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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....
Easy
10 Q
MikeMaster99
May 04 12
3816 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 Q
stuthehistoryguy
Nov 03 04
18942 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 Q
Rowena8482
Jun 25 10
5727 plays
4
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 Q
PDAZ
Jan 25 16
264 plays
5
A Potpourri of History

Odds and ends questions on some items in history.
Average
10 Q
pennie1478
Jan 24 16
516 plays
6
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 Q
skunkee
Sep 07 06
20640 plays
7
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 Q
looney_tunes
Jan 15 11
8178 plays
8
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 Q
illiniman14
Jun 26 10
8709 plays
9
The Best Quiz in the World...

...and other outrageous lies. Here are ten of history's greatest porkers.
Average
10 Q
Snowman
Dec 12 13
1851 plays
10
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 Q
kyleisalive
Dec 18 12
3180 plays
11
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 Q
kyleisalive
Jan 16 10
3822 plays
12
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 Q
doublemm
May 28 10
4164 plays
13
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 Q
WesleyCrusher
Jan 12 10
3996 plays
14
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 Q
salami_swami
May 25 11
6180 plays
15
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 Q
beergirllaura
Oct 24 11
3411 plays
16
Love, Historically

Many historic people have been motivated by love, although not necessarily the romantic kind. This quiz covers some of them.
Average
10 Q
rossian
Jan 11 10
8748 plays
17
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 Q
zorba_scank
Jul 05 10
3450 plays
18
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 Q
Oddball
May 08 07
6081 plays
19
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 Q
Snowman
Nov 25 09
2700 plays
20
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 Q
eauhomme
Dec 19 08
4425 plays
21
Time Travel Through History

Let's take a journey through time to witness some major events we can only read about.
Average
10 Q
JaneofGaunt
Sep 12 06
9609 plays
22
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 Q
CmdrK
Feb 11 14
1179 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 Q
Correspondguy
Jan 17 10
3519 plays
24
Fall of Giants

It was Lord Acton who wrote 'Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely'. Sadly, the twentieth century leaders in this quiz prove his point, but they all fell, either by death or coup.
Easy
10 Q
rossian
Jun 29 11
1401 plays
25
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 Q
Correspondguy
Aug 28 09
2058 plays
26
The Last Straw

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?"
Easy
10 Q
coachpauly
Aug 28 12
2394 plays
27
Most Interesting History ...

So you thought you knew history? Here are some things your teacher never told you.
Difficult
10 Q
leanne5
May 04 07
8427 plays
28
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 Q
nannywoo
Feb 01 13
645 plays
29
I Saw Three Ships

"I saw three ships come sailing in, on Christmas Day..." Actually, it wasn't always three ships, and sometimes they were sailing out. Nor was it always on Christmas Day, but these ships were always doing something important.
Average
10 Q
spanishliz
Dec 11 15
459 plays
30
Right Time, Wrong Place

I've always prided myself on my sense of direction but it seems that my family has been famous for their lack of one. Could you have helped my relatives relocate and avoid missing some major historical events?
Average
10 Q
EmmaF2008
Oct 30 09
1878 plays
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