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What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
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31
Famous Photos

Some of the most famous photos (and moving pictures) capture key moments in history.
Average
10 Q
robert362
Sep 17 02
5892 plays
32
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 Q
b3ardy
Apr 25 01
5283 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 Q
jiminaz
Aug 04 07
2010 plays
34
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 Q
Fiachra
Sep 11 04
3996 plays
35
The Taliban

The Taliban ruled most of Afghanistan after the Soviet Union withdrew its forces. Their rule was something to be forgotten.
Tough
10 Q
beterave
Nov 22 12
384 plays
36
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 Q
star_gazer
Sep 01 09
1512 plays
37
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 Q
darksplash
Aug 23 10
675 plays
38
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 Q
beterave
Dec 23 12
198 plays
39
Great Moments of the Twentieth Century

These are 10 events that highlight many of the key events of the 20th century.
Average
10 Q
robert362
Jun 29 02
8877 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 Q
Mr5
Jul 12 04
3594 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 Q
dchidawg
May 14 03
2001 plays
42
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 Q
krzys44
Jan 27 04
3111 plays
43
Terrorism, 1990-2008

The quiz is about terrorism from 1990 to 2007. Remember and learn. Have fun.
Average
15 Q
juanchianglo
Mar 25 10
687 plays
44
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 Q
ace_sodium
Jun 26 03
960 plays
45
Terrorists, Terrorists

A brief look at terrorism and acts of terrorism in the 20th century.
Tough
10 Q
rockdoktor
Jan 04 08
1122 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 Q
RaceGirl24
Nov 21 01
5667 plays
47
The First Ten Years

Questions that consist of information from 2001 to 2010.
Average
10 Q
pennie1478
Nov 25 13
1494 plays
48
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 Q
Mr5
Jul 20 05
1119 plays
49
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 Q
peachy_1
Nov 05 06
693 plays
50
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 Q
Fiachra
Oct 20 03
6165 plays
51
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 Q
flem-ish
Dec 05 03
1716 plays
52
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 Q
NormanW5
Mar 22 10
564 plays
53
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 Q
brandysmom1
Feb 09 04
2157 plays
54
The Years 1986 to 2003

This quiz spans the years of 1986-2003. Have fun.
Average
10 Q
wingdingval
May 29 03
3285 plays
55
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 Q
Mikej941
Sep 02 04
1221 plays
56
Twentieth Century Stuff

Facts, oddities,...
Difficult
10 Q
chrissie_26
Apr 17 01
2673 plays
57
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 Q
author
Nov 08 05
537 plays
58
1900-1949

This quiz is about events that happened between 1900-1949. Good Luck and have fun!
Difficult
20 Q
jessie01
Aug 25 01
2229 plays
59
The World Since 1945

During the half a century since the end of the Second World War, the world has changed dramatically. The political shape of the world had been completely transformed. Let's see how well have you kept track of contemporary history.
Very Difficult
25 Q
swashbuckler
Jun 19 02
2871 plays
60
Debut History

This quiz tests your knowledge of the debut of some events in history.
Difficult
5 Q
racemany2k
Sep 08 01
1629 plays
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