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The Mediterranean basin is often associated with the Abrahamic religions - Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This quiz, however, is dedicated to some of the unique religions that flourished in the area in the centuries before the advent of those three.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Oct 24 22
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Average
LadyNym gold member
Oct 24 22
213 plays
2.
  World History best quiz - 25 questions - 6 mins
World History strictly B.C.
Tough, 25 Qns, Sprink1234, Mar 06 13
Tough
Sprink1234
25886 plays
3.
  Lost Ancient Cities best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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!
Average, 10 Qns, durendal, Mar 29 20
Average
durendal
Mar 29 20
15069 plays
4.
  Youve Gotta Love Those Hebrews You've Gotta Love Those Hebrews! best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Nov 02 17
Average
ponycargirl editor
Nov 02 17
1050 plays
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  Best of the Best  Ancient Women Best of the Best: Ancient Women great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Throughout time there have been outstanding women who wrote "her story" rather than "his story". What do you know about these women who were known and respected throughout the ancient world?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jun 18 16
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jun 18 16
638 plays
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  Tales of the Sacred Bull Tales of the Sacred Bull best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Sep 06 17
Average
ponycargirl editor
Sep 06 17
465 plays
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  Swimming Through The Sea 3 Swimming Through The Sea 3 best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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!
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Dec 21 17
Average
ponycargirl editor
Dec 21 17
329 plays
8.
  Ancient Geography best quiz - 20 questions - 5 mins
Twenty multiple choice questions on ancient locations and peoples.
Tough, 20 Qns, ironikinit, Oct 05 04
Tough
ironikinit
9277 plays
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  B. C. - They Lived Before Christ top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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?
Average, 10 Qns, doomed, Mar 01 13
Average
doomed
6603 plays
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  Triumphal March great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Inspired by Giuseppe Verdi's famous composition, here's a matching quiz about the remarkable feats of some ancient rulers, conquerors and military leaders.
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Aug 08 16
Easier
LadyNym gold member
Aug 08 16
1114 plays
trivia question Quick Question
The ancient Kingdom of Silla was located on today's Korean Peninsula. What was the name of their ancient capital?

From Quiz "Ancient Capitals of the World"




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  Tales of Ancient Capitals best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jan 09 17
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jan 09 17
671 plays
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  Tales of the First Hanukkah Tales of the First Hanukkah great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
It's that time of the year again. Happy Hanukkah!
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Dec 09 15
Average
ponycargirl editor
376 plays
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  Ancient Leaders and their States great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
This is a match quiz. Assign the ancient leader to their cities or nations. The matches get more challenging as the quiz progresses.
Easier, 15 Qns, Ampelos, Aug 29 17
Easier
Ampelos gold member
Aug 29 17
674 plays
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  Questions on Ancient Civilizations popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A little bit of ancient history.
Average, 10 Qns, robert362, Feb 11 02
Average
robert362
11430 plays
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  Tales of the Ark of the Covenant Tales of the Ark of the Covenant popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
One of the most important symbols of the Jewish faith, the Ark of the Covenant is said to contain information that is important not only to Judaism, but to Christianity and Islam as well. What do you know about this artifact?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 03 15
Average
ponycargirl editor
523 plays
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  Ancient Historical Facts popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Just a few questions about the ancient world. Enjoy!
Difficult, 10 Qns, nerthus, Jun 17 22
Difficult
nerthus
Jun 17 22
13288 plays
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  The First European Civilization best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Tough, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Dec 31 15
Tough
ponycargirl editor
3430 plays
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  Ancient Capitals of the World best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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!
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Sep 07 18
Average
ponycargirl editor
Sep 07 18
559 plays
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  Ancient Anatolia Ancient Anatolia great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Anatolia, the ancient land of Turkey, was a happening place! Come and check out the accomplishments that were made there!
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 03 15
Average
ponycargirl editor
307 plays
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  Traitors and Villains of the Ancient World great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Some of the less honourable members of the ancient world are included in this quiz. Use the clues provided to identify them. Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Gimpess, Nov 07 19
Average
Gimpess
Nov 07 19
5302 plays
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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.
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Nov 30 15
Average
rblayer
7618 plays
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  The Goths best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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.
Difficult, 10 Qns, bloomsby, May 23 13
Difficult
bloomsby gold member
4914 plays
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  Tales of the Tribes: Result? Goose Egg! - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Twelve Tribes of Israel, descendants of Jacob, inhabited the land of Canaan for quite some time until a disagreement set the stage for a major disaster that resulted in the loss of identity for all tribes.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, May 12 17
Average
ponycargirl editor
May 12 17
1274 plays
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  Ancient Mediterranean Cities top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Can you match these ancient cities of the Mediterranean basin with their descriptions? Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jun 08 17
Average
shvdotr gold member
Jun 08 17
714 plays
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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.
Tough, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Sep 28 21
Tough
thejazzkickazz gold member
Sep 28 21
8909 plays
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  A Hodgepodge of Ancient History - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz was written as a challenge for the Amazing Race. I learned a lot from it and hope you do too.
Average, 10 Qns, playmate1111, Oct 23 13
Average
playmate1111 gold member
2376 plays
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  Women of the Ancient World popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
In honor of Women's History Month, here's a tip of the hat to some women of the Ancient World. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Mar 16 15
Average
shvdotr gold member
1378 plays
28.
  The World at One top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Mar 15 10
Very Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
5136 plays
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  Up From The Ruins - Ten Forgotten Cities top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, wilbill, Jan 05 15
Average
wilbill gold member
967 plays
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  Operatic Ancient History - Non-Roman top quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
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 www.operone.de. Have fun!
Average, 15 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 11 06
Average
JanIQ gold member
2136 plays
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  Those Migrating Indo-Europeans 2 top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Descendents of the Indo-Europeans eventually settled in many places stretching from India to Europe. How much do you know about the Persians?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 08 10
Average
ponycargirl editor
1464 plays
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This is quiz is on first century events as they concerned Christians, Romans, and Jews.
Difficult, 25 Qns, medvedok, Jul 16 10
Difficult
medvedok
2149 plays
33.
  Mediterranean World of Antiquity popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Welcome to the Mediterranean World of Antiquity.
Average, 10 Qns, the_villain, Nov 10 13
Average
the_villain
3201 plays
34.
  Mighty Monarchs II (Barbarians) popular trivia quiz - 25 questions - 7 mins
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!
Tough, 25 Qns, hund, Dec 29 07
Tough
hund
1762 plays
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  10 Question Ancient Civilizations Quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you recognize these ancient civilizations if I name three cities that were part of them?
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, Sep 20 21
Average
reedy gold member
Sep 20 21
3794 plays
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  The World in 500...AD! great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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!
Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Sep 10 07
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
3826 plays
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  Punny Classics - 10 questions - 5 mins
All you pun-loving Greeks and Romans out there, I have created a quiz just for you! Just pick the answer that's the worst joke, and you should do just fine!
Average, 10 Qns, pu2-ke-qi-ri, Jan 10 16
Average
pu2-ke-qi-ri
2206 plays
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  Ancient History popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Hello - and welcome to my first quiz. I'll keep this short. Have fun!
Tough, 10 Qns, trajancaesar, Feb 26 10
Tough
trajancaesar
3027 plays
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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!
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, May 30 15
Average
rblayer
5072 plays
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  The World in 1000...B.C. popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is a very general survey of what the world looked like politically in 1000 B.C. Keep in mind that some dates are approximations...1000 B.C. was a long time ago after all! Have fun!
Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Sep 05 03
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
4507 plays
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  Early Civilizations - 10 questions - 4 mins
Test your knowledge in this easy test covering Paleolithic, Neolithic, Ancient Egypt and Hebraic times. This test covers basic humanitarian knowledge. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, lemunchii, Apr 13 18
Average
lemunchii
Apr 13 18
2530 plays
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  Ancient Civilizations Test Your Knowledge - 15 questions - 4 mins
I love ancient history. I hope you do too. Do this quiz to find out if you do.
Average, 15 Qns, CaraBrown, Mar 21 17
Average
CaraBrown
Mar 21 17
427 plays
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  A Little Ancient History - 10 questions - 4 mins
Just a few multiple choice questions. Have fun ...
Tough, 10 Qns, kaab, Mar 24 16
Tough
kaab
Mar 24 16
3455 plays
44.
  Facts - 10 questions - 3 mins
Quiz on random facts from Ancient History.
Tough, 10 Qns, akkad22, Feb 26 10
Tough
akkad22
3294 plays
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  The Arcane Mysteries of the Great Gods - 10 questions - 6 mins
This is an attempt to shed some light into the chthonic mystery cult of the Great Gods, one of the most important Mysteries of the ancient world.
Tough, 10 Qns, tiye, Feb 22 17
Tough
tiye gold member
Feb 22 17
261 plays
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  Fun History IX - 10 questions - 5 mins
A journey back over the centuries and some questions about famous people and events. It is quite a tough quiz but I hope you enoy it.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, trojan11, Jan 14 07
Very Difficult
trojan11
1578 plays
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  American Civilizations - 10 questions - 5 mins
Hi! This is a short quiz about the ancient cultures, history and mythologies of Central and South America. Some of the questions are easy, some probably not so easy. Good luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, Zyxzewski, May 23 13
Difficult
Zyxzewski
1458 plays
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  Wicked Women in the Ancient World - 10 questions - 5 mins
The portrayal of women in the ancient world is often negative and morally questionable. Women can be murderesses, sorceresses, shrewd politicians, and incite terror using magic where they lack in physical prowess.
Tough, 10 Qns, Minerva, Jul 09 17
Tough
Minerva
Jul 09 17
1234 plays
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  Antiquity - Other Missing Links - 10 questions - 4 mins
Previous satisfactory experiences with this type of quiz made me submit yet another one. The purpose of each question is to match the 'missing link' with the given list of Antiquity related names.
Tough, 10 Qns, Mr5, Nov 06 03
Tough
Mr5
901 plays
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  The Barbarians of Europe - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz tests the knowledge of the barbarian tribes of early Europe, like the Visigoths and Ostrogoths, Huns, Vandals.
Average, 10 Qns, CzarManx, Sep 21 09
Average
CzarManx
3578 plays
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  Noble Steeds I: Ancient and Medieval - 10 questions - 5 mins
Horses (well, I refer to one mule so let's make it 'equines') and riders ancient and medieval. Questions range from 'everyone ought to know it' to quite obscure... the bulk probably tend toward the latter end of the spectrum.
Difficult, 10 Qns, xaosdog, May 16 02
Difficult
xaosdog
2001 plays
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  AD 1: Dawn of a New Era - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a look at some of the events historians say happened in year AD 1. The events themselves were found using historymole.com.
Average, 10 Qns, Ilona_Ritter, Sep 23 16
Average
Ilona_Ritter gold member
Sep 23 16
691 plays
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  Chief Cities of Ancient Middle East Empires - 20 questions - 5 mins
In this quiz I will ask you for the chief cities/capitals of some ancient Middle East Empires.Some of the questions refer to Roman provincial organisation of the Middle East.I give you the name of the empire/province,you give me the city.
Tough, 20 Qns, author, Feb 20 10
Tough
author
1867 plays
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  Greek and Roman Wars and Battles - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is a quiz that is focused on wars and battles from ancient times. Enjoy!
Difficult, 10 Qns, wriggly9, Feb 22 12
Difficult
wriggly9
818 plays
55.
  Don't Forget the Pyrrhics! - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is really a double quiz about the two very different meanings of the word pyrrhic, both having an ancient history.
Average, 10 Qns, Katval, Dec 07 13
Average
Katval
426 plays
56.
  Antiquity - Missing Links - 10 questions - 4 mins
This type of quiz is really relaxing: in each question you'll just have to find the missing link, given a series of names related to Ancient History.
Tough, 10 Qns, Mr5, Nov 01 03
Tough
Mr5
1719 plays
57.
  Ancient Hodgepodge - 10 questions - 6 mins
How much do you know about the ancient world? This quiz contains a hodgepodge of questions about such things as the ancient Near East to the ancient Celts and Romans, with some India and Japan thrown in for some extra spice.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, queenlibre, Sep 13 03
Very Difficult
queenlibre
1357 plays
58.
  Ancient Hodgepodge II - 10 questions - 6 mins
More ancient hodgepodge for you to strain your brain over. But aren't those questions the best kind? This one is a bit different from the first, but I hope you enjoy it.
Difficult, 10 Qns, queenlibre, Feb 01 04
Difficult
queenlibre
1145 plays
59.
  The Indus Valley Civilization - 10 questions - 6 mins
This quiz is all about the Indus Valley better known as the Harappa Civilization which was one of the oldest and most advanced cultures of the World. Very little is known about it due to lack of written records. Its beginning was as mysterious as its end
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, swashbuckler, Jun 19 22
Very Difficult
swashbuckler
Jun 19 22
1444 plays
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  Near East History - 10 questions - 4 mins
Classical civilizations shaped our world today, but Near Eastern civilizations started it all.
Tough, 10 Qns, ion, Apr 13 10
Tough
ion
2326 plays
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This is the first in a series of ten quizzes. Starting in around 3000 BC and ending in the 1960s, each one deals with a different leader who has had a great impact on history. Good luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, Angela XIV, Mar 12 04
Difficult
Angela XIV
2275 plays
62.
  Graeco-Roman Age - 10 questions - 6 mins
This quiz contains questions of ancient Graeco-Roman age. Starting from battles to literature you'll come across various kind of questions. I guess without wasting much of your time you should proceed towards the quiz. Play and chill!
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, swashbuckler, Jun 19 22
Very Difficult
swashbuckler
Jun 19 22
2656 plays
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  Indo-Europeans - 5 questions - 5 mins
5 questions on the ancient Indo-European tribes that swept through the Middle East, India and Europe many centuries ago.
Difficult, 5 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Mar 04 05
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
1500 plays
64.
  More Ancient Quotes - 5 questions - 5 mins
Submitted for your amusement are some tautological maxims of confusion. Who uttered these riddles?
Difficult, 5 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Mar 18 08
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
982 plays
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