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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 5,779 quizzes and 57,790 trivia questions in this category.
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Famous Tweets of History ( Mixed Bag )

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 f ... by kyleisalive
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The Doomsday Clock is Ticking ( 20th & 21st Centuries )

The Doomsday Clock was created more than 60 years ago to represent how close we are to destroying our civilization. This quiz will cove ... by kevinatilusa
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1980s Time Capsule ( 1980s Nostalgia )

Here's a quiz dealing with certain fad items from the 1980s. Enjoy. by evil44
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Ancient Rome ( Roman History )

For anyone who enjoys history and learning about other eras, enjoy! by luv2run812

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Black Friday Saturday and Sunday
Aug 12 - Black Friday, Saturday, and Sunday ( Famous Dates )

Here you'll match some famous and infamous events that occurred on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. But wait - there's more! These events were ... by PDAZ
Murder Most Foul
Aug 12 - Murder Most Foul ( Crime and Punishment )

This quiz focuses on ten most foul, strange and unnatural murders that continue to haunt us from the last 100 years. by matriplex
Operation Mincemeat
Aug 07 - Operation Mincemeat ( European War )

In 1943, in an effort to disguise British military objectives, British intelligence hatched a plot most macabre and fascinating, Operation M ... by TemptressToo
Miraculous Thailand Cave Rescue  JuneJuly 2018
Aug 07 - Miraculous Thailand Cave Rescue: June-July 2018 ( Thailand )

In June and July 2018, the heroic rescue of a soccer team of 12 young boys and their coach from a flooded cave in Thailand captivated the wo ... by sw11
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trivia quiz  Man's Inhumanity to Man cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, skunkee, Sep 07 06

Join me on a tour of some the outrageous acts that man has committed against his fellow man (please note that this is not a 'top ten' list). Sadly these examples are merely a drop in the bucket. It's enough to make you want to resign from the human race.
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skunkee editor
Sep 07 06
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photo quiz  Across All Micronesia cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 08 13

'Across All Micronesia', also known as 'Patriots of Micronesia', is the national anthem of the Federated States of Micronesia, a small Pacific nation with a big history, at which we will take a look.
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looney_tunes editor
Jan 08 13
2307 plays
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trivia quiz  Unforgiving Lies of History cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, illiniman14, Jun 26 10

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 been lied about in history, and learn the truth.
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illiniman14
Jun 26 10
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trivia quiz  What Happened in ... ? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, john_sunseri, Dec 15 09

I'll go through the decade from 1900 to 1909 with things that happened in each year--you name the event!
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john_sunseri
Dec 15 09
4536 plays
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trivia quiz  Will This Book Ever Get Written? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Mar 27 07

As some Funtrivia regulars know, I'm writing a book on world history - among other things. This quiz goes over some of the periods I'm working on. Hopefully you'll like the material half as much as I do!
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
Mar 27 07
7335 plays
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trivia quiz  Better Late Than Never cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Jan 16 10

As it turns out, I'm not really reliable with times or dates. At least I'm showing up in the right place for these historic events (and with good intentions), right?
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kyleisalive editor
Jan 16 10
4521 plays
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trivia quiz  Why Georgia? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Dec 21 12

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!
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
Dec 21 12
2592 plays
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trivia quiz  The Best Quiz in the World... cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Dec 12 13

...and other outrageous lies. Here are ten of history's greatest porkers.
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Snowman gold member
Dec 12 13
3588 plays
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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
7926 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
2337 plays
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