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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 5,564 quizzes and 55,640 trivia questions in this category.
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Cold War 1945-1961 ( Cold War )

This is the Cold War at its hottest! by Corycool
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Basic Pennsylvania History ( Pennsylvania )

This is a simple quiz on Pennsylvania history that everyone should know. by vivalateresa
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U.S. History - A Miscellany ( U.S. History )

This quiz is about the history of my favorite country, the United States. Have fun! by bosox148900
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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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The Redeemers  Reconstruction or Ruin
2 hours ago - The Redeemers: Reconstruction or Ruin? ( USA in the 19th.Century )

After the end of the American Civil War in 1865, the Redeemers, a group of Southern Democrats, controlled politics in the South until the tu ... by ponycargirl
Innocent Bystanders of History
13 hours ago - Innocent Bystanders of History ( U.S. History )

This quiz is about people who were a part of American history without planning it that way. by Bob9491
The boroughs of Greater London
Apr 12 - The boroughs of Greater London ( History of London and Environs )

Match the historical council areas of London and the new boroughs that they moved into as part of the creation of Greater London in the 1960 ... by KentQuizzer
Storm the Castle
Apr 08 - Storm the Castle! ( Medieval History )

Welcome to medieval England. Sword? Check. Armour? Check. Let's storm the castle! by AcrylicInk
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trivia quiz  Don't Stop the Thieving cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Nov 02 11

Just a sampling of some of history's most famous thefts and robberies. Some of these crimes were solved, but sadly some were not.
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dcpddc478 gold member
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trivia quiz  It Happened During The 1970s cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Uga76, Mar 17 06

This is an easy quiz about events that occurred during the decade of the 1970s.
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Uga76
12195 plays
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trivia quiz  San Marino: The Ancient Republic cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Aug 03 10

San Marino is a country that is small in size but large in history. The republic entered the 21st century as the oldest sovereign state in the world. Come inside and discover something of its long history.
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Snowman gold member
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trivia quiz  Remembering the 60s - 1967 Americana cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jan 26 05

Anti-war protesters marched on the Pentagon as the number of U.S. troops in Vietnam rose to more than half a million. Muhammad Ali was stripped of his heavyweight championship for refusing to be drafted into the army.
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trivia quiz  Smoke, Smoke that Cigarette cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Godwit, Nov 01 09

This quiz is about the fascinating early history of tobacco and smoking. It's interesting and not difficult.
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Godwit gold member
2166 plays
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trivia quiz  A Site for Sore Eyes cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, beergirllaura, Oct 24 11

Liz Lovelly got a new diary for her birthday, and has been enjoying penning daily entries about her favorite school subject - history. I'm sure she won't mind if we take a quick peek. Shall we?
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beergirllaura
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trivia quiz  So You Want to Know What Happened in 1955 cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, deputygary, Feb 03 09

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.
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deputygary
3258 plays
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trivia quiz  Cameroon: A Historical Landscape cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Apr 21 12

A quiz on the people, events, and movements that have shaped this land.
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
2151 plays
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trivia quiz  Manifesto Destiny Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, MikeMaster99, May 04 12

What a wonderful privilege you've given me, Professor! We've been allowed to peek at some of the greatest documents in human history. As we very carefully turn the pages, I'm full of questions about what I'm reading....
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MikeMaster99 gold member
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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!
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john_sunseri
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