If You're Over 16, We Really Hope You Can Pass This History Test

20 impossible recent history questions.

Andrew Campbell
Created by Andrew Campbell
On Oct 31, 2022

Want to put your knowledge to the test? Put on your thinking caps!

Take this quiz to tackle a challenge devoted to general knowledge that covers recent history.

By the way, we gave this test to 100 educated adult and only 4% got a perfect score.

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When did the War in Afghanistan start?

Did Hurricane Sandy hit New York?

The social networking website Facebook was launched in 2005.

Where was Osama bin Laden killed?

In 2001, George W. Bush was inaugurated as:

When did the Space Shuttle 'Columbia' disintegrate on reentry into the Earth's atmosphere?

Who was running against George W. Bush in the presidential election of 2004?

In the presidential election of 1992, whom did Bill Clinton defeat?

Nancy Pelosi was the first woman to become Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

When did the Iraq War begin?

How many bombs explode during the Boston Marathon bombings?

Who was the Republican nominee for President in 1996?

___ terrorists hijacked ___ planes on September 11, 2001.

Who served as Attorney General from 2009 to 2015?

Who was Bill Clinton's running mate in 1996?

When was the Department of Homeland Security created?

Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th President in:

Where did Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occur?

Who was the president when Hurricane Katrina hit?

When did Pop icon Michael Jackson die?

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You are one of those people who always demonstrate genuine interest in the past and aim to raise the intellectual bar.

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