True or False History

How much do you know about history
Quiz by Germanwolverine
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Last updated: November 22, 2019
First submittedNovember 21, 2019
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1. Italian cities Bologna and Modena once fought a war over a wooden bucket
True
False
2. John F. Kennedy fought against Japan during WW2
True
False
3. Madagascar was the first communist country
True
False
4. Quentin Tarantino's film Inglorious Bastards is based on a true story
True
False
5. To this day no one knows where Genghis Khan's body is resting
True
False
6. Liberia was originally colonized by the Portuguese in the 1700s but gave up on the colony due to heavy resistance by the natives
True
False
7. North Carolina was the first state to separate from the US before the Civil War
True
False
8. Christopher Columbus never set foot on America proper, only Puerto Rico
True
False
9. The pilgrims landed in Massachusetts
True
False
10. France used to have a completely white flag
True
False
11. There was a two day period were all drugs were legal in Ireland due to a constitutional violation
True
False
12. Franklin D. Roosevelt served the US as president for a total of five terms before he died due to polio disease
True
False
13. Franz Ferdinand's original assassination attempt failed, only for him to accidentally be found less than an hour later by one of the assassins at a cafe and shot then.
True
False
14. The Spanish flue actually originated in Eastern Portugal
True
False
15. In old Ireland if someone killed your family member you could legally enslave them
True
False
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Level 70
Nov 21, 2019
You might want to rephrase question about Kennedy, he never fought in Japan but he did fight against Japan in the Pacific. As well as the island Columbus landed on wasn't Puerto Rico, it was Hispaniola if I remember correctly, could be wrong on that.
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Level 37
Nov 22, 2019
Kennedy fought in the South Pacific, not in Japan. Columbus set foot in the Bahamas and on Hispaniola, not Puerto Rico.
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Level 71
Jan 26, 2021
Bologna and Modena didn't fight the war over the bucket. It's called the War of the Bucket because Modena stole the bucket. It wasn't caused because of it. Someone didn't watch Oversimplified...