Statistics for 1860s Decade Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 19,818 times
  • The average score is 13 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What did the U.S. buy from Russia for just two cents an acre?Alaska
90%
What canal opened in Egypt?Suez Canal
90%
Who had a tea party with the Mad Hatter and the March Hare?Alice
88%
Who killed Abraham Lincoln?John Wilkes Booth
81%
Who wrote "Great Expectations"?Charles Dickens
80%
What was the deadliest battle of the American Civil War?Battle of Gettysburg
76%
What city built the first underground train network?London
75%
What did Alfred Nobel invent?Dynamite
72%
What city ceased to be the capital of Japan?Kyoto
71%
Who wrote "Das Kapital"?Karl Marx
69%
What service used horses to carry mail across the American west?{Pony} Express
67%
What mountain on the Swiss / Italian border was climbed for the first time?The Matterhorn
55%
What country was unified under King Victor Emmanuel II?Italy
54%
What South American country lost 60% of its population in a devastating war?Paraguay
50%
What waltz by Johann Strauss II was named after a European river?The Blue Danube
47%
What derogatory term applied to Yankees who moved to the South for
business reasons?
Carpetbagger
45%
What country was briefly led by Emperor Maximilian - a puppet of France?Mexico
40%
What railroad was completed by a golden spike in Utah?{Transcontinental} Railroad
39%
In what country did 20 million die after a man proclaimed himself to be
the brother of Jesus?
China
34%
What company technically owned about 1/3 of the area of Canada?Hudson's Bay Company
32%

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