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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....
MikeMaster99 gold member
4527 plays
trivia quiz  If They Made a Movie ... Editor choice cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Nov 03 04

For each of these historical questions, pick the movie title that provides the best answer. Good luck!
stuthehistoryguy gold member
19716 plays
trivia quiz  How Invertebrates Changed the World Editor choice cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Jun 25 10

"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.
Rowena8482 gold member
6366 plays
trivia quiz  Man's Inhumanity to Man cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, skunkee, Sep 07 06

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.
skunkee editor
21456 plays
trivia quiz  In a While, Crocodile cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 15 11

My history professor told me that historians should never predict the future. The events featured in this quiz show how true this is!
looney_tunes editor
9078 plays
trivia quiz  Unforgiving Lies of History cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, illiniman14, Jun 26 10

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.
illiniman14 gold member
9741 plays
trivia quiz  Famous Tweets of History cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Dec 18 12

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!
kyleisalive editor
3822 plays
trivia quiz  The Best Quiz in the World... cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Dec 12 13

...and other outrageous lies. Here are ten of history's greatest porkers.
Snowman gold member
3255 plays
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?
kyleisalive editor
4287 plays
trivia quiz  If It's Not True It's a Good Story cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, May 28 10

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!
4671 plays
trivia quiz  Tip of the Iceberg cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Jan 12 10

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!
WesleyCrusher editor
4680 plays
trivia quiz  A Site for Sore Eyes cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, beergirllaura, Oct 24 11

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?
4098 plays
trivia quiz  Carnival Atmosphere cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, salami_swami, May 25 11

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?
salami_swami gold member
6990 plays
trivia quiz  Love, Historically cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Jan 11 10

Many historic people have been motivated by love, although not necessarily the romantic kind. This quiz covers some of them.
rossian editor
9387 plays
photo quiz  A History of Deception cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, Feb 20 16

This quiz is about some of the people and events which shaped the history of tactical deceptions, decoys and trickery used throughout time.
Plodd gold member
891 plays
trivia quiz  Addresses of Historic Events cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Oddball, May 08 07

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.
6474 plays
photo quiz  World History in Ten Objects cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Oct 08 16

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.
MotherGoose editor
1413 plays
trivia quiz  Out of Time and Out of Place cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Jan 22 18

I'll give you a well known event from history and four names. Three of them will fit with the event, but one will be out of place and out of time too. Can you spot the impostors, or imposters if you prefer that spelling?
rossian editor
Jan 22 18
498 plays
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.
zorba_scank gold member
3930 plays
trivia quiz  History as Explained in Music cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, eauhomme, Dec 19 08

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.
4668 plays
trivia quiz  Time Travel Through History cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, JaneofGaunt, Sep 12 06

Let's take a journey through time to witness some major events we can only read about.
10086 plays
trivia quiz  I Built A Time Machine cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Nov 25 09

... 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.
Snowman gold member
2994 plays
trivia quiz  Rumour Has It... cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, candy-pop, Aug 07 16

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!
606 plays
trivia quiz  Infamy at Its Finest cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Correspondguy, Jan 17 10

Infamy, is of course, being famous for doing something horrible. I've tried to hit as many aspects of human experience as possible.
3891 plays
trivia quiz  Lies, Lies, and More Lies cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Feb 11 14

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?
CmdrK gold member
1428 plays
trivia quiz  Acronyms in History cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, guitargoddess, Aug 05 13

Identify what these acronyms and initialisms mean in various historical situations.
guitargoddess editor
1527 plays
trivia quiz  Defiant to the Last cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Correspondguy, Aug 28 09

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.
2187 plays
trivia quiz  The Last Straw cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Aug 28 12

The straw that broke the camel's back refers to a beast of burden so loaded down that literally one more straw will incapacitate him or cause him to revolt against his master. Can you identify these historical "last straws?"
coachpauly gold member
2688 plays
trivia quiz  The Flaming Four Horsemen: Famine cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, tazman6619, Feb 09 15

The final rider in Phoenix Rising's look at the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse has arrived. Come join us as we follow Famine on his ride through the pages of history.
tazman6619 gold member
333 plays
trivia quiz  What's Your Beef? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, PDAZ, Jan 25 16

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.
PDAZ gold member
519 plays
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