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History is filled with interesting facts, characters, and events. Test your knowledge in this category on topics from pre-history through to today.

Fascinating facts and tantalizing tidbits of history from all over the world await, highlighting individuals, nations, conflicts. Quizzes on Royal Families and Dynasties are located in the People category.   

There are 5,772 quizzes and 57,720 trivia questions in this category.
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Basic Pennsylvania History ( Pennsylvania )

This is a simple quiz on Pennsylvania history that everyone should know. by vivalateresa
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Flower Power Daze (American) ( 1960s Nostalgia )

How much do you recall of the people, places and things of America's Love Generation...the Hippies? by harleyrose
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Average Middle School U.S History ( U.S. History )

If you were in middle school today you might be expected to know the answers to most of these questions. Let's see how much you remember. by Jack212
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Alive in the 20th Century! ( 20th & 21st Centuries )

This may be a shock to some of our younger players, but there are some of us here who were (gasp!) alive in years beginning with '19'! See ... by kyleisalive

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Going On A Date With A Canadian Historian
Jul 11 - Going On A Date With A Canadian Historian ( Famous Dates )

Canada has a rich and fascinating history dating back to prehistorical times. This quiz outlines some of the important dates up until the y ... by apathy100
History of China in the 1950s and 1960s
Jul 08 - History of China in the 1950s and 1960s ( China )

The early history of the People's Republic of China (PRC) after it was founded on 1 Oct 1949. 2019 marked the 70th anniversary of the PRC. by sw11
Can Buy Me Love
Jul 03 - Can Buy Me Love ( Social History )

The world's oldest profession has a very interesting history. Here are a few questions about how some decide that they "Can Buy Me Love", ev ... by Trivia_Fan54
The Daughters of the American Revolution DAR
Jun 27 - The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) ( U.S. History )

I have many hobbies, one of which is researching my family tree. A natural step for me once I'd researched my lineage, I joined the Daughte ... by TemptressToo
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photo quiz  Track the Events of the 2000s cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Jul 07 12

At the turn of the century (and the millennium), the people of the world faced new issues and events which would forever shape out planet. See if you can track the events as they happened year by year in the 2000s decade. Good luck!
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kyleisalive editor
Jul 07 12
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trivia quiz  What Happened in ...? (1980s edition) cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, john_sunseri, Jan 31 10

Ah, the 1980's--Glasnost, Morning in America, Kajagoogoo. It was a happier time...
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john_sunseri
Jan 31 10
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trivia quiz  American Boomers in the Early 60s cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, Jul 28 08

It was the early 60s. Women wore pillbox hats. Men longed for bigger houses and bigger cars. And then there was Camelot ...
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uglybird
Jul 28 08
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trivia quiz  The Dogs of War Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, May 17 11

A quiz on the dogs who have faced battle throughout time.
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
May 17 11
3657 plays
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photo quiz  Alive in the 20th Century! cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Jul 26 13

This may be a shock to some of our younger players, but there are some of us here who were (gasp!) alive in years beginning with '19'! See if you know what happened when history was recorded in ink instead of Wikipedia pages. Good luck!
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kyleisalive editor
Jul 26 13
4986 plays
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trivia quiz  Famous Meals from History cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Sep 16 08

Some of these meals are famous because of the people or events with which they were connected, and others simply because of their extravagance. Come take your taste buds on a journey through time!
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looney_tunes editor
Sep 16 08
11319 plays
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trivia quiz  Pivotal Moments in Nazi History cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Mar 14 09

This quiz takes a quick look at moments that shaped German, European and world history from 1923 through 1939. I hope you like it!
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jonnowales
Mar 14 09
2502 plays
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trivia quiz  I Built A Time Machine cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Nov 25 09

... and travelled back in time to take a look at what really happened at certain key moments in history. Unfortunately, I forgot the law of unintended consequences.
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Snowman gold member
Nov 25 09
3177 plays
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trivia quiz  Infamy at Its Finest cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Correspondguy, Jan 17 10

Infamy, is of course, being famous for doing something horrible. I've tried to hit as many aspects of human experience as possible.
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Correspondguy
Jan 17 10
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trivia quiz  So You Want to Know What Happened in 1955 cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, deputygary, Feb 03 09

Have you always had a burning desire to know what happened in 1955? Whether you have or not, here are ten questions about that eventful year.
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deputygary
Feb 03 09
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