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Many dates and events from history are forever etched in our minds. What do you remember about these events? Find out right now.   

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trivia quiz  What Time Was It? new 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, The_Rubiks, Jan 31 19

This quiz is a part of Author challenge. Lets see how much you know about the world history. Hope you will learn something new.
Average
The_Rubiks
Jan 31 19
249 plays
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photo quiz  Take Your Head Out of the Sand! new 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Jan 27 19

All of these scandalous or disastrous events occurred as a result of neglect, or because someone ignored the warning signs. (Don't worry, you won't find any more Titanic questions here!)
Easy
AcrylicInk gold member
Jan 27 19
345 plays
3.
match quiz  It All Started That Day new 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Bob9491, Jan 27 19

This quiz is in response to an author challenge. Just match the event with the date on which it began. It covers a wide range of categories. Have fun and good luck!
Easy
Bob9491 gold member
Jan 27 19
291 plays
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match quiz  No, Not Today cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Mar 30 16

Each of these 20th century events is described as having occurred on an incorrect date. Can you match each one with the correction to the stated date?
Easy
looney_tunes editor
Mar 30 16
1734 plays
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trivia quiz  2007 Anniversaries cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Snowman, Nov 08 07

Many famous events are celebrating (if that is the right word) landmark anniversaries in 2007. Can you tell which anniversary each event is marking?
Tough
Snowman gold member
Nov 08 07
3387 plays
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trivia quiz  Happy Quadricenternary: the 1610s cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Oct 02 16

Continuing a series that I began with my 100th quiz on FT, for my 400th quiz here we look back at the people and events celebrating their 400th anniversary in the 2010s
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Oct 02 16
489 plays
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trivia quiz  Years Almost Everyone Knows! cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Apr 28 15

There are many dates in history that an English schoolboy would have indelibly etched in memory. Can you recognize years and events of ten dates through the last millennium?
Easy
coachpauly
Apr 28 15
2712 plays
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trivia quiz  The Years of the Rats cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, flopsymopsy, Feb 12 11

The Great Plague of London took place in 1665-66. What else was going on while the rats and their fleas infected with bubonic plague ran round England's capital city?
Average
flopsymopsy editor
Feb 12 11
1470 plays
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trivia quiz  Historical Events I Remember 1 cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, nyirene330, Feb 17 09

You know how you remember exactly where you were for certain events? These are the memorable happenings in my life.
Average
nyirene330
Feb 17 09
5430 plays
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trivia quiz  It's Back: Dating With a Twist! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fiachra, Jun 20 05

Anachronisms are details which are in the wrong time-frame, e.g. fighter jets in 1775. Can you spot which of these statements are anachronisms? Have fun.
Average
Fiachra
Jun 20 05
4812 plays
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trivia quiz  Memorable Times cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shazy95, Aug 21 08

Do you know when things happened or what happened in history? Let's test your knowledge of famous dates. Good Luck!
Average
shazy95
Aug 21 08
5556 plays
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match quiz  When Was That? (3) cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Dec 23 16

Ten more famous events from history. Just match them with the correct date.
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Dec 23 16
756 plays
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trivia quiz  A Caveman's Radio & Other 'Eventful' Anachronisms cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Jul 05 17

You have two tasks: first determine the date described then work out which artefacts could not possibly be used at that particular time. These are anachronisms. An example would be the Pharoah's sunglasses.
Tough
1nn1 editor
Jul 05 17
357 plays
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trivia quiz  2009 Anniversaries cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Nov 17 09

2009 saw many landmark events in UK history celebrate landmark anniversaries. From the descriptions given can you tell what event is celebrating what anniversary?
Average
Snowman gold member
Nov 17 09
1398 plays
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trivia quiz  The Year of the Ox 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jun 17 15

in the second of this series of 12 quizzes, we look at events that occurred during the Chinese Year of the Ox. In the Vietnamese calendar, the Ox is replaced by the Water Buffalo.
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Jun 17 15
339 plays
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trivia quiz  Tomorrow Never Dies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, illiniman14, Dec 16 12

All past doomsday predictions have one thing in common: they were all wrong. No matter how sure various 'authorities' are that the world will end, tomorrow just never dies.
Average
illiniman14
Dec 16 12
933 plays
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match quiz  When Was That? 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Apr 14 16

Ten famous events from history. Just match them with the correct date.
Easy
EnglishJedi gold member
Apr 14 16
1341 plays
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trivia quiz  Happy Tercentenary: the World in 1715 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jul 25 15

Continuing a series I began with my 100th and 200th FT quizzes, for this, my 300th, we take a look at the world 300 years ago, in 1715.
Difficult
EnglishJedi gold member
Jul 25 15
255 plays
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trivia quiz  Various 16th Century 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, XavieX, Jul 05 07

Come one, come all! My first quiz shouldn't be to hard, but i just hope it's entertaining and enlightening.
Difficult
XavieX
Jul 05 07
1581 plays
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trivia quiz  Anniversaries This Year -- 2017 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Dec 30 16

Numerous anniversaries are celebrated annually. Here are a look at ten notable dates that deserve celebration during 2017.
Tough
EnglishJedi gold member
Dec 30 16
402 plays
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trivia quiz  Ten Score Years Ago - 1816 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Mar 18 16

In honor of my 200th quiz, here is one on events that happened 200 years ago in 1816.
Average
Joepetz gold member
Mar 18 16
1446 plays
22.
trivia quiz  Every Calendar's Days Are Numbered 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, paulmallon, Feb 15 14

Quick, how many months have 28 days? If you said 12, you're right, they all do. Let's take a look back and see what happened around the world on the 28th day of various months and years.
Average
paulmallon
Feb 15 14
807 plays
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trivia quiz  Dates Etched in Memory 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, gme24, Jun 28 15

Ten events that have had great impact in the History of the world.
Average
gme24 gold member
Jun 28 15
960 plays
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trivia quiz  Dateline: 1846 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, bullymom, May 02 02

This is my third in a series of quizzes on events in a specific year. Enjoy!
Tough
bullymom
May 02 02
2079 plays
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trivia quiz  What Do You Know About 1814? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, May 22 14

When I wrote my 100th quiz on Fun Trivia in 2013, I looked back at people and events celebrating their centenary. It seems fitting, therefore, to go back to some of this year's bicentennials for my 200th quiz.
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
May 22 14
441 plays
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photo quiz  It's a Date! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, austinnene, Aug 09 15

In this quiz, you'll be given dates to match to events - or events to match to dates. Good luck!
Average
austinnene gold member
Aug 09 15
822 plays
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trivia quiz  The 70s Across the Centuries 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, sidnobls, Dec 07 07

The 70s ... It was the "me decade" that gave rise to outrageous personal expression and equally outrageous reactions.
Very Difficult
sidnobls
Dec 07 07
1572 plays
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trivia quiz  '98 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mrgrouchy, Aug 19 09

Here is a quiz about some historic events which contain the number "98". Good luck.
Average
mrgrouchy
Aug 19 09
1662 plays
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match quiz  Now! What Was That Date Again! 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zambesi, Jan 13 17

Can you identify these events and dates that had a significant impact on our world during the 20th Century.
Very Easy
zambesi gold member
Jan 13 17
1077 plays
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trivia quiz  Historical Events I Remember 2 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, May 31 15

Son of Part 1 about events remembered when they actually happened (21st century edition). Do you remember these memorable happenings?
Average
nyirene330
May 31 15
711 plays
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