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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 5,812 quizzes and 58,120 trivia questions in this category.
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folder Latin America (77)
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folder U.S. History (1081, 1 new)
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Richmond: A Walk Through History ( Virginia )

Richmond is full of history so let's see what there is to see. Most people should do well on this quiz, specific knowledge of Richmond is no ... by Polaris101
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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
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Cold War 1945-1961 ( Cold War )

This is the Cold War at its hottest! by Corycool
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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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History of Brisbane
Jan 10 - History of Brisbane ( Australian History )

Brisbane may be one of Australia's oldest cities but it is among the newest major cities in the world. How much do you know about the vivid ... by Joepetz
Finding Your Way Around a Warship  2
Jan 08 - Finding Your Way Around a Warship - 2 ( Napoleonic Wars )

Your nautical adventure continues. The learning curve remains steep but you are getting more comfortable. Not physically, of course, but a ... by cyeomans
World Events in 2019
Jan 07 - World Events in 2019 ( 2010s History )

A list of world's historical events occurred in 2019. by sw11
The Korean Demilitarized Zone
Jan 07 - The Korean Demilitarized Zone ( Korea )

This quiz starts with a few questions on Korean history to help lay the foundation of why the DMZ was created in the first place. It then go ... by BigTriviaDawg
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trivia quiz  From the 1970s cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, HeavensArrow, May 04 08

Things that happened in the 1970s mostly in America. How many do you recall?
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HeavensArrow
May 04 08
11532 plays
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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.
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
Apr 21 12
2454 plays
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trivia quiz  Ask and Ye Shall Deceive! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Sep 20 13

Things are not always as they seem. Sometimes people try to pull the wool over the eyes of the world. Here are some well-known and lesser known frauds and hoaxes.
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ozzz2002 gold member
Sep 20 13
2337 plays
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trivia quiz  The 1960s Scene/Seen Internationally cool 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, windswept, Jul 11 08

The 1960s was a ground-breaking decade in which conventions were broken or revised in politics, architecture, music, literature, lifestyles, women's roles, cooking methods, and thoughts about the future.
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windswept gold member
Jul 11 08
4875 plays
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trivia quiz  Civil War Tourism cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, ben3, Oct 15 07

For history buffs, nothing could be better than a historically theme-based vacation. I took a Civil-War themed vacation once, and it was great! This quiz tests your knowledge of Civil War sites that now are also good tourist destinations!
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ben3
Oct 15 07
9378 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
18213 plays
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photo quiz  I am Trying to Remember Just What That Is cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Aug 25 14

Here are ten things that you may or may not recognize. Take a look at the photos and they may help you figure out what the object was used for. Have fun as you take this trip down memory lane.
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dcpddc478 gold member
Aug 25 14
4290 plays
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trivia quiz  Breaking the Shackles Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Sep 17 13

As part of the Amazing Trivia Race 2, this quiz looks at the history of prisons, prisoners, and the prison system.
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doublemm gold member
Sep 17 13
2166 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
11406 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
3717 plays
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