Statistics for World History Quiz for Dummies

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  • This quiz has been taken 13,110 times
  • The average score is 18 of 20

Answer Stats

Question Answer % Correct
What religion was started by Muhammad?Islam
98%
In what city was the Colosseum constructed between 72 and 80 A.D.?Rome
98%
In terms of dates, what does B.C. stand for?Before Christ
98%
What was the capital of the Soviet Union?Moscow
96%
Who painted the the "Mona Lisa"?Leonardo da Vinci
96%
On what continent did anatomically-modern humans first evolve?Africa
95%
What loincloth-wearing activist is often considered the "Father of the Nation" of India?Mahatma Gandhi
94%
What country colonized Vietnam, Algeria, and parts of Canada?France
93%
Who led the Spanish expedition to the New World in 1492?Christopher Columbus
92%
What city did Socrates, Pericles, and Xenophon come from?Athens
92%
What massive landmark was built more than 4000 years ago, most likely
as a tomb for the pharaoh Khufu?
The Great Pyramid
91%
What style of music was played by Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis?Jazz
90%
What cigar-chomping revolutionary was the de-facto leader of Cuba
from 1959 until 2008?
Fidel Castro
88%
What empire, founded by Genghis Khan, conquered most of Asia?Mongol Empire
87%
What name is commonly given to the alliance between Germany,
Japan, and Italy in World War II?
The Axis
84%
What is the name of the series of wars in which Europeans tried to recapture
the Holy Land for Christianity?
The Crusades
81%
In what modern-day country would you find the ruins of Babylon?Iraq
79%
What queen of France supposedly said "let them eat cake"?
(but really didn't)
Marie Antoinette
78%
What did Johannes Gutenberg invent in the 1400s that revolutionized the way
information was transmitted?
Printing Press
76%
What philosopher, also known as "Master Kong", was born in China in 551 BC?Confucius
72%

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