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Do You Know The 10 Biggest Lies in History?

You may think you know your history pretty well, but only true experts can discern the 10 biggest lies in history. Are you ready to take on this test? Let's find out!
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Which society is credited with one of history's biggest dupes, the trojan horse?
The Romans
The Greeks
The Egyptians

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True or false: Napoleon Bonaparte wasn't short for his time, he stood at 5'7" tall, only two inches below the current national average.
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True or false: Actual gunfights in the early American West were extremely rare, and were certainly not taken lightly by citizens or law enforcement.
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True or false: The most common method of executing people convicted of Witchcraft in Puritan New England was stoning, not being burned at the stake.
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True or false: Edison helped to perfect the lightbulb, but he wasn't the first person who ever came up with the idea.
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False

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True or false: Walt Disney was the inventor of Mickey Mouse.
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False

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True or false: Einstein did not persistently flunk out of math or science courses during his regular schooling.
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True or false: Catherine the Great died unremarkably in her bed at the age of 67, following a stroke.
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True or False: Van Gogh actually did cut off his entire ear and not just a portion of his earlobe.
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True or false: The story of George Washington cutting down the cherry tree was an unfortunate fabrication.
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C+, History Fail

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Uh-oh! Unfortunately, this quiz proved a bit of a history fail. We get it, history isn't always easy. After all, it's easy for the victor or recorder of history to get his facts a little skewed. What matters most is that you took this quiz and perhaps learned something new!

B+, History Hip

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Kudos to you friend, you're 100% history hip! Sure, a few of these major lies and myths left you feeling stumped, but for the most part, you can separate the lies from the truth with ease.

A+, History Ace

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Hats off to you! You know your historical myths, lies, and folklore better than the rest. It's obvious that you've done your homework and know your history facts like only a true ace really can.
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1
Which society is credited with one of history's biggest dupes, the trojan horse?
The Romans
The Greeks
The Egyptians
2
True or false: Napoleon Bonaparte wasn't short for his time, he stood at 5'7" tall, only two inches below the current national average.
True
False
3
True or false: Actual gunfights in the early American West were extremely rare, and were certainly not taken lightly by citizens or law enforcement.
True
False
4
True or false: The most common method of executing people convicted of Witchcraft in Puritan New England was stoning, not being burned at the stake.
True
False
5
True or false: Edison helped to perfect the lightbulb, but he wasn't the first person who ever came up with the idea.
True
False
6
True or false: Walt Disney was the inventor of Mickey Mouse.
True
False
7
True or false: Einstein did not persistently flunk out of math or science courses during his regular schooling.
True
False
8
True or false: Catherine the Great died unremarkably in her bed at the age of 67, following a stroke.
True
False
9
True or False: Van Gogh actually did cut off his entire ear and not just a portion of his earlobe.
True
False
10
True or false: The story of George Washington cutting down the cherry tree was an unfortunate fabrication.
True
False

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