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Take 20th & 21st Centuries - The Mixed Quiz ( Scores )
What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
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Famous Photos

Some of the most famous photos (and moving pictures) capture key moments in history.
Average (10 qns)
Sep 17 02
5943 plays
The Taliban

The Taliban ruled most of Afghanistan after the Soviet Union withdrew its forces. Their rule was something to be forgotten.
Tough (10 qns)
Nov 22 12
393 plays
Doomsday: Would You Want to Survive?

The U.S. ushered in the Atomic Age in 1945. Within five years the Soviets responded, commencing an arms race in which mankind amassed the power to destroy itself. This quiz explores that race and how it has changed the world.
Difficult (10 qns)
Aug 04 07
2049 plays
Which Year in the 20th Century?

I will give you an event of note in the 20th century, all you have to do is guess the year. Use numbers in your answers please.
Tough (15 qns)
Apr 25 01
5328 plays
The 20th Century by Decades - Part III

Here are some more interesting and sometimes relatively unknown facts about last century.
Average (10 qns)
Aug 26 15
471 plays
Headlines and Deadlines

Failte. With a little help from these 'headlines' (Fiachra's zany humour at work), can you earn 150 points? Good luck!
Average (15 qns)
Sep 11 04
4026 plays
The Hippies

The hippies were a colorful culture of young people who first appeared in the U.S. during the 1960's. While many people scorned them for their use of illegal drugs, they were also admired by many others for their innocence, love, and peace.
Difficult (10 qns)
Sep 01 09
1533 plays
Great Moments of the Twentieth Century

These are 10 events that highlight many of the key events of the 20th century.
Average (10 qns)
Jun 29 02
8919 plays
Fallujah: The Most Dangerous City in Iraq

This was the most dangerous city in Iraq. Terrorists, extremists, and ex-Ba'athists were spoiling for a fight. Worse than that, there was a series of errors in leadership by the fledgling occupation.
Average (10 qns)
Dec 23 12
207 plays
Contemporary History - Missing Links

Find the "missing link" in each question, relating to the key events and achievements of the 20 century. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
Jul 12 04
3726 plays
Famous Firsts

This quiz asks a number of questions about historical firsts. If answered correctly, the questions will lead you to another famous piece of history.
Difficult (15 qns)
May 14 03
2025 plays
The 20th Century by Decades - Part II

Here are some more interesting facts that happened in each decade of last century.
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 20 15
507 plays
The Year of the Horse

This quiz looks at historical episodes that took place during Chinese "Years of the Horse" in the 20th Century. The Chinese year does not exactly equate to the Western January to December year.
Average (10 qns)
Aug 23 10
699 plays
History in Decades

I give you well-known event from 20th century and you'll have to place it in proper decade. Good luck! All this interesting info's and of course much, much more you can find on
Average (10 qns)
Jan 27 04
3129 plays
Terrorism, 1990-2008

The quiz is about terrorism from 1990 to 2007. Remember and learn. Have fun.
Average (15 qns)
Mar 25 10
705 plays
20th Century

This quiz contains questions about 20th century history from music to politics to people. This is my first quiz so please be patient. Thanks and I hope you enjoy it.
Average (20 qns)
Nov 21 01
5775 plays
Hot Spots I: Wandering Heights ...

First the Jews, later the Palestinians: condemned long enough not to have a place to call home. First in a series of quizzes looking at some of the world's hotspots...
Average (10 qns)
Jun 26 03
969 plays
The First Ten Years

Questions that consist of information from 2001 to 2010.
Average (10 qns)
Nov 25 13
1590 plays
Terrorists, Terrorists

A brief look at terrorism and acts of terrorism in the 20th century.
Tough (10 qns)
Jan 04 08
1128 plays
The 20th Century by Decades - Part I

Most of us have lived for some part of the 20th Century. Here is a look back of some of the happenings during this century.
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 18 15
450 plays
Contemporary History - Other Missing Links

This quiz is about the key figures and the main events that have shaped the history of the 20th century. Every "missing link" is logically related to the names listed in each question.
Tough (10 qns)
Jul 20 05
1128 plays
A 20th Century Who's Who

How well do you know your school history? Well enough to recognise these famous people? Take this quiz and find out. Good luck.
Tough (10 qns)
Oct 20 03
6180 plays
What's Your Mindset?

Each August since 1998, Beloit College in Wisconsin, USA, has published its "Mindset List." This list gives us a glimpse of the world view of US students entering college as freshman each year. (Visit
Tough (10 qns)
Nov 05 06
696 plays
20th Century Events and People

This quiz is about events and people that made the headlines between 1900 and 1999, "somewhere in Europe".
Very Difficult (10 qns)
Dec 05 03
1722 plays
History Through TIME Magazine Covers

An interesting approach to history is to follow the covers of TIME magazine. The following covers take us through the 20th century. Be careful: the date of an issue is often an important clue.
Difficult (10 qns)
Mar 22 10
576 plays
The Years 1986 to 2003

This quiz spans the years of 1986-2003. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
May 29 03
3300 plays
Guess the Decade

Let's take a little trip down memory lane, it should be fun! Pick the right decade for the following historical events.
Tough (10 qns)
Feb 09 04
2166 plays
Some Key Events in the Early 20th Century

Here are some questions about some interesting headlines of the early years of the 20th century
Very Difficult (10 qns)
Sep 02 04
1236 plays
Twentieth Century Stuff

Facts, oddities,...
Difficult (10 qns)
Apr 17 01
2685 plays
Short-lived 20th Century States : 2

In this quiz I ask for 20 more short-lived states, this time in Asia, Africa and Oceania. I give you the capital and the period of existence, you give me the state.(Few of the states were acknowledged by anyone).
Tough (20 qns)
Nov 08 05
549 plays
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