Multiple Choice History

Can you name answer these multiple choice history questions?
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1. Who was NOT a U.S President?
James Monroe
James Madison
Thomas Jefferson
Alexander Hamilton
2. What was invented by Eli Whitney?
Steam Engine
Cotton Gin
Flying Shuttle
Telegraph
3. How many years did World War II last?
6 years
17 years
10 years
3 years
4. What monument's actual name is the "Flavian Amphitheater"?
St. Peters Basilica
Parthenon
Colosseum
O2 Arena
5. Which of these cities was never destroyed by a fire?
Chicago
Rome
London
Beijing
6. Which of these countries did NOT participate in the First World War?
Portugal
Italy
Spain
Bulgaria
7. What is the function of the Pyramids of Giza?
Unknown
Tombs
Temples
Triumphal Monuments
8. Which of these places did James Cook never reach?
Hawaii
New Zealand
Japan
Indonesia
9. Which of these cities did NOT contain one of the Wonders of the Ancient World?
Athens
Giza
Babylon
Alexandria
10. What country did Charles V rule?
Russian Empire
Spanish Empire
Austro-Hungarian Empire
Holy Roman Empire
11. Who was King of France during the French Revolution?
Richard III
Louis XIV
Henry IV
Louis XVI
12. Which of the following events occurred first?
Yugoslav Wars
Cuban Missile Crisis
First man lands on the Moon
Assassination of John F. Kennedy
13. Who did not rule as a dictator?
Hirohito
Simon Bolivar
Joseph Stalin
Muammar Gaddafi
14. What disease killed 50-100 million people in a single outbreak the early 20th century?
Polio
Influenza
Bubonic Plague
Tuberculosis
15. Who was the first ruler of the Islamic Caliphate?
Abu Bakr
Muhammad
Al-Hadi
Saladin
16. In what year did the Spanish Civil War begin?
1936
1840
1877
1904
17. What did Edmund Hillary do first?
Fly around the world in a single trip
Climb Mt. Everest
Reach the South Pole
Orbit the Moon
18. What was the second country to gain independence in the Americas?
Brazil
Haiti
Mexico
United States
19. Which of these was not one of the four great inventions of China?
Fireworks
Compass
Printing
Papermaking
20. What was the tallest building in the world in 1990?
Taipei 101
Empire State Building
Petronas Towers
Sears Tower
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