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History is filled with interesting facts, characters, and events. Test your knowledge in this category on topics from pre-history through to today.

Fascinating facts and tantalizing tidbits of history from all over the world await, highlighting individuals, nations, conflicts. Quizzes on Royal Families and Dynasties are located in the People category.   

There are 5,400 quizzes and 54,000 trivia questions in this category.
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Today's Quiz Selections
What Should We Do? The Television is Broken! ( Nostalgia )

What did people do before television? This quiz discusses ten different things people did for entertainment before the era of the black box ... by Creedy
Foreign Wars of the United States ( U.S. Wars )

Despite a reputation until World War II for isolationism the U.S. has a history of becoming involved in wars. What do you know of them? by Mariamir
Unforgiving Lies of History ( Mixed Bag )

Lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry? Vikings wore helmets with horns? Why would they do that? Well, they didn't. Find out who else has b ... by illiniman14
Tyrants, Dictators and Despots II ( Mixed Bag )

Here is my second quiz on Tyrants, Dictators and Despots. Unfortunately, the world has known too many of them. by Babilonia
Pinot Egregious ( Specialized History )

Welcome to a history of wine, aptly made by the team 'We'd Rather Have Wine'. by pagea
Newest History Trivia Quizzes All New...
May 24 - Tales of the Pharaoh ( Ancient Egypt )

School children today are taught that a king of ancient Egypt was called a pharaoh, who was the supreme leader of the land. How much do yo ... by ponycargirl
May 23 - Becoming British Columbia ( Canadian )

Modern British Columbia's borders were not established all at once. It was a decades-long political battle between the United Kingdom and th ... by qrayx
May 21 - Operatic Medieval History III ( Medieval History )

In 2006 I published a few quizzes combining history and classical music. Here is a late surplus installment. Match the description to an ope ... by JanIQ
May 20 - The 60th Anniversary of 1957 ( 1950s History )

If you were born in 1957, then you are turning 60 years old in 2017! Let's see how much you remember about that year. by irishchic5

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Why Georgia?

One of the most profound questions historians ask is "Why?" This quiz attempts to answer that question across various episodes of Georgian history. Have fun!
Average (10 qns)
2190 plays
Colombia: The Good With The Bad

A quiz on the ups and downs of Colombian history and culture.
Average (10 qns)
3108 plays
I Built A Time Machine

... and travelled back in time to take a look at what really happened at certain key moments in history. Unfortunately, I forgot the law of unintended consequences.
Average (10 qns)
2865 plays
Civil War Tourism

For history buffs, nothing could be better than a historically theme-based vacation. I took a Civil-War themed vacation once, and it was great! This quiz tests your knowledge of Civil War sites that now are also good tourist destinations!
Average (10 qns)
9003 plays
The Golden Age of Athens

The Golden Age of Athens, also called the Classical Age, is one of the most brilliant times in history.
Average (10 qns)
2172 plays
So You Want to Know What Happened in 1955

Have you always had a burning desire to know what happened in 1955? Whether you have or not, here are ten questions about that eventful year.
Easy (10 qns)
3123 plays
The Victorian Underworld

The Victorian era was a confident, dynamic time - but there was a shadowy side away from the bright lights and technical innovations.
Average (10 qns)
5826 plays
Medieval Celebrities

After the fun I had with my Tudor celebrities I decided that that stars of the Medieval time were just as sensational and shouldn't be forgotten! This time I've included a couple of stars from the continent also.
Average (10 qns)
6489 plays
Poems and Songs of the US Civil War

The US Civil War was one of the darkest eras in that nation's history. The songs and poems that came out of that time not only shed light on the war but on the feelings and fears that many felt. I hope you enjoy and learn from this little quiz.
Easy (10 qns)
4590 plays
What Happened in ...? (1940s edition)

The turbulent decade of the 1940's, year by year. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
4050 plays
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