Can You Pass This Happy History Quiz?

History might seem like it's full of rotten news and tragedy, but it's not all bad! Do you think you can pass this happy history quiz with ease? It's time to put your knowledge to the ultimate test!
START THE QUIZ!

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In 1903, the world's first working airplane was designed and flown by....
The Wright Brothers
The Ford Brothers
The Cartwright Brothers
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US Airways Flight 1549's landing rescue saved the lives of over 150 people and was known as....
The Miracle on the Hudson
The Saving on the Sea
The Miracle of Manhattan
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Jonas Salk is best known for curing...
Measles
Polio
Smallpox
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Malala Yousafzai is the youngest person ever to win a...
Pulitzer Prize
Nobel Prize
Academy Award
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Who was the first man in space?
Buzz Aldrin
Yuri Gagarin
Neil Armstrong
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In what state did Rosa Parks refuse to give up her bus seat?
Alabama
Tennessee
Georgia
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In 1863, Abraham Lincoln officially signed....
The civil rights act
The fifth amendment
The emancipation proclamation
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Who was the first Armstrong to walk on the moon?
Lance
Buzz
Neil
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When was VE Day in Europe?
June 2, 1945
October 1, 1944
May 8, 1945
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Question 10/12

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In 1989 marks the year in which....
The Berlin Wall came down
The Vietnam war ended
Nixon resigned from office
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True or false: Wayne Allwine and Russi Taylor, who respectively voiced Mickey and Minnie Mouse, were married in real life.
True
False
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How much did Ben and Jerry pay to learn how to make ice cream at Penn State?
$5
$1,000
$50
Result
Uh-oh, this history quiz wasn't as easy for you as you might have initially assumed! While you know a few of these happy history stories well, you'll need to conduct a bit more research before you can call yourself a true happy history buff. Better luck next time!

C+, Happy History Hiccup

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Well done! When it comes to the happiest and most positive moments in history, you know your stuff. Though a few of these happy historical events may have tripped you up, you demonstrated a profound aptitude for much of human history. Go you!

B+, Happy History Hip

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It seems we have a true blue history buff on our hands! When it comes to history, good or bad, you like to consider yourself a true connoisseur. From the greatest inventions of man kind to the people that helped spark revolutions, you know your happy historical moments like a true expert. Go you!

A+, Happy History Expert

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1
In 1903, the world's first working airplane was designed and flown by....
The Wright Brothers
The Ford Brothers
The Cartwright Brothers
2
US Airways Flight 1549's landing rescue saved the lives of over 150 people and was known as....
The Miracle on the Hudson
The Saving on the Sea
The Miracle of Manhattan
3
Jonas Salk is best known for curing...
Measles
Polio
Smallpox
4
Malala Yousafzai is the youngest person ever to win a...
Pulitzer Prize
Nobel Prize
Academy Award
5
Who was the first man in space?
Buzz Aldrin
Yuri Gagarin
Neil Armstrong
6
In what state did Rosa Parks refuse to give up her bus seat?
Alabama
Tennessee
Georgia
7
In 1863, Abraham Lincoln officially signed....
The civil rights act
The fifth amendment
The emancipation proclamation
8
Who was the first Armstrong to walk on the moon?
Lance
Buzz
Neil
9
When was VE Day in Europe?
June 2, 1945
October 1, 1944
May 8, 1945
10
In 1989 marks the year in which....
The Berlin Wall came down
The Vietnam war ended
Nixon resigned from office
11
True or false: Wayne Allwine and Russi Taylor, who respectively voiced Mickey and Minnie Mouse, were married in real life.
True
False
12
How much did Ben and Jerry pay to learn how to make ice cream at Penn State?
$5
$1,000
$50