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trivia quiz  Pogroms and Ghettos, 1096 Onwards cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Jun 25 08

The persecution of Jews in Europe intensified sharply with the Crusades, and continued for a very long time. Test your knowledge, and discover more.
Tough
bloomsby editor
981 plays
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match quiz  Tales of 17th Century Conflicts cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 05 17

The history of the world is full of stories about conflicts - and the 17th century was no exception. Can you match the date, which may mark the beginning OR the end of the conflict, and those involved with the correct conflict?
Average
ponycargirl editor
Aug 05 17
327 plays
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trivia quiz  Europe 1815-1900 cool 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, bloomsby, Aug 23 01

This quiz is primarily concerned with broad historical trends in this period and ought not to be particularly hard. Have fun!
Tough
bloomsby editor
4797 plays
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match quiz  More Tales of 17th Century Conflicts cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Sep 26 17

The history of the world is full of stories about conflicts - and the 17th century was no exception. Can you match the date, which marks the beginning of the conflict, and those involved with the correct conflict?
Average
ponycargirl editor
Sep 26 17
300 plays
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trivia quiz  Historie enow t' Inspire the Bard cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Dec 18 13

Here are some historical questions from events and people that inspired some of Shakespeare's works. Have fun.
Average
shvdotr gold member
549 plays
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trivia quiz  Operatic History in the Eighteenth Century cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Jul 15 07

Here's yet another instalment on operas (and perhaps some other classical music) named after historical events and persons. This time, we deal with the eighteenth century - from the War of the Spanish Succession up to the French Revolution.
Average
JanIQ gold member
852 plays
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trivia quiz  Europe's Game of Thrones cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, trident, Jun 23 14

It's great fun to watch the various houses vie for power in a fantasy series, but the kingdoms of Europe were playing this game a long time ago. See what tactics they used to stay in power or end up losing the game.
Average
trident editor
648 plays
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trivia quiz  The 17th Century: I Remember It Well! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Aug 07 17

"Remember!" the ghost urges Hamlet in the play, but you don't have to remember any lines. If you like Shakespeare, enjoy! If not, just cut to the last sentence of each question, which asks you to remember facts about 17th Century European history.
Average
nannywoo gold member
Aug 07 17
273 plays
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trivia quiz  European History - A Miscellany: 1 cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Sep 10 04

Here are some questions on European history with a bias towards the 19th and 20th centuries.
Difficult
bloomsby editor
2019 plays
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trivia quiz  General European History cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, trident, Jun 01 04

General European History from the Renaissance to the Cold War.
Average
trident editor
5421 plays
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trivia quiz  European Countries That No Longer Exist cool 20 questions
Difficult, 20 Qns, author, Sep 29 03

In this quiz I will ask you about countries that no longer exist. A few of them may exist as regional entities, but none as national entities.
Difficult
author
3777 plays
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trivia quiz  European History - A Miscellany: 2 cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Sep 25 04

Another ten questions on Europe, mainly in 19th century and mainly on Continental Europe. Players are likely to find some of the questions unusual (and not very easy), so please treat this as a learning experience.
Difficult
bloomsby editor
1986 plays
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trivia quiz  The Holy Roman Empire cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, snediger, Apr 10 10

The Holy Roman Empire ... Some say it was neither "holy," nor "Roman," nor an "empire." What do you know about this entity? This quiz is 'old-fashioned history' with names and dates.
Average
snediger
1257 plays
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trivia quiz  European History, 1648-1789 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, AeronBlade, Dec 20 10

This quiz covers a variety of subjects that feature in European history from the end of the Thirty Years' War to 1789.
Tough
AeronBlade
888 plays
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trivia quiz  The Double-Headed Eagle 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Mar 22 03

Ever been intrigued by this strange creature? This topic is rather obscure, so please treat this quiz as a learning exercise, and have fun.
Difficult
bloomsby editor
1257 plays
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trivia quiz  European Intellectual History 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Amartin888, Nov 23 07

General history of Western Europe from 1600 to the present. Includes many of the philosophers of the time.
Average
Amartin888
2001 plays
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trivia quiz  British Appeasement of Germany 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, bloomsby, Feb 14 04

The term "appeasement" is well known. This quiz is about the politics and the politicians - and the anti-appeasers. Test your knowledge.
Difficult
bloomsby editor
942 plays
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trivia quiz  European History: Part II 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, History1066, Feb 14 14

The second part of a series of multiple-choice questions on European History. Enjoy!
Average
History1066
669 plays
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trivia quiz  European History - Some Key Aspects 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, vishal-nl, Jan 05 09

Test your knowledge of the history of the Old Continent!
Tough
vishal-nl
1326 plays
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trivia quiz  Classical Music in History 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Dec 10 06

I've already composed several quizzes on pieces of classical music named after historical persons or events. But there are also other possible links between history and classical music. See, for example, Daniel Auber's "La Muette de Portici".
Tough
JanIQ gold member
897 plays
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trivia quiz  Huguenot History 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jules44, Dec 11 09

Many British people, myself included, have Huguenot ancestors. But who were these people and what is their story?
Average
jules44
492 plays
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trivia quiz  European History Common Bond 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, lout62001, Feb 28 10

The following will offer some interesting tidbits on European History. Question ten will have a common bond with the first nine.
Easy
lout62001
1827 plays
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trivia quiz  Modern European History: 1850-2000 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, runaway_drive, Apr 25 14

A brief quiz, covering all things historical from 1850 to 2000. Good luck and enjoy!
Easy
runaway_drive
1353 plays
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trivia quiz  European History Part I 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, History1066, May 05 12

A series of multiple-choice questions on European History. Enjoy!
Average
History1066
1470 plays
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trivia quiz  Western Civ 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, doomyjoe, Dec 06 00

A quiz for anyone who has ever taken Western Civ I in college, written by someone who has taught the course many times!
Average
doomyjoe
4761 plays
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trivia quiz  The Autumn of Nations: 1989, the Fall of Communism 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Sep 22 06

As in 1848, revolutionary fever spread across Europe in 1989. This time it was the people of the communist countries of the Eastern Bloc who agitated for change. See how well you remember those events.
Average
alan03
1197 plays
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trivia quiz  European History Mix 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, beatles4741, May 12 10

Here is a mixture of European history questions. It's my first quiz! Enjoy!
Average
beatles4741
1233 plays
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trivia quiz  History: Tackling Research Problems 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Dec 04 03

There's no simple recipe for tackling research problems. However, this quiz tries to give a few pointers.
Average
bloomsby editor
1290 plays
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trivia quiz  Dance of the Knights 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, lola0177, Jan 08 12

Here is a quiz on the institution of knighthood, from its origins, throughout the Middle Ages, and into modern times. I also explore the code of chivalry, chivalric orders, and famous knights in both history and the history of literature.
Average
lola0177
363 plays
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trivia quiz  Shaky Italy 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, zordy, Nov 06 16

One of most beautiful places in the world is also one of the most seismically threatened. Let's remember some of the major earthquakes that have ravaged the land in the last century.
Tough
zordy gold member
138 plays
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