Statistics for 1840s Decade Quiz

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  • The average score is 13 of 20

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
What crop failed in Ireland, triggering the Great Famine?Potato
98%
Who wrote "Manifesto of the Communist Party"?Karl Marx
93%
What independent republic joined the U.S. as the 28th state?Texas
87%
What was discovered near Sutter's Mill in California?Gold
86%
What country did the United States fight a war against?Mexico
79%
What country did the United Kingdom annex after signing the
Treaty of Waitangi with Māori chiefs?
New Zealand
78%
What African country, founded as colony for African-Americans, became independent?Liberia
76%
Who wrote about a repetitive raven that said "nevermore"?Edgar Allan Poe
74%
What did Samuel Morse invent?Telegraph
69%
What desert city was founded by Brigham Young in 1847?Salt Lake City
68%
What did Charles Goodyear learn how to "vulcanize"?Rubber
67%
Who did Queen Victoria marry? (They were first cousins)Albert
59%
Who wrote "Jane Eyre"?Charlotte Brontë
58%
Who wrote "The Three Musketeers" and "The Count of Monte Cristo"?Alexandre Dumas
55%
Who wrote "Manifesto of the Communist Party"?Friedrich Engels
53%
What party of pioneers resorted to cannibalism when stuck in the
Sierra Nevada mountains?
{Donner} Party
39%
What "empire" was ruled by Dom Pedro II?Empire of Brazil
36%
And what was the first message he sent using it?What Hath God
{Wrought}?
35%
Who began his 67 year reign as Emperor of Austria?Franz Joseph
29%
What is 1848 known as?Year of {Revolution}
25%

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