History Trivia and Answers

Feel like you got a good grasp on history? Challenge yourself by participating in TriviaQN’s compelling History Trivia. Enjoying this experience is not only limited to polished historians. Even novice students of times past can learn more about the history of our world - and have fun doing it - by taking on this challenge.

Challenge yourself with a History Trivia Quiz!

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Who is the pre-Civil War author of a short story about a beating heart beneath the floorboards?

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Answer: Edgar Allan Poe - The famous piece is The Tell-Tale Heart.

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What French sculptor created the Statue of Liberty?

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Answer: Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
The Statue of Liberty was made to express the friendship and shared values between France and the United States. The work was planned as a gift from the French to America on the one hundredth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.

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Malcolm Little was a civil rights activist better known by what name?

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Answer: Malcolm X
Malcolm X was also later know as Hajj Malik el-Shabazz. He was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist.

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Who was the first African American woman to be crowned Miss America?

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Answer: Vanessa Williams
Vanessa Williams was crowned Miss America 1984 in 1983 but was forced to resign in July 1984 (under pressure from the Miss America Organization) upon learning that Penthouse magazine would be publishing unauthorized nude photographs of her.



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