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!

Easy

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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Which founding father is known for his large signature on the United States Declaration of Independence?

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Answer: John Hancock
He became very popular in Massachusetts when British officials seized his sloop (sail boat) Liberty in 1768 and charged him with smuggling (although the charges were eventually dropped).

Medium

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.

Easy

What is the name for the Greek goddess of victory?

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Answer: Nike
The Greek Goddess Nike was depicted as having wings, hence her other name "Winged Goddess".



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