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1 Who's the Baddest?
These ancient tyrants would like to tell you why they are the worst of the worst. You must figure out who's who, and then decide which one is the biggest baddie of all.
Average
10 Q
Pagiedamon
Jan 06 09
36531 plays
2 Weddings, Beddings, and Beheadings
Some happy, some not so happy, and some downright unhappy events in the lives of some familiar and some not so familiar characters.
Tough
10 Q
JaneofGaunt
Jun 03 07
6153 plays
3 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 Q
MikeMaster99
May 04 12
3375 plays
4 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
18528 plays
5 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
5322 plays
6 Something's Burning
Fires can be things of terror, of beauty, of destruction, and wonderment. This quiz gives you examples of all of these emotions at work through the medium of fire.
Difficult
10 Q
Warrior100
Jan 07 15
282 plays
7 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
19917 plays
8 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
7500 plays
9 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!
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10 Q
WesleyCrusher
Jan 12 10
3072 plays
10 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
8088 plays
11 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!
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10 Q
doublemm
May 28 10
3738 plays
12 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
3402 plays
13 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
1470 plays
14 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
2652 plays
15 Amusing Quotes from History's Great Figures
Do you know these quotes from some of history's great figures? There's ten questions on them. Have fun!
Tough
10 Q
Creedy
Apr 28 11
2019 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
8208 plays
17 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.
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10 Q
Oddball
May 08 07
5919 plays
18 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.
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10 Q
zorba_scank
Jul 05 10
3144 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. (Thanks to Terry for the title and inspiration).
Average
10 Q
Snowman
Nov 25 09
2607 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.
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10 Q
eauhomme
Dec 19 08
4320 plays
21 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
2997 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
885 plays
23 Time Travel Through History
Let's take a journey through time to witness some major events we can only read about.
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10 Q
JaneofGaunt
Sep 12 06
9324 plays
24 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
3162 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
1908 plays
26 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
1122 plays
27 Five Places Paired
Since Britain once ruled much of the world, many places in her former colonies share their names with towns and cities in the UK. The questions in this quiz cover some of the history of the original place and its namesake.
Difficult
10 Q
rossian
Jul 29 14
297 plays
28 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
2238 plays
29 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
8289 plays
30 Acronyms in History
Identify what these acronyms and initialisms mean in various historical situations.
Average
10 Q
guitargoddess
Aug 05 13
1236 plays
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