History Quiz / Alphabetical 'History by Decade'

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Quiz Updated Jun 29, 2015

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Future US president John _____ is the first to have another future US president as son.Adams
98.4%
In _______, a potato famine breaks out and wipes out 1/5 of the population in 5 years.Ireland
92.4%
The 'Big 3', including Russian leader Joseph ______, discuss the future of Europe in Yalta.Stalin
92.4%
Bulgaria declares independence from the _______ Empire.Ottoman
90.6%
North and South _______ are reunited after a war lasting more than 20 years.Vietnam
90%
Erich Maria Remarque publishes his anti-war book 'All _____ on the Western Front'.Quiet
89.3%
Heavily influenced by U.S. pressure, _____ abandons its policy of isolation, opening the country for international trade.Japan
88.3%
President _________ introduces a social welfare program to battle the economic crisis in his country.Roosevelt
88.2%
The British implement the ______ Port Act to close down a harbor following the “Tea Party”.Boston
88%
The first Intifada, a Palestinian uprising to gain independence for the ____ Bank and Gaza Strip, begins.West
87.4%
The United Kingdom grants independence to the African nation of ______.Uganda
85.9%
________ II succeeds his father as Russian tsar with the first filmed coronation ever.Nicholas
84.5%
The importance of user-generated on-line content is boosted by the creation of video-sharing website _______.YouTube
83.5%
Question Answer % Correct
Alessandro Volta develops a voltaic pile, the first real ________ battery.Electric
83%
After a failed attempt to round Canada, survivors of the 3rd voyage of captain James ____ return to the UK.Cook
81.3%
Sam _______ is elected and inaugurated as first president of the Republic of Texas.Houston
76.7%
A new constitution limits the power of future presidents of ________.Zimbabwe
74.5%
The ratification of the 18th Amendment and the Volstead Act usher in the era of ___________.Prohibition
72.4%
_________ VII regains his position as king of Spain after Napoleon Bonaparte has been driven out.Ferdinand
71.9%
Pope ___ XIII (who would eventually become the oldest pope at 93 years of age) is elected.Leo
71.3%
One year after the PRC's own establishment, China invades _____.Tibet
59.4%
Karl Marx publishes 'Das _______', in which he criticizes the Western economic system and predicts its demise.Kapital
57%
Feminist Olympe de Gouges writes '___________ of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen'.Declaration
56.9%
Karl Benz introduces the first car ever with the Benz patented _____wagen.Motor
41.8%
The short-lived republic known as ____ Colombia is established at the Congress of Cúcuta.Gran
37%
Following his political retirement, Deng ________ tours Southern China to reassert his economic reforms.Xiaoping
32.1%
 
Number % Answered
26 (all)
9.9%
23-25
26.4%
20-22
28.7%
17-19
16.8%
14-16
6.8%
11-13
3%
8-10
1.8%
5-7
1.9%
2-4
3.1%
1-1
1.6%

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