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Famous Historical Quotes Quiz – Part 2

Instructions: Answer each question to the best of your ability. Once you select an answer, you will then find out if it is correct or not. There will also be an explanation to help you learn more about history. An orange “Continue” button will appear and allow you to move to the next question.

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Roanld Reagan told what leader of the Soviet Union to "Tear down this wall!"?
Vladimir Lenin
Joseph Stalin
Mikhail Gorbachev
Yuri Andropov

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What did the famous Greek mathematician Archimedes reportedly shout as he burst from his bathtub in the midst of a discovery?
Vici
Eureka
Allons-y
Radiance

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What famous world leader said, "An iron curtain has fallen over Europe" in reference to the expansion of the Soviet Union?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Winston Churchill
Margaret Thatcher
Harry Truman

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According to the Buddha, what is "the root of suffering"?
Foolishness
Lust
Ignorance
Attachment

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"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them" is a quote by what famous playwright?
Thomas Malore
Francis Bacon
William Shakespeare
Arthur Miller

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What American President said the infamous quote "I am not a crook" right before he was proven to, in fact, be a crook?
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Ronald Reagan
George H. W. Bush

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"I came, I saw, I conquered," is a famous quote by what man?
Julius Caesar
Charlemagne
Scipio Africanus
Rollo

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What scholar said the famous quote, "It is not the strongest of the species that survive nor the smartest, but the ones most responsible to change"?
Paracelsus
Galileo
Charles Darwin
Isaac Newton

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"I would rather betray the world than let it betray me" is a famous philosophical quote by the warlord Cao Cao who ruled over much of what Asian nation during its Three Kingdoms Period?
China
Japan
Thailand
India

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What man originated the quote, "Hate cannot drive out hate. Only love can do that"?
Jane Austen
Jesus Christ
Mahatma Gandhi
Martin Luther King Jr.

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"No firing 'til you see the whites of their eyes" is a quote often attributed to what European monarch at the Battle of Prague?
Frederick the Great
Graham the Scott
George III
Henry IX

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"No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience" is a core epistemological phrase said by what Enlightenment author?
Thomas Hobbes
Dante
Johann von Goethe
John Locke

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"Those who stand for nothing will fall for anything" is a quote by what famous American Federalist?
Patrick Henry
George Washington
John Adams
Alexander Hamilton

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What man stated the famous quote "Can't we all just get along?" after he was brutalized by police?
Dallas Bright
Rodney King
Alexander Marshall
Louis Tolliver

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According to Adolf Hitler, "The greater the lie, (Blank)." Fill in the blank to finish this quote.
The greater the man who spread it.
The greater the chance it will be believed.
The greater the impact,
The lesser its worth.

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What person originated the Golden Rule of "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you?"
Jesus Christ
Confucius
Abraham
Peter the Apostle

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Which of America's Founding Fathers said of the patriots, "We must hang together, or we will assuredly hang separately"?
John Adams
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Benjamin Franklin

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What term did Einstein famously define as "Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results"?
Famous Historical Quotes Quiz
Insanity
Folly
Humor
Uselessness

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"A man who is good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough to be given a square deal afterward" is a famous quote by what American President to describe his economic policy?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
Woodrow Wilson
John F. Kennedy

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What man originated the quote "It is not enough to win; others must lose"?
Robert Douglas
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Gore Vidal
Warren Buffett

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Fill in the blank to complete this Thomas Paine quote. "A body of men holding themselves accountable to no one ought not to be trusted by (Blank)."
Anyone at all.
Those above them.
The ones who gave them such power.
Their children.

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What American President voiced his solidarity with the people of West Germany when he said "Ich bin ein Berliner"?
John F. Kennedy
Dwight Eisenhower
Jimmy Carter
Ronald Reagan

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What author of The Art of War said the famous quote, "The greatest victory is that which requires no battle"?
Zhang Fei
Liu Bei
Sun Quan
Sun Tzu

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Fill in the blanks to complete this infamous quote by Joseph Stalin that he said to summarize his view on atrocities. "The death of one man is tragic. But the deaths of thousands is (Blank)."
Humorous
Harrowing
Statistic
Unbelievable

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Abraham Lincoln said the famous quote "A house divided against itself cannot stand" in reference to what American war?
The Civil War
World War One
The Mexican-American War
The Revolutionary War

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"Be still my heart, thou hast known worse than this," is a famous quote that appears in what epic poem by Homer?
The World
The Aeneid
The Odyssey
Jason and the Argonauts

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"History repeats itself. First as tragedy, second as farce," is a quote from what historical figure?
George Custer
Napoleon Bonaparte
Karl Marx
Saladin

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What historical figure said the quote "Despite everything, I believe that people really are good at heart"?
Crispus Attucks
John Brown
Nathan Hale
Anne Frank

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What infamous businessman said, "You furnish the pictures. I'll furnish the war"?
John Rockefeller
William Randolph Hearst
J. P. Morgan
Henry Ford

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What Minister of Propaganda to Adolf Hitler originated the infamous quote "If you repeat a lie often enough, it becomes accepted as truth"?
Joseph Goebbels
Heinrich Himmler
Hermann Goering
Martin Bormann

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