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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 5,501 quizzes and 55,010 trivia questions in this category.
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Pinot Egregious ( Specialized History )

Welcome to a history of wine, aptly made by the team 'We'd Rather Have Wine'. by pagea
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The Most Interesting Women in the World ( Women's History )

Not only men make history, meet some of the women that have made headlines in their days in one way or another. by James25
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The Defenestrations of Prague ( Czech )

An easy quiz about the Defenestrations of Prague. by stageball
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Who Was Who in '72? ( 1970s Nostalgia )

Okay, so maybe it ain't exactly grammatically correct, but maybe you'll have fun with it anyway! by logcrawler
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Tales of the Lily Font
Oct 07 - Tales of the Lily Font ( UK History )

Commissioned for use during a Church of England holy sacrament, the Lily Font has been utilized by members of the British royal family since ... by ponycargirl
The Jewish Revolt of 6673 AD
Oct 07 - The Jewish Revolt of 66-73 AD ( Roman History )

Tensions built in Palestine in the first century between Jews, Greeks and Romans when the latter occupied the area. See how much you know ab ... by reeshy
World War 2 The American Home Front
Sep 30 - World War 2: The American Home Front ( USA in the 20th.Century )

The events and conditions that the home folks in the U.S. had to cope with during the Second World War. by clemmydog
More Tales of 17th Century Conflicts
Sep 26 - More Tales of 17th Century Conflicts ( European )

The history of the world is full of stories about conflicts - and the 17th century was no exception. Can you match the date, which marks the ... by ponycargirl
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trivia quiz  Lost Ancient Cities cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, durendal, Aug 22 05

Can you name the ancient cities from these clues. From ancient Greece to the Incan Andes, stopping shortly to take a look through Europe and beyond!
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trivia quiz  The 1960s Scene/Seen Internationally cool 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, windswept, Jul 11 08

The 1960s was a ground-breaking decade in which conventions were broken or revised in politics, architecture, music, literature, lifestyles, women's roles, cooking methods, and thoughts about the future.
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windswept gold member
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trivia quiz  Civil War Tourism cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ben3, Oct 15 07

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!
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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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5637 plays
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trivia quiz  Revolution! 20th Century Revolts and Uprisings cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, guitargoddess, Oct 31 10

You say you want a revolution? Here's a mixed bag of questions about revolts and other conflicts that occurred during the 20th century, some which changed the world more than others.
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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.
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looney_tunes editor
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trivia quiz  Advanced Placement U.S. History cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jack212, Dec 18 06

When some of us went to high school everyone took the same level of courses. Now high schools have Advanced Placement courses which can give students college credit if they do well. Here is your first Advanced Placement quiz!
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Jack212
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trivia quiz  Medieval Celebrities cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, hj1, Apr 22 08

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.
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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.
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merylfederman gold member
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trivia quiz  Infamy at Its Finest cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Correspondguy, Jan 17 10

Infamy, is of course, being famous for doing something horrible. I've tried to hit as many aspects of human experience as possible.
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