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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 5,963 History quizzes and 59,630 History trivia questions in this category. Free to play!
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The Last Straw ( Mixed Bag )

The straw that broke the camel's back refers to a beast of burden so loaded down that literally one more straw will incapacitate him or caus ... by coachpauly
Ancient Rome ( Roman History )

For anyone who enjoys history and learning about other eras, enjoy! by luv2run812
Years Almost Everyone Knows! ( Pick The Year )

There are many dates in history that an English schoolboy would have indelibly etched in memory. Can you recognize years and events of ten d ... by coachpauly
Miscellaneous Wars ( War History )

This is a quiz on the many wars throughout the history of the world. Enjoy! by shazy95

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20thCentury History in the 1980s
13 hours ago - 20th-Century History in the 1980s ( 1980s History )

The 1980s was the final decade of the Cold War, leading to the nationalism in the Eastern Bloc with desire for more democracy in communist-l ... by sw11
Saving Rozwadw
21 hours ago - Saving Rozwadów ( Holocaust )

Two Polish doctors named Eugene Lazowski and Stanislaw Matulewicz hatched a plan that saved many Jewish lives in the village of Rozwadów dur ... by ramonesrule
20thCentury History in the 1970s
Apr 09 - 20th-Century History in the 1970s ( 1970s History )

The 1970s witnessed the recognition of China by the UN, the end of Vietnam War, and industrialized nations experiencing economic recession d ... by sw11
Can it Be Any More Dumb
Apr 07 - Can it Be Any More Dumb? ( Frauds & Hoaxes )

It appears that some people are willing to believe almost anything - no matter how improbable! Oh, spoiler alert - none of the exciting thin ... by VegemiteKid
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trivia quiz  1960s Britain cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Dec 06 12

It was a momentous decade, which saw the mini skirt and The Beatles. That's not all that happened, though, so what else can you remember?
rossian editor
Dec 06 12
2652 plays
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!
Dec 15 09
4659 plays
trivia quiz  Ancient Weapons cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Feb 14 10

Laser guided bombs? Predator drones? Forget them because ancient warriors used more "face-to-face" weapons. Let's have a look.
CmdrK gold member
Feb 14 10
3021 plays
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!
looney_tunes editor
Sep 16 08
11541 plays
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!
stuthehistoryguy gold member
Dec 21 12
2820 plays
trivia quiz  If Only They Disobeyed Orders cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Correspondguy, Dec 31 09

Generally, you want the military to obey orders. But sometimes the orders are dumb, suicidal, or horrific, and then you want more than blind obedience. This quiz, the result of an author challenge by Buddy1, asks about that particular situation.
Dec 31 09
4629 plays
photo quiz  It's a Disaster! cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Aug 12 13

History is rife with hardships and disaster, but such tragedy is life. Take a look back at some of the most influential disasters, natural and man-made, between 1980 and 2010, and never forget.
kyleisalive editor
Aug 12 13
2898 plays
trivia quiz  Cameroon: A Historical Landscape cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Apr 21 12

A quiz on the people, events, and movements that have shaped this land.
stuthehistoryguy gold member
Apr 21 12
2625 plays
trivia quiz  My Date With Disaster cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, merylfederman, May 03 12

Let's go back in time to some historical dates that, quite frankly, we should probably avoid.
Very Easy
merylfederman gold member
May 03 12
4320 plays
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.
Snowman gold member
Nov 25 09
3363 plays
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