Test Your World History Knowledge!

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Test Your World History Knowledge!

Human beings can make choices, and some of us choose a life of crime, which rarely ends well for a percentage of us. How conversant are you with the crimes that shook the world and booked a place in the history books? Well if you are a lover of crime stories take up this test and gauge your knowledge on world history. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In June of 1999 Thabo Mbeki became leader of which country?
    • A. 

      South Korea

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      Malta

  • 2. 
    What was Socrates put on trial for?
    • A. 

      Corrupting Youth And Not Believing In The Gods.

    • B. 

      Cruelty To Women

    • C. 

      Stealing Ideas And Mocking Authority

    • D. 

      Treason

  • 3. 
    Idi Amin was leader of which country from 1971 to 1979?
    • A. 

      Uganda

    • B. 

      Iraq

    • C. 

      Iran

    • D. 

      Angola

  • 4. 
    Which two former Presidents died on July 4, 1826?
    • A. 

      John Adams And Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson And Martin Van Buren

    • C. 

      John Quincy Adams And James Monroe

    • D. 

      George Washington And James Madison

  • 5. 
    During WWII, what U.S. warship secretly delivered the atom bombs used on Japan?
    • A. 

      U.S.S. Indianapolis

    • B. 

      U.S.S. North Carolina

    • C. 

      U.S.S. Missouri

    • D. 

      U.S.S. Yorktown

  • 6. 
    Who was murdered on May 5, 1993?
    • A. 

      Gerald Ford

    • B. 

      Sally Graham

    • C. 

      Michael Moore, Steven Branch And Christopher Byers

    • D. 

      Michael Meyers

  • 7. 
    What events occurred in the 90's?
    • A. 

      Noriega Captured By U.S.

    • B. 

      Soviet Army Withdraws From Afghanistan

    • C. 

      UN Sends U.S. Troops To Somalia

    • D. 

      Tiananmen Square Massacre

  • 8. 
    Which event happened in 1992?
    • A. 

      CIA Spy Aldrich Ames Is Given A Life Sentence

    • B. 

      Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Confirmed

    • C. 

      Los Angeles Riots Following Rodney King Verdict

    • D. 

      O.J. Simpson Is Charged In The Murders Of His Ex-Wife And Her Friend

  • 9. 
    Who led the American forces that kill John Brown at Harpers Ferry?
    • A. 

      General Ambrose Burnside

    • B. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • C. 

      General Joseph Tecumseh Sherman

    • D. 

      General Ulysses S. Grant

  • 10. 
    What type of fighter plane did the Flying Tigers use during WWII?
    • A. 

      P-47 Thunderbolt

    • B. 

      P-40 Tomahawk

    • C. 

      P-38 Lightning

    • D. 

      Spitfire Mk.1

  • 11. 
    What event occurred on April 19, 1995?
    • A. 

      Oklahoma City Bombing

    • B. 

      George Burns Dies

    • C. 

      Suicide Bombings In Lebanon And Iran

    • D. 

      Columbine Massacre

  • 12. 
    Who was the union leader that pushed for the integration of U.S. military forces during World War II?
    • A. 

      Oliver Davis

    • B. 

      Huey Newton

    • C. 

      Stokely Carmichael

    • D. 

      A. Philip Randolph

  • 13. 
    Country music star Loretta Lynn actively campaigned for which candidate in the 2000 Presidential race?
    • A. 

      Al Gore

    • B. 

      Ralph Nader

    • C. 

      Elizabeth Dole

    • D. 

      George W. Bush

  • 14. 
    Which one of these inventions/discoveries came first?
    • A. 

      Frozen Food Process

    • B. 

      Frisbee

    • C. 

      Kidney Dialysis Machine

    • D. 

      Gas Motored And Manned Airplane

  • 15. 
    What historical event happened in 1958?
    • A. 

      Labor Day Becomes A Legal Holiday In U.S.

    • B. 

      U.S. Voters Elect Benjamin Harrison President

    • C. 

      Khrushchev Becomes Premier Of The U.S.S.R.

    • D. 

      The U.S. Civil War Ends