Statistics for History Multiple Choice #2

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  • This quiz has been taken 43,272 times
  • The average score is 9 of 15

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What was the capital of the Byzantine Empire?Constantinople
89%
What was Abraham Lincoln doing when he was assassinated in 1865?Watching a play at Ford's Theatre
89%
What was the Tunguska event of 1908?A giant explosion in Siberia probably caused by a meteor impact
79%
What was a dreadnought?A type of battleship
79%
What country was formerly known as Southern Rhodesia?Zimbabwe
79%
Which came first?The Paleolithic
77%
Who was the first animal to orbit the Earth?Laika the dog
73%
What was the original purpose of the Taj Mahal?Mausoleum
68%
Compared to 50 years ago do French people drink more or less wine?Less
56%
What did Costa Rica abolish in 1949?Its military
55%
Which of these crops DIDN'T come from the New World?Hemp
49%
What did the Qing dynasty force all men to do when they took over China in the 1600s?Wear a specific hairstyle
42%
Where did Karl Marx spend most of his adult life?London
40%
Who theorized that, as food levels rise, population levels grow to meet them - thereby ensuring most people will always be poor?Thomas Robert Malthus
35%
What decade was known as "gay" in America and "naughty" in Britain?1890s
31%

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