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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
37200 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
6270 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
3534 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
18648 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
5445 plays
6 What Was Down Is Now Up
Sometimes when something sinks to the bottom of the ocean, the next minute (or century, or millennium) it has been brought back up. This quiz is about things recovered from the ocean floor.
Not Rated
10 Q
napierslogs
Today!
0 plays
7 Double Zero Years: The Second Millennium
For my 100th quiz, let's look at some random facts taken from the years between 1100 and 2000 that end with 00, making each of them the final year of a century. Have fun!
Average
10 Q
shvdotr
May 11 15
150 plays
8 Things That Went Bump In The Night
A quiz on historical moments when thing went bump in the night. It's a time rife with military invasions, political assassinations and massive destruction.
Easy
10 Q
napierslogs
May 05 15
327 plays
9 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
20166 plays
10 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
7713 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 Q
WesleyCrusher
Jan 12 10
3150 plays
12 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
8325 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
1599 plays
14 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
3849 plays
15 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
3534 plays
16 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
2874 plays
17 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
2085 plays
18 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
3141 plays
19 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
8358 plays
20 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
5961 plays
21 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
3252 plays
22 Hoons Who
Hoons, hooligans & rabble-rousers! In Australia, 'hoon' is what we call those anti-social types who hang round in gangs, drive too fast, and behave villainously. Found all over the world, here are just a few fomenters of dissent for you to identify!
Tough
10 Q
VegemiteKid
Mar 25 15
144 plays
23 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
2640 plays
24 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
4359 plays
25 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
9441 plays
26 The Flaming Four Horsemen: Famine
Team quiz by Phoenix Rising
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.
Average
10 Q
tazman6619
Feb 09 15
204 plays
27 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
1221 plays
28 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
1014 plays
29 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
3327 plays
30 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
1938 plays
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