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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)
May 04 12
4011 plays
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)
Nov 03 04
19140 plays
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)
Jun 25 10
5913 plays
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)
Sep 07 06
20916 plays
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)
Jan 15 11
8484 plays
The Best Quiz in the World...

...and other outrageous lies. Here are ten of history's greatest porkers.
Average (10 qns)
Dec 12 13
2028 plays
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)
Jun 26 10
8979 plays
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)
Dec 18 12
3381 plays
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)
Jan 16 10
3978 plays
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)
May 28 10
4290 plays
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)
Jan 12 10
4221 plays
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)
Feb 20 16
627 plays
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)
May 25 11
6432 plays
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)
Oct 24 11
3642 plays
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)
Jan 11 10
8943 plays
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)
May 08 07
6192 plays
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)
Nov 25 09
2769 plays
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)
Jul 05 10
3630 plays
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)
Dec 19 08
4488 plays
Time Travel Through History

Let's take a journey through time to witness some major events we can only read about.
Average (10 qns)
Sep 12 06
9699 plays
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)
Jan 17 10
3639 plays
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)
Feb 11 14
1248 plays
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?
Easy (10 qns)
Apr 10 16
501 plays
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)
Jan 25 16
363 plays
Flashbacks from the Mossbacks
Team quiz by The Mighty 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)
Apr 19 16
288 plays
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)
Aug 28 09
2088 plays
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 qns)
Aug 28 12
2496 plays
Most Interesting History ...

So you thought you knew history? Here are some things your teacher never told you.
Difficult (10 qns)
May 04 07
8481 plays
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)
Feb 01 13
672 plays
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 qns)
Oct 30 09
2010 plays
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