Can You Pass Our Hardest US History Quiz?

You’re standing on the steps of the US Capitol, and an old man in a black robe descends towards you. He hands you this quiz. “Don’t mess this up!” he says. Woof. Here we are. The hardest US History quiz on record, and it’s up to you to score high enough to continue to stay in good standing with UnclShow More

You’re standing on the steps of the US Capitol, and an old man in a black robe descends towards you. He hands you this quiz. “Don’t mess this up!” he says. Woof. Here we are. The hardest US History quiz on record, and it’s up to you to score high enough to continue to stay in good standing with Uncle Sam.

History quizzes are nothing new to you, but for this go-round, we’ve assembled an Avengers-level greatest history hits for you to dive into. Don’t be intimidated by the obscure or rarely-talked about – everything that has happened in this country at one point or another might pop up on this quiz, so it’s up to you to search deep within your memory vaults to come up with the winning ticket.

This quiz is not for the casual historian. Only the pure of heart and sound of mind can embark upon this perilous journey that began with the Mayflower and ends on question 36….

Share your results, and don’t forget to go back and see which answers you missed when the judging comes along!

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Let's start from the top: in 1607, the London Company established the ___________ colony in present-day Virginia, the first permanent English settlement in the Americas.

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Ready? Scroll down to answer
  • Roanoke
  • Provincetown
  • Plymouth
  • Jamestown
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