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The Ultimate Wars Quiz
by Staff
Think you know all there is about World War II? Fancy yourself a Civil War buff? Studied the Vietnam conflict like a scholar? That's all well and good, but let's see if your knowledge of war spreads across history. To battle!

What war was sparked by Paris running off with the most beautiful Helen?

  • The Trojan War
  • The Hundred Years War
  • The Spartan War

Who was the leader of military campaigns of the Mongol Empire at the turn of the 13th century?

  • Ming
  • Genghis Khan
  • Jerry the Bad

What ancient British queen led a revolt against occupying Romans?

  • Cleopatra
  • Boudicca
  • Elizabeth I

Communists fought French colonists in the beginning of what war?

  • the French Revolution
  • World War I
  • Vietnam War

Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination was the catalyst for what war?

  • The War of 1812
  • World War I
  • The Hundred Years' War

In what war did roughly two percent of the population of the United States die?

  • The Revolutionary War
  • World War II
  • The American Civil War

In what war did Napoleon lose Waterloo?

  • World War I
  • The Hundred Years' War
  • The Napoleonic War

A 2011 revolt against Muammar al-Qaddafi led to an uprising in what country?

  • Libya
  • Syria
  • Egypt

The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution was adopted during what war?

  • World War II
  • First Iraq War
  • Vietnam War

Argentina and Great Britain fought against each other in what 10-week conflict?

  • The South American War
  • The War of the South Atlantic
  • The Falklands War

What war put the Central Powers on the opposite side of the Allies?

  • World War II
  • World War I
  • The Korean War

Watching the destruction from what war inspired Francis Scott Key to pen "The Star-Spangled Banner?"

  • The War of 1812
  • The American Revolution
  • The Spanish-American War

In what war did the Battle of the Bulge take place?

  • World War I
  • World War II
  • The French and Napoleonic wars

What U.S. president was in office at the end of the Korean War?

  • Eisenhower
  • Roosevelt
  • Truman

Lord Cornwallis was a British general in what war?

  • The Civil War
  • The French and Indian War
  • The American Revolution

What holy war was fought to repel the advance of Muslim nation-building?

  • The First Iraq War
  • The Iranian Revolution
  • The Crusades

What war was ended with the Treaty of Ghent?

  • The Spanish Armada
  • The War of 1812
  • The English Civil War

Gen. George McClellan was the leader of an army during what war?

  • The Northern Ireland conflict
  • The Vietnam War
  • The American Civil War

In what war was the British liner Lusitania sunk?

  • World War I
  • World War II
  • American Revolution

The French and Indian War was part of what larger conflict?

  • The Hundred Years' War
  • The Seven Years' War
  • The American Revolution

General Douglas MacArthur was relieved of duty in what war?

  • World War II
  • Korean War
  • Vietnam War

Who was the leader of the Spanish in the Spanish Armada?

  • King Philip II
  • King Juan I
  • Queen Maria

The Battle of Britain took place over three months during what war?

  • World War I
  • World War II
  • The English Civil War

What war's first major engagement was the Battle of Bunker Hill?

  • The War of 1812
  • The Civil War
  • The American Revolution

While not technically a war, what country was devastated by a genocide in 1994?

  • Rwanda
  • Sudan
  • Somalia

In what war was Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson given his nickname?

  • World War II
  • The Spanish-American War
  • The American Civil War

The Marco Polo Bridge Incident led to what war?

  • The Sino-Japanese War
  • The Korean War
  • The Thai War

Previously illegal, in what war were black men finally allowed to serve in the military?

  • Vietnam War
  • World War II
  • American Civil War

What war was fought by the Roundheads and the Cavaliers?

  • The English Civil War
  • The French Revolution
  • The Uzbek Uprising

In what war did the Rough Riders make an appearance?

  • Spanish-American War
  • Civil War
  • World War I