History Quiz

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Politics
Mao Zedong, Friedrich Engels, and Hồ Chí Minh all advocated which political ideology?
Communism
92.8%
Fascism
3.7%
Liberalism
1%
Conservatism
0.9%
Year
During which year did Christopher Columbus first arrive in the Americas?
1492
86.2%
1495
4.1%
1498
3.3%
1501
2.5%
World Leaders
Who was the longest serving non-royal world leader who rose to power after 1900?
Fidel Castro
79.1%
Kim Il-sung
5.8%
Muammar Gaddafi
5.9%
Francisco Franco
8%
Biography
Whose autobiography was titled 'Long Walk to Freedom'?
Nelson Mandela
77.7%
Aung San Suu Kyi
1.9%
Mahatma Gandhi
15%
Thomas Jefferson
0.8%
Art
Which artist painted 'The Scream'?
Edvard Munch
72.7%
Vincent van Gogh
11.8%
Pablo Picasso
5.8%
Claude Monet
4.9%
Decade
During which decade was slavery abolished in the United States?
1860s
72.5%
1850s
5.9%
1840s
3.4%
1870s
14.5%
US Presidents
Who is the only person to have served as both US Vice President and President without being elected to either office?
Gerald Ford
64.4%
George Washington
5.3%
Lyndon B. Johnson
22.9%
Harry Truman
7.2%
War
The 'Great Northern War' was primarily a contest between which two countries?
Russia and Sweden
55%
England and Scotland
19.6%
Denmark and Germany
12.2%
Great Britain and Norway
9.8%
Nation
Which of the following nations (all of which are currently part of a larger sovereign state) has never been an independent sovereign state?
Faroe Islands
46.8%
Hawaii
12.1%
Scotland
14.7%
Tibet
24.1%
Discovery
In 1781, William Herschel discovered which planet?
Uranus
44.6%
Neptune
24.5%
Saturn
13.3%
Jupiter
14.9%
Century
During which century did the Renaissance period emanating from Northern Italy begin?
14th
31.4%
13th
9.4%
15th
35.3%
16th
19.5%

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