quiz

Real Or Fake?

History and fiction can blur together a lot.

  1. 1. Pocahontas
    Disney

    Daughter of the Powhatan chief who married a British man and traveled to England.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  2. 2. Mulan

    Chinese soldier who fought for more than a decade before her comrades discovered she was a woman.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  3. 3. King Arthur

    Monarch who led the defense of Britain against Saxon invaders in the 6th century.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  4. 4. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

    One of the seven wonders of the ancient world, made for King Nebuchadnezzar II.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  5. 5. Troy

    Site of the Trojan War and the fabled battlefield of Odysseus.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  6. 6. Helen of Troy

    The most beautiful woman in the world, whose abduction by Paris brought about the Trojan War.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  7. 7. Uncle Sam

    The benevolent personification of the United States government.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  8. 8. Rosie the Riveter

    Cultural icon of American women entering the work force during World War II.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  9. 9. Area 51

    The secret American military base at the center of many conspiracies and UFO folklore.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  10. 10. Cleopatra

    The last pharoah of Egypt after it was conquered by Alexander the Great.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  11. 11. Lady Godiva

    Noblewoman who rode her horse naked through the streets in solidarity with the poor and in protest of her husband’s high taxes.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  12. 12. Johnny Appleseed

    Pious hermit who planted nurseries to grow apple trees throughout the midwestern United States.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  13. 13. Sodom and Gomorrah

    Twin cities which were destroyed by God for their sinful ways.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  14. 14. Mt. Olympus

    Home of the Greek Pantheon.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  15. 15. Robin Hood

    Outlaw hero of Sherwood Forest who stole from the rich and gave to the poor.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  16. 16. Sherlock Holmes
    BBC

    The most brilliant detective in the history of Great Britain.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  17. 17. Betty Crocker

    Figurehead of an American baking supplies empire.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  18. 18. Chef Boyardee

    Purveyor of canned pastas.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  19. 19. Colonel Sanders

    Founder and spokesman of Kentucky Fried Chicken.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional
  20. 20. Shangri-la

    Isolated, idyllic city in the Himalayas free of disease, hatred, poverty, and war.

    1. Real
    2. Fictional

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