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Political Science & Philosophy   

There are 48 quizzes and 505 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Man's Inhumanity to Man

A look at some of the innocent victims of tyrants and tyrannies.
Difficult (10 qns)
robert362
Dec 08 02
8814 plays
2
Belfast: A 'Who's Who?' of the 'Troubles'

A brief look at some of the key 'players' associated with the political conflict in Ireland's second city since the 1960s (and maybe a little while before). Not for the squeamish!
Average (10 qns)
dsimpy
Apr 23 10
303 plays
3
Politics: A Matter of Opinion

Many individuals have commented on the nature of politics and politicians. I'll provide clues that should enable you to identify the person credited with the comments or answer a question about the content of the quotation.
Average (10 qns)
uglybird
Oct 10 05
1944 plays
4
Whatever it Is - I'm Against it!

Challenged by heidi66, I have come up with a quiz about political opposition, sometimes warranted, sometimes not. Anyway, whatever it was, they were against it.
Tough (10 qns)
Correspondguy
Dec 23 09
864 plays
5
Who Voted For Democracy?

Politopia, the newest nation in the world, is forming a democratic government. Using your knowledge of political science and comparative politics, answer these questions about the underpinnings of democracy.
Average (10 qns)
adams627
May 20 12
390 plays
6
Love Me, Love My Slogan

Planning to run for office? Overthrow the government? Take over the world? A catchy slogan will help. See if you can tell which of these worked in the past.
Average (10 qns)
wilbill
Jun 20 12
561 plays
7
Basics of Political Science II

In this quiz you will find concepts that are essential to a basic understanding of the discipline of political science. I hope you will enjoy this quiz and that it sparks your interest to read more!
Tough (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Aug 04 04
1611 plays
8
How to Rig an Election

So you want to be a politician, but are too unlikable, untrustworthy or un-telegenic to get anyone to vote for you? Never fear. My 10 step guide will help you bypass all that pesky "democracy" nonsense.
Average (10 qns)
Islingtonian
Jul 08 09
663 plays
9
Great Political Insults: Part 1

Names will never hurt me: There's nothing better than a fine-honed insult to bring the 'great and the good' down to earth. Political life provided a rich harvest. See how many of the insulted, and the insulters, you can identify.
Tough (10 qns)
darksplash
May 11 08
1020 plays
10
Great Political Insults: Part 2

As an offering to those who enjoyed my first quiz on political insults, here are some more pithy remarks about the great and the good. If you laugh at any, remember that the trouble with political jokes is that they sometimes get elected.
Difficult (10 qns)
darksplash
May 21 08
648 plays
11
Environmental Politics

I focus on how the global political scene arrived at their current agenda re: environment
Difficult (10 qns)
auccl799
May 15 07
402 plays
12
I Love Politics. Do You?

Think you know political science? I'm not so sure you do, but take this quiz to be sure!
Difficult (10 qns)
brodie986
Apr 05 09
825 plays
13
Great Political Insults: Part 3

Seconds out; round three, and the gloves are off for some of the meanest political insults ever.
Difficult (10 qns)
darksplash
Jun 03 08
567 plays
14
Political Sex Scandals #2

This is for those who asked for a part two. The questions have an international flavor but should be interesting.
Average (10 qns)
Rehaberpro
Jun 27 09
600 plays
15
The Suffrage Movement

Over the years, women have campaigned, fought, and even died, for the right to be allowed a vote and a voice in the government of their home countries. How much do you know about their struggles?
Very Difficult (10 qns)
Rowena8482
Nov 19 07
453 plays
16
Marxism for Beginners

Marxism is a social science that is much maligned, little understood, and studied even less. See what you know about these basic Marxist ideas--you may even learn a thing or two!
Average (10 qns)
scottistoxic
Jan 26 05
3846 plays
17
Terms and Concepts in Diplomacy

The quiz exams some basic terms and concerts that permeate the conduct of international diplomacy.
Tough (10 qns)
skipp1
Apr 19 09
453 plays
18
Basics of Political Science I

The following questions cover some of the very basic terms within the discipline of comparative politics (along with describing the works and ideas of some famous scholars within the discipline). Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Jul 20 04
2304 plays
19
Make Your Mind Up Time

A quiz about voting, with a bit of a UK bias
Average (10 qns)
dellastreet
Apr 27 15
171 plays
20
Quotations About War and Politics

War and politics influence our daily lives, so we better keep in mind what famous people had to say on these subjects. All questions are of the multiple-choice type. "Who said what" can sometimes be deduced from hints in the questions.
Tough (10 qns)
flem-ish
Nov 14 02
1878 plays
21
Political Sex Scandals #1

Promising political and leadership roles have often been tarnished by scandal. Here are a few you may remember.
Tough (10 qns)
Rehaberpro
Jun 21 09
753 plays
22
Quotes From Statesmen And Politicians

Politicians and statesmen do a lot of talking. Sometimes what they say becomes part of history. This quiz deals with such 'historic', or at least 'remarkable', words.
Tough (10 qns)
flem-ish
Sep 22 01
3051 plays
23
Political Quotes

Here are some interesting things politicians and political junkies have said. Some comments are vicious, others are probably libellous, but they are all good fun. Do you know who said what?
Difficult (10 qns)
dinkytown
Aug 13 02
642 plays
24
Who Ruled the Longest? Part 1

Which of the four dictators, monarchs, or elected politicians ruled their country for the longest period of time?
Difficult (10 qns)
Stalin1879
Dec 12 03
2799 plays
25
Ladies! Stand Up For Your Rights!

A quiz about the suffragettes, a group of women who stood up for their right to vote and have a say in the laws of their country. This quiz focuses only on the British suffrage movements.
Difficult (10 qns)
ElusiveDream
Jun 20 15
246 plays
26
20th Century Politics

These events are so recent you hardly can call them history. Just in case some events are already sliding off into a dim past..a quick reminder...
Tough (10 qns)
flem-ish
May 15 01
5151 plays
27
Marxism 101

This is a little quiz on one of my favorite subjects...enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
EmmaRussell
Dec 27 08
672 plays
28
Political Philosophy

Some easy, some difficult -- from the ancients to postmodernism!
Tough (20 qns)
LauraEmily
Jul 15 00
3318 plays
29
Words of Wisdom from or about Politicians

Sometimes we remember politicians for what they DO. Sometimes we even remember them for what they SAY. This quiz is about some of their funniest,cleverest, wittiest remarks.In one case it is ABOUT politicians.
Difficult (5 qns)
flem-ish
Sep 22 01
846 plays
30
Parliaments of the World

This quiz is about name, numbers and location of the World's parliaments. Sources used are: The Oxford Dictionary of Twentieth Century World History, Microsoft Encarta, Software Toolworks Encyclopedia and my very own brain.
Difficult (25 qns)
jvannouhuys
Dec 12 00
1920 plays
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