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History by Picture - O

Can you name these historic people, places, and things beginning with the letter "O"?
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Quiz by WolfCam
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Last updated: July 3, 2018
First submittedJune 29, 2018
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assassin
empire - 1683
cause of two Chinese wars
pioneer route
author
god
Oregon Trail
figure from Greek mythology
civilization
Greek letter
revolution led by this guy
scientist who led development of this
code name
October Revolution
Operation Overlord
type of structure
god
birth name of this guy
Gaius Octavius
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level 67
Jun 30, 2018
Good quiz, nice mixture of facts, good pictures. Missed 'Oregon Trail'.
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level 65
Jun 30, 2018
You died of typhoid fever.
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level 82
Jul 1, 2018
Dysentry.
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level 77
Jun 30, 2018
Lee Harvey Oswald is not in that picture.
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level 60
Jun 30, 2018
But the person he killed is.
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level 79
Oct 4, 2018
There's no opium in the opium picture, either, and yet it's still clear what is meant.
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level 70
Jun 30, 2018
Never heard of Olmec before.
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level ∞
Jun 30, 2018
I learned it from the Simpsons.
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level 73
Jul 9, 2018
I learned it from Legends of the Hidden Temple #SilverSnake4Life
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level 15
Aug 18, 2018
Bill wurtz be thanked
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level 66
Jun 30, 2018
i spelled oktober with k, thought it would work
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level 69
Jul 31, 2018
Either October or октябрь. You cant have a hybrid of the two, surely
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level 66
Sep 10, 2018
That same picture was used for "Russian revolution" in another featured quiz. :|
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level 69
Jul 1, 2018
Finally, a picture of that old man that's actually captioned as "Odin" and not "Gandalf". I've seen it described as being a picture of Gandalf like a dozen times now, including on other quizzes on this site!
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level 82
Jul 1, 2018
I always pictured Odin as a much harsher man. That guy looks rather sweet.
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level 66
Jul 2, 2018
And here I was, about to write a comment saying that he looks like Gandalf.
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level 69
Oct 4, 2018
The key identifying feature is that Odin lacks one eye (that he gave away in exchange for wisdom)
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level 73
Oct 8, 2018
i thought he was winking
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level 68
Jul 2, 2018
Octavian not acceptable?
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level 60
Jul 3, 2018
That would be m, however Gaius Octavian doesn’t make much sense.
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level ∞
Jul 3, 2018
Like WolfCam said, it's not correct, but it will work now.
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level 65
Oct 4, 2018
Won't let me play--ignores a click to start quiz.
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level 62
Oct 4, 2018
That's happening to me as well. I played a few other quizzes just a few minutes ago and they all worked fine ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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level 67
Oct 4, 2018
Same. I'm on mobile...is that why it isn't working?
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level ∞
Oct 4, 2018
Sorry about that. Fixed!
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level 76
Oct 4, 2018
I would have done better had I not overlooked the entire bottom line. I do that a lot on these quizzes. You'd think I'd learn eventually.
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level 63
Dec 3, 2019
There is no room because of all the other knowledge you soak up on this site ;) (in your mind to remember that is)
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level 70
Oct 4, 2018
Made it all the way through this quiz to then realize that I could have gotten more answers correct if I would have read that all answers start with O. Facepalm
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level 80
Oct 4, 2018
For 'assassin,' Lyndon Johnson doesn't begin with 'O.'
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level 49
Oct 6, 2018
Can't tell if you're joking.
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level 75
Apr 8, 2019
But Lyndon Johnson, Castro, Mafioso, Soviet Union, Aristotle Onassis and George Bush all have O's in them. Jacky Ruby, on the other hand, was a lone wolf.
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level 68
Oct 4, 2018
Orwell reminds me a little of Michael Palin.
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level 45
Oct 4, 2018
Why is Odin wearing a boonie hat
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level 77
Oct 4, 2018
Odin often assumed disguises, including as a traveler or wandering hermit.
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