Do you consider yourself an expert on conspiracy theories, although they predate you? Try out this quiz to see how much you know!
The Titanic story is well-known, especially in light of the 1997 movie, but some people believe that certain events transpired somewhat differently. What have significant Titanic-related conspiracy theories been made?
It never actually sank.
The death toll was much higher than reported.
The ship was abducted by aliens.
The captain sunk it intentionally.
There are bound to be several rumors floating around a famous event like the sinking of the Titanic. What banker and financier were allegedly behind the disaster?
William G. Fargo
Shakespeare is one of history’s most well-known authors and playwrights, but some people doubt the authenticity of his body of work. Whose oratory and philosophy are credited with inspiring some of Shakespeare’s works?
Some believed that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart had been poisoned when he became ill and died. Which well-known Mozart rival and associate was the top suspect?
Ludwig van Beethoven
Some think the Freemasons ordered Mozart’s execution as retaliation for disclosing the organization’s secrets. What opera is alleged to hold these secrets?
Tristan und Isolde
The Barber of Seville
The Magic Flute
There are many rumors about Adolph Hitler’s passing, many of which are based on the idea that he did not commit suicide. Where is Hitler frequently thought to have fled to in South America?
The ancient Greeks and technology were the subject of an intriguing conspiracy theory that surfaced in 2016. Which electronic device is said to have existed in ancient Greece?
Both of Plato’s works, Timaeus and Critica, have sparked a discussion far beyond simple philosophy. What sunken city has been the subject of centuries of speculation?
Which well-known Egyptian site can be seen here that is commonly said to be much older than most people believe?
Abu Simbel temples
Giza pyramid complex
Many mysterious deaths are commonly related to events other than what the general public has been informed of. Which man’s infamous killing was allegedly a suicide?
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Which famed Roman opponents are said to have traveled to the Americas?
A good conspiracy was nothing new to ancient societies. Who was said to have assisted his mother in the assassination of Philip II of Macedon?
Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great is the subject of numerous absurd theories. What is one of the more enduring rumors?
He lied about his accomplishments.
His death was a murder.
He faked his own death.
He was related to Julius Caesar.
Numerous theories suggest that ancient structures may have been influenced by extraterrestrial life. Which of the buildings shown here is commonly the subject of those rumors?
Easter Island heads
Which Arthurian wizard is also credited with building Stonehenge?
Some believe that these enormous, linear drawings of shapes and animals must be the work of aliens. Which country do they call this place?
Where can one find these heads, famously thought to be alien?
What is a beloved Egyptian animal also thought to have been created by extraterrestrials?
Which princess has long been said to have escaped the execution of her family?
Rumors about the British royal family are nothing new. What was one popular theory surrounding Queen Elizabeth I?
She was a time traveler.
She was actually a man.
She had six body doubles.
She wasn’t of noble birth.
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