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History by Picture - A

Can you identify these people, places, and things in history that start with the letter "A"?
Quiz by WolfCam
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Last updated: April 10, 2018
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First submittedApril 7, 2018
Times taken34,632
Average score61.1%
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person
type of structure
person
hill
person
temple
goddess
former capital city
military leader
culture
empire (1914)
person (on right)
alliance
palace
beverage
astronomer's tool
event
1970s African-American hairstyle
American Revolution
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Level 61
Apr 8, 2018
Nice one!
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Level 65
Apr 8, 2018
Thanks!
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Level 82
Apr 8, 2018
Nice job :) think it's Attila as opposed to Atilla though
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Level 65
Apr 8, 2018
Fixed!
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Level 66
Jan 24, 2020
Both are correct, but in native Hungarian he is more referred as Attila. That picture though, I'm from Hungary but never seen that about him in my life.
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Level 75
Apr 11, 2018
Nice quiz, but I'm not sure what absinthe is doing in a quiz about history?
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Level 82
Apr 11, 2018
I know some stuff about the history of absinthe.
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Level 82
Apr 11, 2018
I can never recall my history of absinthe.
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Level 82
Apr 14, 2018
I wasn't even being sarcastic. It's interesting. Look it up.
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Level 67
Apr 12, 2018
I'd get rid of afro first, seems really out of place considering how grand-scale this is.
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Level 74
Apr 13, 2018
Nah, I think it's good
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Level 82
Apr 15, 2018
Well afro looks quite grand-scale to me in the photo.
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Level 92
Apr 11, 2018
Got tripped up by the palace. Thought there was an o in there somewhere.
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Level 67
Apr 11, 2018
4% missed Armstrong, even though his name is on his spacesuit...
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Level 75
Apr 11, 2018
The other 4% thought his name was Nasa
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Level 86
Apr 12, 2018
Or astronaut.
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Level 62
Jul 6, 2020
Got stuck on Aldrin, and had a mind blank. Did try 'astronaut' though
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Level 67
Apr 12, 2018
I'm surprised how many people missed Alhambra. I'd really like to go there some day.
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Level 72
Apr 12, 2018
I've been there and I still missed it.
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Level 69
Apr 14, 2018
almost missed it too, visited last year. incredible place.
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Level 68
Apr 12, 2018
Never occurred to me to add an "e" to astrolab.
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Level 69
Apr 14, 2018
or to absinth
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Level 65
Jan 11, 2019
Yea, with absinthe I did occured to me, but was surprised it didnt take it without the e. Astrolab and astrolabe sound completely different, so I cant see how you could forget it.

(Though I typed astrolobe first..)

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Level 71
Oct 22, 2018
I tried astrolabium at first.
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Level 72
Apr 12, 2018
Do'h! That G in "Angkor".
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Level 74
Apr 12, 2018
Let's be honest, it was a rebellion, not a revolution.
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Level 74
Apr 12, 2018
It was a revolution because the United States gained independence afterwards
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Level 68
Apr 12, 2018
I sucked.
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Level 55
Apr 12, 2018
I thought "aqueduct" was "arch" or "archway"...
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Level 21
Apr 20, 2018
I thought Atila was Gengis Khan :( Shame on me
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Level 71
Oct 22, 2018
I thought they were looking for a title rather than a person.
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Level 46
Nov 30, 2022
Ahengis Ahan
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Level 47
Apr 21, 2018
Am i just stupid or can an astrolabe also be called an astroble?
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Level 70
Sep 13, 2018
If it must be either or, then I'm afraid I have some bad news for you...
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Level 79
Dec 29, 2019
interesting quiz, just about got it.
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Level 79
Jan 19, 2022
I believe the picture of "Athena" is actually a Roman statue of Minerva.
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Level 80
Apr 30, 2023
According to a simple Google search, you are correct.
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Level 87
Apr 19, 2022
Didn't read the last picture clue properly and kept trying to think of ways Billy Preston could start with "A"
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Level 53
May 30, 2023
Nice quiz, although I think it would be better to use a different picture for Attila. I had absolutely no idea it was supposed to be him
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Level 20
Jan 25, 2024
3/18💀