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Whatever happened to Burma and Abyssinia? Where did Persia go? And where the heck is Siam? Territorial names and boundaries are forever changing. These quizzes offer geography with a dash of history!
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Geographical History of Israel's Cities

This quiz covers the Geography, History, and Historical Geography (or is it Geographical History?) of some of the major cities of Israel.
Difficult
10 Q
Headrock
Mar 12 09
696 plays
32
Historic and Ancient Ruins VI

Ruins from different countries and cultures all over the world tell fascinating stories of their distant pasts. Though now they may be destroyed, their legacies still live on and on...
Tough
10 Q
knightmyst
May 04 10
669 plays
33
But Where Did It Happen? ( 2 )

You should know where they happened ... but do you?
Average
10 Q
e_lu85
Aug 23 06
5313 plays
34
Historical Geography

Times change and so do the names of cities and countries. Here are the names of some former place names around the world. What are they called now?
Average
10 Q
newfangle
Oct 04 04
11385 plays
35
Where Was That?

Old maps may show countries by strange names, names that are now only a memory. Twenty-five of those names are shown here, and all we ask of you is to put them back on the map. So, where were these places, and what are they called now?
Tough
25 Q
engels
Jun 24 12
1026 plays
36
Meet My New Friend

Since I graduated high school in 1983, many new countries have sprung up all over the world. Can you tell where my new friends are from when you meet them? All are from countries that gained independence between 1983 and 2000.
Average
10 Q
andymuenz
Jan 28 15
384 plays
37
Historic and Ancient Ruins IV

Ruins from different countries and cultures all over the world tell fascinating stories of their distant pasts. Though now they may be destroyed, their legacies still live on and on...
Tough
10 Q
knightmyst
Apr 01 10
567 plays
38
High In The Sky

Can you answer the questions about these tall structures?
Difficult
10 Q
ponycargirl
Nov 08 13
732 plays
39
Cities and Sites of Ancient Egypt

Egypt is one of the most amazing places to visit historical sites. Join me as I explore a few of them.
Tough
10 Q
theskink
Aug 14 10
465 plays
40
New Holland

Many European countries vied with each other to explore the world, establish colonies, and lay claim to rich resources. Not all places named 'New Holland' had to do with Dutch colonialism, however.
Tough
10 Q
reedy
Jan 09 15
249 plays
41
Historic and Ancient Ruins V

Ruins from different countries and cultures all over the world tell fascinating stories of their distant pasts. Though now they may be destroyed, their legacies still live on and on...
Difficult
10 Q
knightmyst
Apr 09 10
579 plays
42
Former Non-British Colonies

I want the name of a former non-British colony, dependency, trust territory or the like. I will give you the capital, but no hints. Only clue: This area is not called the same any more.
Tough
25 Q
author
May 16 02
3327 plays
43
Madeira: It's More Than Just a Piece of Cake

The lovely tropical island of Madeira boasts an equable temperature throughout the year. It is a favourite holiday destination for many. This quiz explores the island, culture and history.
Average
10 Q
bracklaman
Jan 12 09
483 plays
44
Old Name New Name

Throughout history, the names of many places in the world have changed for one reason or another. Can you make the connection?
Average
10 Q
jokester13
Jul 20 00
11913 plays
45
See You On The Other Side

Which side of Turkey was the best place for ancient settlement - the European side or the Asian side?
Average
10 Q
ponycargirl
Apr 19 13
453 plays
46
Declarations of Independence

In this quiz I give you four countries and you have to decide which one declared independence first. Countries, whose independence wasn't recognised at first, count.
Tough
10 Q
quel_tipo
Jun 08 08
885 plays
47
That Island With All The Big Heads On It

Rapa Nui,or Easter Island as it is now more commonly known as, has remained an enigma for many people over the last 300 or so years. This quiz will answer some of the questions you may have about it and confirm some of the facts you already know.
Difficult
10 Q
damnsuicidalroos
Dec 08 03
1866 plays
48
Volcanoes and Earthquakes

This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of some notable volcanic eruptions and earthquakes that have been officially recorded in the last 1000 years.
Difficult
10 Q
Porazzen
Sep 27 08
1674 plays
49
Geography of Ancient Egypt

Egypt is a very different country today than it was in the past. How much do you know about this country's ancient geography?
Tough
10 Q
CraniumMaximus
Mar 19 12
390 plays
50
British Place Names Abroad

This is a quiz that will explore the connection of British place names and historical people with New World cities.
Tough
10 Q
hayt_druid
Dec 16 03
2916 plays
51
Ancient Names of Cities and Countries

This quiz is about the ancient names of cities and countries.
Average
10 Q
rohan007
Nov 01 10
1536 plays
52
Geographical Renamings

This quiz is about countries around the world which have been renamed.
Average
10 Q
ThisGlows
Dec 02 10
1275 plays
53
Former Independent Countries

I want the name of a country that once, at least formally, was independent, or had a semi-independent or 'free state' status, but is now part of one or more other countries. I will give you the period of independence and the continent.
Tough
25 Q
author
May 09 02
1281 plays
54
Short-lived 20th Century States

In this quiz I will give you the name of the capital of a no longer existing state and the time of its existence. You give me the name of the state (which often was not acknowledged by anyone).
Tough
20 Q
author
Nov 06 05
777 plays
55
Colonies and Territories

Do you know which country claimed each colony or territory or what the capital of that colony is or its history? If you do, this is the quiz for you.
Difficult
20 Q
AtillatheFun
Dec 08 01
3747 plays
56
Went to a Garden Party

Many people enjoy the beauty and fragrances of expansive flower gardens. However, the term "garden" can reference many different descriptions in our world's geography, not just plant life. Please enjoy this quiz about a number of the world's gardens.
Average
10 Q
Toneman52
Sep 26 12
495 plays
57
Historic and Ancient Ruins IX

Ruins from different countries and cultures all over the world tell fascinating stories of their distant pasts. Although they may now be destroyed, their legacies still live on.
Difficult
10 Q
knightmyst
Mar 27 11
438 plays
58
No Longer Capitals 5

This is my fifth former capitals quiz. This time I name the former capital, you name the country.
Very Difficult
25 Q
author
May 08 06
2511 plays
59
Sure, You Know Me Now!

Sure, you know me now! But what about a few years ago? "A rose by any other name/would smell just as sweet". See if you know me by my original name.
Very Difficult
5 Q
Ft. Brooke
Aug 21 02
3573 plays
60
Who Ruled What

I'll give you the name of a place, and you tell me what nation or empire ruled it at the time stated.
Difficult
10 Q
caimenking
Mar 10 02
1689 plays
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