Only True Historians Can Answer These 12 Questions With Ease!

Only true historians and history buffs will be able to answer these 12 questions with ease and skill. Are you ready to put your knowledge to the ultimate test? Lets find out!
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In 1900 Charlotte Cooper became the 1st woman to win an Olympic Gold Medal - In which sport?
Fencing
Tennis
Triathlon
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In 1547 who became the 1st Tsar of Russia?
Alexis of Russia
Ivan the Terrible
Peter the Great
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Which English architect designed many buildings in London after the “Great Fire” of 1666, including Saint Paul's cathedral?
Christopher Wren
Alfred Waterhouse
Charles Barry
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What was the first country to recognize the United States in 1789?
France
Morocco
Italy
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Who was the only British Pope ever?
Pope Adrian IV
Pope John Paul II
Pope Francis
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Who was the successor to Adolf Hitler in 1945?
Wilhelm Marx
Wilhelm Peck
Karl Donitz
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Who was the first person to suggest Daylight Savings Times?
Thomas Edison
Benjamin Franklin
Albert Einstein
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What is the old name for New York City?
New Holland
New LIberty
New Amsterdam
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Which of Henry VIII's wives gave birth to Elizabeth I?
Anne Boleyn
Catherine Howard
Catherine Francis
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The British rule over India ended in what year?
1947
1918
1920
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In which city was Abraham Lincoln assassinated in 1865?
Chicago
New York
Washington DC
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How long, approximately, did it take for the Titanic to sink?
40 minutes
2 hours and 40 minutes
9 hours and 40 minutes
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Based on the results of this quiz, you are 100% history brilliant! There's no doubt in our minds that you're a history buff with a broad and varied knowledge on history over time. From ancient Greece to the modern revolution, you know it all!

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1
In 1900 Charlotte Cooper became the 1st woman to win an Olympic Gold Medal - In which sport?
Fencing
Tennis
Triathlon
2
In 1547 who became the 1st Tsar of Russia?
Alexis of Russia
Ivan the Terrible
Peter the Great
3
Which English architect designed many buildings in London after the “Great Fire” of 1666, including Saint Paul's cathedral?
Christopher Wren
Alfred Waterhouse
Charles Barry
4
What was the first country to recognize the United States in 1789?
France
Morocco
Italy
5
Who was the only British Pope ever?
Pope Adrian IV
Pope John Paul II
Pope Francis
6
Who was the successor to Adolf Hitler in 1945?
Wilhelm Marx
Wilhelm Peck
Karl Donitz
7
Who was the first person to suggest Daylight Savings Times?
Thomas Edison
Benjamin Franklin
Albert Einstein
8
What is the old name for New York City?
New Holland
New LIberty
New Amsterdam
9
Which of Henry VIII's wives gave birth to Elizabeth I?
Anne Boleyn
Catherine Howard
Catherine Francis
10
The British rule over India ended in what year?
1947
1918
1920
11
In which city was Abraham Lincoln assassinated in 1865?
Chicago
New York
Washington DC
12
How long, approximately, did it take for the Titanic to sink?
40 minutes
2 hours and 40 minutes
9 hours and 40 minutes