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How Much Random History Do You Actually Know?

This is one for the history books...literally.

  1. What were the names of the two brothers who both successfully flew the first free controlled airplane?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Wilbur and Orville Wright!

  2. The first person in space was from:

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Russia!

  3. Whose works of art include pieces such as The Vitruvian Man?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Leonardo da Vinci!

  4. In 79 A.D., Mount Vesuvius erupted, covering which Italian city in thick layers of ash?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Pompeii!

  5. Which aviator famously disappeared over the Pacific in 1937?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Amelia Earhart!

  6. Art Deco is a style movement that took place during:

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    Wrong! 

    The 1920s!

  7. The Knights of the Round Table are associated with stories about:

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    Wrong! 

    King Arthur!

  8. What did the Treaty of Versailles do?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Formally ended WWI!

  9. Who was the Greek god of love?

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    Wrong! 

    Eros!

  10. Genghis Khan was the founder of which empire?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The Mongol Empire!

  11. Which of the following people was never a pharaoh?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Nefertiti!

    She was never a pharaoh of Egypt, but her husband, Akhenaten, ruled from 1351–1334 BC.

  12. Machu Picchu was a historical city built by:

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The Inca!

  13. Which explorer accidentally discovered Florida while searching for the Fountain of Youth?

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    Wrong! 

    Juan Ponce de León!

  14. Which of the following was invented first?

    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.

  15. Who shot Abraham Lincoln?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    John Wilkes Booth!

  16. All of the following animals went extinct in the 19th century with the exception of:

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Passenger Pigeon!

    The rest became extinct before the 20th century.

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