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Can you pick which of the two historic moments is being described?

Quiz Updated Nov 11, 2015

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Which historic...A or B
...project's construction was completed first?
(A) Mount Rushmore or (B) Panama Canal
...philosopher penned ''The Republic'' in 380 B.C.?
(A) Plato or (B) Aristotle
...speech by MLK, Jr. was given on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial?
(A) ''I Have a Dream'' or (B) ''I've Been to the Mountaintop''
...empire fell to conquistador Hernán Cortés?
(A) Aztec Empire or (B) Incan Empire
...leader founded the Republic of China?
(A) Sun Yat-Sen or (B) Mao Zedong
...year marked William's conquest of England?
(A) 476 or (B) 1066
...location was Napoleon Bonaparte exiled to first?
(A) St. Helena or (B) Elba
...ocean liner sank first?
(A) RMS Lusitania or (B) RMS Titanic
...place marked General Lee's surrender, ending the Civil War?
(A) Appomattox Court House or (B) Antietam
...pandemic occurred first?
(A) The Spanish Influenza or (B) The Black Death
...pilot flew the Spirit of St. Louis?
(A) Charles Lindbergh or (B) Amelia Earhart
...battle was a major battle of World War I?
(A) The Battle of the Somme or (B) The Battle of Britain
Which historic...A or B
...natural disaster claimed more lives?
(A) Haiti Earthquake of 2010 or (B) Hurricane Katrina of 2005
...explorer, with Tenzing Norgay, first climbed Mount Everest?
(A) Robert Peary or (B) Edmund Hillary
...year saw the storming of the Bastille?
(A) 1789 or (B) 1793
...court case was ruled by the US Supreme Court first?
(A) Miranda v. Arizona or (B) Brown v. Board of Education
...event occurred while Thomas Jefferson was president?
(A) The Bill of Rights Ratification or (B) The Louisiana Purchase
...Asian landmark was operational first?
(A) Forbidden City or (B) Taj Mahal
...location was the stage for the ancient Olympic games?
(A) Marathon, Greece or (B) Olympia, Greece
...protest occurred first?
(A) Gandhi's Salt March or (B) Tiananmen Square (June 4th Incident)
...piece of art was sculpted by Auguste Rodin?
(A) David or (B) The Thinker
...artist painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
(A) Botticelli or (B) Michelangelo
...decade was nicknamed ''The Jazz Age'' and ''Roaring''?
(A) 1900s or (B) 1920s
...document was penned earlier in history?
(A) Magna Carta or (B) Summa Theologica

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