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World History, Part I

Test your knowledge of world history.

Quiz

Test your knowledge of world history.

1. Which of the following figures did not live in the 6th century B.C.?

  • Pythagoras
  • Confucius
  • Buddha
  • Nero

2. Before independence, Bangladesh was called:

  • Ceylon
  • East Pakistan
  • Bhutan
  • Bangalore

3. The invasion of the Goths in the 5th century led to the end of which empire?

4. Balboa was the first European to:

  • Encounter the Pacific Ocean
  • Circumnavigate the globe
  • Sail around the Cape of Good Hope
  • Encounter the Horn of Africa

5. The first year of the Islamic calendar marks the following event:

  • The division of the Sunnis and the Shiites
  • The birth of Muhammad
  • The Qu'ran is assembled into a single sacred text
  • Muhammad's flight from Mecca to Medina

6. The Incan Empire was located in what is now:

  • Mexico
  • Central America
  • Peru
  • Brazil

7. The Battle of the Bulge took place in:

  • World War I
  • World War II
  • The Napoleonic Wars
  • Vietnam

8. What was the Great Western Schism?

  • Christianity split into Catholicism and Protestantism
  • The great theological debate over the Trinity
  • More than one pope claimed authority over the Roman Catholic church
  • The Eastern Orthodox church and the Western (Roman) church divided

9. The departure of Soviet troops from Czechoslovakia in 1991 was the result of the:

  • The Prague Spring
  • The Cultural Revolution
  • Velvet Revolution
  • The October Revolution

10. Who crossed the Rubicon?

  • Alexander the Great
  • Augustus Caesar
  • Julius Caesar
  • The Spartans

1. Which of the following figures did not live in the 6th century B.C.?
Nero

2. Before independence, Bangladesh was called:
East Pakistan

3. The invasion of the Goths in the 5th century led to the end of which empire?
The Roman

4. Balboa was the first European to:
Encounter the Pacific Ocean

5. The first year of the Islamic calendar marks the following event:
Muhammad's flight from Mecca to Medina

6. The Incan Empire was located in what is now:
Peru

7. The Battle of the Bulge took place in:
World War II

8. What was the Great Western Schism?
More than one pope claimed authority over the Roman Catholic church

9. The departure of Soviet troops from Czechoslovakia in 1991 was the result of the:
Velvet Revolution

10. Who crossed the Rubicon?
Julius Caesar

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