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History Quizzes & Trivia

This is going to take you a LONG time, but its quizzes 1-29 and all the tests and jeopardy's so have fun


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  • 1. 
    Biblically why are humans significant?
    • A. 

      God says so

    • B. 

      We are made of good chemicals

    • C. 

      We are made in Gods image

  • 2. 
    Sin is
    • A. 

      Bad chemicals

    • B. 

      The way God made us

    • C. 

      Human Choice

  • 3. 
    In the Bible the remedy for sin is
    • A. 

      Jesus's death

    • B. 

      Animal sacrifice

    • C. 

      Perfect living

  • 4. 
    According to naturalism the human problem is due to
    • A. 

      Evolution

    • B. 

      Chemicals

    • C. 

      Chemicals and or environment

  • 5. 
    Marco Polo came after
    • A. 

      Pochahontes

    • B. 

      William Bradford

    • C. 

      King Tut

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Bach

    • B. 

      Michaelangelo

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 7. 
    William Bradford was a 
    • A. 

      Governor

    • B. 

      Inventor

    • C. 

      Poet

  • 8. 
    A date associated with Thomas Jefferson is
    • A. 

      1996

    • B. 

      1776

    • C. 

      1722

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Isaac

    • B. 

      Abraham

    • C. 

      Joseph

  • 10. 
    Bach lived in
    • A. 

      1700's

    • B. 

      1500's

    • C. 

      1400's

  • 11. 
    According to legend who founded Rome
    • A. 

      Remus

    • B. 

      Romulus

    • C. 

      Dr. T

  • 12. 
    Hannibal was
    • A. 

      Roman general

    • B. 

      From carthage

    • C. 

      A roman emperor

  • 13. 
    Carthage was in
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Spain

  • 14. 
    Hannibal
    • A. 

      Killed julius caesar

    • B. 

      Defeated the romans at waterlou

    • C. 

      Crossed the alps with elephants

  • 15. 
    Cicero was
    • A. 

      A barbie doll

    • B. 

      Romulus's dog

    • C. 

      A Roman senator

  • 16. 
    Epicureanism was 
    • A. 

      A defense of polytheism

    • B. 

      Opposed to religion as evil

    • C. 

      Ethical system based on God

  • 17. 
    Stoicism was
    • A. 

      A pantheistic view that nature is God

    • B. 

      An atheistic view

    • C. 

      A political system

  • 18. 
    Marie Curie was 
    • A. 

      A veteranarian

    • B. 

      A scientist

    • C. 

      An aviator

  • 19. 
    A jazz trumpet player during the 1930's was 
    • A. 

      Louis Armstrong

    • B. 

      Neil Armstrong

    • C. 

      George Gershwin

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      New Deal

    • B. 

      Polio

    • C. 

      World War I

  • 21. 
    From where did the magi likely see the star in the east as recorded in Matthew 2
    • A. 

      Bethlehem

    • B. 

      Babylon

    • C. 

      Jerusalem

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Venus

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      Jupiter

  • 23. 
    The brightest star was the conjunction of which two planets 
    • A. 

      Saturn and Venus

    • B. 

      Jupiter and Venus

    • C. 

      Jupiter and Mercury

  • 24. 
    The famous scientist who discovered laws of planetary motion that helped explain the date of Jesus birth
    • A. 

      Copernicus

    • B. 

      Newton

    • C. 

      Kelpar

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Ralph Waldo Emerson

    • B. 

      John Bunyan

    • C. 

      Leonardo Di Vinci

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      John Bunyan

    • B. 

      Di Vinci

    • C. 

      Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Harriet Beecher Stowe

    • B. 

      Obama

    • C. 

      Louis and Clark

  • 28. 
    1517
    • A. 

      John Bunyan's bday

    • B. 

      I had a dream speech

    • C. 

      Martin Luther's posting of 95 thesis on the witenburg chapel door

  • 29. 
    Author of pilgrim's progress
    • A. 

      Obama

    • B. 

      Paul bunyan

    • C. 

      John bunyan

  • 30. 
    Ode to joy
    • A. 

      Bach

    • B. 

      Beethoven

    • C. 

      Solomon

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Rome

    • B. 

      Jerusalem

    • C. 

      Emmaus

  • 32. 
    Jesus said that Moses and all the prophets told about
    • A. 

      Himself

    • B. 

      The crucifixion

    • C. 

      The American Idol Finale

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      Love

    • B. 

      Truth

    • C. 

      Domineering

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      Stoics

    • B. 

      Christians

    • C. 

      Epicureans

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      John

    • B. 

      Luke

    • C. 

      Mark

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      Edgar Allen Poe

    • B. 

      Leif Erickson

    • C. 

      Aguste Renoir

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      Renoir

    • B. 

      Leif Ericson

    • C. 

      Edgar Allen Poe

  • 38. 
    Impressionism
    • A. 

      Joan of Arc

    • B. 

      Edgar Allen Poe

    • C. 

      Renoir

  • 39. 
    Dictator of Germany
    • A. 

      Bush

    • B. 

      Obama

    • C. 

      Hitler

  • 40. 
    The Spirit of St. Louis
    • A. 

      Charles Lindbergh

    • B. 

      Joan of Ark

    • C. 

      Mozart

  • 41. 
    • A. 

      Constantine

    • B. 

      Augustine

    • C. 

      Diocletian

  • 42. 
    • A. 

      Rome

    • B. 

      Byzantium

    • C. 

      Carthage

  • 43. 
    • A. 

      St. Benedict

    • B. 

      Augustine

    • C. 

      Venerable Bede

  • 44. 
    • A. 

      Constantine

    • B. 

      Venerable Bede

    • C. 

      Augustine

  • 45. 
    Prince Henry
    • A. 

      Navigator

    • B. 

      Painter

    • C. 

      Philospher

  • 46. 
    • A. 

      Rober Louis Stephenson

    • B. 

      George Handel

    • C. 

      Martin Luther

  • 47. 
    • A. 

      Sleeping Beauty

    • B. 

      Hansel and Gretel

    • C. 

      The Scarlet Letter

  • 48. 
    • A. 

      William Shakespeare

    • B. 

      Nathaniel Hawthorne

    • C. 

      George Frederich Handel

  • 49. 
    • A. 

      Nathaniel Hawthorne

    • B. 

      Martin Luther

    • C. 

      Joan Salk

  • 50. 
    • A. 

      Dutch

    • B. 

      Portugese

    • C. 

      English

  • 51. 
    The bible has how many authors?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      40

  • 52. 
    • A. 

      Latin

    • B. 

      Aramaic

    • C. 

      Hebrew

  • 53. 
    • A. 

      Latin translation of the greek text of the new testament

    • B. 

      Greek translation of the hebrew text of the old testament

    • C. 

      Latin translation of the new testament

  • 54. 
    • A. 

      Summary of dead sea scrolls

    • B. 

      Scrupulously accurate copy of the old testament

    • C. 

      Latin translation of the old and new testament

  • 55. 
    • A. 

      Exodus

    • B. 

      Jeremiah

    • C. 

      Esther

  • 56. 
    The official roman catholic translation of the bile
    • A. 

      Latin vulgate

    • B. 

      Septuagint

    • C. 

      Masoretic text

  • 57. 
    One method of finding the accuracy of transcribing was identifying?
    • A. 

      The middle letter in the manuscript

    • B. 

      Middle word of the manuscript

    • C. 

      Middle line in the manuscript

  • 58. 
    If any error was found in transcribing a book of the bile, it was?
    • A. 

      Distributed to the people

    • B. 

      Shouted from the roof tops

    • C. 

      Destroyed

  • 59. 
    • A. 

      50000000 years

    • B. 

      2000 years old

    • C. 

      1500 years old

  • 60. 
    Constantine's mother was 
    • A. 

      Diocletian's daughter

    • B. 

      Maximian's sister

    • C. 

      A tavern keepers daughter

  • 61. 
    Maximian and Diocletian were
    • A. 

      Gladiators

    • B. 

      Co-emperors

    • C. 

      Fruit peddlers

  • 62. 
    Galerius
    • A. 

      Mayor of Milan

    • B. 

      Urged Diocletian to persecute Christians

    • C. 

      Assist Lucinius

  • 63. 
    Constantine's father was 
    • A. 

      Emperor

    • B. 

      Intolerant of Christians

    • C. 

      Kind to Constantine's mother

  • 64. 
    Before the Battle of Milvian Bridge Constantine, 
    • A. 

      Dined with Emperor Diocletian

    • B. 

      Saw a vision of a cross of light

    • C. 

      Broke his arm

  • 65. 
    Milvian Bridge was over this river 
    • A. 

      Tigris

    • B. 

      Tiber

    • C. 

      Euphrates

  • 66. 
    According to the Edict of Milan
    • A. 

      Christians were exempted from the military

    • B. 

      Christianity was legalized throughout the Empire

    • C. 

      Capital of the Empire was moved from Rome to Milan

  • 67. 
    The Edict of Milan was in 
    • A. 

      306 A.D.

    • B. 

      313 A.D.

    • C. 

      312 A.D.

  • 68. 
    The council of Nicea 
    • A. 

      Affirmed the teachings of Arius

    • B. 

      Considered the question, "who is Jesus"

    • C. 

      Considered which books were in the new Testament

  • 69. 
    William Shakespeare came before Martin Luther
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 70. 
    Leonardo Di Vinci came before Hellen Keller
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 71. 
    Marco Polo came before Charles Lindbergh
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 72. 
    Leif Erikson came before Auguste Renoir
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 73. 
    Prince Henry - navigator came before Leif Erikson
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 74. 
    Pocahantas came before Governor Bradford
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 75. 
    Beethoven came before Governor Bradford
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 76. 
    Marco Polo came before Shakespeare 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 77. 
    Aristotle came before Jeremiah
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 78. 
    Mozart came before King Tut
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 79. 
    Michelangelo came before Johann Sebastian Bach
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 80. 
    Thomas Jefferson came before Edgar Allan Poe
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 81. 
    Martin Luther King Jr. came before Charles Lindbergh
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 82. 
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart came before Auguste Renoir 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 83. 
    Prince Henry, Navigator came before Florence Nightingale 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 84. 
    Eli Whitney came before John Calvin
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 85. 
    Brother Grimm came before Governor Bradford 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 86. 
    Ralph Waldo Emerson came before Georges Frederic Handel
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 87. 
     Lewis and Clark came before Leif Erikson
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 88. 
    Napoleon came before Hellen Keller
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 89. 
    Watson and Crick came before Robert Louis Stephenson
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 90. 
    William Shakespeare came before Ben Franklin 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 91. 
    Joan of Arc came before Peter the Great 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 92. 
    Jonas Salk came before Rembrandt 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 93. 
    Prince Henry, navigator came before Pocahontas 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 94. 
    Horror Stories 
  • 95. 
    Missionary to Congo
  • 96. 
    Iceland Explorer
  • 97. 
    The Scarlet Letter
  • 98. 
    Italy to China 
  • 99. 
     Institues of the Christian Religion
  • 100. 
    Poor Richard's Almanac 
  • 101. 
    The Spirit of St. Louis 
  • 102. 
    Radioactivity 
  • 103. 
    Roundhead leader 
  • 104. 
    Mr. Jazz
  • 105. 
    Hallelujah Man
  • 106. 
    Lady with the Lamp
  • 107. 
    Emancipation Proclamation 
  • 108. 
    Animator 
  • 109. 
    Sistine Chapel 
  • 110. 
    Cotton gin
  • 111. 
    Governor of Plymouth 
  • 112. 
    Little woman who started the Great War
  • 113. 
    Crowned himself emperor 
  • 114. 
    Italy 
    • A. 

      Da Vinci

    • B. 

      Renoir

    • C. 

      Marco Polo

  • 115. 
    USA
    • A. 

      Prince Henry the Navigator

    • B. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • C. 

      Charles Lindbergh

  • 116. 
    Germany 
    • A. 

      Martin Luther

    • B. 

      Johann Sebastian Bach

    • C. 

      Beethoven

  • 117. 
    France 
    • A. 

      Joan of Arc

    • B. 

      George Gershwin

    • C. 

      Renoir

  • 118. 
    Egypt 
    • A. 

      Hitler

    • B. 

      King Tut

    • C. 

      William Shakespeare

  • 119. 
    First century materialists 
  • 120. 
    New ager pantheist 
  • 121. 
    Latin abbreviation for Year of our lord 
  • 122. 
    Pax Romana
  • 123. 
    Roman Governor during the time of Christ's death
  • 124. 
    Author of the City of God 
  • 125. 
    River running through Rome 
  • 126. 
    Bishop of Milan
  • 127. 
    Nickname "The Hammer"
  • 128. 
    The Battle that kept the Muslims out of Europe for 1000 years 
  • 129. 
    Ancient name for France 
  • 130. 
    Muslims in spain
  • 131. 
    Invading Arabs into Spain
  • 132. 
    The general who won the last victory for Imperial Rome 
  • 133. 
    Later named Constantinople, was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire 
  • 134. 
    The river through Buda where Atilla made his headquarters 
  • 135. 
    Holy book of Islam 
  • 136. 
    Document that legalized Christianity throughout Roman Empire 
  • 137. 
    Who won the battle at Milvian Bridge 
  • 138. 
    Emperor who split the roman empire into East and Wear 
  • 139. 
    Gave us BC and AD 
  • 140. 
    Who's clear teaching led to Augustines conversion
  • 141. 
    Hannibal was a 
  • 142. 
    Arch de Triumph honored who
  • 143. 
    What two centuries did Muhammed live in
  • 144. 
    732AD was the battle of what 
  • 145. 
    The year the Edict of Milan was signed 
  • 146. 
    The Arch de Triumph in Rome honored this great leader 
    • A. 

      Julius Caesar

    • B. 

      Constantine

    • C. 

      Charlemagne

  • 147. 
    Promoter of the "Double Truth"
    • A. 

      Ambrose

    • B. 

      Siger of Brabant

    • C. 

      Cicero

  • 148. 
    Speech by this man launched the first crusade 
    • A. 

      King Alexus I

    • B. 

      Pope Urban II

    • C. 

      Muhammed

  • 149. 
    The only crusade to capture Jerusalem 
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      The Children's Crusade

    • C. 

      2nd

  • 150. 
    The Magna Carta was signed in 
    • A. 

      732

    • B. 

      1215

    • C. 

      1212

  • 151. 
    Who signed the Magna Carta 
    • A. 

      Richard the Lionheart

    • B. 

      John

    • C. 

      William

  • 152. 
    The Magna Carta was signed near this river 
    • A. 

      Rhine

    • B. 

      Tiber

    • C. 

      Thames

  • 153. 
    From which country was Michelangelo 
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      England

  • 154. 
    The Grimm brothers were from
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Norway

    • C. 

      England

  • 155. 
    Leif Erikson was from
    • A. 

      Holland

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Norway

  • 156. 
    Prince Henry, the navigator was from
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Africa

  • 157. 
    The Koran is written in
    • A. 

      Arabic

    • B. 

      Aramaic

    • C. 

      Hebrew

  • 158. 
    Who invented the electric battery
    • A. 

      Volta

    • B. 

      Edison

    • C. 

      Thaxton

  • 159. 
    Who was responsible for the polio vaccine 
    • A. 

      Carl Sagan

    • B. 

      Jonas Salk

    • C. 

      Linus Pauling

  • 160. 
    John Bunyan was from
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Holland

  • 161. 
    Who was not married to an English king 
    • A. 

      Matilda

    • B. 

      Monica

    • C. 

      Edith

  • 162. 
    Which Greek philosopher taught Alexander the Great 
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Socrates

  • 163. 
    Augustine was from the continent of 
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Europe

  • 164. 
    The mountains separating Spain and Gaul were
    • A. 

      Alps

    • B. 

      Himalayas

    • C. 

      Pyrenees

  • 165. 
    River NOT in Europe 
    • A. 

      Tiber

    • B. 

      Euphrates

    • C. 

      Rhone

  • 166. 
    The wealthiest country in the 16th century Europe 
  • 167. 
    Henry VIII's first wife was named 
  • 168. 
    Father of Bloody Mary
  • 169. 
    The mother of Queen Elizabeth was named
  • 170. 
    Made himself head of the English Catholic Church
  • 171. 
    Died giving birth to the only son of Henry VIII
  • 172. 
    Succeeded Henry VIII as king of England 
  • 173. 
    Opposed Henry VIII's remarriage, so Henry had him executed 
  • 174. 
    Authorized the printing and distribution of the English Bible in 1539
  • 175. 
    Was the father of Queen Elizabeth I
  • 176. 
    The family most important for the beginnings of the Renaissance
    • A. 

      Buonarotti

    • B. 

      Cosimos

    • C. 

      Medici

  • 177. 
    The city of the beginnings of the Renaissance
    • A. 

      Florence

    • B. 

      Rome

    • C. 

      London

  • 178. 
    Who was the architect of the Duomo's dome?
    • A. 

      Brunelleschi

    • B. 

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • C. 

      Donatello

  • 179. 
    This same man was responsible for what great advance in painting 
    • A. 

      Frescoes

    • B. 

      Perspective

    • C. 

      Realism

  • 180. 
    Which of the following is NOT a Renaissance artist?
    • A. 

      Michelangelo

    • B. 

      Rembrandt

    • C. 

      Botticelli

  • 181. 
    The first university in Europe 
    • A. 

      Bristol University

    • B. 

      Charles University

    • C. 

      University of Paris

  • 182. 
    This university in England began when Henry II disallowed English students to study in France
    • A. 

      Oxford University

    • B. 

      Cambridge University

    • C. 

      London University

  • 183. 
    This man translated the Latin Vulgate Bible into English
    • A. 

      Tyndale

    • B. 

      Cavendish

    • C. 

      Wycliffe

  • 184. 
    This university was started the year of the Plague 
    • A. 

      Charles

    • B. 

      Paris

    • C. 

      Oxford

  • 185. 
    University president, also theologian, who was burned at the stake
    • A. 

      Wycliffe

    • B. 

      Hus

    • C. 

      Tyndale

  • 186. 
    This scholar of eight languages translated the Bible into English from a Greek text in 1526
    • A. 

      Wycliffe

    • B. 

      Hus

    • C. 

      Tyndale

  • 187. 
    Lorenzo Valla introduced a method of studying manuscripts and discovered that a work by this Medieval king was fraudulent 
    • A. 

      Charlemagne

    • B. 

      Alfred the Great

    • C. 

      Constantine

  • 188. 
    The conquistador who conquered the Incas 
    • A. 

      Pizarro

    • B. 

      Coronado

    • C. 

      DeSoto

  • 189. 
    The conquistador who conquered the Aztecs 
    • A. 

      Pizarro

    • B. 

      Coronado

    • C. 

      Cortez

  • 190. 
    The school of Henry the Navigator was in
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Portugal

  • 191. 
    The discovery of the Grand Canyon was made by
    • A. 

      Pizzaro

    • B. 

      Coronado

    • C. 

      Cortez

  • 192. 
    Who traveled from Portugal to India by going around the Cape of Good Hope
    • A. 

      Balboa

    • B. 

      Da Gama

    • C. 

      Magellan

  • 193. 
    The richest country of Europe during the time of the early explorers was 
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Portugal

  • 194. 
    Columbus's first landing in the America's was 
    • A. 

      San Salvador

    • B. 

      Florida

    • C. 

      Plymouth

  • 195. 
    Columbus's ship that did not return was 
    • A. 

      Nina

    • B. 

      Pinta

    • C. 

      Santa Maria

  • 196. 
    English wife of Phillip II of Spain
  • 197. 
    Was the narrow strip of land along Panama where gold was brought from all over Mexico and South America to be picked up by galleons to be taken to Spain
  • 198. 
    Was the English sea captain who captured gold and tweaked the Spanish king as well as circumnavigated the globe 
  • 199. 
    The passageway from the Atlantic to the Pacific (before the Panama Canal) that avoided going around the tip of South America
  • 200. 
    The vaunted Spanish navy built by Phillip II was called the
  • 201. 
    The Spanish port city where Francis Drake destroyed many ships and delayed Phillip's invasion plan
  • 202. 
    Phillip wanted to invade England to liberate
  • 203. 
    The Spanish navy docked at this famous port city to pick up Spanish soldiers prior to invasion of England 
  • 204. 
    Rode a white horse and gave a rousing speech to encourage the English troops before the navy arrived 
  • 205. 
    The year that England defeated the Spanish fleet 
  • 206. 
    The purpose of Crusades was 
    • A. 

      Defeat the Muslim army

    • B. 

      Restore Christian control of Jerusalem

    • C. 

      Establish papal authority in Palestine

  • 207. 
    The first Crusade was launched in
    • A. 

      895AD

    • B. 

      995AD

    • C. 

      1095AD

  • 208. 
    The first Crusade was inspired by a speech given by
    • A. 

      King Henry II

    • B. 

      Arch Bishop Theobald

    • C. 

      Pope Urban II

  • 209. 
    Jihad in Arabic means 
    • A. 

      Holy War

    • B. 

      Journey of faith

    • C. 

      Prayer for peace

  • 210. 
    The Children's Crusade was in
    • A. 

      995 AD

    • B. 

      1095 AD

    • C. 

      1212 AD

  • 211. 
    Which son of King Henry II went on Crusade 
    • A. 

      Richard

    • B. 

      Beckett

    • C. 

      John

  • 212. 
    The Bible gave support of the Crusades 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 213. 
    Only the first Crusade was successful in capturing Jerusalem
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 214. 
    Alexandria was not targeted for liberation by Crusades 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 215. 
    What is the approximate distance from Paris to Jerusalem
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      1000

    • C. 

      2000