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trivia quiz  The First European Civilization cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 02 08

Fifteen hundred years before the Classical Age in Greece, the Minoans built fine palaces, developed writing, and created an intricate plumbing system. Test your knowledge regarding the first European civilization.
Tough
ponycargirl editor
Jul 02 08
3222 plays
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trivia quiz  The Goths cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, bloomsby, May 12 04

The Goths played a key role in bringing an already weakened West Roman Empire to its knees, and in turn they also established kingdoms of their own in parts the Western Empire. Find out more about this mysterious people.
Difficult
bloomsby editor
May 12 04
4830 plays
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match quiz  Tales of Ancient Capitals cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jan 09 17

Many times in history the major economic or religious center of a region became its capital. Let's see if you can match the ancient capital to the area or people it served.
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jan 09 17
513 plays
4.
trivia quiz  Lost Ancient Cities cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, durendal, Aug 22 05

Can you name the ancient cities from these clues. From ancient Greece to the Incan Andes, stopping shortly to take a look through Europe and beyond!
Average
durendal
Aug 22 05
14625 plays
5.
trivia quiz  Ancient Geography cool 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, ironikinit, Jul 02 03

Twenty multiple choice questions on ancient locations and peoples.
Tough
ironikinit
Jul 02 03
9084 plays
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photo quiz  You've Gotta Love Those Hebrews! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Feb 26 15

Isn't it amazing that a people, who began as a small group of nomads, made one of the greatest contributions to our world today?
Average
ponycargirl editor
Feb 26 15
792 plays
7.
photo quiz  Tales of the Sacred Bull cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Nov 09 15

In many ancient cultures, the bull was the symbol of power, fertility, and strength. Take the bull by the horns and see if you can identify the civilizations from the clues given.
Average
ponycargirl editor
Nov 09 15
363 plays
8.
trivia quiz  World History cool 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, Sprink1234, Aug 20 00

World History strictly B.C.
Tough
Sprink1234
Aug 20 00
25539 plays
9.
match quiz  Ancient Mediterranean Cities cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Oct 06 16

Can you match these ancient cities of the Mediterranean basin with their descriptions? Have fun!
Average
shvdotr gold member
Oct 06 16
507 plays
10.
trivia quiz  Those Migrating Indo-Europeans 2 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Oct 10 08

Descendents of the Indo-Europeans eventually settled in many places stretching from India to Europe. How much do you know about the Persians?
Average
ponycargirl editor
Oct 10 08
1260 plays
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trivia quiz  Ancient Capitals of the World cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 30 18

Many times in history the major economic or religious center of a region became its capital. Let's see if you can correctly identify some ancient capital cities!
Average
ponycargirl editor
Aug 30 18
360 plays
12.
trivia quiz  Ancient Historical Facts cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, nerthus, Apr 12 01

Just a few questions about the ancient world. Enjoy!
Difficult
nerthus
Apr 12 01
13095 plays
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trivia quiz  The World at One cool 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jun 11 02

What was the world like at the year 1 AD on the western calendar? Obviously the birth of civilization did not occur at this date, many civilizations had already come and gone...but what was happening in the world of that time? Let's find out...
Very Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
Jun 11 02
5043 plays
14.
trivia quiz  Up From The Ruins - Ten Forgotten Cities cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, wilbill, Oct 12 14

Whether due to war, climate change or natural disaster, these cities were forgotten for centuries until being rediscovered. Now they're giving up their lost knowledge and adding to our history.
Average
wilbill gold member
Oct 12 14
720 plays
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photo quiz  Swimming Through The Sea 3 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Dec 21 17

Today our "Swimming Through The Sea" series takes us to the Dead Sea, an area with an long historic past. Let's "swim" from shore to shore and see what we can find!
Average
ponycargirl editor
Dec 21 17
234 plays
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trivia quiz  Ancient Civilizations cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Oct 29 01

I will give you a brief list of accomplishments or characteristics, of some rather obscure group of people and you shall ferret out the proper name.
Tough
thejazzkickazz gold member
Oct 29 01
8778 plays
17.
match quiz  Triumphal March cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Aug 07 16

Inspired by Giuseppe Verdi's famous composition, here's a matching quiz about the remarkable feats of some ancient rulers, conquerors and military leaders.
Easy
LadyNym gold member
Aug 07 16
504 plays
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trivia quiz  Operatic Ancient History - Non-Roman cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, JanIQ, Aug 05 06

Here's another instalment on my series of combining classical music and history. Most of the operatic background was provided, as always, by the "Phaeton Great Opera Book", but also by www.operone.de. Have fun!
Average
JanIQ gold member
Aug 05 06
1935 plays
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trivia quiz  B. C. - They Lived Before Christ cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, doomed, Oct 21 04

Much of importance happened in the era before Christ and many famous people lived then ... What can you remember of your history lessons that covered the B.C era in different parts of the world?
Average
doomed
Oct 21 04
6369 plays
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trivia quiz  World History Made Simple: 2900 B.C. - 800 B.C. cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Feb 21 04

My last quiz covered two and a half millenia in ten questions, so I don't think anyone should have been brain damaged. Here are ten more significant events over the next 2100 years. Enjoy.
Average
rblayer
Feb 21 04
7410 plays
21.
photo quiz  Ancient Anatolia cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 03 15

Anatolia, the ancient land of Turkey, was a happening place! Come and check out the accomplishments that were made there!
Average
ponycargirl editor
Aug 03 15
231 plays
22.
trivia quiz  The World in 500...AD! cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Aug 04 02

In order to celebrate the creation of my 500th quiz, queries about the world of 500 AD have been selected. Thank you for your kind patronage...on to 1000!
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
Aug 04 02
3771 plays
23.
trivia quiz  Traitors and Villains of the Ancient World cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Gimpess, Jan 19 05

Some of the less honourable members of the ancient world are included in this quiz. Use the clues provided to identify them. Good Luck!
Average
Gimpess
Jan 19 05
5184 plays
24.
photo quiz  Tales of the First Hanukkah cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Dec 08 15

It's that time of the year again. Happy Hanukkah!
Average
ponycargirl editor
Dec 08 15
249 plays
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trivia quiz  The First Century: Christians, Romans, and Jews cool 25 questions
Difficult, 25 Qns, medvedok, May 18 08

This is quiz is on first century events as they concerned Christians, Romans, and Jews.
Difficult
medvedok
May 18 08
2085 plays
26.
match quiz  Ancient Leaders and their States cool 15 questions
Easy, 15 Qns, Ampelos, Aug 28 17

This is a match quiz. Assign the ancient leader to their cities or nations. The matches get more challenging as the quiz progresses.
Easy
Ampelos gold member
Aug 28 17
552 plays
27.
trivia quiz  Mediterranean World of Antiquity 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, the_villain, Sep 14 07

Welcome to the Mediterranean World of Antiquity.
Average
the_villain
Sep 14 07
2904 plays
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trivia quiz  World History Made Simple - 5500 - 3000 B.C. 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Feb 16 04

Sure it happened a long, long time ago. But the effects of these ten historical events are felt to this date. But ten dates from a two thousand five hundred year period should'nt be asking too much. Enjoy!
Average
rblayer
Feb 16 04
4704 plays
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trivia quiz  Mighty Monarchs II (Barbarians) 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, hund, Mar 13 02

Mighty Monarchs II covers a wide variety of Barbarian Kings and Queens that led their people through the age of the Roman Empire and into the Dark Ages. Includes odds and ends about powerful Barbarian Leaders that were in the service of Rome. Good Luck!
Tough
hund
Mar 13 02
1713 plays
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trivia quiz  Ancient Civilizations 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robert362, Oct 26 01

A little bit of ancient history.
Average
robert362
Oct 26 01
11151 plays
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