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Trivia Quizzes in category 20th & 21st Centuries
31
Famous Photos 10 questions

Some of the most famous photos (and moving pictures) capture key moments in history.
Average
robert362
5967 plays
32
Major Events in My Lifetime: Part I 15 questions

Can you determine the year of some of these historical and major events that have taken place from 1946-2010.
Easy
zambesi
Oct 09 16
1020 plays
33
The Taliban 10 questions

The Taliban ruled most of Afghanistan after the Soviet Union withdrew its forces. Their rule was something to be forgotten.
Tough
beterave
402 plays
34
Which Year in the 20th Century? 15 questions

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
b3ardy
5346 plays
35
Nonviolent Revolutions 10 questions

The last half of the 20th century saw changes in the governments in many countries of the world, achieved through mass demonstrations of the people as opposed to using military force. Here are questions about ten such nonviolent revolutions.
Tough
chessart
1308 plays
36
The 20th Century by Decades - Part III 10 questions

Here are some more interesting and sometimes relatively unknown facts about last century.
Average
zambesi
492 plays
37
The Hippies 10 questions

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
star_gazer
1548 plays
38
Headlines and Deadlines 15 questions

Failte. With a little help from these 'headlines' (Fiachra's zany humour at work), can you earn 150 points? Good luck!
Average
Fiachra
4143 plays
39
Fallujah: The Most Dangerous City in Iraq 10 questions

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
beterave
213 plays
40
Great Moments of the Twentieth Century 10 questions

These are 10 events that highlight many of the key events of the 20th century.
Average
robert362
8991 plays
41
Doomsday: Would You Want to Survive? 10 questions

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
jiminaz
2082 plays
42
Contemporary History - Missing Links 10 questions

Find the "missing link" in each question, relating to the key events and achievements of the 20 century. Good luck!
Average
Mr5
3735 plays
43
Famous Firsts 15 questions

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
dchidawg
2046 plays
44
The Year of the Horse 10 questions

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
darksplash
705 plays
45
The 20th Century by Decades - Part II 10 questions

Here are some more interesting facts that happened in each decade of last century.
Tough
zambesi
519 plays
46
History in Decades 10 questions

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
krzys44
3150 plays
47
Terrorism, 1990-2008 15 questions

The quiz is about terrorism from 1990 to 2007. Remember and learn. Have fun.
Average
juanchianglo
720 plays
48
Major Events in My Lifetime: Part II 10 questions

Can you determine the year of some of these historical and major events that have taken place from 1946-2010.
Average
zambesi
Oct 20 16
432 plays
49
20th Century 20 questions

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
RaceGirl24
5856 plays
50
The First Ten Years 10 questions

Questions that consist of information from 2001 to 2010.
Average
pennie1478
1686 plays
51
Hot Spots I: Wandering Heights ... 10 questions

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
ace_sodium
978 plays
52
Terrorists, Terrorists 10 questions

A brief look at terrorism and acts of terrorism in the 20th century.
Tough
rockdoktor
1131 plays
53
The 20th Century by Decades - Part I 10 questions

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
zambesi
462 plays
54
Contemporary History - Other Missing Links 10 questions

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
Mr5
1131 plays
55
A 20th Century Who's Who 10 questions

How well do you know your school history? Well enough to recognise these famous people? Take this quiz and find out. Good luck.
Tough
Fiachra
6198 plays
56
What's Your Mindset? 10 questions

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
peachy_1
699 plays
57
20th Century Events and People 10 questions

This quiz is about events and people that made the headlines between 1900 and 1999, "somewhere in Europe".
Very Difficult
flem-ish
1728 plays
58
History Through TIME Magazine Covers 10 questions

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
NormanW5
579 plays
59
Guess the Decade 10 questions

Let's take a little trip down memory lane, it should be fun! Pick the right decade for the following historical events.
Tough
brandysmom1
2178 plays
60
The Years 1986 to 2003 10 questions

This quiz spans the years of 1986-2003. Have fun.
Average
wingdingval
3312 plays
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