Movers and Shakers

See how much you know about the biggest events of the last 1,000 years.

Quiz

See how much you know about the biggest events of the last 1,000 years.

1. Which document, signed in 1215, laid a foundation for the principles of democracy?

  • Treaty of Versailles.
  • Magna Carta.
  • Declaration of Independence.

2. In 1346, the Black Plague killed millions of Europeans. What caused it?

  • Fungus.
  • Rats.
  • Potatoes.

3. In 1521, Martin Luther was responsible for the beginning of which event?

  • The Crusades.
  • The Spanish Inquisition.
  • The Protestant Reformation.

4. Which event in the 19th century sparked mass emigration to the United States?

  • Invention of the steam engine.
  • Invention of canned food.
  • Famine.
  • All of the above.

5. Who was the first person to fly an airplane across the Atlantic Ocean?

  • Orville Wright.
  • Amelia Earhart.
  • Charles Lindbergh.

6. Who discovered penicillin?

  • Jonas Salk.
  • Marie Curie.
  • Sir Alexander Fleming.

Your Results:

1. Which document, signed in 1215, laid a foundation for the principles of democracy?
Magna Carta.

2. In 1346, the Black Plague killed millions of Europeans. What caused it?
Rats.

3. In 1521, Martin Luther was responsible for the beginning of which event?
The Protestant Reformation.

4. Which event in the 19th century sparked mass emigration to the United States?
All of the above.

5. Who was the first person to fly an airplane across the Atlantic Ocean?
Charles Lindbergh.

6. Who discovered penicillin?
Sir Alexander Fleming.

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