Ancient History Quiz

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Ancient History Quiz

A non-complicated quiz based on History


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What historical event happened in 1814?
    • A. 

      Henry Kissinger Becomes Secretary Of State

    • B. 

      British Troops Burn Much Of Washington, DC

    • C. 

      Jim Thorpe Wins Olympic Medals

    • D. 

      Pakistan Officially Becomes An Islamic State

  • 2. 
    What historical event happened in 1973?
    • A. 

      Union And Confederate Armies Battle At Shiloh

    • B. 

      Arab-Israeli Yom Kippur War

    • C. 

      Brooklyn Bridge Opens To Pedestrian Traffic

    • D. 

      Bell Speaks Into The First Telephone

  • 3. 
    What year were cigarettes introduced in Europe?
    • A. 

      1856

    • B. 

      1943

    • C. 

      1906

    • D. 

      1916

  • 4. 
    In what year did Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran, flee his country?
    • A. 

      1972

    • B. 

      1979

    • C. 

      1984

    • D. 

      1955

  • 5. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1841: John Quincy Adams Defends Amistad Slaves

    • B. 

      1858: Boxer Rebellion Breaks Out In China

    • C. 

      1960: John F. Kennedy Defeats Nixon

    • D. 

      1846: U.S. Signs An Oregon Treaty With The British

  • 6. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1969: Neil Armstrong Walks On The Moon

    • B. 

      1965: First Auto Show Is Held In NY City

    • C. 

      1961: The Freedom Rides In Alabama Start

    • D. 

      1845: Republic Of Texas Becomes The 28th State

  • 7. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1775: American War Of Independence Begins

    • B. 

      1972: Woodward And Bernstein Investigate Watergate

    • C. 

      1492: Christoph Columbus Lands In The West

    • D. 

      1503: Eastman Kodak Introduces Box Camera

  • 8. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1996: Democrat Bill Clinton Is Re-Elected President

    • B. 

      1961: First Pan-African Congress Convenes

    • C. 

      1964: President Johnson Signs The Medicare Act

    • D. 

      1992: Bill Clinton Elected President Of USA

  • 9. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1810: Napoleon Marries Archduchess Of Austria

    • B. 

      1959: Buddy Holly Dies In A Plane Crash

    • C. 

      1958: Photocopying Machine Is Invented

    • D. 

      1950: Alleged Communist Spy Alger Hiss Is Convicted

  • 10. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1958: U.S. Establishes NASA

    • B. 

      1954: McKinley Signs Gold Standard Act

    • C. 

      1951: Chrysler Introduces Power Steering

    • D. 

      1959: Fidel Castro Becomes Premier Of Cuba

  • 11. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1950: McCarthy Begins His Anti-Communist Witch Hunt

    • B. 

      1952: Hamburger Invented In Connecticut

    • C. 

      1983: Crack Cocaine Is Developed

    • D. 

      1959: Buddy Holly Dies In A Plane Crash

  • 12. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1803: Jefferson Purchases The Louisiana Territory

    • B. 

      1962: Jack Nicklaus Wins The U.S. Open At Age 22

    • C. 

      1965: Martin Luther King, Jr. Marches In Selma

    • D. 

      1977: 1.5 Million Telephones In Use In U.S.

  • 13. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1989: Soviet Forces Leave Afghanistan

    • B. 

      1988: President McKinley Is Assassinated

    • C. 

      1952: The First Birth Control Pill Is Introduced

    • D. 

      1967: World's First Heart Transplant Is Performed

  • 14. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1973: Cuba Ratifies The Platt Amendment

    • B. 

      1962: Jamaica Becomes An Independent State

    • C. 

      1960: John F. Kennedy Defeats Nixon

    • D. 

      1967: World's First Heart Transplant Is Performed

  • 15. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1952: Dwight D. Eisenhower Is Elected U.S. President

    • B. 

      1962: Marilyn Monroe Dies

    • C. 

      1958: U.S. Establishes NASA

    • D. 

      1957: Zeppelin Builds The First Dirigible