How Big Of A History Buff Are You?


So you are proud of your knowledge. Let us put it to test. Answer the below 7 questions and we will determine how big of a history buff you are!

  1. 1 Which Pharaoh led the construction of the Pyramids of Giza?

    1. Pharaoh Khufu
    2. Pharaoh Khafre
    3. Pharaoh Menkaure
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    Pharaoh Khufu

    Around 2550 B.C.E., Pharaoh Khufu launched the construction of the first and biggest pyramid. About 30 years later, his son, Pharaoh Khafre built the second one and the Sphinx, and the last was started around 2490 B.C.E. by Pharaoh Menkaure.

  2. 2 Which was the shortest war in history? (Clue: It was fought in 1896)

    1. Anglo-Colombian War
    2. Anglo-Indian War
    3. Anglo-Zanzibar War
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Anglo-Zanzibar War of 1896

    During the Anglo-Zanzibar War of 1896, the East African island state Zanzibar fought back against the British Empire. The fighting began at 9 a.m. on August 26 and ended by 9:40 a.m., making the world’s shortest war a mere 38 minutes long.

  3. 3 Which was the largest contiguous empire in history?

    1. The British Empire
    2. The Mongol Empire
    3. The Mughal Empire
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    The Mongol Empire

    When Genghis Khan united North East Asian tribes to form the Mongol Empire, he created an empire that would span 9.27 million square miles in one mass at its peak in 1270. The British Empire owned a whopping 13.71 million square miles in 1920, but its territories were scattered around the globe.

  4. 4 When did Russia’s “Red October” revolution start?

    1. November 7
    2. October 7
    3. October 31
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    November 7, 1917

    The 1917 revolution that established the Soviet regime occurred on November 7. At that point, Russia was using the Julian calendar, which marked that date as October 25.

  5. 5 In which movie theatre was Lee Harvey Oswald arrested following the assassination of JFK?

    1. Abbey Theatre
    2. Minack Theatre
    3. The Texas Theater
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Texas Theater

    The Texas Theatre is a movie theatre and Dallas landmark located in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas, Texas. It gained historical significance on November 22, 1963, as the location of Lee Harvey Oswald 's arrest over the suspicion he was the killer of Dallas Police Officer J. D. Tippit.

  6. 6 Who killed the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan in 1521?

    1. Genghis Khan
    2. Lapu-Lapu
    3. Antonio Pigafetta
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Lapu-Lapu

    On April 27, 1521, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed by a poison arrow during a skirmish on the island of Mactan in what is now the Philippines. Magellan and his crew were assisting a local king they had allied with when they landed on the island of Cebu weeks earlier.

  7. 7 Who was a student of Aristotle?

    1. Plato
    2. Alexander the Great
    3. Diogenes
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Alexander the Great

    In 343 BCE Aristotle was summoned by King Philip II of Macedon to tutor his son Alexander the Great. He was hired by Philip II, King of Macedon (r. 359-336 BCE) as a tutor for his son Alexander the Great

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