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A quiz every hour! Over 2,455 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
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
4104 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
19245 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
6000 plays
World History in Ten Objects

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.
Easy (10 qns)
Oct 08 16
615 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
21003 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
8592 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
2154 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
9123 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
3456 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
4008 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
4344 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
4323 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
672 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
6513 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
3723 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
8991 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
6300 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
3660 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
4518 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
2796 plays
Rumour Has It...

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!
Average (10 qns)
Aug 07 16
423 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
9747 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
1281 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
3669 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
396 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?
Average (10 qns)
Apr 10 16
543 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
2097 plays
Flashbacks from the 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
315 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
2535 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
693 plays
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