MCQ: History Practice Test Quiz!

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History Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which country did the U.S. declare its freedom from when the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 2. 
    Who said "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country"?
    • A. 

      Benedict Arnold

    • B. 

      Jimmy Carter

    • C. 

      Marie Antoinette

    • D. 

      Nathan Hale

  • 3. 
    Where was the "Napoleonic Code", a legal document influencing the whole world, created?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Austria

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      England

  • 4. 
    What famous British ocean liner hit an iceberg and sank in 1912?
    • A. 

      Bismarck

    • B. 

      Lusitania

    • C. 

      Santa Maria

    • D. 

      Titanic

  • 5. 
    What modern country was the scene of the Boston Tea Party, an 18th-century revolt against taxes?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      France

  • 6. 
    Michelangelo took four years to paint the ceiling of which chapel in medieval Rome?
    • A. 

      Rosslyn Chapel

    • B. 

      Palatine Chapel

    • C. 

      Sistine Chapel

    • D. 

      St. John's Chapel

  • 7. 
    Sir Isaac Newton is famous for having discovered the three laws of what?
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Motion

    • C. 

      Heat

    • D. 

      Gravity

  • 8. 
    Which form of communications technology was invented in 1876?
    • A. 

      Television

    • B. 

      Telephone

    • C. 

      Telegraph

    • D. 

      Shortwave Radio

  • 9. 
    What small chocolate candies were included in U.S. soldiers' rations in World War II?
    • A. 

      Hershey Kisses

    • B. 

      M&Ms

    • C. 

      Chocolate Raisins

    • D. 

      Skittles

  • 10. 
    What famous American car was once named the "Tin Lizzie"?
    • A. 

      Pinto

    • B. 

      DeLorean

    • C. 

      Studebaker

    • D. 

      Model T

  • 11. 
    What is the collective name for the 900 religious items found in Middle East caves from 1956-1979?
    • A. 

      Gospels

    • B. 

      Lascaux Paintings

    • C. 

      Hieroglyphics

    • D. 

      Dead Sea Scrolls

  • 12. 
    The Trojan Horse was used to invade and conquer what famous Turkish city?
    • A. 

      Troy

    • B. 

      Aspendos

    • C. 

      Istanbul

    • D. 

      Ankara

  • 13. 
    With which Roman did Cleopatra VII, the last Pharaoh of Egypt, have a relationship?
    • A. 

      Augustus

    • B. 

      Nero

    • C. 

      Julius Caesar

    • D. 

      Pontius Pilate

  • 14. 
    The Great Wall of China, 1,500 miles long, was built as protection from what nomads?
    • A. 

      Indians

    • B. 

      Russians

    • C. 

      Iranians

    • D. 

      Mongolians

  • 15. 
    Initially a British penal colony, Botany Bay, Australia is located near what city?
    • A. 

      Darwin

    • B. 

      Melbourne

    • C. 

      Sydney

    • D. 

      Brisbane

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