80 World History Questions and Answers with Twist

  • April 10, 2021
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1. What was the first bank in America?

The First Bank of the United States

2. What was the name of Hitler’s nephew, a US Navy soldier, actually fought against Hitler during the war?


3. Who was the first known originator of a heliocentric (solar) system during c. 310 – c. 230 BCE?

Aristarchos of Samos. The system was formulated again some 18 centuries later by Nicolaus Copernicus (1473–1543)

4. In which ancient civilization servants were often lathered in honey to keep flies attracted to them and not the Kings

Ancient Egypt

5. Which nervous, insane, cruel, and unbalanced ruler, once had his whole harem—a total of 280 concubines—thrown into and drowned in the Bosphorus strait?

Sultan Ibrahim of the Ottoman Empire

6. In which year the first bank of America established?


7. The first description of the function of pulmonary circulation, in Egypt, was made by whom in 1242?

Ibn al-Nafis. Later independently rediscovered by the Europeans Michael Servetus (1553) and William Harvey (1616).

8. Which judgment originated as an effort to break a harsh monopoly in the Orleans Territory?

Gibbons v. Ogden

9. Which ancient civilization was totally normal to use urine as a mouthwash?

Ancient Rome

10. How many people who were designated “witches” perished during the medieval period?

As many as 600,000

11. Which civilization commonly used old human skulls as cups?

Britons of the Ice Age

12. Which judgment upheld the legality of racial segregation under the justification of “separate but equal”?

Plessy v. Ferguson

13. Which US President had luxury dentures reportedly made out gold, lead, and ivory?

George Washington

14. On what date the Chernobyl disaster struck the Soviet Union when a nuclear plant released radiation pretty much everywhere after an explosion?

April 26, 1986

15. Which judgment remains an indelible stain on the American nation?

Dred Scott v. Sandford

16. During which era teacups had special guards on the top to keep mens’ mustaches from becoming dipped in the tea?

Victorian period

17. Until the 1700s People in the UK would carry them around as symbols of their wealth and status, and everything from clothing to kitchenware was decorated with what?


18. Which judgment resulted in the Eleventh Amendment being hastily passed to supersede the court’s legal opinion?

Chisholm v. Georgia

19. During which age animals could be put on trial, and were very commonly sentenced to death?

In the Medieval Ages

20. People of which civilization believed that redheads turned into vampires after death?

Ancient Greece

21. Which judgment determined the legal body possessed the power of judicial review and could invalidate laws?

Marbury v. Madison

22. Which emperor killed an estimated 40 million people—that was 10% of the world’s population?

Genghis Khan

23. Who are the historical kings represents the four suited kings in a traditional deck of cards?

King David of Israel as the King of Spades, Alexander the Great as the King of Clubs, Charlemagne as the King of Hearts, and either Augustus or Julius Caesar as the King of Diamonds.

24. Which judgment ultimately determined the supremacy of the federal government over individual states?

McCulloch v. Maryland

25. Back in which century, the really wealthy used to eat dead bodies, thinking that (somehow) the cadavers could cure diseases?

the 16th century

26. About what percent of human history is lost to the sands of time?


27. Which judgment provided the earliest determinations on limitations of free speech for the wider public good?

Schenck v. United States

28. Which of the two titans of their time were born on the exact same day: February 12, 1809?

President Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin

29. Your cell phone got more power than-

NASA had in 1969—when they sent humans to the moon

30. Which judgment ruled the internment of Japanese-Americans during the Second World War was constitutional?

Korematsu v. United States

31. Who was Gaius—you might know him as Caligula—even went so far as to make his horse a senator?

Roman Emperor

32. The University of Oxford, which opened its doors to students in which year, is actually older than the Aztec empire?


33. Formulating the judgment of “one person, one vote” in relation to the compositions of legislative districts, the Supreme Court reached perhaps its’ hardest verdict in the institution’s history in which judgment?

Baker v. Carr

34. Who typically smoked eight to ten cigars a day, sometimes as much as fifteen?

Winston Churchill

35. Medieval manuscripts depict Knights fighting-


36. Which judgment overturned racial segregation in 1954?

Oliver Brown et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka et al. – commonly simplified as Brown v. Board

37. Whose mother and father were actually siblings?

Pharaoh Tutankhamun

38. What was known as the miasma theory of disease in ancient times?

A belief that diseases were caused by a bad-smelling, infected air

39. Which judgment began the process of solidifying the rights of defendants by dictating illegally obtained evidence should be regarded as inadmissible at trial?

Mapp v. Ohio

40. What does the “D” in “D-Day” stand for?

“Day.” it’s Day-Day.

41. In the past, guests were meant to wipe off their hands and faces where after a messy feast?

on the tablecloth

42. Offering a broad interpretation of the Establishment Clause, which judgment has remained contentious ever since it was authored in 1962?

Engel v. Vitale

43. Iceland’s Parliament is the oldest in the world and has been in existence since


44. Who was an ancestor of Ptolemy, Greek’s one of Alexander the Great’s generals?


45. Resulting in the freeing of thousands of inmates across the country, which judgment resolved a defendant by provided legal counsel by the state if they could not afford it themselves?

Gideon v. Wainwright

46. In the 1920s, who unsuccessfully attempted to create a human/chimpanzee hybrid by using artificial insemination?

Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov

47. Which Middle East ruler was given the keys to the city of Detroit in 1980?

Saddam Hussein

48. Which judgment has become an integral and famous aspect of the American legal system in the decades since?

Miranda v. Arizona

49. What was a plant that was once an effective and extremely popular contraceptive?

Silphium, also known as laserwort

50. Who was the last US president not having a college degree?

Harry S. Truman (33rd President)

51. Which judgment overturned centuries of legislation prohibiting interracial marriage?

Loving v. Virginia

52. Which president of the United States has been first in line to see a doctor to treat malaria, dysentery, smallpox, and diphtheria, among other diseases?

George Washington

53. In which old civilization people used to engage in a funny but truly disgusting game where the players would try their best to out-fart the others?

Old Japanese

54. The disjointed conclusion of which judgment resulted in the death penalty becoming inapplicable in the United States for three years?

Furman v. Georgia

55. Which cruel ruler was vehemently against cruelty towards animals, and was a strict vegetarian?


56. Mars was discovered in which year?


57. A crucial ruling concerning limitations of executive privilege and presidential immunity, which judgment directly resulted in the sole resignation by an American President?

Nixon v. United States

58. Who ordered the Purges on his own people, resulting in around 20 million deaths, was nominated for a Nobel Peace Price in 1945, and then again in 1948?

Soviet leader Joseph Stalin

59. Arguably the most controversial legal ruling in history, ever since the promulgation of the right to an abortion under which judgment activists have sought to overturn the decision?

Roe v. Wade

60. Americans used to call which food “Liberty Steaks” during World War II?


61. A landmark decision concerning affirmative action in college admissions, which judgment laid the foundations for the ongoing political issue?

Regents of the University of California v. Bakke

62. Americans used to call which food “Freedom Fries” during World War II?

French Fries

63. Who was president of the US during most of the war?

Franklin D. Roosevelt

64. Which US presidents fought in wars?

Andrew Jackson, Zachary Taylor, U.S. Grant, and Dwight D. Eisenhower.

65. Which president died in the bathtub?

William Howard Taft

66. What was the biggest war in the United States?

American Civil War(1861–65)

67. What is the longest war in history?

England’s Scilly conflict to be the longest war in known history, dragging on for a staggering 335 years.

68. Which president died broke?

Thomas Jefferson

69. What president married his own daughter?

Grover Cleveland

70. How many US presidents fought in ww2?


71. What is the deadliest war in history?

World War II

72. Which president served in the Vietnam War?

Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon

73. What does Jimmy Carter eat?


74. What war had the most US deaths?

The Civil War

75. How many presidents have been killed by Assassination and Death?

Four. Abraham Lincoln, James Abram Garfield (1881), William McKinley (1897-1901), and John F. Kennedy (1961-63).

76. Who was president before Nixon?

John F. Kennedy

77. Industrial Revolution took place in Europe during

1760 to 1840

78. What countries did the Industrial Revolution happen in?

The Industrial Revolution began in England in the late 18th century and spread during the 19th century to Belgium, Germany, Northern France, the United States, and Japan.

79. What are the five causes of industrialization?

Terms in this set

civil war. encouraging production and expansion of railroads.
natural resources. abundant amounts, oil, fueled growth.
growing workforce. immigrants came willing to work.
technology/innovation. new business practices encouraged growth.
government policies. encouraging investment in businesses and technology.

80. Who is the only 6 star general in American history?

George Washington

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