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Trivia Quizzes in category Ancient History
1
The First European Civilization 10 questions

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
3021 plays
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The Goths 10 questions

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
4746 plays
3
Triumphal March 10 questions

Inspired by Giuseppe Verdi's famous composition, here's a matching quiz about the remarkable feats of some ancient rulers, conquerors and military leaders.
Average
LadyNym
Aug 07 16
342 plays
4
You've Gotta Love Those Hebrews! 10 questions

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?
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ponycargirl
612 plays
5
Ancient Mediterranean Cities 10 questions

Can you match these ancient cities of the Mediterranean basin with their descriptions? Have fun!
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shvdotr
Oct 06 16
360 plays
6
Lost Ancient Cities 10 questions

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!
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durendal
14388 plays
7
Ancient Geography 20 questions

Twenty multiple choice questions on ancient locations and peoples.
Tough
ironikinit
8937 plays
8
World History 25 questions

World History strictly B.C.
Tough
Sprink1234
25347 plays
9
Operatic Ancient History - Non-Roman 15 questions

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
1788 plays
10
Those Migrating Indo-Europeans 2 10 questions

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
1146 plays
11
Tales of the Sacred Bull 10 questions

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
309 plays
12
Tales of Ancient Capitals 10 questions

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.
Easy
ponycargirl
Jan 09 17
360 plays
13
Ancient Historical Facts 10 questions

Just a few questions about the ancient world. Enjoy!
Difficult
nerthus
13020 plays
14
The World at One 10 questions

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
4986 plays
15
Up From The Ruins - Ten Forgotten Cities 10 questions

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.
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wilbill
660 plays
16
Tales of the First Hanukkah 10 questions

It's that time of the year again. Happy Hanukkah!
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ponycargirl
189 plays
17
Ancient Civilizations 10 questions

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
8709 plays
18
B. C. - They Lived Before Christ 10 questions

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?
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doomed
6267 plays
19
Ancient Anatolia 10 questions

Anatolia, the ancient land of Turkey, was a happening place! Come and check out the accomplishments that were made there!
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ponycargirl
207 plays
20
World History Made Simple: 2900 B.C. - 800 B.C. 10 questions

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.
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rblayer
7290 plays
21
Traitors and Villains of the Ancient World 10 questions

Some of the less honourable members of the ancient world are included in this quiz. Use the clues provided to identify them. Good Luck!
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Gimpess
5028 plays
22
The World in 500...AD! 10 questions

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
3744 plays
23
The First Century: Christians, Romans, and Jews 25 questions

This is quiz is on first century events as they concerned Christians, Romans, and Jews.
Difficult
medvedok
2049 plays
24
Mediterranean World of Antiquity 10 questions

Welcome to the Mediterranean World of Antiquity.
Average
the_villain
2877 plays
25
Mighty Monarchs II (Barbarians) 25 questions

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
1695 plays
26
World History Made Simple - 5500 - 3000 B.C. 10 questions

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!
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rblayer
4611 plays
27
Ancient Civilizations 10 questions

A little bit of ancient history.
Average
robert362
11010 plays
28
The World in 1000...B.C. 10 questions

This quiz is a very general survey of what the world looked like politically in 1000 B.C. Keep in mind that some dates are approximations...1000 B.C. was a long time ago after all! Have fun!
Difficult
thejazzkickazz
4431 plays
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Tales of the Ark of the Covenant 10 questions

One of the most important symbols of the Jewish faith, the Ark of the Covenant is said to contain information that is important not only to Judaism, but to Christianity and Islam as well. What do you know about this artifact?
Average
ponycargirl
327 plays
30
The Arcane Mysteries of the Great Gods 10 questions

This is an attempt to shed some light into the chthonic mystery cult of the Great Gods, one of the most important Mysteries of the ancient world.
Tough
tiye
198 plays
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