Only A History Professor Can Pass This Quiz. Are you Smart Enough?

Only history buffs will be able to pass this quiz! Do you think you're smart enough to pass a quiz designed for history professors? Let's find out!
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Which of these ancient cities was the home to the Hanging Gardens?
Babylon
Rome
Byzantine
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Along with the United States, what other world power was a major player in the War of 1812?
Mexico
France
Great Britain
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Along with Hiroshima, Japan, which Japanese city was hit by an atomic bomb in 1945?
Tokyo
Nagasaki
Osaka
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The Cold War was between the United States and what other world power?
Japan
Soviet Union
China
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The wars between the Romans and Carthaginians were called what?
The Crusades
The Punic Wars
The Baltic Wars
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What newspaper won a Pulitzer for its Watergate coverage?
The New York Times
The Chicago Sun Times
The Washington Post
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Who was the first female prime minister of Britain?
Margaret Thatcher
Jane Austen
Queen Elizabeth II
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The Cuban Revolution led to the rise of what dictator?
Fidel Castro
Che Guevara
Augusto Pinochet
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Which of these wars cast a shadow over the entire 19th century?
The Franco Prussian War
The Napoleonic Wars
The War of 1812
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Which of these assassinations sparked The Great War?
President Kennedy
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Czar Alexander II
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What charter was passed by King John of England in 1215?
The Stamp Act
The Magna Carter
The Mayflower Compact
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Which continent was devastated by the Black Death in the 1300s?
North America
South America
Europe
Result
Uh oh, this quiz revealed that your knowledge of world history is still a bit on the hazy side! While you might have known a few basics on this trivia quiz, many of the more uncommon trivia facts threw you for a loop. Better luck next time!

C+, History Hazy

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Based on the results of this quiz, you know your world history better than most! It's obvious that you're a history buff who takes great pride in being cultured, well read, and knowledgable on a variety of subjects. After all, if you ignore history it's doomed to repeat itself!

B+, History Heroic

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Whoa there, you're a total history hot shot! When it comes to world history and even US history, few individuals know the facts as well as you do. It's obvious that you're a history buff with a love the past. Whether it's the Napoleonic Wars or World War II, you're as knowledgable as they come.

A+, History Hot Shot

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1
Which of these ancient cities was the home to the Hanging Gardens?
Babylon
Rome
Byzantine
2
Along with the United States, what other world power was a major player in the War of 1812?
Mexico
France
Great Britain
3
Along with Hiroshima, Japan, which Japanese city was hit by an atomic bomb in 1945?
Tokyo
Nagasaki
Osaka
4
The Cold War was between the United States and what other world power?
Japan
Soviet Union
China
5
The wars between the Romans and Carthaginians were called what?
The Crusades
The Punic Wars
The Baltic Wars
6
What newspaper won a Pulitzer for its Watergate coverage?
The New York Times
The Chicago Sun Times
The Washington Post
7
Who was the first female prime minister of Britain?
Margaret Thatcher
Jane Austen
Queen Elizabeth II
8
The Cuban Revolution led to the rise of what dictator?
Fidel Castro
Che Guevara
Augusto Pinochet
9
Which of these wars cast a shadow over the entire 19th century?
The Franco Prussian War
The Napoleonic Wars
The War of 1812
10
Which of these assassinations sparked The Great War?
President Kennedy
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Czar Alexander II
11
What charter was passed by King John of England in 1215?
The Stamp Act
The Magna Carter
The Mayflower Compact
12
Which continent was devastated by the Black Death in the 1300s?
North America
South America
Europe