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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)
robert362
Sep 17 02
5943 plays
32
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)
beterave
Nov 22 12
393 plays
33
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)
jiminaz
Aug 04 07
2049 plays
34
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)
b3ardy
Apr 25 01
5328 plays
35
The 20th Century by Decades - Part III

Here are some more interesting and sometimes relatively unknown facts about last century.
Average (10 qns)
zambesi
Aug 26 15
471 plays
36
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)
Fiachra
Sep 11 04
4026 plays
37
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)
star_gazer
Sep 01 09
1533 plays
38
Great Moments of the Twentieth Century

These are 10 events that highlight many of the key events of the 20th century.
Average (10 qns)
robert362
Jun 29 02
8919 plays
39
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)
beterave
Dec 23 12
207 plays
40
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)
Mr5
Jul 12 04
3726 plays
41
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)
dchidawg
May 14 03
2025 plays
42
The 20th Century by Decades - Part II

Here are some more interesting facts that happened in each decade of last century.
Tough (10 qns)
zambesi
Aug 20 15
507 plays
43
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)
darksplash
Aug 23 10
699 plays
44
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 www.wikipedia.com
Average (10 qns)
krzys44
Jan 27 04
3129 plays
45
Terrorism, 1990-2008

The quiz is about terrorism from 1990 to 2007. Remember and learn. Have fun.
Average (15 qns)
juanchianglo
Mar 25 10
705 plays
46
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)
RaceGirl24
Nov 21 01
5775 plays
47
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)
ace_sodium
Jun 26 03
969 plays
48
The First Ten Years

Questions that consist of information from 2001 to 2010.
Average (10 qns)
pennie1478
Nov 25 13
1590 plays
49
Terrorists, Terrorists

A brief look at terrorism and acts of terrorism in the 20th century.
Tough (10 qns)
rockdoktor
Jan 04 08
1128 plays
50
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)
zambesi
Aug 18 15
450 plays
51
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)
Mr5
Jul 20 05
1128 plays
52
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)
Fiachra
Oct 20 03
6180 plays
53
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 http://www.beloit.edu/~pubaf/mindset/)
Tough (10 qns)
peachy_1
Nov 05 06
696 plays
54
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)
flem-ish
Dec 05 03
1722 plays
55
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)
NormanW5
Mar 22 10
576 plays
56
The Years 1986 to 2003

This quiz spans the years of 1986-2003. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
wingdingval
May 29 03
3300 plays
57
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)
brandysmom1
Feb 09 04
2166 plays
58
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)
Mikej941
Sep 02 04
1236 plays
59
Twentieth Century Stuff

Facts, oddities,...
Difficult (10 qns)
chrissie_26
Apr 17 01
2685 plays
60
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)
author
Nov 08 05
549 plays
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