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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 5,653 quizzes and 56,530 trivia questions in this category.
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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 Doomsday Clock is Ticking ( 20th & 21st Centuries )

The Doomsday Clock was created more than 60 years ago to represent how close we are to destroying our civilization. This quiz will cove ... by kevinatilusa
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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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Ancient Rome ( Roman History )

For anyone who enjoys history and learning about other eras, enjoy! by luv2run812

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My Colonial Name Was
Nov 15 - My Colonial Name Was ( European Overseas Empires )

Isn't it interesting how Europeans just assumed they could take over other lands and rename them in their own language? Match these nations ... by Nealzineatser
Events In My Lifetime
Nov 14 - Events In My Lifetime ( Pick The Year )

It's amazing how quickly time passes. Were these events really so long ago and can you match them to the correct year? by 480154st
The Wrong Trousers Clothing Through the Ages
Nov 10 - The Wrong Trousers: Clothing Through the Ages ( Social History )

Clothing provides more than protection from the weather. Given that the human form has changed little over the millenia, it is not surprisin ... by windrush
The Battle of Midway
Nov 06 - The Battle of Midway ( Midway )

The greatest battle of WWII in the Pacific Theater and a turning point of the war. Lets see what you know about Midway. by mashfan105
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trivia quiz  What Happened in ...? (1920s edition) cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, john_sunseri, Dec 22 09

And now for a trip through the Roaring Twenties. Enjoy!
Dec 22 09
2568 plays
trivia quiz  From the 1970s cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, HeavensArrow, May 04 08

Things that happened in the 1970s mostly in America. How many do you recall?
May 04 08
11184 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
21660 plays
trivia quiz  Life in Elizabethan England cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Pagiedamon, Jun 08 09

Beyond the glittering court of Queen Elizabeth I, England swelled with social and political change. The island nation had reached its Golden Age (1558-1603).
Pagiedamon editor
Jun 08 09
3138 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
4764 plays
trivia quiz  Croatia: A Historical Landscape cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jan 14 11

A quiz on the people, events, and movements that have shaped this land.
stuthehistoryguy gold member
Jan 14 11
3999 plays
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.
Bigwoo gold member
Jun 09 08
4692 plays
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.
Aug 13 07
7119 plays
trivia quiz  Jesse James cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, diamondjim68, Sep 03 05

This quiz is about one of the most controversial outlaws of the Old West. I hope you enjoy it.
Sep 03 05
3069 plays
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.
guitargoddess editor
Oct 31 10
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