Can You Answer 12 Basic Ancient History Questions?

History teaches us important lessons! Do you know enough about it?
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Question 1/12

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What year do scientists believe Earth formed?
4.5 billion B.C.
2.8 billion B.C.
1 A.D.
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Question 2/12

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When did the Pentateuch - the first five books of the Bible - evolve into their final form?
1000-900 B.C.
400-300 B.C.
100 B.C. - 1 A.D.
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Spartacus led the slave revolt against which country in 71 B.C.?
Greece
Rome
Egypt
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Question 4/12

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In what year was Julius Caesar infamously murdered?
66 B.C.
55 B.C.
44 B.C.
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Question 5/12

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What ancient people invented the first seismograph (the tool used for monitoring earthquakes)?
Mesopotamian
Egyptian
Chinese
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Question 6/12

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The tradition of toasting - "drinking to one's health" - originated in what ancient country?
Italy
Greece
France
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Question 7/12

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In Ancient Rome, models of what body part were often worn as good luck charms?
Heart
Phallus
Eye
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Question 8/12

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Which of these items, commonly used today, was invented by the Ancient Egyptians?
Knives
Toothpaste
The Wheel
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Question 9/12

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Most of Ancient Mesopotamia is located in what present-day country?
Israel
Iraq
Turkey
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Question 10/12

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Ancient Mayans desired what unnatural physical characteristic in their children?
Cleft chin
Crossed eyes
Extra fingers
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Question 11/12

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A Greek legend speaks of Greeks invading and conquering what city after they entered by hiding inside a wooden horse?
Sparta
Troy
Siam
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Question 12/12

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The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, were supposedly built by which leader in 600 B.C.?
Nebuchadnezzar
Khufu
Mausolus
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Hmm, doesn't seem like you know much about ancient history. That may be because you like to live in the present, but history does teach us important lessons and may keep you from making the same mistakes our ancestors did! Time to study up!

C+, Lives In The Present

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You did pretty well on this quiz! I can tell that you surely paid attention in your high school history class.

B+, Aced High School History

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Amazing! Whether it's Ancient Rome, Egypt, or anywhere else, you're an expert. Time to pat yourself on the back for a job well done!

A+, Hero Historian

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1
What year do scientists believe Earth formed?
4.5 billion B.C.
2.8 billion B.C.
1 A.D.
2
When did the Pentateuch - the first five books of the Bible - evolve into their final form?
1000-900 B.C.
400-300 B.C.
100 B.C. - 1 A.D.
3
Spartacus led the slave revolt against which country in 71 B.C.?
Greece
Rome
Egypt
4
In what year was Julius Caesar infamously murdered?
66 B.C.
55 B.C.
44 B.C.
5
What ancient people invented the first seismograph (the tool used for monitoring earthquakes)?
Mesopotamian
Egyptian
Chinese
6
The tradition of toasting - "drinking to one's health" - originated in what ancient country?
Italy
Greece
France
7
In Ancient Rome, models of what body part were often worn as good luck charms?
Heart
Phallus
Eye
8
Which of these items, commonly used today, was invented by the Ancient Egyptians?
Knives
Toothpaste
The Wheel
9
Most of Ancient Mesopotamia is located in what present-day country?
Israel
Iraq
Turkey
10
Ancient Mayans desired what unnatural physical characteristic in their children?
Cleft chin
Crossed eyes
Extra fingers
11
A Greek legend speaks of Greeks invading and conquering what city after they entered by hiding inside a wooden horse?
Sparta
Troy
Siam
12
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, were supposedly built by which leader in 600 B.C.?
Nebuchadnezzar
Khufu
Mausolus