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Multiple-Choice History

Choose the correct answer to these history questions - but be quick, because time is limited!
Quiz by Geoguy
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Last updated: February 26, 2015
First submittedFebruary 25, 2015
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Answer
What was the first civilization of Central America?
Maya's
Aztecs
Olmecs
Zapotecs
C
Who of these was a Babylonian King?
Rameses
Hammurabi
Agamemnon
Xerxes
B
Which of these is the largest empire ever?
Mongol
Roman
British
Russian
C
Which of these was not a Chinese Dynasty?
Xian
Shang
Qin
Zhou
A
Which of these was not an Axis Power in WWII?
Italy
Germany
Japan
Russia
D
Which of these was one of the original 13 colonies?
Vermont
Maine
Georgia
West Virginia
C
Who of these was not a Roman Emperor?
Augustus
Mark Antony
Tiberius
Caligula
B
Which of these was not a colony of Portugal?
Puerto Rico
Mozambique
Timor Leste
Angola
A
Who of these was not a Greek God?
Zeus
Athena
Demeter
Ceres
D
Which of these tribes sacked Rome in 410?
Huns
Germanics
Vandals
Visigoths
D
Which of these was not a Muslim Caliphate?
Umayyad
Rashidun
Meccan
Abbasid
C
Which of these countries was not an original member of the EEC?
Netherlands
United Kingdom
France
Belgium
B
Who of these was not a US President?
George Washington
Zachary Taylor
Rutherford Hayes
Adam Smith
D
Which one of these explorers was the first to round the Cape of Good Hope?
Bartolomeu Dias
Ferdinand Magellan
Vasco da Gama
Christopher Columbus
A
Which of these is not one of the Seven Ancient World Wonders?
Temple of Artemis
Colossus of Rhodes
Great Wall of China
Statue of Zeus
C
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level 78
Feb 25, 2015
Nice quiz - but please allow more time. Just reading through the text takes more than the 45 secs given. Try 2 minutes.
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level 62
Feb 25, 2015
It's part of the challenge, but I'll increase the time a little.
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level 71
Feb 25, 2015
Well done! I think 1:15 as it is now is the right time
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level 78
Feb 26, 2015
Oh well, I guess I'll just stop the timer.
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level 38
Oct 30, 2018
That's what I routinely do. I visit these sites to test my knowledge and perhaps learn a few new things, not to take a speed typing test.
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