Do you know history?

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There are a lot of history facts in the world. This quiz only holds a few questions, but it will test your knowledge of history as never before (okay, I might be exaggerating a bit, there). Have fun!

You know, I really wish we didn't have to write a second paragraph. *sighs* Oh well, I guess that's the way things have to be. Now let's get to one hundred fifty characters, shall we?

Created by: Ariana9
1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
Male
Female
3. Who was the 7th president of the United States?
John Tyler
John Adams
Andrew Jackson
Benjamin Franklin
Theodore Roosevelt
4. Which was the king obsessed with killing Jesus?
King Tut
King Herod
King James
King Louis X
5. Who was the president of the United States during the Great Depression? (This president was also in office for the longest amount of time.)
Franklin Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
Abraham Lincoln
Dwight Eisenhower
6. The legislative assembly established in the 1640's in Virginia, now known as the General Assembly of Virginia, was the . . .
Parliament
House of Representatives
Continential Congress
House of Burgesses
7. In 1619, African slavery was introduced to the Southern colonies and in the Caribbean because:
these areas needed to have new markets opened in Africa
raw materials and natural resources were scarce in the Americas
the tobacco plantations required a large labor force
eighty-five percent of European settlers returned to England within one year
8. The middle colonies had more diverse lifestyles than New England or the Southern colonies because they had a greater variety of:
cultural groups
climate
geography
political systems
9. The Maya of Mesoamerica are best known for their achievements in:
ship building and navigation
farming
mathematics and astronomy
carpentry
literature
10. Who is the goddess of wisdom and battle in Greek mythology?
Artemis
Minerva
Aphrodite
Venus
Athena
Hera
11. Napoleon was finally defeated at the battle known as . . .
The Revolutionary War
The Civil War
The Battle of Waterloo
The Battle of the Spanish Armada
12. Which country won the Battle of the Spanish Armada?
England
Spain
France
Germany
America
13. What famous 5th century A.D conqueror was known as 'The Scourge of God'?
Hannibal
Julius Caeser
William the Conquerer
Attila the Hun
Vlad the Impaler
None of the above
14. Who founded Harvard University?
Pilgrims
Puritans
Quakers
Anglicans
Protestants
15. What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
House of Democrats
The Bill of Rights
Gettysburg Address
16. What year did America gain its independence from Britain?
1773
1774
1775
1776
1777
1778
17. Who is the sun god(dess) in Egyptian mythology?
Horus
Ra
Osiris
Isis
Seth
Bast

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