraham’s seed, a tribe of Judah, heir of David’s throne.
    • A. 

      Jesus

    • B. 

      Peter

    • C. 

      Paul

  • 23. 
    Constantine was
    • A. 

      The first atheistic Roman senator

    • B. 

      First Christian emperor

    • C. 

      Son of Constantius

  • 24. 
    Which apostle did not die a martyr?
    • A. 

      John

    • B. 

      Timothy

    • C. 

      Peter

  • 25. 
    Which book did Benedict write?
    • A. 

      The rule of St. Benedict

    • B. 

      The law of St. Benedict

    • C. 

      The guidelines of St. Benedict

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