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792 European History quizzes and 11,088 European History trivia questions.
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  19th-Century Europe: A Time of Change top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz concerns events in European history in the 19th century, including a few questions about Central and Eastern Europe, which usually tend to be left out in favor of Western Europe.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Apr 06 22
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Average
LadyNym gold member
Apr 06 22
353 plays
2.
  FYR Macedonia: Modern is the New Ancient best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz on the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, aka FYROM or FYR Macedonia. It became the Republic of North Macedonia in February 2019.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, May 11 17
Average
stuthehistoryguy gold member
May 11 17
2786 plays
3.
  Why Georgia? best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
One of the most profound questions historians ask is "Why?" This quiz attempts to answer that question across various episodes of Georgian history. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Oct 02 13
Average
stuthehistoryguy gold member
2958 plays
4.
  Going For Baroque Going For Baroque popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz features ten questions dealing with 17th century European history.
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Aug 14 18
Average
bernie73 gold member
Aug 14 18
284 plays
5.
  General European History great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
General European History from the Renaissance to the Cold War.
Average, 10 Qns, trident, May 25 22
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Average
trident editor
May 25 22
5723 plays
6.
  Tales of 17th Century Conflicts best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The history of the world is full of stories about conflicts - and the 17th century was no exception. Can you match the date, which may mark the beginning OR the end of the conflict, and those involved with the correct conflict?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 28 18
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jul 28 18
525 plays
7.
  More Tales of 17th Century Conflicts top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The history of the world is full of stories about conflicts - and the 17th century was no exception. Can you match the date, which marks the beginning of the conflict, and those involved with the correct conflict?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Sep 28 17
Average
ponycargirl editor
Sep 28 17
488 plays
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  Europe 1815-1900 best quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
This quiz is primarily concerned with broad historical trends in this period and ought not to be particularly hard. Have fun!
Tough, 15 Qns, bloomsby, Dec 14 15
Tough
bloomsby gold member
4975 plays
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  The 17th Century: I Remember It Well! best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
"Remember!" the ghost urges Hamlet in the play, but you don't have to remember any lines. If you like Shakespeare, enjoy! If not, just cut to the last sentence of each question, which asks you to remember facts about 17th Century European history.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Aug 07 17
Average
nannywoo gold member
Aug 07 17
477 plays
10.
  E Is For Epirus popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Inspired by Sue Grafton, I wrote this history quiz in which every answer starts with E. What do you know about the following events, people and places, mostly in European history?
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Dec 01 21
Average
JanIQ gold member
Dec 01 21
263 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Approximately how many miles was Athens from the city of Marathon in ancient Greece?

From Quiz "European History Part I"




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  Operatic History in the Eighteenth Century best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here's yet another instalment on operas (and perhaps some other classical music) named after historical events and persons. This time, we deal with the eighteenth century - from the War of the Spanish Succession up to the French Revolution.
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Jun 27 14
Average
JanIQ gold member
1083 plays
12.
  Europe's Game of Thrones best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
It's great fun to watch the various houses vie for power in a fantasy series, but the kingdoms of Europe were playing this game a long time ago. See what tactics they used to stay in power or end up losing the game.
Average, 10 Qns, trident, Jun 23 14
Average
trident editor
808 plays
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  Modern European History: 1850-2000 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A brief quiz, covering all things historical from 1850 to 2000. Good luck and enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, runaway_drive, May 23 14
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Easier
runaway_drive gold member
1667 plays
14.
  European History Common Bond popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The following will offer some interesting tidbits on European History. Question ten will have a common bond with the first nine.
Easier, 10 Qns, lout62001, Nov 15 17
Easier
lout62001 gold member
Nov 15 17
2041 plays
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As in 1848, revolutionary fever spread across Europe in 1989. This time it was the people of the communist countries of the Eastern Bloc who agitated for change. See how well you remember those events.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Apr 21 12
Average
alan03
1406 plays
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  European History: Part II popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The second part of a series of multiple-choice questions on European History. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, History1066, Feb 14 14
Average
History1066
767 plays
17.
  European History Part I - 10 questions - 4 mins
A series of multiple-choice questions on European History. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, History1066, May 05 12
Average
History1066
1727 plays
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  Western Civ - 10 questions - 3 mins
A quiz for anyone who has ever taken Western Civ I in college, written by someone who has taught the course many times!
Average, 10 Qns, doomyjoe, Aug 31 09
Average
doomyjoe
5012 plays
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  Historie enow t' Inspire the Bard top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here are some historical questions from events and people that inspired some of Shakespeare's works. Have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Dec 18 13
Average
shvdotr gold member
743 plays
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  Pogroms and Ghettos, 1096 Onwards best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The persecution of Jews in Europe intensified sharply with the Crusades, and continued for a very long time. Test your knowledge, and discover more.
Tough, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Oct 08 15
Tough
bloomsby gold member
1047 plays
21.
  The Holy Roman Empire great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The Holy Roman Empire ... Some say it was neither "holy," nor "Roman," nor an "empire." What do you know about this entity? This quiz is 'old-fashioned history' with names and dates.
Average, 10 Qns, snediger, Apr 10 10
Average
snediger
1367 plays
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  European History - Some Key Aspects popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Test your knowledge of the history of the Old Continent!
Average, 10 Qns, vishal-nl, Jan 11 09
Average
vishal-nl
1369 plays
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  European History: Part III - 10 questions - 4 mins
The third part of a series of multiple-choice questions on European History. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, History1066, Mar 22 14
Average
History1066
681 plays
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  19th Century European History - 15 questions - 5 mins
This should test your knowledge of 19th Century European history.
Tough, 15 Qns, magicbadger, Oct 31 15
Tough
magicbadger
3345 plays
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  European Countries That No Longer Exist great trivia quiz - 20 questions - 9 mins
In this quiz I will ask you about countries that no longer exist. A few of them may exist as regional entities, but none as national entities.
Difficult, 20 Qns, author, Oct 26 11
Difficult
author
3877 plays
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  Classical Music in History popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
I've already composed several quizzes on pieces of classical music named after historical persons or events. But there are also other possible links between history and classical music. See, for example, Daniel Auber's "La Muette de Portici".
Tough, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Oct 10 17
Tough
JanIQ gold member
Oct 10 17
1027 plays
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  European History - A Miscellany: 2 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Another ten questions on Europe, mainly in 19th century and mainly on Continental Europe. Players are likely to find some of the questions unusual (and not very easy), so please treat this as a learning experience.
Difficult, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Feb 27 15
Difficult
bloomsby gold member
2049 plays
28.
  European History - A Miscellany: 1 top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here are some questions on European history with a bias towards the 19th and 20th centuries.
Difficult, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Mar 19 20
Difficult
bloomsby gold member
Mar 19 20
2127 plays
29.
  History of Vilnius popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Vilnius, Lithuania's capital city, is full of rich culture and bloody history. How much do you know about its past?
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Feb 13 20
Average
Joepetz gold member
Feb 13 20
183 plays
30.
  European History Mix - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here is a mixture of European history questions. It's my first quiz! Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, beatles4741, May 12 10
Average
beatles4741
1373 plays
31.
  British Appeasement of Germany popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
The term "appeasement" is well known. This quiz is about the politics and the politicians - and the anti-appeasers. Test your knowledge.
Difficult, 15 Qns, bloomsby, Aug 19 17
Difficult
bloomsby gold member
Aug 19 17
993 plays
32.
  History: Tackling Research Problems - 10 questions - 6 mins
There's no simple recipe for tackling research problems. However, this quiz tries to give a few pointers.
Average, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Apr 25 19
Average
bloomsby gold member
Apr 25 19
1452 plays
33.
  European Intellectual History popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
General history of Western Europe from 1600 to the present. Includes many of the philosophers of the time.
Average, 10 Qns, Amartin888, Jun 22 15
Average
Amartin888
2193 plays
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In 1848 revolutionary fever swept across Europe. This quiz will test your knowledge of the Year of Revolutions.
Tough, 10 Qns, alan03, Jul 30 14
Tough
alan03
599 plays
35.
  European History, 1648-1789 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz covers a variety of subjects that feature in European history from the end of the Thirty Years' War to 1789.
Tough, 10 Qns, AeronBlade, Apr 11 11
Tough
AeronBlade
927 plays
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  The Balance of Power: Europe, 1492-1914 - 10 questions - 4 mins
A brief overview of the shifting concentrations of power and conflicts of Europe, from colonization to World War I.
Average, 10 Qns, op47b, Aug 17 11
Average
op47b
1275 plays
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  The Concert of Europe 1815-1914 - 20 questions - 8 mins
Though bloody wars continued to be fought by all its signatories, the Concert of Europe DID succeed in preventing a general European war until the oubreak of WWI. Test your knowledge of the history of the European Continent during this tumultuous period.
Difficult, 20 Qns, brutus_cassius, Oct 30 08
Difficult
brutus_cassius
1199 plays
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  Europe: The Scramble for Africa - 10 questions - 4 mins
Leading up to WWI, the countries of Europe competed tirelessly to conquer the greatest portion of Africa. How much do you know about the sordid events and people of this time?
Average, 10 Qns, Lordtiolac, Apr 09 14
Average
Lordtiolac
414 plays
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  Huguenot History popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Many British people, myself included, have Huguenot ancestors. But who were these people and what is their story?
Average, 10 Qns, jules44, Dec 11 09
Average
jules44
519 plays
40.
  Early Modern Europe Test Your Knowledge - 10 questions - 3 mins
A time of discovery, invention and education. Also a time of beheadings and wars.
Average, 10 Qns, spyro, Jan 08 10
Average
spyro
1976 plays
41.
  The Double-Headed Eagle popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Ever been intrigued by this strange creature? This topic is rather obscure, so please treat this quiz as a learning exercise, and have fun.
Difficult, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Aug 19 16
Difficult
bloomsby gold member
Aug 19 16
1283 plays
42.
  19th and 20th Century Europe - 10 questions - 3 mins
I just finished taking higher level IB history. Here are ten questions on some of the things I learned.
Average, 10 Qns, smarta$$57, Apr 18 19
Average
smarta$$57
Apr 18 19
1592 plays
43.
  The Hanseatic League - 10 questions - 5 mins
Ten questions on Europe's first "common market".
Tough, 10 Qns, Berkshire12, Jun 26 04
Tough
Berkshire12
380 plays
44.
  The Livonian Crisis - 15 questions - 6 mins
In the mid-sixteenth century the great powers in northeastern Europe clashed over modern Estonia and Latvia. It was a fascinating period, I hope you enjoy the quiz!
Difficult, 15 Qns, brutus_cassius, Apr 24 03
Difficult
brutus_cassius
483 plays
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  Noble Steeds II: Europe - 10 questions - 4 mins
Famous horses and riders from European history (15th to 19th centuries). Questions mainly obscure.
Tough, 10 Qns, xaosdog, Jun 04 02
Tough
xaosdog
475 plays
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  Austria-Hungary - 20 questions - 4 mins
I will ask you some questions about the lost empire of Austria-Hungary.
Average, 20 Qns, author, Mar 19 14
Average
author
920 plays
47.
  Military Coups In Europe - 20 questions - 3 mins
I want to ask you about some military coups in Europe. I will give you the year and the name of the coup maker. You give me the country.
Tough, 20 Qns, author, Jul 04 20
Tough
author
Jul 04 20
1162 plays
48.
  Disputed Areas in Europe - 25 questions - 6 mins
I will give you the name of two or three European countries and a year in the 20th century. This year the two or three countries disputed over an area. But which?
Difficult, 25 Qns, author, Nov 08 11
Difficult
author
1764 plays
49.
  Millennium Quiz: 1000-2000 A.D. - 10 questions - 4 mins
You will be taken on a journey through time, visiting every century of the last millennium. Have fun!
Tough, 10 Qns, vishvakarman, Oct 25 13
Tough
vishvakarman
1633 plays
50.
  East Central Europe - 15 questions - 7 mins
The breadbasket of Europe and one of its most hotly contested areas! Test your knowledge of this unique and fascinating area! NOTE: for the purpose of this quiz please consider East Central Europe = Poland, Hungary and Czech and Slovak Republics.
Difficult, 15 Qns, brutus_cassius, May 17 03
Difficult
brutus_cassius
880 plays
51.
  European History Mix II - 10 questions - 5 mins
Part II of my European Mixes! Tried to make this one a little more difficult! I hope you enjoy! Bonne Chance!
Tough, 10 Qns, beatles4741, May 13 10
Tough
beatles4741
748 plays
52.
  Former German And Italian States - 20 questions - 3 mins
As a result of the unification of Italy in 1860-70 and of Germany in 1866-1871 a lot of states lost their independence. I want you to join me in a quiz to search for these states. I will give you the capital, and you give me the name of the state.
Tough, 20 Qns, author, Oct 18 12
Tough
author
656 plays
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Charles V was a significant Holy Roman Emperor who oversaw some of the most important and interesting events in the 16th century. This quiz examines these events and his life.
Tough, 10 Qns, oracleireland, Dec 26 11
Tough
oracleireland
234 plays
54.
  England And Flanders' Common History - 10 questions - 7 mins
Medieval Flanders (originally just a strip of floodland on the continental side of the Channel) played a not insignificant role in European, and even in English History, especially since Hastings. Check your knowledge here.
Difficult, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Aug 20 16
Difficult
flem-ish
Aug 20 16
627 plays
55.
  Early Modern Europe: 10 Questions - 10 questions - 4 mins
Ten questions on Western Europe, mainly in the 16th century (1500-1600).
Difficult, 10 Qns, naylor182, May 19 06
Difficult
naylor182
577 plays
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  Hungarian Names of East European Cities - 10 questions - 5 mins
Hungary was one of the major losers of World War I. It lost about 2/3 of its territory. In this quiz I ask for the Hungarian names of some cities which were part of Hungary until end of WW1. (Hungary was part of Dual Monarchy Austria-Hungary 1867-1918).
Tough, 10 Qns, author, Jul 01 11
Tough
author
397 plays
57.
  German Names of East European Cities 2 - 15 questions - 7 mins
This is a (more difficult) sequel to my quiz about German names of East European cities.These cities had a large population of Germans up to the World Wars.
Difficult, 15 Qns, author, Sep 19 02
Difficult
author
588 plays
58.
  Italian Names of Balkan Cities - 10 questions - 8 mins
Parts of Balkan once was Italian territory, or belonged to the Italian city states. In this quiz I will test your knowledge of the Italian names of these cities.
Difficult, 10 Qns, author, Sep 22 02
Difficult
author
366 plays
59.
  German Names of East European Cities - 15 questions - 7 mins
Up to the World Wars many East European cities had a large minority (or even a majority) of German speaking people. The World Wars changed this situation. In this quiz I ask: What were the German names for some of these cities?
Tough, 15 Qns, author, Mar 21 19
Tough
author
Mar 21 19
514 plays
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  Particular European Events - 10 questions - 5 mins
Enjoy this 'Europe-dedicated' quiz on specific history. Good luck!
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, epikouros, Aug 05 06
Very Difficult
epikouros
1434 plays
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