Can You Pass This Bizarre History Quiz?

Do you think you know history pretty well? What about these bizarre facts? It's time to put your history knowledge to the test once and for all!
START THE QUIZ!

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True or false: Humans have been hunter-gatherers for 99% of their history.
True
False
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How many inches taller are humans now than they were 100 years ago?
6 inches
2 inches
4 inches
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What is the only disease that has been eradicated in the past 5,000 years?
AIDs
Smallpox
Malaria
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How many people already inhabited the America's when Columbus discovered the land?
90 million
40 million
110 million
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What was the sixth deadliest conflict in human history?
The Crusades
WWI
The Civil War
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True or false: Napoleon wasn't short. His height was above that of the average Frenchman.
True
False
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What was the loudest sound in recorded history?
The bombing of Hiroshima
The eruption of Krakatoa
The bombing of Dresden
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Which leader lead the first public anti-smoking campaign in history?
Joseph Stalin
Karl Marx
Adolf Hitler
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What year did the first ever car accident occur?
1891
1900
1920
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What was the average life expectancy in Ancient Rome?
15-20 years
20-30 years
40-50 years
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What percent of the Aztec population was sacrificed every year?
.5%
2%
1%
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What was the motivation for 7% of all wars in human history?
Power
Religion
Money
Result
Based on your results, you are a history hero! When it comes to these bizarre history facts, you've got some research to do. Despite this, you demonstrated a strong understanding of all things history! Well done!

C+, History Hero

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Based on your results you are a total history buff! We can tell that you are passionate about all things history. Not only did you ace this bizarre facts quiz, but we can tell that it's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to your historical knowledge.

B+, History Buff

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Based on your results we can tell that you're a total history ace! There's not much that you can't do when it comes to history. From obscure facts to well known facts, you know it all. We commend you for being a history hero!

A+, History Ace

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1
True or false: Humans have been hunter-gatherers for 99% of their history.
True
False
2
How many inches taller are humans now than they were 100 years ago?
6 inches
2 inches
4 inches
3
What is the only disease that has been eradicated in the past 5,000 years?
AIDs
Smallpox
Malaria
4
How many people already inhabited the America's when Columbus discovered the land?
90 million
40 million
110 million
5
What was the sixth deadliest conflict in human history?
The Crusades
WWI
The Civil War
6
True or false: Napoleon wasn't short. His height was above that of the average Frenchman.
True
False
7
What was the loudest sound in recorded history?
The bombing of Hiroshima
The eruption of Krakatoa
The bombing of Dresden
8
Which leader lead the first public anti-smoking campaign in history?
Joseph Stalin
Karl Marx
Adolf Hitler
9
What year did the first ever car accident occur?
1891
1900
1920
10
What was the average life expectancy in Ancient Rome?
15-20 years
20-30 years
40-50 years
11
What percent of the Aztec population was sacrificed every year?
.5%
2%
1%
12
What was the motivation for 7% of all wars in human history?
Power
Religion
Money