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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 5,601 quizzes and 56,010 trivia questions in this category.
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1980s Time Capsule ( 1980s Nostalgia )

Here's a quiz dealing with certain fad items from the 1980s. Enjoy. by evil44
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Structure of WWII ( World War II )

This is quite an easy and informative quiz. I hope you like it! :) by Corycool
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Pompeii: A Buried Town ( Pompeii )

This quiz is about the town of Pompeii. An amazing archeological site. by charis
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Remembering the 50s - Slang (American) ( 1950s Nostalgia )

Every generation has its own colorful means of expression and the 1950's were no exception. Are you "cats" ready to have a "blast"? by rblayer

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The US Fleet
Jul 12 - The US Fleet ( WW2 Maritime )

This is a quiz on the ships and aircraft of the United States Navy during the Second World War. Hope you enjoy. by F6FHellcat
Tales of the Stone
Jul 12 - Tales of the Stone ( Scottish History )

The use of the Stone of Scone in Scotland for the coronation of the king may date back to the legendary Fergus, who some believe was the fir ... by ponycargirl
Henrys Discourse on Education
Jul 10 - Henry's Discourse on Education ( Medieval History )

My lord, the Earl of Warwick, had business this week with the Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, Walter Langton. I took the opportunity to a ... by ponycargirl
History of Edinburgh
Jul 09 - History of Edinburgh ( Scottish History )

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and its history is long and often tension-filled. How much do you know about Edinburgh's past? by Joepetz
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trivia quiz  FYR Macedonia: Modern is the New Ancient cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jul 11 10

A quiz on the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, aka FYROM or FYR Macedonia.
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
Jul 11 10
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trivia quiz  The Best Quiz in the World... cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Dec 12 13

...and other outrageous lies. Here are ten of history's greatest porkers.
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Snowman gold member
Dec 12 13
3330 plays
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trivia quiz  History Homicide Investigator II cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, MaceoMack, Nov 01 08

Congratulations! You have just been promoted to the position of History Homicide Investigator II. Your assignment will be to identify the alleged or actual "shooter" in these cases. Remembering your high school U.S. History lessons will be a plus.
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MaceoMack
Nov 01 08
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photo quiz  It's a Disaster! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Aug 12 13

History is rife with hardships and disaster, but such tragedy is life. Take a look back at some of the most influential disasters, natural and man-made, between 1980 and 2010, and never forget.
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kyleisalive editor
Aug 12 13
2568 plays
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trivia quiz  The Museum of Obsolescence cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, oscarguy, Aug 02 04

Tour with our guide through the museum of cultural aspects that vanished, or almost have, from American culture. See what you know about things that are going, going, gone.
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oscarguy gold member
Aug 02 04
9261 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
May 04 12
4626 plays
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trivia quiz  Raised in the 1660s Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, leith90, Oct 05 09

Meet Faith, a young girl growing up in London in the 1660s. Peek into her journal, and try to deduce what she's writing about.
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leith90 gold member
Oct 05 09
10326 plays
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trivia quiz  Better Late Than Never cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Jan 16 10

As it turns out, I'm not really reliable with times or dates. At least I'm showing up in the right place for these historic events (and with good intentions), right?
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kyleisalive editor
Jan 16 10
4341 plays
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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
Jan 07 10
3531 plays
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trivia quiz  What Happened in ... ? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, john_sunseri, Dec 15 09

I'll go through the decade from 1900 to 1909 with things that happened in each year--you name the event!
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john_sunseri
Dec 15 09
4461 plays
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