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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 5,613 quizzes and 56,130 trivia questions in this category.
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Basic Pennsylvania History ( Pennsylvania )

This is a simple quiz on Pennsylvania history that everyone should know. by vivalateresa
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Flower Power Daze (American) ( 1960s Nostalgia )

How much do you recall of the people, places and things of America's Love Generation...the Hippies? by harleyrose
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Average Middle School U.S History ( U.S. History )

If you were in middle school today you might be expected to know the answers to most of these questions. Let's see how much you remember. by Jack212
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Obsolete, Obscure, or Outdated ( Nostalgia )

This is a photo quiz featuring some technology from days past. While you may know some of these things, or maybe all of them, do not feel ba ... by dcpddc478

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It was the Best of Times
Aug 08 - It was the Best of Times ( 1960s Nostalgia )

For me the best of times was the 1960s because I was young, and London where I live was the swinging city. by Serenesh
Dangerous Day
Aug 08 - Dangerous Day ( Disasters )

'This is a dangerous day...' The 20th and 21st centuries have seen some terrible disasters, some caused by humans, some as the result of Mot ... by Kankurette
Dong Son Drums
Aug 07 - Dong Son Drums ( Pre-History )

The artefacts left by pre-historic civilisations offer fascinating clues as to the nature of society at that time. The Dong Son drums are an ... by looney_tunes
Life on the Wabash
Aug 03 - Life on the Wabash ( U.S. History )

Life on the Wabash will look at a variety of questions associated with the area of the Wabash River from its headwaters to its confluence wi ... by mmaryj
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trivia quiz  Why Georgia? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Dec 21 12

One of the most profound questions historians ask is "Why?" This quiz attempts to answer that question across various episodes of Georgian history. Have fun!
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
Dec 21 12
2469 plays
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trivia quiz  Ten Different Minutes in History cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, anaxahra, Oct 15 09

I will give you the specific minute and date of a major world event - and you tell me the event. *Note all times appear in the the time zone in which they occurred.
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anaxahra
Oct 15 09
7293 plays
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trivia quiz  Famous Meals from History cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Sep 16 08

Some of these meals are famous because of the people or events with which they were connected, and others simply because of their extravagance. Come take your taste buds on a journey through time!
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looney_tunes editor
Sep 16 08
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photo quiz  Track the Events of the 2000s cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Jul 07 12

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!
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kyleisalive editor
Jul 07 12
7050 plays
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trivia quiz  What Happened in ...? (1940s edition) cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, john_sunseri, Jan 05 10

The turbulent decade of the 1940's, year by year. Good luck!
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john_sunseri
Jan 05 10
4161 plays
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trivia quiz  So You Want to Know What Happened in 1955 cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, deputygary, Feb 03 09

Have you always had a burning desire to know what happened in 1955? Whether you have or not, here are ten questions about that eventful year.
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deputygary
Feb 03 09
3288 plays
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trivia quiz  Eighth Grade U.S. History Test cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Jack212, Dec 06 06

These are topics that a typical eighth grader might be expected to study today. Let's see how much you remember from your school days!
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Jack212
Dec 06 06
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trivia quiz  If Only They Disobeyed Orders cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Correspondguy, Dec 31 09

Generally, you want the military to obey orders. But sometimes the orders are dumb, suicidal, or horrific, and then you want more than blind obedience. This quiz, the result of an author challenge by Buddy1, asks about that particular situation.
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Correspondguy
Dec 31 09
4419 plays
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trivia quiz  Kenya: The Road to Independence 2.0 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, May 02 10

A quiz on Kenyan history through the colonial period into the time of national consciousness and the cusp of violent revolution.
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
May 02 10
3600 plays
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trivia quiz  Alien Runways and Hallucinogenic Cacti cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, trident, Oct 24 06

The Nazca Lines of Peru are one of the world's greatest ancient mysteries. Several theories have risen as to why they were built. You may be surprised what archaeologists have come up with.
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trident editor
Oct 24 06
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