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All things history

4.5
(17 votes)
9 questions
English
This quiz features 8 general knowledge history questions from the roman empire up and until modern day history
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This quiz is about general history knowledge :) good luck!

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In what year BC did Alexander The Great conquer Egypt?

1
332
500

54% got this right

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What, in today's money, was/is the most valuable company to ever exist?

Dutch East India Company

Apple

Mississippi Company

Standard Oil

41% got this right

The Dutch East India Company, also known as the VOC, was worth over 7 trillion USD In todays money!
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Which famous type of governing was first introduced by Cleisthenes around the year 500 BC?

Democracy

67% got this right

Democracy is made up out of the Greek words demos (people) and kratos (rule)
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In 1996, a sheep became the first mammal cloned from an adult somatic cell. What was this sheep called?

Dolly

Layla

Mia

Shaun

43% got this right

6

Put the following events in chronological order from EARLIEST TO LATEST.

1.

Assassination of Julius Caesar

2.

Augustus becomes the first Roman Emperor

3.

Start of the Bubonic Plague

4.

Start of the French revolution

Easy  90% got this right

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Julius Caesar was assassinated March 15, 44 BC Augustus became the first Roman emperor in 27 BC The Bubonic Plague is believed to have started in 1346 The French revolution started in 1789

8

Where was Franz Ferdinand Assassinated causing the First World War?

Hard  25% got this right

9

When were the first modern day Olympics held?

1784
1896
1946

75% got this right