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trivia quiz  The First European Civilization cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 02 08

Fifteen hundred years before the Classical Age in Greece, the Minoans built fine palaces, developed writing, and created an intricate plumbing system. Test your knowledge regarding the first European civilization.
ponycargirl editor
Jul 02 08
3282 plays
trivia quiz  The Goths cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, bloomsby, May 12 04

The Goths played a key role in bringing an already weakened West Roman Empire to its knees, and in turn they also established kingdoms of their own in parts the Western Empire. Find out more about this mysterious people.
bloomsby editor
May 12 04
4848 plays
match quiz  Tales of Ancient Capitals cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jan 09 17

Many times in history the major economic or religious center of a region became its capital. Let's see if you can match the ancient capital to the area or people it served.
ponycargirl editor
Jan 09 17
555 plays
trivia quiz  Lost Ancient Cities cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, durendal, Aug 22 05

Can you name the ancient cities from these clues. From ancient Greece to the Incan Andes, stopping shortly to take a look through Europe and beyond!
Aug 22 05
14676 plays
trivia quiz  Ancient Geography cool 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, ironikinit, Jul 02 03

Twenty multiple choice questions on ancient locations and peoples.
Jul 02 03
9111 plays
photo quiz  Tales of the Sacred Bull cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Nov 09 15

In many ancient cultures, the bull was the symbol of power, fertility, and strength. Take the bull by the horns and see if you can identify the civilizations from the clues given.
ponycargirl editor
Nov 09 15
378 plays
photo quiz  You've Gotta Love Those Hebrews! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Feb 26 15

Isn't it amazing that a people, who began as a small group of nomads, made one of the greatest contributions to our world today?
ponycargirl editor
Feb 26 15
831 plays
trivia quiz  World History cool 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, Sprink1234, Aug 20 00

World History strictly B.C.
Aug 20 00
25599 plays
trivia quiz  Those Migrating Indo-Europeans 2 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Oct 10 08

Descendents of the Indo-Europeans eventually settled in many places stretching from India to Europe. How much do you know about the Persians?
ponycargirl editor
Oct 10 08
1266 plays
trivia quiz  Ancient Historical Facts cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, nerthus, Apr 12 01

Just a few questions about the ancient world. Enjoy!
Apr 12 01
13122 plays
trivia quiz  The World at One cool 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jun 11 02

What was the world like at the year 1 AD on the western calendar? Obviously the birth of civilization did not occur at this date, many civilizations had already come and gone...but what was happening in the world of that time? Let's find out...
Very Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
Jun 11 02
5055 plays
trivia quiz  Up From The Ruins - Ten Forgotten Cities cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, wilbill, Oct 12 14

Whether due to war, climate change or natural disaster, these cities were forgotten for centuries until being rediscovered. Now they're giving up their lost knowledge and adding to our history.
wilbill gold member
Oct 12 14
738 plays
match quiz  Ancient Mediterranean Cities cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Oct 06 16

Can you match these ancient cities of the Mediterranean basin with their descriptions? Have fun!
shvdotr gold member
Oct 06 16
543 plays
photo quiz  Swimming Through The Sea 3 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Dec 21 17

Today our "Swimming Through The Sea" series takes us to the Dead Sea, an area with an long historic past. Let's "swim" from shore to shore and see what we can find!
ponycargirl editor
Dec 21 17
246 plays
trivia quiz  Ancient Capitals of the World cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 30 18

Many times in history the major economic or religious center of a region became its capital. Let's see if you can correctly identify some ancient capital cities!
ponycargirl editor
Aug 30 18
411 plays
trivia quiz  Operatic Ancient History - Non-Roman cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, JanIQ, Aug 05 06

Here's another instalment on my series of combining classical music and history. Most of the operatic background was provided, as always, by the "Phaeton Great Opera Book", but also by Have fun!
JanIQ gold member
Aug 05 06
1998 plays
trivia quiz  Ancient Civilizations cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Oct 29 01

I will give you a brief list of accomplishments or characteristics, of some rather obscure group of people and you shall ferret out the proper name.
thejazzkickazz gold member
Oct 29 01
8796 plays
trivia quiz  B. C. - They Lived Before Christ cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, doomed, Oct 21 04

Much of importance happened in the era before Christ and many famous people lived then ... What can you remember of your history lessons that covered the B.C era in different parts of the world?
Oct 21 04
6393 plays
trivia quiz  World History Made Simple: 2900 B.C. - 800 B.C. cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Feb 21 04

My last quiz covered two and a half millenia in ten questions, so I don't think anyone should have been brain damaged. Here are ten more significant events over the next 2100 years. Enjoy.
Feb 21 04
7443 plays
trivia quiz  The World in 500...AD! cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Aug 04 02

In order to celebrate the creation of my 500th quiz, queries about the world of 500 AD have been selected. Thank you for your kind patronage...on to 1000!
thejazzkickazz gold member
Aug 04 02
3780 plays
photo quiz  Ancient Anatolia cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 03 15

Anatolia, the ancient land of Turkey, was a happening place! Come and check out the accomplishments that were made there!
ponycargirl editor
Aug 03 15
243 plays
trivia quiz  Traitors and Villains of the Ancient World cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Gimpess, Jan 19 05

Some of the less honourable members of the ancient world are included in this quiz. Use the clues provided to identify them. Good Luck!
Jan 19 05
5202 plays
trivia quiz  The First Century: Christians, Romans, and Jews cool 25 questions
Difficult, 25 Qns, medvedok, May 18 08

This is quiz is on first century events as they concerned Christians, Romans, and Jews.
May 18 08
2094 plays
photo quiz  Tales of the First Hanukkah cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Dec 08 15

It's that time of the year again. Happy Hanukkah!
ponycargirl editor
Dec 08 15
282 plays
match quiz  Triumphal March cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Aug 07 16

Inspired by Giuseppe Verdi's famous composition, here's a matching quiz about the remarkable feats of some ancient rulers, conquerors and military leaders.
LadyNym gold member
Aug 07 16
765 plays
match quiz  Ancient Leaders and their States 15 questions
Easy, 15 Qns, Ampelos, Aug 28 17

This is a match quiz. Assign the ancient leader to their cities or nations. The matches get more challenging as the quiz progresses.
Ampelos gold member
Aug 28 17
579 plays
trivia quiz  Mediterranean World of Antiquity 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, the_villain, Sep 14 07

Welcome to the Mediterranean World of Antiquity.
Sep 14 07
2910 plays
trivia quiz  Mighty Monarchs II (Barbarians) 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, hund, Mar 13 02

Mighty Monarchs II covers a wide variety of Barbarian Kings and Queens that led their people through the age of the Roman Empire and into the Dark Ages. Includes odds and ends about powerful Barbarian Leaders that were in the service of Rome. Good Luck!
Mar 13 02
1719 plays
trivia quiz  Ancient Civilizations 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robert362, Oct 26 01

A little bit of ancient history.
Oct 26 01
11190 plays
trivia quiz  World History Made Simple - 5500 - 3000 B.C. 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Feb 16 04

Sure it happened a long, long time ago. But the effects of these ten historical events are felt to this date. But ten dates from a two thousand five hundred year period should'nt be asking too much. Enjoy!
Feb 16 04
4794 plays
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