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How Much History Do You Actually Know?

Without using Wikipedia. Unlike when you were doing actual history in school.

  1. 1.
    1. Cocaine
    2. LSD
    3. MDMA
  2. 2.
    1. Toilet paper
    2. Banknotes
    3. Gunpowder
  3. 3.
    1. A Republican president was elected with neither a Bush nor Nixon on the ticket.
    2. The first programmable computer was created.
    1. Joseph Stalin
    2. Fidel Castro
    3. Francisco Franco
    4. Benito Mussolini
  4. 5.
    1. The wheel
    2. The dildo
    3. Pottery
  5. 6.
    1. Frank Sinatra
    2. The last widow of an American Civil War soldier
    3. The last 1938 World Cup finalist
  6. 7.
    1. Invention of doorknobs
    2. http://www.thinkstockphotos.co.uk
      Last dispute formally settled by a duel
    3. http://www.thinkstockphotos.co.uk
      Gas absorption refridgeration
  7. 8.
    1. U.K.
    2. U.S.A.
  8. 9.
    1. Jane
    2. Stephen
    3. Kenneth
    4. Michael
    5. Matilda
    6. Edgar
    7. David
    8. Eadred
    9. Macbeth
    10. Louis
  9. 10.
    1. Founding of Harvard University
    2. End of the Spanish Inquisition
  10. 11.
    1. Istanbul
    2. Athens
    3. Tirana
    4. Palermo
  11. 12.
    1. Canada
    2. Portugal
    3. Switzerland
    4. Angola
  12. 13.
    1. Seismometer
    2. Thermometer
    3. Telescope
  13. 14.
    1. 67
    2. 41
    3. 22
    4. 9
  14. 15.
    1. Building of the Great Pyramid
    2. Death of the last woolly mammoth
    1. Building of Stonehenge
    2. Completion of the “Epic of Gilgamesh”

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