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There are 48 quizzes and 510 trivia questions in this category.
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Man's Inhumanity to Man

A look at some of the innocent victims of tyrants and tyrannies.
Tough (10 qns)
8829 plays
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)
1971 plays
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)
873 plays
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)
396 plays
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)
570 plays
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)
1614 plays
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)
666 plays
Environmental Politics

I focus on how the global political scene arrived at their current agenda re: environment
Difficult (10 qns)
402 plays
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)
834 plays
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)
609 plays
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)
1023 plays
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)
453 plays
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)
651 plays
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)
3849 plays
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)
2313 plays
Terms and Concepts in Diplomacy

The quiz exams some basic terms and concerts that permeate the conduct of international diplomacy.
Tough (10 qns)
453 plays
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)
567 plays
Make Your Mind Up Time

A quiz about voting, with a bit of a UK bias
Average (10 qns)
174 plays
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)
1884 plays
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)
753 plays
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)
3051 plays
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)
645 plays
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)
2799 plays
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)
246 plays
The Conservative Tradition

The American and British Conservatives differ in interesting ways while sharing a common heritage. This quiz tests your knowledge of both British and American Conservative history.
Average (15 qns)
336 plays
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)
5220 plays
Political Philosophy

Some easy, some difficult -- from the ancients to postmodernism!
Tough (20 qns)
3318 plays
Marxism 101

This is a little quiz on one of my favorite subjects...enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
675 plays
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)
846 plays
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)
1920 plays
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