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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 5,878 quizzes and 58,780 trivia questions in this category.
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American History (Origins-1776) ( U.S. Colonial History )

This is my first quiz ever! You world studies/history teachers should find this good for your class! by 12986553
Pompeii: A Buried Town ( Pompeii )

This quiz is about the town of Pompeii. An amazing archeological site. by charis
Unforgiving Lies of History ( Mixed Bag )

Lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry? Vikings wore helmets with horns? Why would they do that? Well, they didn't. Find out who else has b ... by illiniman14
My Date With Disaster ( Disasters )

Let's go back in time to some historical dates that, quite frankly, we should probably avoid. by merylfederman

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Compound Disinterest
Jun 22 - Compound Disinterest ( U.S. History )

Why the disinterest in compounds? It is because all of these historical events involve elements. by bernie73
Entertainment to Die For
Jun 21 - Entertainment to Die For ( Social History )

Though dangerous forms of entertainment are still widely practiced in modern times, many events that were highly popular in the past regular ... by LadyNym
History in the Making
Jun 20 - History in the Making ( U.S. History )

Match the event in American History to the scandal or crisis it caused. by Joepetz
Seeing Via Television
Jun 18 - Seeing Via Television ( 19th, 20th & 21st Centuries )

Of all the inventions of the past 100 years, television must surely rank high up there in changing our lives. In particular, live televisio ... by darksplash
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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
3510 plays
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trivia quiz  Firsts in the 1960s (Part 1) cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Windswept, Jan 04 09

This quiz asks you to identify newsworthy items of that explosive decade, the 1960s, such as inventions, cultural icons, and events. Enjoy your trip down memory lane. I enjoyed mine.
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Windswept gold member
Jan 04 09
6588 plays
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trivia quiz  It Was the Best of Times ... The 1960s cool 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 01 10

This 'Tale of Two Sixties' quiz recalls some of the historic highs and lows of the decade to show: 'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times'.
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looney_tunes editor
Feb 01 10
7752 plays
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trivia quiz  Famous Tweets of History cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Dec 18 12

Who says Twitter is new and innovative? People have been tweeting about events since the dawn of time. Just look at some of these tweets from over the years and figure out when or where, in 140 characters or less, they were sent. Good luck!
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kyleisalive editor
Dec 18 12
4317 plays
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trivia quiz  The Holocaust: Basics cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Dec 11 10

These questions are about basic aspects of the Holocaust and about some of the terminology used in literature on the subject.
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bloomsby
Dec 11 10
3537 plays
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trivia quiz  Smoke, Smoke that Cigarette cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Godwit, Nov 01 09

This quiz is about the fascinating early history of tobacco and smoking. It's interesting and not difficult.
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Godwit gold member
Nov 01 09
2391 plays
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trivia quiz  Badges and Other Symbols of the Holocaust cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Nov 01 04

This quiz asks you to assume to role of a recent deportee to a concentration camp and interpret your surroundings based on your knowledge of Holocaust symbolism.
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
Nov 01 04
8409 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
4113 plays
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trivia quiz  American Tragedies cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, RAgamer51, Jul 03 07

America has had its share of human tragedies over the years. This quiz is about some of those famous tragic events. See how many you remember. Good luck!
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RAgamer51
Jul 03 07
18321 plays
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trivia quiz  Jesse James cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, diamondjim68, Sep 03 05

This quiz is about one of the most controversial outlaws of the Old West. I hope you enjoy it.
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diamondjim68
Sep 03 05
3225 plays
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