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  There are 51 quizzes and 565 trivia questions in this category.
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A quiz every hour! Over 565 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
1
Race and Means

This quiz attempts to take an unbiased look at the history of affirmative action in American society and politics, from the latter half of the twentieth century to 2000s. It shouldn't require any expert knowledge, though.
Average (10 qns)
adams627
1692 plays
2
D B Cooper, Where Are You?

November 24, 2011 marked the fortieth anniversary of the unsolved plane hijacking by Mr D B Cooper. How much do you remember of his exploits?
Average (10 qns)
tadpoles_uk
975 plays
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Buggy Whips & Other Bygones : 1

To a "baby boomer" growing up in America, the buggy whip was the epitome of obsolescence. Anyone under the age of 45 may have trouble with this quiz about people, places and things of yesteryear.
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
6573 plays
4
From the 1970s

Things that happened in the 1970s mostly in America. How many do you recall?
Easy (10 qns)
HeavensArrow
10401 plays
5
Buggy Whips & Other Bygones : 2

Unless you are over 45 year old, you may have difficulties with these questions about common things of yesteryear.
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
7347 plays
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1930s All American History

Thanks to my grandmother for her stories of survival during the Great Depression that piqued my interest in this decade in the American experience. This quiz requires general knowledge of the US from 1930-39.
Tough (10 qns)
brewster76
3159 plays
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Scandals That Rocked the Nation

Everyone loves a scandal, or at least reading about it in the newspaper or watching it on the news. See how many of these scandals you can identify.
Average (10 qns)
nmerr
2955 plays
8
1950s All American History

Calling all American Baby Boomers! How much do you remember the days of poodle skirts, cars with fins and the birth of rock 'n' roll?
Average (10 qns)
brewster76
5805 plays
9
1960s: UC Berkeley

The University of California at Berkeley became a focal point of change in education, student activities, politics, civil rights, and entertainment. This quiz introduces you to some major figures and events. Which of them do you remember?
Tough (10 qns)
windswept
876 plays
10
1940s All American History: 2

This is my second quiz on the decade that brought forth WWII, the atomic bomb and the birth of regular television broadcasts. Hope you enjoy it!
Average (10 qns)
brewster76
5367 plays
11
The Swingin' Sixties

How well do you remember the 1960s?
Average (10 qns)
nyirene330
Mar 18 16
942 plays
12
Police Investigator II : Case Review

You'll start your training as a Police Investigator II by reviewing a few of the classic, high profile investigations of the late 20th century. Do you remember the facts of these page one newspaper cases?
Tough (10 qns)
MaceoMack
1410 plays
13
Living in the Past

At the age of 75, I offer a look back at the 1940s and 1950s when I was growing up. Which of these questions about living in the past can you answer?
Average (10 qns)
lowtechmaster
Apr 17 16
762 plays
14
Scandals That Rocked the Nation Part 2

This is a follow-up to another quiz with the same title.
Easy (10 qns)
nmerr
1641 plays
15
20th Century U.S.

In which U.S. state or territory did this 20th century historical event take place?
Easy (10 qns)
emmymom
3996 plays
16
1940s All-American History 1

My three quizzes on the 1930s received a good response so here is the follow-up quiz which requires general knowledge of the decade that changed the focus of world power.
Tough (10 qns)
brewster76
2658 plays
17
1950s All American History 2

Calling all Baby Boomers - again! Let's see how much you know about the decade of "Loving Lucy" and "Liking Ike"!
Average (10 qns)
brewster76
4044 plays
18
Symbionese Liberation Army

The Symbionese Liberation Army, or S.L.A., was an American group active in the 1970s that engaged in terrorism through guerrilla warfare for what they believed was a better society.
Tough (10 qns)
star_gazer
888 plays
19
Incident at Oglala

The "Incident at Oglala" is based on the 1992 documentary and other public information regarding it.
Average (10 qns)
Rehaberpro
252 plays
20
Violet Crimes

Before they became the whole rhythm section in Jailhouse Rock, the Purple Gang was one of the most notorious organized crime mobs of the Prohibition Era. Answering these ten questions will help you wow the tour guides next time you're at Graceland.
Tough (10 qns)
dbb
486 plays
21
The Fifties

This quiz is based in large part on information in David Halberstam's fine book, called simply "The Fifties".
Tough (15 qns)
chessart
951 plays
22
Major 20th Century American Riots

American history has no lack of violence. The 20th century had its share of urban riots. In this quiz, I will stick to the 20th century, but if it is well received, I'll do others.
Tough (10 qns)
sirfrank
636 plays
23
Famous American 20th Century Firsts

Do you know when certain historical events in U.S. History first occurred in the 20th century? This quiz will test that knowledge. Ready? Here we go.
Difficult (15 qns)
AirBossJohnson
5700 plays
24
20th Century USA

Interesting trivia about 20th century America.
Difficult (25 qns)
Sprink1234
15723 plays
25
Tragedy at Kent State

Test your knowledge on REAL American History and the tragedy that often comes with it.
Tough (15 qns)
twista
3360 plays
26
Bizarre 1970s U.S. History

Archibald Cox. Muskie and the "Canuck" letter. Ellsberg's shrink. Gemstone. The pardon. Executive privilege. Butterfield's testimony. Grits & Fritz. The good old days.
Average (10 qns)
coolupway
8205 plays
27
20th Century U.S. : One Question per Decade!

The 20th century had many major events. How many of them are you knowledgeable about?
Tough (10 qns)
orangeglacier
4023 plays
28
History of the United States of America Part 3

This quiz covers U.S. history from the early 1900's.
Easy (10 qns)
Computer100
843 plays
29
America in the Roaring Twenties

This is about all the fun stuff that happened in America just before the Great Depression. Come along, as we learn about the "roaring" decade.
Average (10 qns)
shahzy1022
1293 plays
30
Important Dates in American History

This will be my second time travel quiz. These events may be a little more obscure than my easy history quiz, so this time you only need to know the year of the event.
Average (10 qns)
Nightf10182003
1884 plays
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