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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 5,713 quizzes and 57,130 trivia questions in this category.
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Ancient Rome ( Roman History )

For anyone who enjoys history and learning about other eras, enjoy! by luv2run812
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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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History Survey ( Mixed Bag )

I have created this quiz to see how many people can get each particular question correct, as it has always been my curiosity about how well ... by ridwan
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Richmond: A Walk Through History ( Virginia )

Richmond is full of history so let's see what there is to see. Most people should do well on this quiz, specific knowledge of Richmond is no ... by Polaris101

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Hurtgen Forest 1944
Mar 21 - Hurtgen Forest 1944 ( European War )

Hurtgen Forest was a series of fierce and bloody battles which took place between September and December 1944. It was the first time that th ... by JJMcGiver
In My Life Part 1
Mar 19 - In My Life: Part 1 ( Famous Dates )

I am in that part of life usually referred to as "The Golden Years", which means that a great many things have happened while I have been re ... by Cymruambyth
Life in Slavery
Mar 14 - Life in Slavery ( Slavery )

While we may associate slavery with particular times and places, the practice was found in many parts of the world over several thousand yea ... by bernie73
Whos Who  Ottoman Empire
Mar 07 - Who's Who: Ottoman Empire ( Ottoman Empire )

Ottoman emperors ruled their vast empire from 1299-1922. While it should be stated that official positions and titles could change over tim ... by ponycargirl
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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  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!
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doublemm
May 28 10
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trivia quiz  Poems and Songs of the US Civil War cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Bigwoo, Jun 09 08

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.
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Bigwoo gold member
Jun 09 08
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trivia quiz  In a While, Crocodile cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 15 11

My history professor told me that historians should never predict the future. The events featured in this quiz show how true this is!
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looney_tunes editor
Jan 15 11
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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.
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eauhomme
Dec 19 08
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trivia quiz  Miscellaneous Malawi cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Aug 13 10

Some historical trivia questions aimed at giving an overview of life in Malawi. Enjoy!
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
Aug 13 10
3264 plays
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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
Feb 03 09
3333 plays
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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
3522 plays
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trivia quiz  Weapons of the Great War cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, BettyBlue, Aug 13 07

There were many innovations in weaponry during World War 1 but some of the weapons used were restyled old favourites. You might know more about them all than you think! Good luck.
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BettyBlue
Aug 13 07
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trivia quiz  The Doomsday Clock is Ticking Editor choice cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, kevinatilusa, Nov 17 09

The Doomsday Clock was created more than 60 years ago to represent how close we are to destroying our civilization. This quiz will cover some of the history behind the clock as well as some events that have led to the clock's hands being moved.
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kevinatilusa
Nov 17 09
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