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53 quizzes and 530 trivia questions.
1.
  Leaders of the Past popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is about 10 famous people who have led countries around the world - often doing strange things at the same time! Have fun matching their descriptions to their names.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, lordprescott, Nov 06 22
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6
Very Easy
lordprescott
Nov 06 22
410 plays
2.
  Kids Who Made History - 10 questions - 2 mins
Throughout history, young people have done remarkable things. Here are ten of the more famous young men and women who created history.
Average, 10 Qns, parrotman2006, Nov 01 22
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6
Average
parrotman2006 gold member
Nov 01 22
257 plays
3.
  Inventors You Should Know top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
These people had great ideas that made our lives a little easier and a lot nicer.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, arthurdent001, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 1,2,3,4
Very Easy
arthurdent001
Aug 23 22
747 plays
4.
  "H" People in History great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the "H" person in history with what they're famous for. All these people have a last name that starts with the letter "H". Some of them have one name only that starts with the letter "H".
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ramonesrule, Nov 07 21
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Very Easy
ramonesrule gold member
Nov 07 21
563 plays
5.
Let's see if you can match the following U.S. Presidents to their Vice Presidents. Each of the Vice Presidents eventually somehow became President in their own right.
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Dec 07 20
Recommended for grades: 5,6,7
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Dec 07 20
738 plays
6.
  Nothing is Impossible top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Many people believe that nothing is impossible. Here are just a few people who proved that things others thought to be impossible were in fact, possible. How many of these amazing people do you know?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Dec 24 10
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Very Easy
dcpddc478
4466 plays
7.
  Who's Who: Famous Entrepreneurs top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
An entrepreneur is a person who risks their own money to begin and establish a business. Through hard work and perseverance, these entrepreneurs were not only successful, but also made great financial gain. Can you match them to what they made?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 12 20
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Very Easy
ponycargirl editor
Aug 12 20
654 plays
8.
  Who's Who: Ancient Pairs great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Going back to ancient history, there are many pairs of people who are associated together - fathers and sons, siblings, couples, or friends. See if you can correctly match the ones most likely to be in the same story!
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6,7,8
Average
ponycargirl editor
Aug 23 22
637 plays
9.
  Who's Who: Famous Queens best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Let's see if you can identify the famous queens from the clues given about the country they ruled and other people with whom they were associated. Good luck!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Sep 30 17
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Very Easy
ponycargirl editor
Sep 30 17
1076 plays
10.
  Who's Who: Renaissance People top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The Renaissance began in the 1300s in Italy. Meaning "rebirth", it was a period of time when people began to rediscover the knowledge of the ancient Greeks and Romans that had been forgotten during the Middle Ages - and form new ideas as well.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Sep 11 17
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Very Easy
ponycargirl editor
Sep 11 17
887 plays
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11.
  Who's Who: US Presidents Who Were Soldiers top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
We may remember these men as presidents of the United States, but they also served their country in other roles for which they might be less famous. See if you can match the clues given with the president who was a soldier.
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jan 01 19
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Jan 01 19
574 plays
12.
  Who's Who: People of the Old West top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The Old West is considered to be the lands in the U.S. that were west of the Mississippi River, and the period of history from the end of the Civil War to the early 1900s. Let's see what you know about some of the people who made history there!
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 18 16
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Aug 18 16
1058 plays
13.
  Who's Who: Great Kings great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Why are rulers known for being "Great"? Many kings throughout history are remembered centuries later for achievements made during their reigns. Can you match the "Great" king with his accomplishments?
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Oct 03 17
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Oct 03 17
816 plays
14.
  Who's Who: Native Americans best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
One of my favorite pastimes while growing up was reading about famous Native Americans. See if you can match the correct Native American with a description that includes the tribe and one of their best-known accomplishments.
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Aug 23 22
329 plays
15.
  Who's Who: More People of the Old West top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The Old West is considered to be the lands in the U.S. that were west of the Mississippi River, and the period of history from the end of the Civil War to the early 1900s. Let's see what you know about some of the people who made history there!
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 25 16
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Aug 25 16
949 plays
16.
  Henry's Medieval Match 5 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Henry here! Once again the pages are going to see Sir William for their history lesson about people from all over the world. He always tells an interesting story! Want to come along? See if you can decipher the clues to match to the correct person!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jan 31 19
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Very Easy
ponycargirl editor
Jan 31 19
475 plays
17.
  Who's Who: Ancient Women great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you identify the accomplishments of the following ancient women? Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Apr 21 16
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Apr 21 16
973 plays
18.
  Who's Who: American Revolutionaries great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
In the 1760s, a group of ordinary men banded together to lead their fellow Americans in a revolution. Can you identify these ordinary men from the clues given?
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Dec 07 16
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Dec 07 16
806 plays
19.
  Who's Who: Within the Roman Empire top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you identify these people who lived within the ancient Roman Empire? Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jun 29 17
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Jun 29 17
891 plays
20.
  Who's Who: More Ancient People top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you identify the accomplishments of the following ancient people? Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 27 17
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Jul 27 17
839 plays
21.
  Famous British Women great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
'Saturday's child works hard for a living', according to the rhyme. I'm not sure if these ten British woman were born on a Saturday, but they all became well known for the work they did. Can you match the names to their achievements?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, rossian, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9
Very Easy
rossian editor
Aug 23 22
1028 plays
22.
  Who's Who: The Worthies top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
In 1312 a list was complied by Jacques de Longuyon that included three pagans, three Jews, and three Christians. These men were considered to be the most valiant heroes of their age. Let's identify them just by looking at some of their accomplishments.
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9,10,11
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Aug 23 22
479 plays
23.
  Henry's Medieval Match 3 top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Henry here! Today the younger pages are going to see Sir William for their first history lesson. This time it's about famous people. Want to come along?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Sep 09 17
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Very Easy
ponycargirl editor
Sep 09 17
772 plays
24.
  Henry's Medieval Match 4 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Henry here! Today the older pages are going to see Sir William for their history lesson about people from all over the world! Sir William has really been around! Want to come along?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Sep 08 17
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Very Easy
ponycargirl editor
Sep 08 17
650 plays
25.
  You Too Can... top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Many people from days past achieved wonderful, marvellous things. You too can aim for great achievements.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Aug 28 17
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Very Easy
1nn1 editor
Aug 28 17
916 plays
26.
  Exploring the New World great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Was being the leader of an expedition a glamorous job? Probably not! One thing was for certain, though! The person in charge was given the credit for whatever was accomplished - or took the blame if unsuccessful. Match the leader with his discovery.
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Feb 27 20
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Feb 27 20
376 plays
27.
  Who's Who: Ancient People great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you identify the accomplishments of the following ancient people? Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Apr 03 16
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Apr 03 16
1046 plays
28.
  Great Unifiers great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you match these great unifiers of history with the nations they unified?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jan 28 19
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Very Easy
shvdotr gold member
Jan 28 19
734 plays
29.
  Famous U.S. Presidents great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I will give a few clues about a well known U.S. President. See if you can guess which presidents they are. You will have four Presidents to choose from. No President will be correct in more than one answer.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, fredsixties, Feb 22 10
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Very Easy
fredsixties
2052 plays
30.
  "C" Historical People popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
People who have died that have become famous. This is a worldwide selection of both men and women that have made an impact in different eras.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Auszev, Feb 17 09
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Very Easy
Auszev
5296 plays
31.
  Independent Thinkers! great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Independent thinkers aren't afraid to try out new ideas and discover new things. See how many of these creative and inventive figures you can figure out from the clues in the questions. Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, shuehorn, Apr 18 12
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Easier
shuehorn gold member
1230 plays
32.
  Who's Who: Famous People on US Currency great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
My young grandson loves to earn money for his piggy bank! I believe that if he is old enough to know how to count money, he is old enough to learn a bit about the people whose images are on the currency! See if you can match them up with a nickname.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Average
ponycargirl editor
Aug 23 22
411 plays
33.
  Who's Who: Ancient Greeks great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Can you identify these people from Ancient Greece? Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Average
ponycargirl editor
Aug 23 22
861 plays
34.
  When Did They Live? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Ten names for you to match to the years in which they lived.
Easier, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Aug 29 17
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Easier
EnglishJedi gold member
Aug 29 17
861 plays
35.
The European colonization of what is now the United States began in 1565 with the establishment of St. Augustine, Florida. Let's see if you can identify some of the earliest colonial settlers.
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Aug 23 22
470 plays
36.
  "A" Historical People - 10 questions - 2 mins
People who have died that have become famous. This is a worldwide selection of both men and women who have made an impact in different eras.
Easier, 10 Qns, Auszev, Feb 17 09
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Easier
Auszev
4671 plays
37.
  Who's the Boss? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here are some historical rulers from around the world who had absolute power. How many do you know?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Nov 04 17
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Very Easy
shvdotr gold member
Nov 04 17
646 plays
38.
  Famous Scientists for Kids - 10 questions - 3 mins
I love science and admire scientists a lot. So here are some famous scientist that you might be familiar with. Match the scientist to the correct information given about them. Good luck! :)
Very Easy, 10 Qns, LoveAnimals555, Jun 19 18
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Very Easy
LoveAnimals555
Jun 19 18
769 plays
39.
  Who's Who: Hanging Out With Julius Caesar top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Let's see if you can identify some of Julius Caesar's closest associates and family members from the clues given.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10,11,12
Average
ponycargirl editor
Aug 23 22
335 plays
40.
  Ten From the Past popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here are ten questions about some well-known figures from history, each one from a different country or culture.
Average, 10 Qns, Ampelos, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Average
Ampelos gold member
Aug 23 22
1108 plays
41.
  Lost in Time: GHM popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
OMG! Someone get me out of this shady room filled with strangers! Would you help me find out who these people are while learning the meaning of some chatspeak acronyms? PLZ, help! Thx...
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Lpez, Jun 12 22
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Very Easy
Lpez
Jun 12 22
624 plays
42.
  "B" Historical People - 10 questions - 2 mins
People who have died that have become famous. This is a worldwide selection of both men and women that have made an impact in different eras.
Easier, 10 Qns, Auszev, Feb 17 09
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Easier
Auszev
3872 plays
43.
  Vive La...Queen - 10 questions - 3 mins
Behind every great king, there's an even greater queen! Match ten of history's most famous queens to the region/country they reigned over.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, tiye, Jan 11 18
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Very Easy
tiye gold member
Jan 11 18
672 plays
44.
  I Can Make You a Man popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here is a set of questions about men who were the first to achieve something momentous. You may have heard of some of them.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Jul 15 11
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Very Easy
dcpddc478
1600 plays
45.
  Famous People Remembered popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Let's think about people!
Easier, 10 Qns, vickielynne, Jan 12 19
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Easier
vickielynne
Jan 12 19
1979 plays
46.
  Binders Full of Women popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Schools and libraries have binders and books full of the lives of famous women who changed their world. Here are just ten of them.
Average, 10 Qns, Christinap, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Average
Christinap
Aug 23 22
884 plays
47.
  US Presidents A-C popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Presidental ABCs! Good luck...
Average, 10 Qns, vickielynne, Sep 25 09
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10
Average
vickielynne
1710 plays
48.
  Mother Necessity - 10 questions - 2 mins
This is a quiz about inventors and what they invented. Good luck and tell me what you think of my quiz.
Easier, 10 Qns, rlke6488, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 5,6,7,8
Easier
rlke6488
Aug 23 22
2855 plays
49.
  Pasteurization for Kids! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Louis Pasteur was born in France in 1822, and is considered to be one of the first microbiologists. Microbiology is the study of microscopic creatures like bacteria. Join me on a tour of Pasteur's accomplishments!
Average, 10 Qns, AmericanWombat, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Average
AmericanWombat
Aug 23 22
632 plays
50.
  Historical Figures For Kids - 10 questions - 2 mins
Hello. A short quiz on historical figures, all multiple choice.
Easier, 10 Qns, clarod, Jun 17 15
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Easier
clarod
1838 plays
51.
  Australians of the Past - 10 questions - 3 mins
Although a relatively young country on the world stage, Australia has produced a number of notable people in different fields of endeavour. Try these.
Average, 10 Qns, barrywlj, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Average
barrywlj
Aug 23 22
504 plays
52.
  We Owe It All to ... - 10 questions - 6 mins
This is a quiz dedicated to all those inventors who have made life easier for us all. Source "The Big Book of Inventions", Maureen Spurgeon. Have fun.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Fiachra, Apr 24 18
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10,11,12
Difficult
Fiachra
Apr 24 18
3745 plays
53.
  Musical First Names - 10 questions - 3 mins
Let's see if you can compare with these great composers. :)
Average, 10 Qns, burgerchef618, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9
Average
burgerchef618
Aug 23 22
905 plays
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