Are These Dates Etched In Your Memory?

These events had an amazing impact on history and the world at large. The question is, are these important dates etched in your memory? There's only one way to know. Take these 12 questions and find out if you really have a mind for history!
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What year did the Berlin Wall officially come down?
1980
1989
1990
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What year marked the start of World War I?
1917
1914
1918
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What year did New Zealand become the first country to grant women the right to vote?
1903
1893
1876
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What year did Alexander Fleming discover penicillin?
1918
1928
1922
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What year was the Magna Carta signed?
1210
1219
1215
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What year did Christopher Columbus first reach the new world?
1691
1492
1600
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What year did Watts patent the first practical steam engine?
1717
1720
1769
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What year did the French Revolution begin?
1776
1789
1799
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What year did Alexander Graham Belle patent the telephone?
1901
1818
1876
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What year did the Wright Brothers fly the first motorized airplane?
1903
1908
1915
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What year did the stock market crash precipitate the Great Depression?
1930
1929
1927
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What year did Adolf Hitler's forces first invade Poland?
1939
1940
1941
Result
Unfortunately, these world changing events aren't etched in your memory just yet. You may remember the big moments such as World War II and World War I, but much of what was on this quiz left you feeling a bit confused. Worry not, you'll do better next time!

C+, Historical Date Dud

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Based on the results of this quiz, you possess some serious historical date excellence. It's clear that you definitely have this world changing events etched into your memory. Though a few moments left you scratching your head, your overall knowledge is truly impressive!

B+, Historical Date Excellence

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a historical date genius! It's obvious that you know your historical dates the way few people truly can. From World War I to the Great Depression, you know that remembering and preserving history means not being doomed to be repeat it!

A+, Historic Date Genius

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1
What year did the Berlin Wall officially come down?
1980
1989
1990
2
What year marked the start of World War I?
1917
1914
1918
3
What year did New Zealand become the first country to grant women the right to vote?
1903
1893
1876
4
What year did Alexander Fleming discover penicillin?
1918
1928
1922
5
What year was the Magna Carta signed?
1210
1219
1215
6
What year did Christopher Columbus first reach the new world?
1691
1492
1600
7
What year did Watts patent the first practical steam engine?
1717
1720
1769
8
What year did the French Revolution begin?
1776
1789
1799
9
What year did Alexander Graham Belle patent the telephone?
1901
1818
1876
10
What year did the Wright Brothers fly the first motorized airplane?
1903
1908
1915
11
What year did the stock market crash precipitate the Great Depression?
1930
1929
1927
12
What year did Adolf Hitler's forces first invade Poland?
1939
1940
1941