Carroll College, Helena Montana

Fun History Stuff

Take the History Quiz

  • What trade route linked Asia with the Mediterranean and Europe? 
  • Where in ancient Rome were the gladiator shows held?
  • This Renaissance artist (one of his works is pictured here) preferred science, engineering, and other pursuits to painting.  
  • Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all trace their religious ancestry to what man?  Who were his two sons?
  • What is the name of the female French existentialist who wrote the book The Second Sex?
  • What historical figure may have served as the model for Bram Stoker's Dracula?
  • What female Christian mystic said:  “Our Savior is our true Mother in whom we are endlessly born and out of whom we shall never come.”
  • What Irish hero was killed at the Battle of Clontarf in 1014 AD?
  • How far back can we date the first humans?
  • What ruins did Indiana Jones visit in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade?  In what country are they located? 

Take a class from me here at Carroll College to find out the answers, and more!