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True or False Blitz: the 19th Century Quiz Stats

 Plays Quiz Updated May 26, 2018

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SPORT: The First Modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in 1896. True
87.9%
False
11.8%
US HISTORY: Nat Turner led a slave rebellion in Virginia in 1831. True
84.7%
False
12.5%
ASIA: Tokyo was the capital city of Japan for less than half of the 19th century. True
80.5%
False
17.5%
US HISTORY: Crazy Horse was a leader of one of the subtribes of the Lakota people. True
80.1%
False
13.8%
UK HISTORY: Queen Victoria reigned for over 60 years. True
80%
False
7.4%
POETRY: The vast majority of Emily Dickinson's poems remained unpublished during her lifetime. True
77.4%
False
15.9%
US POLITICS: Rutherford B. Hayes was US President after Ulysses S. Grant. True
76.7%
False
22%
EXPLORATION: The words 'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?' are attributed to Henry Morton Stanley. True
75.3%
False
20.1%
EUROPE: The Battle of Waterloo took place in modern-day France. False
72.7%
True
26.8%
AFRICA: No African countries declared independence in the 19th century. False
70.2%
True
27.3%
SCIENCE: James Clerk Maxwell first formulated the theory of natural selection. False
68.4%
True
31.3%
THEATER: Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at a performance of 'The Seven Sisters'. False
68.1%
True
30.4%
SCIENCE: Neptune was discovered in the 19th century. True
67.6%
False
28.4%
MUSIC: Ludwig van Beethoven was alive in the 19th century. True
65.3%
False
23.6%
ART: 'A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte' was painted by Georges Seurat. True
63.9%
False
28.5%
RELIGION: The Bahá'í faith was founded in the 19th century. True
61.7%
False
34.7%
LITERATURE: 'Pride and Prejudice' was Jane Austen's first published novel. False
56.4%
True
40.5%
AFRICA: The Suez Canal took 10 years to build. True
50.6%
False
41%
CHINA: The Ming dynasty ruled China for more than half of the 19th century. False
43.8%
True
51%
ARTISTS: Paul Gauguin died in the Caribbean in the 1880s. False
38.3%
True
52.1%

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