Can You Pass This World History Test?

Do you consider yourself a history buff? Well, it's time to put your knowledge to the test! Take this history quiz and see how much you really know about the past.
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What year did World War I begin?
1917
1918
1914
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Which ancient civilization was ruled by pharaohs?
Ancient Rome
Ancient China
Ancient Egypt
Ancient Greece
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What country was Adolf Hitler born in?
Germany
Austria
Poland
Hungary
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Who fought in the War of 1812?
Andrew Jackson
Ulysses S. Grant
Napoleon Bonaparte
Rasputin
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In what country did Buddhism originate?
Nepal
China
India
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Where did the industrial revolution begin?
The United States
England
France
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Which country did Joseph Stalin effectively rule?
Hungary
Italy
Soviet Union
Poland
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In what region were crops first domesticated in 9000 BCE?
China
The Middle East
The United States
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During which Chinese dynasty was most of the Great Wall constructed?
Han Dynasty
Song Dynasty
Chin Dynasty
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On what continent country did the Black Death begin?
Asia
Europe
Africa
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In what country was the Battle of Hastings fought?
England
France
Russia
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What were warriors in Japan known as?
Samurais
Ninjas
Soldiers
Result
You are a history hero! You know your world history pretty well. From wars to revolutions, you've got a good foundational knowledge on all things history related. Sure, you missed a few questions, but don't let that bog you down. You are a history hero regardless!

C+, History Hero

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Right!
You are world wise! The world has a long and complex history. From wars to revolutions, to plagues and disasters; there's nothing simple about history. Despite this, you demonstrated an amazing knowledge of historical facts. When it comes to the past, you are the master!

B+, World Wise

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You are a history hit! The history of the world is as complex as it's citizens. There's nothing simple about the past, but you didn't let that deter you from getting a near perfect score on this harrowing history quiz. We commend you for your historical hutzpah!

A+, History Hit

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1
What year did World War I begin?
1917
1918
1914
2
Which ancient civilization was ruled by pharaohs?
Ancient Rome
Ancient China
Ancient Egypt
Ancient Greece
3
What country was Adolf Hitler born in?
Germany
Austria
Poland
Hungary
4
Who fought in the War of 1812?
Andrew Jackson
Ulysses S. Grant
Napoleon Bonaparte
Rasputin
5
In what country did Buddhism originate?
Nepal
China
India
6
Where did the industrial revolution begin?
The United States
England
France
7
Which country did Joseph Stalin effectively rule?
Hungary
Italy
Soviet Union
Poland
8
In what region were crops first domesticated in 9000 BCE?
China
The Middle East
The United States
9
During which Chinese dynasty was most of the Great Wall constructed?
Han Dynasty
Song Dynasty
Chin Dynasty
10
On what continent country did the Black Death begin?
Asia
Europe
Africa
11
In what country was the Battle of Hastings fought?
England
France
Russia
12
What were warriors in Japan known as?
Samurais
Ninjas
Soldiers