Statistics for Bill's Historical Quiz 1

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  • This quiz has been taken 11 times
  • The average score is 3 of 15

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HintAnswer% Correct
What animal did Caligula give senator-status and a palace (complete with servants) to?A horse
91%
Which condiment was originally sold as medicine in the 1800s?Ketchup
45%
What did the Ancient Romans use as mouthwash?Urine
45%
Which American company traded their product to the Soviet Union in exchange for 17 submarines, a cruiser, a frigate, and a destroyer?Pepsi
36%
What flooded Boston in January 1919?Molasses
27%
F. D. C. “Chester” Willard is often credited as a co-author on academic papers, despite never having written a word. Who is Chester?A cat
18%
There was an unrecognised and autonomous territory named after a US president in what is now Eastern Tennessee. What was it called?Franklin
18%
What unexpected item did pirate Benjamin Hornigold and his men steal from another ship’s crew?Hats
18%
Who wrote a poem about how much they hated the Sistine Chapel?Michaelangelo
18%
How many men were in Liechtenstein’s army in 1866 after they returned from the Austro-Prussian war?81
9%
Which 20th century European prime minister wrote the historical romance novel, ‘The Cardinal’s Mistress’?Benito Mussolini
9%
What did Ea-nasir have a room full of?Complaint tablets
0%
Which famous revolutionary was obsessed with ice cream and mixed two breeds of cows to make a “super cow?”Fidel Casto
0%
In 452, who persuaded Attila the Hun not to sack Rome?Pope Saint Leo
0%
In the 1880s, what did LaMarcus Thompson invent to lure Americans away from saloons, brothels, and other hedonistic places?The rollercoaster
0%

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