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History Brain Busters 3 Quiz

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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Winston Churchill's impressive life featured many incredible feats. Once, he was forced to escape a prison camp after he was captured by what people?
History Brain Busters 3 Quiz
The Bantu
The Boers
The Boldo
The Pakistani

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During the Renaissance, women were forbidden from playing which particular family of instruments as it would make them appear less attractive?
Percussion
Winds
Strings
Brass

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The famous character Robinson Crusoe was based on what legendary castaway who was rescued by Woodes Rogers' crew?
Alexander Selkirk
Leon Graves
Mortimer Bellview
Perrin De Soto

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After the breakup of Alexander the Great's kingdom, which of his generals took over the empire in Egypt declaring himself as pharaoh and even marrying his sister according to Egyptian tradition?
Trorius
Helenus
Lepetus
Ptolemy

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Pope Francis, before entering the clergy, worked which of the following odd jobs?
World Religions Quiz
Sushi chef
Candle maker
Lumberjack
Nightclub bouncer

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Which of the following individuals was never nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize?
Vladimir Lenin
Adolph Hitler
Joseph Stalin
Benito Mussolini

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"Clisson et Eugenie" is a short romantic novella that was written by which of the following individuals?
Adolph Hitler
Fidel Castro
Henry VIII
Napoleon Bonaparte

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Many historians believe the philosopher Plato was simply writing under a nickname, and that his real name was which of the following?
Aristocles
Berniles
Hobola
Regulus

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One of the earliest conquerors of note in the world was a fellow named Sargon the Great. His conquest took over most of what civilization in the 24th and 23rd Centuries B.C.?
India
Sumeria
Egypt
Greece

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Abraham Lincoln reportedly gave a speech in 1856 that was so impressive that every reporter forgot to record it, so it was lost to time. In what city of his home state of Illinois was Lincoln in when he gave this speech?
Chicago
Tippenaw
Bloomington
Dalton

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The man known as St. Boniface legendarily cut down a tree dedicated to what god in order to end the human sacrifices people were devoting to it?
Loki
Lugh
Zeus
Thor

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Benedict Arnold, after his betrayal of America, moved to Britain and then moved to Canada, but was forced to flee North America after what peculiar occurrence?
A mob burned him in effigy outside of his home
The government of Canada ordered his home to be seized
A mob burned his house down
He was charged $500,000 in a "Traitor's Tax" by the government of the U.S.

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Which of the following complex civilizations is considered to be the oldest of human kind?
Sudan
China
Sumer
Egypt

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In 1718, Blackbeard was pardoned by the governor of what American colony in exchange for profits from his piracy excursions?
Georgia
Massachusetts
North Carolina
Delaware

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Plastic surgery was pioneered by a man named Harold Gillies to repair damage done by shrapnel during which war?
The Korean War
World War Two
World War One
The War of 1812

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During the 14th Century B.C., the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten briefly established a monotheistic system of worship centered around what sun god?
Aten
Lugh
Thoth
Ra

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The Philippines through the ages have become a hotbed of multiculturalism. Around how many languages are actively spoken in the Philippines?
About 50
About 110
About 130
About 170

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It is reported that the Medici family of Italy kept lions and giraffes in the square of their hometown; which was what?
Rome
Florence
Naples
Venice

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What type of drink, of which 120,000 are consumed annually at Churchill Downs, is labeled the official drink of the Kentucky Derby?
Shirley Temple
Mint Julep
Cosmopolitan
Black Russian

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Which famous inventor reportedly taught his wife and himself Morse Code so they could communicate privately while in public?
Herbert Walsh
Benjamin Franklin
Nikola Tesla
Thomas Edison

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Which battle produced the most casualties out of all battles in recorded world history?
The Battle of New Orleans
The Battle of Stalingrad
The Battle of the Somme
The First Battle of the Marne

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What is the name of this individual who was the first Prime Minister of Israel as well as a key leader in the Zionist Movement?
David Ben-Guiron
Shasha Ben-Tobet
Loushe van Berwick
Hira Walsough

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What was the real name of the Mexican rebel known as Pancho Villa?
Diego Perrino
Doroteo Arrango
Opallo Kishuna
Miguel Escarta

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Hannibal of Carthage waged war against the Roman Empire in which Punic War?
The First Punic War
The Second Punic War
The Third Punic War
The Fourth Punic War

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During the Iran Hostage Crisis, how many Americans were held for the 444 days of captivity?
28
34
47
52

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Although people in the West call him Suleiman the Magnificent, what is the original nickname for Suleiman still used in the east?
The Proud
The Lawgiver
The White Star
The Example

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What famous warlord conquered Japan and founded the ruling body known as the Tokugawa Shogunate?
Tokugawa Minomoto
Tokugawa Ryu
Tokugawa Yashio
Tokugawa Ieyasu

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The continent of Africa was given its name after which legendary general of Rome?
Africolius Lind
Nueros Africos
Balto Africali
Scipio Africanus

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The great physicist Isaac Newton legendarily had a sour temper and would constantly get into fights with anyone who would criticize his work. What famous curator of experiments for the Royal Society best known for his work on evolution was constantly in fights with Newton throughout his life?
Delbert Rand
Robert Hooke
Albert Camus
Leonardo Fasca

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Bach reportedly challenged which of the following harpsichordists to a musical duel in such a threatening way as to cause him to flee town?
Louis Marchand
Raphael Montebank
Wilhelm Streiber
Vilbur Veiss

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