How Much Random History Knowledge Do You Have?

Think you're a total history buff! Only those who can pass this random history knowledge quiz can claim that title. How will you fare on this historical romp back in time? Answer these 12 questions and find out!
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When was the Great Depression?
1919-1930
1929-1939
1930-1942
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In which area of the world did the Ancient Mayan population live?
Southern Mexico
Eastern Peru
Northern Spain
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Who is the ex-US President pictured below?
Ronald Reagan
Bill Clinton
George H.W. Bush
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What year was John F. Kennedy assassinated?
1962
1960
1964
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Which US state was its own country from 1777 to 1791?
Maine
Massachusetts
Vermont
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The Challenger Disaster took place on which date?
November 6, 1987
January 2, 1989
January 28, 1986
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When was basketball invented?
1891
1903
1779
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Question 8/12

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The 1936 Berlin Olympics are also known as _________.
Hitler's Olympics
The Racist Olympics
The Forgotten Olympics
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In which year did the Euro completely replace many European currencies?
2012
2002
1998
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Question 10/12

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When was the Boston Tea Party?
1776
1773
1779
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Question 11/12

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What year was the attack on Pearl Harbor?
1942
1941
1939
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Question 12/12

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When was the printing press invented?
1540s
1640s
1740s
Result
While you may possess a bit of random history knowledge, there's still so much you need to learn! Though you didn't pass this historical jaunt back in time, you still gave it your all. Maybe you even learned something new! Use that fact at your next dinner party and really wow everyone! jkkjkjk

C+, History Harrowing

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When it comes to random history, few can hold a candle to your knowledge! From the early American colonial era to the 1640s, you know a little bit about each century in time and the events that made them so unique.

B+, History Hit

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You've graced us with your historical knowledge and truly left us feeling impressed! While many people know a little bit about history, you're a total history buff with a knowledge that goes well back in time. To say you're the hero of the day would be a total understatement, you're so much more!

A+, History Hero

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1
When was the Great Depression?
1919-1930
1929-1939
1930-1942
2
In which area of the world did the Ancient Mayan population live?
Southern Mexico
Eastern Peru
Northern Spain
3
Who is the ex-US President pictured below?
Ronald Reagan
Bill Clinton
George H.W. Bush
4
What year was John F. Kennedy assassinated?
1962
1960
1964
5
Which US state was its own country from 1777 to 1791?
Maine
Massachusetts
Vermont
6
The Challenger Disaster took place on which date?
November 6, 1987
January 2, 1989
January 28, 1986
7
When was basketball invented?
1891
1903
1779
8
The 1936 Berlin Olympics are also known as _________.
Hitler's Olympics
The Racist Olympics
The Forgotten Olympics
9
In which year did the Euro completely replace many European currencies?
2012
2002
1998
10
When was the Boston Tea Party?
1776
1773
1779
11
What year was the attack on Pearl Harbor?
1942
1941
1939
12
When was the printing press invented?
1540s
1640s
1740s