Statistics for 1840s Decade Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 14,929 times
  • The average score is 13 of 20

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
What crop's failure triggered the Great Famine in Ireland?Potato
98%
Who wrote "Manifesto of the Communist Party"?Karl Marx
92%
What independent republic joined the U.S. as the 28th state?Texas
87%
What was discovered near Sutter's Mill in California?Gold
86%
What country did the United States fight a war against?Mexico
79%
What country did the United Kingdom annex after signing the
Treaty of Waitangi with Māori chiefs?
New Zealand
78%
What African country, founded as colony for African-Americans, became independent?Liberia
76%
Who wrote about a repetitive raven that said "nevermore"?Edgar Allan Poe
76%
What did Charles Goodyear learn how to "vulcanize"?Rubber
71%
What did Samuel Morse invent?Telegraph
71%
What desert city was founded by Brigham Young in 1847?Salt Lake City
68%
Who did Queen Victoria marry? (They were first cousins)Albert
60%
Who wrote "Jane Eyre"?Charlotte Bronte
60%
Who wrote "The Three Musketeers" and "The Count of Monte Cristo"?Alexandre Dumas
58%
Who wrote "Manifesto of the Communist Party"?Friedrich Engels
52%
What party of pioneers resorted to cannibalism when stuck in the
Sierra Nevada mountains?
{Donner} Party
40%
And what was the first message he sent using it?What Hath God
{Wrought}?
37%
What "empire" was ruled by Dom Pedro II?Empire of Brazil
35%
Who began his 67 year reign as Emperor of Austria?Franz Joseph
28%
What is 1848 known as?Year of {Revolution}
24%

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