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  There are 19 quizzes and 225 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Taking Dictation - Part II

Yet another set of dictators to be put in their place!
Easy (10 qns)
nyirene330
Aug 31 16
399 plays
2
Absolute Power ...

"Power tends to corrupt, but absolute power corrupts absolutely". (Lord Acton, 1834-1902). A quiz on some of the most corrupt and murderous world leaders of the twentieth century.
Average (10 qns)
trident
Sep 24 04
3759 plays
3
The 'Great Dictators'

The twentieth century saw the rise and fall of many a dictator, in all parts of the world. A dictator is anyone who has absolute power in a country without being democratically elected. My sources are the Encyclopaedia Britannica and Wikipedia.
Average (25 qns)
queenofsheba
Jul 19 07
3117 plays
4
Dictators' Wives

Behind every dictator, there is usually a wife wielding considerable power. This quiz looks at some famous, or infamous, First Ladies.
Average (10 qns)
MotherGoose
Aug 19 04
2739 plays
5
Personality Cults

Repressive regimes indulge in personality cults sustained by an adoring mass media to create the image of the leaders as being larger than life and wise in all things. See if you can identify these characters or their claims to fame.
Difficult (10 qns)
mstanaway
Feb 25 07
1566 plays
6
Dictator, President, King, or Outlaw?

In this quiz you are given a historic event and a person related to it. You will have to decide which title best describes the person listed - dictator (one who seizes power), president (elected leader), king (monarch or emperor) or outlaw (criminal).
Average (10 qns)
tazman6619
Jul 26 09
3237 plays
7
The Wrong Guy Was In Charge - Crazy Dictators

Dictators are often vicious megalomaniacs. They commit crimes against those they govern but they also do things that cause head shaking, eye rolling and laughter. Can you name these loony leaders and the countries they ruled?
Average (10 qns)
wilbill
Oct 09 14
423 plays
8
He Won't Go

A change can be very nice. Some world leaders take their sweet time about leaving their post however and refuse to step down. See what you know about these ten examples that had their people going "he won't go".
Easy (10 qns)
James25
Jul 16 12
621 plays
9
Taking Dictation - Part 1

Can you match these brutal dictators with the countries they tyrannized?
Easy (15 qns)
nyirene330
Aug 29 16
546 plays
10
Twentieth Century Dictators

There have been some very unpleasant political leaders throughout the ages. Here I'm asking you to identify some of the dictators from the twentieth century. Good luck.
Average (10 qns)
bracklaman
Apr 22 07
4605 plays
11
Despot Calling the Kettle Black

Choose the correct dictator I describe in each question. Note that a couple have somewhat vague descriptions because I would be giving away the answer if I went into further detail.
Easy (10 qns)
AlexT781
Oct 07 13
603 plays
12
The Quotable Tyrant

Say what you will about dictators, warlords and despots, most of them had some vaguely interesting things to say! See if you can match the quote with the autocrat!
Difficult (10 qns)
TriviaGod0
Jan 01 07
1245 plays
13
Run from Tyrants and Dictators!

Remember that one man's tyrant can be another man's hero. Here's a look at just a few of my favourite tyrants!
Easy (10 qns)
playmate1111
Jun 29 12
1989 plays
14
Mussolini and Friends

Surprise....surprise! Not only Hitler was his "friend"....Take this quiz and learn more about some of Benito Mussolini's life and friends.
Average (10 qns)
VANEYK
Sep 28 14
312 plays
15
Dictators, Tyrants And Other Oppressors

Ruling with an iron fist somehow seems to be a good recipe for an (ambiguous) type of popularity. See how well you remember some of the more fearsome rulers in human history.
Tough (10 qns)
flem-ish
Oct 17 02
4440 plays
16
If I Were A Dictator......

The top 10 greediest and bloodiest "liberators" of Africa, as listed by AfricaNews.com. The list starts at number ten and ends with Numero Uno.
Average (10 qns)
gillyz
Oct 22 12
414 plays
17
Yes, I'm the Great Dictator

This is an Author Challenge quiz, on people who were (or are) mostly real and mostly dictators, with just one linguistic question thrown in for good measure.
Tough (10 qns)
einhardno
May 21 14
369 plays
18
Sic Semper Tyrannis

Greed. Power. Megalomania. It's good to be king. Can you name these great dictators?
Tough (10 qns)
rockets-DJ
Aug 20 01
2811 plays
19
Coup d'etat

This quiz is probably the first of its kind. It pertains to the major coups that have been staged in the past in different parts of the world. Lets see how well are you acquainted with them.
Difficult (25 qns)
swashbuckler
Mar 12 02
795 plays
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