Rewind·Posted on Dec 12, 2020How Much Random History Do You Actually Know?This is one for the history books...literally.by Audrey EngvalsonBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink What were the names of the two brothers who both successfully flew the first free controlled airplane? Wilbur and Orson Redenbacher Correct Incorrect Wilbur and Orson Redenbacher William and Orson Wright Correct Incorrect William and Orson Wright Wilbur and Orville Wright Correct Incorrect Wilbur and Orville Wright William and Orville Redenbacher Correct Incorrect William and Orville Redenbacher Correct! Wrong! Wilbur and Orville Wright! The first person in space was from: Image: Via Getty Russia Correct Incorrect Via Getty Russia Via Getty Image: Via Getty USA Correct Incorrect Via Getty USA Via Getty Image: Via Getty Germany Correct Incorrect Via Getty Germany Via Getty Image: Via Getty China Correct Incorrect Via Getty China Via Getty Correct! Wrong! Russia! Whose works of art include pieces such as The Vitruvian Man? Image: Via Getty Michelangelo Correct Incorrect Via Getty Michelangelo Via Getty Image: Via Getty Leonardo da Vinci Correct Incorrect Via Getty Leonardo da Vinci Via Getty Image: Via Getty Raphael Correct Incorrect Via Getty Raphael Via Getty Image: Via Getty Donatello Correct Incorrect Via Getty Donatello Via Getty Correct! Wrong! Leonardo da Vinci! In 79 A.D., Mount Vesuvius erupted, covering which Italian city in thick layers of ash? Vicenza Correct Incorrect Vicenza Palermo Correct Incorrect Palermo Turin Correct Incorrect Turin Pompeii Correct Incorrect Pompeii Correct! Wrong! Pompeii! Which aviator famously disappeared over the Pacific in 1937? Image: Via Getty Amelia Earhart Correct Incorrect Via Getty Amelia Earhart Via Getty Image: Via Getty Chuck Yeager Correct Incorrect Via Getty Chuck Yeager Via Getty Image: Via Getty Howard Hughes Correct Incorrect Via Getty Howard Hughes Via Getty Image: Via Getty Charles Lindbergh Correct Incorrect Via Getty Charles Lindbergh Via Getty Correct! Wrong! Amelia Earhart! Art Deco is a style movement that took place during: The 1700s Correct Incorrect The 1700s The 1880s Correct Incorrect The 1880s The 1920s Correct Incorrect The 1920s The 1960s Correct Incorrect The 1960s Correct! Wrong! The 1920s! The Knights of the Round Table are associated with stories about: Image: Via Getty King Louis XIV Correct Incorrect Via Getty King Louis XIV Via Getty Image: Via Getty King Arthur Correct Incorrect Via Getty King Arthur Via Getty Image: Via Getty King Henry VIII Correct Incorrect Via Getty King Henry VIII Via Getty Image: Via Getty King James I Correct Incorrect Via Getty King James I Via Getty Correct! Wrong! King Arthur! What did the Treaty of Versailles do? Formally ended the French Revolution Correct Incorrect Formally ended the French Revolution Created a truce between Poland and Germany Correct Incorrect Created a truce between Poland and Germany Formally ended WWI Correct Incorrect Formally ended WWI Allowed France to acquire Monaco as a province Correct Incorrect Allowed France to acquire Monaco as a province Correct! Wrong! Formally ended WWI! Who was the Greek god of love? Dionysus Correct Incorrect Dionysus Eros Correct Incorrect Eros Apollo Correct Incorrect Apollo Ares Correct Incorrect Ares Correct! Wrong! Eros! Genghis Khan was the founder of which empire? The Ottoman Empire Correct Incorrect The Ottoman Empire The Mughal Empire Correct Incorrect The Mughal Empire The Mongol Empire Correct Incorrect The Mongol Empire The Akkadian Empire Correct Incorrect The Akkadian Empire Correct! Wrong! The Mongol Empire! Which of the following people was never a pharaoh? Image: Via Getty Nefertiti Correct Incorrect Via Getty Nefertiti Via Getty Image: Via Getty Hatshepsut Correct Incorrect Via Getty Hatshepsut Via Getty Image: Via Getty Ramses II Correct Incorrect Via Getty Ramses II Via Getty Image: Via Getty Cleopatra Correct Incorrect Via Getty Cleopatra Via Getty Correct! Wrong! Nefertiti! She was never a pharaoh of Egypt, but her husband, Akhenaten, ruled from 1351–1334 BC. Machu Picchu was a historical city built by: The Mayan Correct Incorrect The Mayan The Inca Correct Incorrect The Inca The Mesozoic Correct Incorrect The Mesozoic The Aztecs Correct Incorrect The Aztecs Correct! Wrong! The Inca! Which explorer accidentally discovered Florida while searching for the Fountain of Youth? Vasco de Gama Correct Incorrect Vasco de Gama Amerigo Vespucci Correct Incorrect Amerigo Vespucci Leif Erikson Correct Incorrect Leif Erikson Juan Ponce de León Correct Incorrect Juan Ponce de León Correct! Wrong! Juan Ponce de León! Which of the following was invented first? Image: Via Getty Camera Correct Incorrect Via Getty Camera Via Getty Image: Via Getty Radio Correct Incorrect Via Getty Radio Via Getty Image: Via Getty Lightbulb Correct Incorrect Via Getty Lightbulb Via Getty Image: Via Getty Toilet Paper Correct Incorrect Via Getty Toilet Paper Via Getty Correct! Wrong! Camera! The camera was invented in 1816, toilet paper was invented in 1857, the radio was invented in 1866, and the lightbulb was invented in 1840. Who shot Abraham Lincoln? Francis Scott Key Correct Incorrect Francis Scott Key Robert Treate Paine Correct Incorrect Robert Treate Paine Lee Harvey Oswald Correct Incorrect Lee Harvey Oswald John Wilkes Booth Correct Incorrect John Wilkes Booth Correct! Wrong! John Wilkes Booth! All of the following animals went extinct in the 19th century with the exception of: Image: Via Getty Dodo Bird Correct Incorrect Via Getty Dodo Bird Via Getty Image: Via Getty Passenger Pigeon Correct Incorrect Via Getty Passenger Pigeon Via Getty Image: Via Getty Stellar's Sea Cow Correct Incorrect Via Getty Stellar's Sea Cow Via Getty Image: Via Getty Labrador Duck Correct Incorrect Via Getty Labrador Duck Via Getty Correct! Wrong! Passenger Pigeon! The rest became extinct before the 20th century.