Statistics for Timeline of the 19th Century

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  • This quiz has been taken 29 times
  • The average score is 25 of 31

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
Gettysburg is the most notorious and bloody battles in what war?American Civil War
96%
In 1803 the Louisiana Purchase was the acquisition of the territory by the United States from which country?France
96%
Who is considered the Father of Communism?Karl Marx
96%
What African country was founded by freed American slaves in 1821?Liberia
96%
In 1869, who published "War and Peace"?Leo Tolstoy
92%
What was the name of the first American expedition to cross the western portion of the USA from 1804 to 1806?Lewis & Clark Expedition
92%
What crop failed in the 1840s, causing the Great Irish Famine?potatoes
92%
Napoleon's invasion of what country turned out to be his downfall?Russia
92%
In what state did the Battle of Alamo take place in 1836?Texas
92%
Which writer highlighted the horrors of 19th century Child labor in his novel "Oliver Twist"?Charles Dickens
88%
In 1813, which author published "Pride and Prejudice"?Jane Austen
88%
Widely held to be the first in the world, which national park was established in the United States in 1872?Yellowstone
88%
In 1804, in the Battle of Austerlitz, Napoleon defeated Russian and what other army?Austrian
85%
When Mount Tambora erupted in 1815 it became the largest volcanic eruption in recorded history, killing at least 71,000 people. In which country that happened?Indonesia
85%
Who published "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" in 1865?Lewis Carroll
85%
Which composer performed his "Moonlight Sonata" for the first time in 1801?Ludwig van Beethoven
81%
Who invented the light bulb in 1883?Thomas Edison
81%
The Springtime of the Peoples were a series of political upheavals throughout Europe in what year?1848
77%
The first modern Olympic Games were held in which decade?1890s
77%
Which author published "Frankenstein" in 1815?Mary Shelley
77%
Which famous canal was opened up in 1869?Suez canal
77%
Who was the first president of the United States who was assassinated?Abraham Lincoln
73%
"Starry Night" is probably the most famous painting of which artist?Vincent van Gogh
73%
Who published his first Sherlock Holmes story, "A Study in Scarlet" in 1887?Arthur Conan Doyle
69%
Who was the U.S. commander that lost the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876?George Armstrong Custer
69%
In what town did the gunfight at the O.K. corral take place in 1881?Tombstone
69%
Cro-Magnons were the first early modern humans to settle in Europe. Where were their remains found in 1868?France
65%
Which teams played the first recognised international soccer match in 1872?England vs Scotland
62%
Which King of Bavaria built the famous Neuschwanstein Castle in 1886?King Ludwig II
58%
What 19th century leader, nicknamed "The Liberator", campaigned for Catholic rights and Irish independence?Daniel O'Connell
54%
The opera "Carmen" was premiered in Paris in 1875. Who is its composer?George Bizet
54%

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