Quiz: Are You a World History Expert?
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Are You a World History Expert?
By: Allison Lips
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About This Quiz

In U.S. schools, much of the curriculum focuses on our home country. If you're lucky, you will get a teacher who knows how to teach World History well. Even then, there are times when World History feels more like European History because Africa, Asia, South America and Australia are often glossed over in favor of Western democracies. However, this quiz will broaden your horizons past the United States, the United Kingdom, their allies and their enemies. 

This quiz will still include some questions about the United States and the United Kingdom because the two countries have had an enormous impact on world history, but it will also cover the Mongol Empire, the Holy Roman Empire, Ancient Rome and more. 

How much do you know about the Troubles? Do you know who the last pharaoh of Egypt was? Can you remember Mumbai's former name or that of other renamed cities? Are you an expert on the League of Nations and the United Nations? If you can ace this quiz, you'll make your history teachers proud! 

Are you ready for this challenge? Find out if you should become a World History professor or if you need to brush up on your history! 

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