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What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
folder 1900s History (14) folder 1910s History (11)
folder 1920s History (8) folder 1930s History (14)
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31 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.
15 Q
Apr 25 01
5232 plays
32 Headlines and Deadlines
Failte. With a little help from these 'headlines' (Fiachra's zany humour at work), can you earn 150 points? Good luck!
15 Q
Sep 11 04
3840 plays
33 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.
15 Q
May 14 03
1968 plays
34 Great Moments of the Twentieth Century
These are 10 events that highlight many of the key events of the 20th century.
10 Q
Jun 29 02
8778 plays
35 Contemporary History - Missing Links
Find the "missing link" in each question, relating to the key events and achievements of the 20 century. Good luck!
10 Q
Jul 12 04
3561 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.
10 Q
Sep 01 09
1470 plays
37 Terrorism, 1990-2008
The quiz is about terrorism from 1990 to 2007. Remember and learn. Have fun.
15 Q
Mar 25 10
636 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.
10 Q
Dec 23 12
183 plays
39 Terrorists, Terrorists
A brief look at terrorism and acts of terrorism in the 20th century.
10 Q
Jan 04 08
1104 plays
40 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
10 Q
Jan 27 04
2772 plays
41 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...
10 Q
Jun 26 03
933 plays
42 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.
20 Q
Nov 21 01
5514 plays
43 The First Ten Years
Questions that consist of information from 2001 to 2010.
10 Q
Nov 25 13
1338 plays
44 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.
10 Q
Jul 20 05
1098 plays
45 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.
10 Q
Oct 20 03
6099 plays
46 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
10 Q
Nov 05 06
678 plays
47 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.
Very Difficult
10 Q
Mar 22 10
537 plays
48 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
Dec 05 03
1695 plays
49 The Years 1986 to 2003
This quiz spans the years of 1986-2003. Have fun.
10 Q
May 29 03
3120 plays
50 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.
10 Q
Feb 09 04
2133 plays
51 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
Sep 02 04
1200 plays
52 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).
20 Q
Nov 08 05
498 plays
53 Twentieth Century Stuff
Facts, oddities,...
10 Q
Apr 17 01
2652 plays
54 1900-1949
This quiz is about events that happened between 1900-1949. Good Luck and have fun!
20 Q
Aug 25 01
2193 plays
55 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
Jun 19 02
2832 plays
56 Debut History
This quiz tests your knowledge of the debut of some events in history.
5 Q
Sep 08 01
1608 plays
57 20th Century Happenings
A look back at inventions and firsts of the 20th century. Enjoy!
10 Q
Aug 22 00
2838 plays
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