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History Multiple Choice #3

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about world history?
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First submittedJuly 15, 2019
Last updatedJuly 15, 2019
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1. Where was the Mayan civilization based?
Around the Yucatan peninsula
Southern Africa
Peru
California
2. Where was the Metric System developed?
Ancient Greece
Italy
United States
France
3. How did Gandhi die?
Pancreatic cancer
Assassinated by a Hindu nationalist
Hunger strike
Still unexplained to this day
4. What happened to Persia during the Mongol invasions?
The population was reduced by up to 90%
A flowering of culture and literature
The leaders were killed, but life remained the same for most people
5. Were Italy and the United Kingdom allies or enemies during World War One?
Allies
Enemies
6. How were Holy Roman Emperors chosen?
Chosen by the pope
Elected by a small group of princes
Democratic vote of the people
7. Has the United States ever invaded Canadian territory?
Yes
No
The U.S. invaded Canada during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812
8. Who was Anton Chekov?
A playwright
A designer of aircraft
A chess player
An explorer
9. Did Egyptian pharaohs ever marry their sisters?
No
Yes
10. What style of architecture is exemplified by the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris?
Gothic
Neo-classical
Brutalist
Art Deco
11. Where and when was Siddhārtha Gautama, aka Buddha, born?
≈ 500 BC, Nepal
≈ 1 AD, Palestine
≈ 900 AD, China
≈ 570 AD, Saudi Arabia
12. Did the Crusaders ever capture Jerusalem?
Yes
No
Crusaders held territory in the Levant for about 200 years following the First Crusade
13. Which of the following was NOT one of the Ancient Wonders of the World?
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Great Pyramid of Giza
The Parthenon
Colossus of Rhodes
14. What was the Holodomor?
A famine in Ukraine deliberately made worse by Soviet policies
The merger of Germany and Austria in 1938
The eviction of the Acadians from Canada in the 1700s
The migration of modern humans into Europe during the Ice Ages
15. How long did Hitler envision his "Third Reich" lasting?
10 years
1,000 years
100 years
1 million years
In reality, it lasted 12 years
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level 79
Jul 16, 2019
And here I thought the Holodomor was an early precursor to the Holodeck.
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level 76
Jul 16, 2019
Got everything right, but thought maybe it's worth pointing out that there *was* a flowering of culture and literature under the Timurid Empire which was one of the successor states to the Mongol Empire in and around Persia. I guess that was many years after the invasions, though, not during them.
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level 71
Jul 16, 2019
I thought Italy was a member of the triple alliance? And after a year they switched sides?
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level 58
Jul 16, 2019
Yes, Italy was part of the Triple Alliance, but it was a defensive pact in nature and never participated in WW1 on that side. Technically Italy was neutral until they joined the Allies in 1915 after some negotiations had taken place.
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level 43
Jul 17, 2019
I have a question, I would like to make some quizzes in other languages, maybe even a series, how would I go about doing that?
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level ∞
Jul 18, 2019
You can change the language of your quiz in Step 1 of the quiz editor.
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level 43
Jul 18, 2019
Oh, ok. Thanks!