World History Questions: Take This Trivia Quiz!

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World History Questions: Take This Trivia Quiz!

There are certain events and people in history that will forever be remembered and which an attentive history student should know. Did you recognize that the largest dam in the world was created in China? The trivia question below is made up of some world history questions that will be perfect for refreshing your history knowledge. Check them out!


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. 
    What wall was torn down in 1989 to reunify a once divided nation?
    • A. 

      Walls Of Jericho

    • B. 

      Berlin Wall

    • C. 

      Great Wall Of China

    • D. 

      Wailing Wall

  • 5. 
    What was the "Hindenburg", which exploded over the U.S. state of New Jersey in 1937?
    • 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. 
    How many years before Christopher Columbus did the Viking Leif Ericson explore North America?
    • 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. 
    What civilization had an enormous empire in South America before the Spanish conquest in 1532 A.D.?
    • 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. 
    Who invented the printing press in Germany in 1439?
    • A. 

      Johannes Gutenberg

    • B. 

      Martin Luther

    • C. 

      Gustav Amundson

    • D. 

      Charles Goodyear