History Unit 1

15 Questions

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History Quizzes & Trivia

This is a short 15 question quiz to show what you learned about the history


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The world's largest dam, Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River, is located in what country?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      China

  • 2. 
    A 45-carat priceless gem, the "Hope Diamond" was given by French King Louis XVI to whom?
    • A. 

      Marie Antoinette

    • B. 

      Joan Of Arc

    • C. 

      Helen Of Troy

    • D. 

      Anne Boleyn

  • 3. 
    A German-born Jewish girl named Anne Frank is best remembered for what during WWII?
    • A. 

      Spying

    • B. 

      Her Diary

    • C. 

      Being A Nurse

    • D. 

      Her Music

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Walls Of Jericho

    • B. 

      Berlin Wall

    • C. 

      Great Wall Of China

    • D. 

      Wailing Wall

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Rocket

    • B. 

      Airplane

    • C. 

      Comet

    • D. 

      Zeppelin

  • 6. 
    The first successful manned mission to the Moon was named after what Greek god?
    • A. 

      Apollo

    • B. 

      Mercury

    • C. 

      Athena

    • D. 

      Jupiter

  • 7. 
    From what country did Amerigo Vespucci, who lent his name to America, hail?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Iceland

    • C. 

      Greenland

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      10 Years Before

    • B. 

      1,000 Years Before

    • C. 

      5,000 Years Before

    • D. 

      500 Years Before

  • 9. 
    The U.S. bought Alaska from what country in 1867?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Sweden

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 10. 
    The "Magna Carta" was a document promoting rights of a king's subjects in what country?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Hopi

    • B. 

      Incas

    • C. 

      Aztecs

    • D. 

      Mayans

  • 12. 
    The "Bounty", setting for a famous naval mutiny, was a ship owned by what country?
    • A. 

      Sweden

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Belgium

  • 13. 
    Leonardo da Vinci was a famous scientist, artist and inventor born in what country?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Latvia

    • C. 

      Denmark

    • D. 

      Switzerland

  • 14. 
    Madame Curie, a famous scientist of the early 1900's, was a pioneer in what field?
    • A. 

      Agriculture

    • B. 

      Plastics

    • C. 

      Aircraft Design

    • D. 

      Radioactivity

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Johannes Gutenberg

    • B. 

      Martin Luther

    • C. 

      Gustav Amundson

    • D. 

      Charles Goodyear