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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 5,698 quizzes and 56,980 trivia questions in this category.
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Alive in the 20th Century! ( 20th & 21st Centuries )

This may be a shock to some of our younger players, but there are some of us here who were (gasp!) alive in years beginning with '19'! See ... by kyleisalive
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The Doomsday Clock is Ticking ( 20th & 21st Centuries )

The Doomsday Clock was created more than 60 years ago to represent how close we are to destroying our civilization. This quiz will cove ... by kevinatilusa
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1980s Time Capsule ( 1980s Nostalgia )

Here's a quiz dealing with certain fad items from the 1980s. Enjoy. by evil44
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Ancient Rome ( Roman History )

For anyone who enjoys history and learning about other eras, enjoy! by luv2run812

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An overview of British 1st Airborne at Arnhem
10 hours ago - An overview of British 1st Airborne at Arnhem ( Battle of Arnhem )

This quiz is to provide an insight into Operation Market Garden and specifically the fate of 1st British Airborne Division at Arnhem. I ... by JJMcGiver
Victorian Adverts Commercials
Feb 14 - Victorian Adverts (Commercials) ( Social History )

Skimming the advertisements in an 1876 British Directory, I came across a number of items that you might not be familiar with. Or are you? by davejacobs
Battle of the Scheldt Clearing Walcheren and Beve
Feb 14 - Battle of the Scheldt (Clearing Walcheren and Beve ( European War )

This quiz is about the clearing of the Scheldt Estuary in late 1944 and allowing the use of the Deep Water Port of Antwerp for the supply of ... by JJMcGiver
The 1970s So What Did NOT Happen
Feb 13 - The 1970s: So What Did NOT Happen? ( USA in the 20th.Century )

In each question, I list four events. Pick the one that did NOT occur in the year specified. Included are events in U.S. politics, diplomacy ... by gracious1
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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
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trivia quiz  Ninth grade U.S. History: Part 2 cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Jack212, Dec 22 06

Here are some more questions that a typical ninth grade student might see in United States History class. Let's see how much you remember from those days!
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Jack212
Dec 22 06
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trivia quiz  Croatia: A Historical Landscape cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jan 14 11

A quiz on the people, events, and movements that have shaped this land.
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
Jan 14 11
4032 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
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trivia quiz  Better Late Than Never cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Jan 16 10

As it turns out, I'm not really reliable with times or dates. At least I'm showing up in the right place for these historic events (and with good intentions), right?
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kyleisalive editor
Jan 16 10
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photo quiz  The Lazy Days of Summer cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, reedy, May 18 14

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?
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reedy gold member
May 18 14
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trivia quiz  FYR Macedonia: Modern is the New Ancient cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jul 11 10

A quiz on the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, aka FYROM or FYR Macedonia.
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
Jul 11 10
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trivia quiz  Badges and Other Symbols of the Holocaust cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Nov 01 04

This quiz asks you to assume to role of a recent deportee to a concentration camp and interpret your surroundings based on your knowledge of Holocaust symbolism.
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
Nov 01 04
8310 plays
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trivia quiz  It Happened One Night cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jul 05 10

It was a dark and stormy night (ok, maybe not stormy in all the cases) when these incidents took place. Take a look at some important historical events that occurred under the cover of darkness.
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zorba_scank gold member
Jul 05 10
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trivia quiz  Scandals That Rocked the Nation cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nmerr, Apr 05 12

Everyone loves a scandal, or at least reading about it in the newspaper or watching it on the news. See how many of these scandals you can identify.
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nmerr gold member
Apr 05 12
3702 plays
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