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1 The Scramble for Africa
At the close of the 19th century the countries of Europe engaged in a power struggle for control of "the Dark Continent" which later became known as "The Scramble for Africa". How much do you know about it?
Tough
10 Q
alan03
Mar 13 04
2031 plays
2 Independence Day
Not the film but a short history of the British Commonwealth and countries that have gained independence from British rule such as Australia in 1901 and Canada in 1867. I will give you the year of independence and a general geographical location.
Tough
10 Q
mochyn
Mar 15 05
1497 plays
3 An Empire in the Sun: I
No other continent has had control of so much of the world as Europe. This quiz explores the many powerful European colonial empires whose influence can still be found today in their former colonies.
Average
10 Q
Avalice
Jul 07 12
261 plays
4 European Colonial Empires (1560-1835)
This quiz tests your knowledge of World Empires spanning the Discovery, Enlightenment, and Victorian Eras, which span from about 1560, during the Age of Discovery, to 1835, when the Victorian Era began.
Average
10 Q
MrHistory1776
May 09 11
453 plays
5 Colonial Conquerers
Match the colonial power with the modern country that it controlled immediately before independence.
Average
10 Q
biscuit_girl
Jul 30 02
3633 plays
6 Early European Exploration
This is a quiz on the first European explorations after the Middle Ages. If you're a history buff like me you'll love it. It's not that difficult, so enjoy.
Tough
15 Q
GeniusBoy
Sep 25 00
2559 plays
7 Former Colonial Territories in India
This is a quiz about former colonial territories in India. Britain, France, Holland, Portugal, Denmark and even Austria, had colonies here.
Difficult
15 Q
author
Jan 22 04
777 plays
8 Countries and Their Colonization
Just tell me what country colonized the country in question. Easy enough.
Average
15 Q
berbs
Dec 26 00
3495 plays
9 History of Colonialism
Forgotten facts about colonialism.
Difficult
15 Q
nappynapoleon
Jan 15 02
1644 plays
10 British Territorial Acquisitions 1600-1920
This quiz is about territories gained by Britain from 1600 to 1920.
Very Difficult
20 Q
author
Apr 05 04
1497 plays
11 Colonial Forts
This quiz is about forts known from American, Asian and African history. All were built by Europeans during colonial times.
Very Difficult
15 Q
author
Jan 17 04
537 plays
12 Colonies of the Dutch Empire
The Netherlands had a large colonial empire. Many people don't know how large it was. Do you know?
Tough
10 Q
Dcape5
May 29 11
258 plays
13 German Colonial History
This is a quiz about the German colonies overseas. They were short-lived, German colonial history lasted only from ca. 1880 to 1914. To make it more challenging many of the questions are fill in blanks.
Difficult
15 Q
author
Jun 30 06
552 plays
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Last Updated Feb 26 14 5:57 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Which country was the Navigator from?
* In which year did the Portuguese first sail across the equator?
* In 1487, this Portuguese sailor first sailed around the tip of Africa. Who was he?
* Vasco da Gama sailed around Africa and up to India. At last someone had discovered an all-water route to Asia. In which year did he do this?
* Where did Christopher Columbus grow up?


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