Statistics for Ultimate 19th Century History Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 117 times
  • The average score is 55 of 100

Answer Stats

YearHintAnswer% Correct
1896The first modern olympics are held in this cityAthens
95%
1887Flooding of this river kills 900,000 in AsiaYellow River
93%
1865This man is shot in the headAbraham Lincoln
89%
1889This future leader is born in Braunau, AustriaAdolf Hitler
89%
1867Russia sells this territoryAlaska
89%
1876The telephone is invented by this manAlexander Graham Bell
89%
1859"On the Origin of Species" is published by this manCharles Darwin
86%
1845A famine of this crop strikes IrelandPotato
85%
1890This famous artist commits suicideVincent Van Gogh
85%
1880The British go to war against this group in South AfricaBoers
83%
1898The United States declared war on this nationSpain
83%
1872This becomes the world's first national parkYellowstone
83%
1897A marathon is hosted in this city, and is still annually heldBoston
82%
1873This article of clothing is invented by Levi StraussJeans
82%
1866Alfred Nobel first produces this explosiveDynamite
81%
1869This famous waterway opensSuez Canal
81%
1895Guglielmo Marconi sends a message though this mediumRadio
79%
1886This statue is unveiledStatue of Liberty
79%
1892Arthur Conan Doyle publishes this bookThe Adventures of {Sherlock Holmes}
79%
1815Napoleon is defeated at this battleBattle of {Waterloo}
77%
1870People rush to southern Africa in search of this mineralDiamond
76%
1883This Indonesia volcano erupts and is heard in AustraliaKrakatoa
75%
1827This great composer diesLudwig Van Beethoven
75%
1851Herman Melville publishes this novelMoby Dick
73%
1839The first of these wars begins between China and Britain{Opium} Wars
73%
1819This island city in Asia is founded by the BritishSingapore
73%
1891This sport is invented in Springfield, MassachusettsBasketball
71%
1820This land mass is discovered, the last large discovery of its kindAntarctica
70%
1822This South American country gains independenceBrazil
69%
1801The parliament of the United Kingdom is merged with the parliament of this countryIreland
69%
1804This man declares himself emperor of FranceNapoleon Bonaparte
69%
1810This German festival is first heldOktoberfest
69%
1848This book is published by Karl Marx and Frederich EngelsCommunist Manifesto
68%
1894Japan annexes this island, along with KoreaFormosa
68%
1818This piece of literature is published by Mary ShelleyFrankenstein
67%
1881This U.S president is assassinatedJames Garfield
65%
1803This territory is sold to the United StatesLouisiana
65%
1837Samuel Morse patents this inventionTelegraph
65%
1836Texans lose to the Mexicans at this "remembered" battleBattle of the {Alamo}
64%
1856Russia loses this war{Crimean} War
64%
1853This nation becomes an empire (again)France
63%
1899This "rebellion" begins in China{Boxer} Rebellion
62%
1893This country is first to allow women to voteNew Zealand
62%
1814This city is burned by British troopsWashington D.C
62%
1862An early version of this handheld sphere with three holes is inventedBowling Ball
61%
1809Sweden cedes this territory to RussiaFinland
61%
1812This war begins between the U.S and BritainWar of 1812
61%
1871Henry Stanley finds this man in Central AfricaDr. Livingstone
60%
1821This country begins to break away from the Ottoman Empire, the first to do soGreece
58%
1813Jane Austin publishes this story about the Bennett familyPride and Prejudice
58%
1847The U.S's takeover of California is essentially complete when Mexico retreats from this cityLos Angeles
56%
1863Maximilian of Austria becomes emperor of this countryMexico
56%
1877Thomas Edison creates this recording devicePhonograph
56%
1811Russian settlers establish a trading post just north of this Pacific coast citySan Francisco
56%
1888This man gains control of GermanyWilhelm II
56%
1864Their organization is founded in Geneva, SwitzerlandRed Cross
55%
1828John Adams and this president both die on July 4thThomas Jefferson
55%
1805This naval battle occurs of the coast of SpainBattle of {Trafalgar}
54%
1861The U.S breaks into civil war after this state secedesSouth Carolina
54%
1825This canal opens, connecting the Great Lakes and the Atlantic OceanErie Canal
52%
1874This region becomes part of New York CityBronx
51%
1882Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy for this alliance{Triple} Alliance
50%
1833Britain seizes control of these Atlantic islandsFalkland Islands
49%
1850The Harvard observatory takes the first photo of Vega, which is one of theseStar
49%
1855This city is destroyed by an earthquake and tsunamiEdo
48%
1843Charles Dickens publishes this novelA Christmas Carol
45%
1854This British monument is finishedBig Ben
45%
1830This religious sect is founded by Joseph SmithMormonism
45%
1878This group defeats Britain in a battle at IsandhwanaZulu
45%
1838Native American groups are forced off their land in the trail of tears. This group lost over 4,000 peopleCherokee
44%
1834This event, taking place in Spain since 1478, finally endsSpanish Inquisition
43%
1884A conference starts in this city to decide how Africa should be dividedBerlin
40%
1806This "empire" of Europe fallsHoly Roman Empire
40%
1824This chocolate company famous for eggs is founded in BirminghamCadbury
39%
1826This ship departs to survey parts of South AmericaHMS Beagle
39%
1802A military academy is created in this town in New YorkWest Point
39%
1844The vulcanization of rubber is patented by this manCharles Goodyear
38%
1817First Seminole war begins in this U.S StateFlorida
38%
1800John Ritter discovers this non-visible lightUltraviolet
37%
1835Stories like "Thumbelina" and "The Princess and the Pea" are authored by this manHans Christian Andersen
33%
1832The source of this river is discovered by Henry SchoolcraftMississippi River
32%
1858The government of India is transferred from this group to the British CrownEast India Company
30%
1849This indépendant nation is declared in ItalyNew {Roman} Republic
30%
1846This woodwind instrument is invented in BelgiumSaxophone
30%
1868This feudal military government of Japan is abolishedShogunate
30%
1840The upper and lower parts of this colony are unitedCanada
29%
1879The war of the Pacific begins, which would eventually result in a victory for this nationChile
26%
1885This man creates a vaccine for RabiesLouis Pasteur
24%
1831This South American state dissolvesGran Colombia
20%
1823This wearable mode of transportation is patentedRoller Skates
15%
1807Both the United States and Britain outlaw this practiceSlave Trade
15%
1860This group is allowed to vote in BritainJews
14%
1852A fire destroys much of this North American cityMontreal
14%
1829The first motor of this type is constructedElectric
13%
1816The eruption of this volcano causes the "Year without a Summer"Mt. Tambora
13%
1857This group of soldiers rebel in IndiaSepoy
11%
1841This author publishes his first of multiple murder mysteriesEdgar Allen Poe
8%
1808This man becomes king of SpainJoseph Bonaparte
8%
1842This man's third "Scottish" symphony is performedFelix Mendelssohn
7%
1875This region rebels against the OttomansHerzegovina
2%

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