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  There are 233 quizzes and 2,475 trivia questions in this category.
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A quiz every hour! Over 2,475 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
1
Manifesto Destiny

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....
Average (10 qns)
MikeMaster99
4176 plays
2
If They Made a Movie ...

For each of these historical questions, pick the movie title that provides the best answer. Good luck!
Difficult (10 qns)
stuthehistoryguy
19314 plays
3
How Invertebrates Changed the World

"Mike and Row's Invertebrate Inquizitions" bring you ten instances when the course of history was changed by an invertebrate creature of one kind or another.
Tough (10 qns)
Rowena8482
6066 plays
4
Man's Inhumanity to Man

Join me on a tour of some the outrageous acts that man has committed against his fellow man (please note that this is not a 'top ten' list). Sadly these examples are merely a drop in the bucket. It's enough to make you want to resign from the human race.
Easy (10 qns)
skunkee
21072 plays
5
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)
looney_tunes
8676 plays
6
Unforgiving Lies of History

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 been lied about in history, and learn the truth.
Easy (10 qns)
illiniman14
9252 plays
7
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)
kyleisalive
3519 plays
8
Better Late Than Never

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?
Average (10 qns)
kyleisalive
4053 plays
9
The Best Quiz in the World...

...and other outrageous lies. Here are ten of history's greatest porkers.
Average (10 qns)
Snowman
2739 plays
10
If It's Not True It's a Good Story

Some of the most famous stories in history have been partially or totally fabricated by storytellers. Here, Ralph the Llama tries his hoof at historical myth-busting, and attempts to identify how and why some of these stories came to be. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
doublemm
4425 plays
11
Tip of the Iceberg

Just as the part of an iceberg first seen is only a small fraction of the entire volume of ice, many historic events' first appearances in the news seemed innocent and quite small. See if you can connect these descriptions to the historic event!
Average (10 qns)
WesleyCrusher
4425 plays
12
A History of Deception

This quiz is about some of the people and events which shaped the history of tactical deceptions, decoys and trickery used throughout time.
Average (10 qns)
Plodd
Feb 20 16
723 plays
13
Carnival Atmosphere

As I celebrate my 300th quiz, I decided to rent a carnival. The carnival games and rides seem to remind me of history, though. Can you identify the famous times in history where it felt like a carnival atmosphere?
Average (10 qns)
salami_swami
6585 plays
14
A Site for Sore Eyes

Liz Lovelly got a new diary for her birthday, and has been enjoying penning daily entries about her favorite school subject - history. I'm sure she won't mind if we take a quick peek. Shall we?
Easy (10 qns)
beergirllaura
3798 plays
15
Love, Historically

Many historic people have been motivated by love, although not necessarily the romantic kind. This quiz covers some of them.
Average (10 qns)
rossian
9060 plays
16
Addresses of Historic Events

You ever get that weird feeling walking through a very old place, wondering about all that happened there through the years? Here's a quiz about some of those spots where something indeed happened.
Average (10 qns)
Oddball
6321 plays
17
World History in Ten Objects

Comprising ten historical objects from ten countries, this quiz was inspired by the project "A History of the World in 100 Objects", a joint venture of the British Museum and BBC Radio 4.
Easy (10 qns)
MotherGoose
Oct 08 16
957 plays
18
I Built A Time Machine

... and travelled back in time to take a look at what really happened at certain key moments in history. Unfortunately, I forgot the law of unintended consequences.
Average (10 qns)
Snowman
2829 plays
19
Rumour Has It...

This quiz deals with ten very famous rumours surrounding the lives and deaths of a variety of historical figures. See how much you know about these cases of historical intrigue. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
candy-pop
Aug 07 16
477 plays
20
It Happened One Night

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.
Average (10 qns)
zorba_scank
3696 plays
21
History as Explained in Music

Music has often been used to tell stories, and in many cases, those stories have been true. This quiz examines specific historical events that have been covered in music.
Average (10 qns)
eauhomme
4539 plays
22
Time Travel Through History

Let's take a journey through time to witness some major events we can only read about.
Average (10 qns)
JaneofGaunt
9786 plays
23
Infamy at Its Finest

Infamy, is of course, being famous for doing something horrible. I've tried to hit as many aspects of human experience as possible.
Average (10 qns)
Correspondguy
3690 plays
24
Lies, Lies, and More Lies

History is filled with people who would go to great lengths to achieve their aims. This quiz is about some big lies, scams and deceptions foisted on people over the years. How many can you identify?
Average (10 qns)
CmdrK
1314 plays
25
What's Your Beef?

Some sources list the use of "beef" as a Cockney term for "grief" while others state that "beef" was first used as a synonym for "complaint" in the 1800s. Whatever the case, here we'll look at some famous contentious beefs throughout history.
Average (10 qns)
PDAZ
Jan 25 16
420 plays
26
A Whole New World, Part II

My father passed away in 1965. If he were to return fifty years later in 2015, he would find that he was in "A Whole New World". Which parts of that world can you identify?
Average (10 qns)
lowtechmaster
Apr 10 16
561 plays
27
Flashbacks from the Mossbacks

The Mighty Mossbacks have fanned out through time to some of their most cherished moments in history. Based on the descriptions given, can you figure out which people, places and things they've gone back to experience?
Average (10 qns)
klinski_1987
Apr 19 16
339 plays
28
Best of the Best: Famous Comebacks

Sometimes, just when it looks like a person's career is all over - well, it isn't after all! What do you know about these people who made famous political comebacks?
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
600 plays
29
Defiant to the Last

According to the Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai, "Character is who you are in the dark." The following questions deal with people who took a defiant stand in the face of powerful pressure to abandon their position.
Average (15 qns)
Correspondguy
2112 plays
30
Unusual Habits

This quiz on "unusual habits" focuses primarily on clothing historically worn by monks and nuns in the Roman Catholic church, although a few questions call for broader knowledge of history.
Average (10 qns)
nannywoo
702 plays
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