Quiz: How Much Do You Know About the History of Weapons?
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How Much Do You Know About the History of Weapons?
By: Annette
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About This Quiz

Weapons play a long and important role in human history. Throughout the ages, weapons have continued to evolve and get even more precise . . . and more deadly. In this quiz, we're going to test your knowledge of the history of weapons.

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Humans have used weapons for ____ of years.
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Weapons advanced as new _____ were discovered.
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____ played a huge role in advances in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Indus and China.
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Which metal replaced stone in weapons?
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Native Americans relied on ____ spears.
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Which was more effective for hunting, a bow and arrow or a spear?
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______ was an improvement over copper.
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The earliest form of weapon was the _____ .
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When did people begin riding horses?
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The Sumerian warrior was armed with ______ .
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Before their first attack, the ancient Egyptians were ______ .
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_____ had the first-known navy.
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War-time chariots were designed for ____ people.
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Who created the trident?
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Which gods were associated with the trident?
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Assyria was known for its _____ culture.
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The Assyrian army was the first to use _____ in weapons.
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The Assyrians were also the first to develop ______ .
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The Greeks were surrounded by _____ neighbors.
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The ancient Athenians were famous for their _____ .
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The Romans were famous for their ____ weapons.
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What was the name for the light and short Roman sword?
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The Roman pilum was like a ______ .
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Where were the barbarian tribes of the Middle Ages from?
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At first, barbarian weapons were similar to _____ weapons.
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What was Greek Fire?
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Whose technology was more advanced?
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What was the trebuchet?
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Chinese innovation was thanks to ______ .
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Who was responsible for gunpowder?
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Early forms of gunpowder were called ____ .
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The Chinese were also the first to use _____ .
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The Norman knights were known for their _____ .
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During the times of the Crusades, cavalry used _____ .
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During the 100 Years War, the Europeans relied mainly on ______ .
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