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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 5,757 quizzes and 57,570 trivia questions in this category.
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American History (Origins-1776) ( U.S. Colonial History )

This is my first quiz ever! You world studies/history teachers should find this good for your class! by 12986553
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Alive in the 20th Century! ( 20th & 21st Centuries )

This may be a shock to some of our younger players, but there are some of us here who were (gasp!) alive in years beginning with '19'! See ... by kyleisalive
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I am Trying to Remember Just What That Is ( Nostalgia )

Here are ten things that you may or may not recognize. Take a look at the photos and they may help you figure out what the object was used f ... by dcpddc478
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Notable Years ( Pick The Year )

This quiz is some of the important years in our lives. I sure hope you enjoy taking this quiz. by fizzbee

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The Second World War at Home in Britain
14 hours ago - The Second World War at Home in Britain ( European War )

This quiz is a look back at the life of the British people at home during world war II. Hope you find it interesting. by Serenesh
A Brief Cubic History Challenge
May 22 - A Brief Cubic History Challenge ( Caribbean )

No, we're not looking at rectangular solids, nor at an art period - I appropriated that adjective for a country with a relatively short reco ... by WesleyCrusher
NonParisian French History
May 21 - NonParisian French History ( French )

Histories of France often feature the stories of kings and queens and highlight what happened in Paris. This author challenge quiz looks at ... by pitegny
World War II Figures Part 2  Germany
May 21 - World War II Figures, Part 2 - Germany ( World War II )

Can you match these people from Nazi Germany with the roles they played during World War II? by Dizart
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trivia quiz  Illuminating the Dark Ages cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Creedy, Jun 02 12

The quiz looks at Europe in the Dark Ages, a period of history that took place before the Middle Ages.
Creedy gold member
Jun 02 12
2742 plays
trivia quiz  What Happened in ...? (1950s edition) cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, john_sunseri, Jan 07 10

We're half way through the 20th century now. Enjoy!
Jan 07 10
3597 plays
trivia quiz  The Victorian Underworld cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Flapjack44, Dec 04 06

The Victorian era was a confident, dynamic time - but there was a shadowy side away from the bright lights and technical innovations.
Dec 04 06
6075 plays
trivia quiz  Carnival Atmosphere cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, salami_swami, May 25 11

As I celebrate my 300th quiz, I decided to rent a carnival. The carnival games and rides seem to remind me of history, though. Can you identify the famous times in history where it felt like a carnival atmosphere?
salami_swami gold member
May 25 11
7221 plays
trivia quiz  My Date With Disaster cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, merylfederman, May 03 12

Let's go back in time to some historical dates that, quite frankly, we should probably avoid.
Very Easy
merylfederman gold member
May 03 12
4017 plays
trivia quiz  History as Explained in Music cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, eauhomme, Dec 19 08

Music has often been used to tell stories, and in many cases, those stories have been true. This quiz examines specific historical events that have been covered in music.
Dec 19 08
4848 plays
trivia quiz  Ten Days That Shook the World cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jun 12 10

John Reed's book with this title, published in 1919, was about the October (1917) Revolution in Russia, an event which figuratively shook the world. This quiz is about events that literally shook the world - earthquakes and their aftermaths.
looney_tunes editor
Jun 12 10
10890 plays
trivia quiz  Man's Inhumanity to Man cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, skunkee, Sep 07 06

Join me on a tour of some the outrageous acts that man has committed against his fellow man (please note that this is not a 'top ten' list). Sadly these examples are merely a drop in the bucket. It's enough to make you want to resign from the human race.
skunkee editor
Sep 07 06
21762 plays
trivia quiz  Kenya: The Road to Independence 2.0 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, May 02 10

A quiz on Kenyan history through the colonial period into the time of national consciousness and the cusp of violent revolution.
stuthehistoryguy gold member
May 02 10
3675 plays
trivia quiz  If It's Not True It's a Good Story cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, May 28 10

Some of the most famous stories in history have been partially or totally fabricated by storytellers. Here, Ralph the Llama tries his hoof at historical myth-busting, and attempts to identify how and why some of these stories came to be. Enjoy!
May 28 10
4827 plays
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