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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 5,649 quizzes and 56,490 trivia questions in this category.
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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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Unforgiving Lies of History ( Mixed Bag )

Lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry? Vikings wore helmets with horns? Why would they do that? Well, they didn't. Find out who else has b ... by illiniman14
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Remembering the 50s - Slang (American) ( 1950s Nostalgia )

Every generation has its own colorful means of expression and the 1950's were no exception. Are you "cats" ready to have a "blast"? by rblayer
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Miscellaneous Wars ( War History )

This is a quiz on the many wars throughout the history of the world. Enjoy! by shazy95

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During but not About The Apollo 11 Mission
Oct 18 - During, but not About: The Apollo 11 Mission ( Apollo Missions )

The Apollo 11 mission took off from Earth on July 16, 1969; it returned to Earth on July 24 that same year. This quiz is about events that h ... by Not_Worthy
50 States and Capitals Match Up Part 1
Oct 15 - 50 States and Capitals Match Up Part 1 ( U.S. States & Cities )

Lets see how well you know all 50 States and their capitals. I am going to go in order of statehood not alphabetical to make it tricky. All ... by mashfan105
LesserKnown Facts in US History Part 3
Oct 13 - Lesser-Known Facts in US History, Part 3 ( U.S. History )

If you enjoy learning about US history, try these ten multiple-choice questions about some little-known parts of our history. The Interestin ... by root17
During but not About The War of the Roses
Oct 13 - During, but not About: The War of the Roses ( War of the Roses )

The War of the Roses technically lasted from May 22, 1455 (the Battle of St. Albans) to August 22, 1485 (the Battle of Bosworth Field). Read ... by Not_Worthy
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trivia quiz  American Boomers in the Early 60s cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, Jul 28 08

It was the early 60s. Women wore pillbox hats. Men longed for bigger houses and bigger cars. And then there was Camelot ...
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uglybird gold member
Jul 28 08
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trivia quiz  Ask and Ye Shall Deceive! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Sep 20 13

Things are not always as they seem. Sometimes people try to pull the wool over the eyes of the world. Here are some well-known and lesser known frauds and hoaxes.
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ozzz2002 editor
Sep 20 13
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trivia quiz  Life in Elizabethan England cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Pagiedamon, Jun 08 09

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).
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Pagiedamon editor
Jun 08 09
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trivia quiz  Manifesto Destiny Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, MikeMaster99, May 04 12

What a wonderful privilege you've given me, Professor! We've been allowed to peek at some of the greatest documents in human history. As we very carefully turn the pages, I'm full of questions about what I'm reading....
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MikeMaster99 gold member
May 04 12
4683 plays
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trivia quiz  One Moment In Time cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, darksplash, Feb 13 10

This quiz is not about the Whitney Houston hit song of the same name, or even about one moment, but about 10 significant events in history.
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darksplash gold member
Feb 13 10
8811 plays
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photo quiz  It's a Disaster! cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Aug 12 13

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.
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kyleisalive editor
Aug 12 13
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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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trivia quiz  It Happened During The 1970s cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Uga76, Mar 17 06

This is an easy quiz about events that occurred during the decade of the 1970s.
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Uga76
Mar 17 06
12423 plays
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trivia quiz  Civil War Tourism cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, ben3, Oct 15 07

For history buffs, nothing could be better than a historically theme-based vacation. I took a Civil-War themed vacation once, and it was great! This quiz tests your knowledge of Civil War sites that now are also good tourist destinations!
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ben3
Oct 15 07
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trivia quiz  Remembering the 60s - 1967 Americana cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jan 26 05

Anti-war protesters marched on the Pentagon as the number of U.S. troops in Vietnam rose to more than half a million. Muhammad Ali was stripped of his heavyweight championship for refusing to be drafted into the army.
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Jan 26 05
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