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  There are 17 quizzes and 170 trivia questions in this category.
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A quiz every hour! Over 170 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
1
Desperate for Answers

Here are ten questions involving ten people who mysteriously disappeared. Some went missing for completely unknown reasons, and the disappearance of others may not be as strange as once thought. But all have left friends and family desperate for answers.
Average (10 qns)
dcpddc478
2760 plays
2
Tales of the Amber Room

Rumors have recently recirculated regarding the existence of the Amber Room, an artistic marvel that many thought was lost at the conclusion of WWII. Was it destroyed? Or safely hidden away?
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
342 plays
3
Tales of the Lines

Since the discovery of the Nazca Lines, experts have been debating their purpose - something that may never be known. Let's focus instead on what is known about these amazing lines!
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
Oct 29 16
192 plays
4
Unsung Heroes - Why Did History Forget?

History can be capricious. There's no guarantee that doing something first or doing it best will secure a place in the history books. Let's examine why some people who should be famous are barely remembered.
Average (10 qns)
wilbill
462 plays
5
Tales of the All-Seeing Eye

A symbol of the divine? Or evil? The use of the All-Seeing Eye dates back to ancient times, and wis viewed by many as a symbol of deep spirituality. Come along and see!
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
Mar 15 16
282 plays
6
Searching Without Success

Some missing persons are famous before they go missing. Others become famous by virtue of their disappearance. Here are a few from both categories.
Average (10 qns)
wilbill
1497 plays
7
State Secrets, Sealed Records and Closed Files

Records like birth, state secret or criminal records can be sealed for good cause. This quiz is about sealed records in publicized cases where secrecy causes suspicion, intrigue and conspiracy theories.
Average (10 qns)
wilbill
363 plays
8
Henry's Marvelous Mystery

Henry's back! It is the year 1556, and my lord, the Earl of Warwick, has just heard of an artifact called the Shroud of Turin. It's time for another pilgrimage! Would you like to come along?
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
648 plays
9
It's All Egyptian to Me

Guess what? It took a lot more than a "Find Rosetta Stone" cheat code to translate Egyptian hieroglyphics. This is how one of history's most famous mysteries was solved.
Average (10 qns)
nautilator
1191 plays
10
All You Need is Another Clue

Here are ten famous unsolved disappearances from different times and locations throughout history. One more clue is all it might take to solve these mysteries. Were they crimes, accidents, or paranormal mysteries? We may never know.
Average (10 qns)
dcpddc478
951 plays
11
Swept Under the Rug

There have been many historical events and artifacts that seem possibly important but their purpose has been lost to time. Can you identify these ten? Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
CmdrK
Jan 02 16
441 plays
12
Unsolved Mysteries

History is full of unsolved mysteries. Here are ten of them for your quizzing pleasure.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
nmerr
807 plays
13
What, Where, When, Why?

There are many people, places, and things that have intrigued humans throughout history. What was that? Where is it now? What happened to it? How does it do that? Some long standing mysteries have been answered, many more have not.
Average (10 qns)
dcpddc478
543 plays
14
Lost Treasures

Do you ever dream about finding a chest full of gold and jewels? This is a quiz about famous treasures that are out there somewhere waiting to be found.
Difficult (10 qns)
daver852
333 plays
15
Star, Comet, Fireball

One of the most mysterious events of the 20th century was what has come to be known as "The Tunguska Event" or "The Tunguska Explosion". Something came from the sky that day in 1908 and left the world pondering what happened in the wilderness that day.
Average (10 qns)
dcpddc478
558 plays
16
Templar Connections ...

"What is History but a fable agreed upon ...?" The Knight Templars were a much maligned group. See for yourself!
Tough (10 qns)
ace_sodium
1821 plays
17
The Lost Tale - Cartographers to the Incas

This is the first in a series of quizzes based primarily on the book 'The Fingerprints of the Gods' by Graham Hancock, wherein he presents strong and often indisputable 'evidence of the lost civilization' - a book to beat the inertia of the mind.
Tough (10 qns)
ace_sodium
588 plays
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