Who Is Your Historical Double?

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Historical figures, good or bad, are some of the most easily recognizable people in the world, even those who are no longer with us. During their careers, they’ve made discoveries, they’ve started revolutions, they’ve played legendary roles, and won elections, changing the course of history as we know it. Whether it be an actress or a singer, there’s at least one historical figure out there who is like you.

Who is it? Will it be the person you expect it to be? Take this cool quiz to find out!

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1. Pick a historical event to witness:

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  1. The moon landing
  2. Amelia Earhart's solo flight
  3. The fall of the Berlin Wall
  4. Bloomberg's Christmas party (2000)
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2. Which historical conspiracy theory is most likely to be true?

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  1. Stonehenge is a gateway to another world
  2. Prince Charles is a vampire
  3. Atlantis truly exists
  4. Aliens built the Pyramids of Giza
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3. Hey time traveler, pick a moment in history to use as your anchor:

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  1. Victorian England
  2. Ancient Rome
  3. The Industrial Revolution, Chicago
  4. Information Age, New York
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4. You can have one of these, but none of the others:

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  1. Power
  2. Fortune
  3. Fame
  4. Love
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5. You’ve been invited to Adam Levine’s birthday party and Oprah’s dinner party on the same day! You go to:

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  1. Oprah’s
  2. Adam Levine’s
  3. I don’t want to go to either
  4. I don’t care what I have to do, I’m making it to both
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6. Which Netflix show would you like to live inside?

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  1. "Ozark"
  2. "Love Is Blind"
  3. "The Crown"
  4. "Stranger Things"
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7. On your hike, you reach the end of a rainbow. What do you find there?

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  1. Skittles, duh
  2. The man/woman of my dreams
  3. Hopefully a pot of gold
  4. A portal to another world
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8. Your long-lost great grandfather leaves you his fortune:

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  1. I spend it on chocolates
  2. I bury it under my house
  3. I share it with the rest of my family
  4. I change my name and move to a tropical island
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9. Play a board game with someone famous.

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  1. Monopoly with Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Catan with Charles Darwin
  3. Battleship with The Beatles
  4. Jenga with George Washington
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10. Pick a prank to play on your coworker for April Fools Day:

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  1. Tape a walkie talkie under their desk and say strange things
  2. Stick a photo of Nicholas Cage under the toilet seat
  3. Cover their car in Post-it notes
  4. Plant seeds in their keyboard
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11. Which of these mythical creatures is your spirit animal?

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  1. A pegasus
  2. A sphinx
  3. A mermaid
  4. A hellhound
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12. At a bus stop, a stranger hands you a letter that will change your life. Do you open it?

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  1. I'm being pranked, right?
  2. Yes, in the privacy of my own home
  3. Yes, right in front of them
  4. No, I call the police
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13. Sneak away for a totally unplanned vacation to:

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  1. Porto, Portugal
  2. Paris, France
  3. Phuket, Thailand
  4. Phoenix, Arizona
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14. Cars are banned! How will you get around?

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  1. e-Scooter
  2. Fixie bike
  3. Roller skates
  4. Hoverboard
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15. Pick a dessert to eat for the rest of your life:

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  1. Crème Brûlée
  2. Watermelon popsicles
  3. Chocolate cake
  4. Truffles
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16. You bump into an attractive stranger on the street. What do you say?

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  1. “Watch where you’re going!”
  2. "I’m lost. Can you give me directions to your heart?"
  3. "Ouch! I'm going to need your name and number for insurance purposes."
  4. "I hope that didn't hurt as much as when you fell from heaven."
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17. You're in a zombie survival game! Choose a location to escape from:

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  1. An amusement park
  2. An airport
  3. A farm
  4. A jungle
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18. How would you want to become famous?

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  1. As an award-winning actor/actress
  2. As an amazing athlete
  3. As a trustworthy politician
  4. As a charts-topping musician
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19. Win first place at the State Bake-Off competition by...

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  1. Swapping my competitor's sugar for salt
  2. Persuading my competitor to drop out
  3. Baking until I can't bake anymore
  4. Using my extra secret ingredient
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20. Become best friends with a glamorous Hollywood star.

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  1. Rita Hayworth
  2. Audrey Hepburn
  3. Elizabeth Taylor
  4. Joan Bennett
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21. Which of these autobiographies would you like your name to appear in?

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  1. Chronicles, Vol 1 – Bob Dylan
  2. Bossypants – Tina Fey
  3. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou
  4. The Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank
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22. Pick an old-school superpower.

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  1. Raising an undead army
  2. Walking on water
  3. Shape-shifting
  4. Super strength
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23. Go back to your childhood to learn one of these skills:

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  1. Change a tire
  2. Cook an egg
  3. Negotiate a business deal
  4. Grow my own vegetables
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24. Study a field that will further your career:

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  1. Puppetry
  2. Sign language
  3. Bagpiping
  4. Surfing
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25. You've just won "Mayor for the Day"! What do you do first?

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  1. Give $1 million to all the citizens of my town
  2. Redecorate, redecorate, redecorate
  3. Call up the President on my new private line
  4. Bring the carnival to town
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26. A big-time producer wants to make a show about your life. What do you call it?

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  1. My Sweet Life
  2. Never Growing Up
  3. No Shame in My Game
  4. Livin' La Vida Loca
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27. Say goodbye to stress by playing one of these sports:

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  1. Lifesize chess
  2. Toe wrestling
  3. Water polo
  4. Lawn mower racing
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28. It's the first day at your new job! What do you do?

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  1. Ask lots & lots of questions
  2. Hide in the break room
  3. Introduce myself to everyone
  4. Explore the office
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29. At what age would you want to be famous?

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  1. Fame is fame
  2. When I’m beautiful
  3. When I’m really young; I want to be famous my entire life
  4. When I’m older so I can make wiser decisions
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30. Bake a dish for a British-themed dinner party:

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  1. Shepherd’s Pie
  2. Trifle
  3. Beef Wellington
  4. Haggis
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31. Which of these not-so-popular words describes you?

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  1. Loquacious – being excessively talkative
  2. Astute – being able to understand things quickly
  3. Placid – having a calm appearance or characteristics
  4. Ensorcelling – being able to enchant someone
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32. You want people to compliment you on:

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  1. My eyes
  2. My badonk-a-donk (butt)
  3. My teeth, have you seen them?
  4. My razor-sharp cheek bones
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33. You have an important interview, but your train is delayed! You...

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  1. Start hoofing it
  2. Call to reschedule
  3. Call my private helicopter
  4. Treat myself to some ice cream
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34. Go back in time to take your younger self to a(n):

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  1. Amusement park
  2. Dog park
  3. Sculpture park
  4. Water park
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35. Pick a famous painting to hang in your dressing room:

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  1. The Birth of Venus – Sandro Botticelli
  2. Campbell's Soup Cans – Andy Warhol
  3. The Starry Night – Vincent van Gogh
  4. Mona Lisa – Leonardo da Vinci
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36. For a person to succeed, they need to:

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  1. Know the right people
  2. Be hardworking
  3. Be willing to do any and everything
  4. Have support from friends and family
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37. What is the first thing that you do when you wake up in the morning?

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  1. Hit the snooze button… again
  2. Have breakfast
  3. Call my best friend
  4. Take a shower
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38. Choose a movie genre that describes your last few months, and then change it to:

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  1. Thriller to Drama
  2. Science Fiction to Adventure
  3. Horror to Comedy
  4. Action to Romance
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39. The Marvel Avengers are recruiting! Which power would you bring to the table?

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  1. Time travel
  2. Telepathy
  3. Invisibility
  4. Shapeshifting
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40. Pick an unconventional family heirloom to hand down:

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  1. A cookie jar
  2. A raincoat
  3. A book of love letters
  4. A traveling chest
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41. An angel visits you in a dream telling you to give $50 to everyone you meet tomorrow. Do you do it?

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  1. Sure, why not?
  2. Is there a reward?
  3. If the angel deposits the money to my account, then sure
  4. Ask me if I have $50 first
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42. You walk past a magical mirror that says, “Hey there, hot cheeks!” You...

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  1. Call your fiancé to tell them you’ve still got it
  2. Run away
  3. Smile and nod
  4. Say, “Not so bad, yourself?”
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43. You're a star! Who would you hire to manage your new brand?

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  1. Ozzy Osbourne
  2. Harrison Ford
  3. Jennifer Lawrence
  4. Natalie Portman
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44. Being famous isn't everything you thought it'd be! What do you miss most about being a “regular” person?

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  1. Are you kidding me, I don’t miss a thing
  2. Eating regular food
  3. The privacy
  4. Having free time
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45. What millennial phrase do you include in your speech about success at your local university?

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  1. Lit / fire
  2. Bye, Felicia
  3. Spill the tea
  4. FOMO (fear of missing out)
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