Statistics for Historical Blunders

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  • The average score is 12 of 18

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Blunder Year Answer % Correct
The Japanese launch a surprise attack on this naval base1941Pearl Harbor
97%
The captain of this ship ignores warnings of icebergs1912Titanic
97%
The US becomes entangled in this conflict1965-1973Vietnam War
92%
Germany invades this country1941Soviet Union
89%
The CIA botches an invasion at the Bay of Pigs in this country1961Cuba
88%
Citizens of this city allow a hollow Greek horse inside their walls?Troy
87%
This military leader decides to invade Russia1812Napoleon
79%
The Catholic Church attempts to capture the Holy Land in this series of conflicts1095-1291The Crusades
78%
Richard Nixon and G. Gordon Liddy orchestrate a plan to break into
the Democratic Headquarters at this hotel
1972Watergate Hotel
73%
The Soviet Union invades this country1979Afghanistan
69%
This fleet is sent to invade England, but loses many ships
without even attempting to land
1588Spanish Armada
67%
Despite overwhelming odds, this commander chooses to fight at
the Battle of the Little Bighorn
1876George Custer
58%
Allied troops begin a futile attempt to capture the
Gallipoli peninsula in this country
1915Ottoman Empire
56%
General Pickett leads the Confederate Army into a suicidal charge at this battle1863Gettysburg
53%
Adam and Eve eat the fruit of this tree?The Tree of {Knowledge}
50%
European powers try to appease Hitler by allowing Germany
to annex parts of this country
1938Czechoslovakia
48%
Aztec emperor Moctezuma allows this conquistador to enter his capital city1520Hernán Cortés
40%
After just a few weeks in Iraq, George Bush stands underneath
a banner proclaiming this
2003Mission Accomplished
26%

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