Free! Register New Player - Log In  
History Quizzes,
Trivia and Puzzles

History Trivia and Quizzes

  1. FunTrivia
  2. »
  3. Quizzes
  4. »
  5. History Trivia

History is filled with interesting facts, characters, and events. Test your knowledge in this category on topics from pre-history through to today.

Fascinating facts and tantalizing tidbits of history from all over the world await, highlighting individuals, nations, conflicts. Quizzes on Royal Families and Dynasties are located in the People category.   

There are 5,242 quizzes and 52,420 trivia questions in this category.
Take this hour's quiz: History - Mixed Questions

A quiz every hour! Over 52,420 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
Explore History Quiz Sub-Categories:
folder African (48 quizzes) folder Ancient History (434, 1 new)
folder Asian (219, 1 new) folder Pre-History (18)
folder Canadian (54) folder Famous Dates (317)
folder European (700) folder Nostalgia (194)
folder Latin America (62) folder Specialized History (488, 1 new)
folder Oceania (82) folder War History (943, 3 new)
folder U.S. History (993, 3 new) folder 20th & 21st Centuries (246, 2 new)
folder World History (213) folder Mixed Bag (231, 1 new)
Trending Topics

1. U.S. History
2. World War II
3. Old West
5.Mixed Bag
6.WW2 Aircraft
7. American Revolution
9. Philippines
10. 20th & 21st Centuries
11. War History
12. Famous Dates
13.U.S. Civil War
14. Medieval History
15. World War I
16.WW2 Maritime
17.WW2 Armor
18.U.S. Colonial History
19. World History
20. Civil War Battles
21.Social History
22. Native American
23.1960s Nostalgia
24.1950s Nostalgia
25.U.S. Wars
27. Nostalgia
28.Ancient Egypt
30.1950s History
31. The Enlightenment
32.Roman History
34. Pre-History
36.Ancient Greece
37.Nazi Germany
38.European War
39.USA in the 20th.Century
40.USA in the 19th.Century
Today's Quiz Selections
When I Was a Lad ... ( 20th & 21st Centuries )

I am fairly young so all these questions should be pretty easy for people to remember. Everything on this list has happened since my birth ... by Nightf10182003
Military History 1200 AD - 1815 AD ( War History )

A quiz on the history of wars from 1200 AD to 1815 AD. by charlemagne
Infinite History ( Mixed Bag )

This quiz will cover an important event in a century (100 years). This quiz covers from the 11th century (1000s) to the 20th century (1900s ... by foil7
Out Dating... (USA) ( U.S. History )

Match the events with the correct dates. by nyirene330
World War II ( World War II )

Test your knowledge of famous World War II leaders and events. by ElvishLord
Newest History Trivia Quizzes All New...
Oct 20 - Major Events in My Lifetime: Part II ( 20th & 21st Centuries )

Can you determine the year of some of these historical and major events that have taken place from 1946-2010. by zambesi
Oct 20 - South Carolina--Not Just Civil War History ( South Carolina )

South Carolina has such a rich Civil War history, other eras can get overlooked. Here are some questions about other times. by littlepup
Oct 19 - The Battles of World War II ( World War II )

This is my first quiz so please tell me if you like the quiz or not. Thank you by korea159
Oct 15 - Bits and Pieces of Mississippi History ( Mississippi )

There's no particular plan here, just a bunch of different questions about people and places in Mississippi's history. by littlepup

This is a Top Level Category. Listing some random selections!
In a While, Crocodile

My history professor told me that historians should never predict the future. The events featured in this quiz show how true this is!
Easy (10 qns)
Jan 15 11
8592 plays
The Lazy Days of Summer

If there is one thing that hasn't changed over the years, it is the lure of the outdoors on a beautiful summer day. Do you remember filling your hours with any of these pastimes?
Very Easy (10 qns)
May 18 14
2430 plays
Life in Elizabethan England

Beyond the glittering court of Queen Elizabeth I, England swelled with social and political change. The island nation had reached its Golden Age (1558-1603).
Average (10 qns)
Jun 08 09
2811 plays
Track the Events of the 2000s

At the turn of the century (and the millennium), the people of the world faced new issues and events which would forever shape out planet. See if you can track the events as they happened year by year in the 2000s decade. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
Jul 07 12
6714 plays
What Should We Do? The Television is Broken!

What did people do before television? This quiz discusses ten different things people did for entertainment before the era of the black box dominating the lounge room.
Very Easy (10 qns)
May 30 14
3063 plays
What Happened in ...? (1970s edition)

Put on your polyester, slip some disco on the turntable and get ready for the 1970's!
Average (10 qns)
Jan 26 10
7089 plays
What Happened in ... ?

I'll go through the decade from 1900 to 1909 with things that happened in each year--you name the event!
Average (10 qns)
Dec 15 09
4263 plays
Famous Tweets of History

Who says Twitter is new and innovative? People have been tweeting about events since the dawn of time. Just look at some of these tweets from over the years and figure out when or where, in 140 characters or less, they were sent. Good luck!
Easy (10 qns)
Dec 18 12
3456 plays
It's a Disaster!

History is rife with hardships and disaster, but such tragedy is life. Take a look back at some of the most influential disasters, natural and man-made, between 1980 and 2010, and never forget.
Easy (10 qns)
Aug 12 13
2244 plays
Key Battles of World War II

The bloodiest war in history certainly had its pivotal battles that would have a huge impact on its outcome. Most of the battles are fairly well known so it shouldn't be too hard.
Average (10 qns)
May 01 11
6390 plays
This is category 14
Last Updated Oct 24 16 10:51 PM

cool = highest rated quizzes new quizzes = added recently fun quizzes = has extra info for each qn
editor pick = Editor's Pick editor = FunTrivia Editor gold = Gold Member

Teachers / educators: FunTrivia welcomes the use of our website and quizzes in the classroom
as a teaching aid or for preparing and testing students. See our education page.

 ·  All questions, answers, and quiz content on this website is copyright FunTrivia, 1997 - 2016.