History True or False

Can you tell which of these historical statements are true or false?
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Last updated: January 18, 2019
First submittedJanuary 17, 2019
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1. The Mongol Empire was the first empire to successfully take over Japan
True
False
They were never able to take Japan
2. Theodore Roosevelt created the U.S National Park System
True
False
3. The British Empire built the Suez Canal
True
False
The French built the canal
4. Humanity is believed to have begun in Ethiopia
True
False
5. Mount Vesuvius has not erupted since it destroyed Pompeii in 80 AD.
True
False
Mount Vesuvius has erupted multiple times since, most recently in 1944
6. James Watt invented the steam engine
True
False
Thomas Savery invented the steam engine
7. Hungary was technically an Axis Power
True
False
Hungary adhered to the Tripartite pact, but was never considered an Axis power
8. The Eiffel Tower was once the tallest structure in the world
True
False
9. New Zealand was discovered by polynesians around 1200 AD
True
False
10. Minerva is the Roman version of the goddess Aphrodite
True
False
Minerva is the Roman version of Athena
11. The first complex civilization in the world appeared around Iraq
True
False
12. 67 people are believed to have died in the Boston Massacre
True
False
Only 5 people died
13. Hinduism is the world's oldest known religion
True
False
There are many religions that are older, such as those of Egypt and Greece
14. Communism never spread to South America
True
False
15. The Roman Empire began in Rome
True
False
16. The Black Death is the world's worst influenza outbreak in recorded history
True
False
The Black Death was an outbreak of the bubonic plague
17. World War I in fact killed more people than World War II
True
False
40 million died in WWI, 80 million died in WWII
18. The Protestant Reformation occurred in the 1500s
True
False
19. Cleopatra was Egypt's only queen
True
False
Nefertiti was another notable queen of Egypt
20. France colonized Madagascar
True
False
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Level 68
Jan 26, 2021
40 million people died in WW1?? No where near. It was around 10 million. And WW2's deaths were around 70 million.