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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 5,801 quizzes and 58,010 trivia questions in this category.
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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
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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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Ancient Rome ( Roman History )

For anyone who enjoys history and learning about other eras, enjoy! by luv2run812
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20th Century U.S. ( USA in the 20th.Century )

In which U.S. state or territory did this 20th century historical event take place? by emmymom

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A Woman of Substance
Dec 04 - A Woman of Substance ( Women's History )

Feast your eyes on fatness and obesity in women's history. Whet your trivia appetites on a smorgasbord of factual tidbits from prehistory to ... by gracious1
25th April
Nov 24 - 25th April ( April May June )

It is your job to match the event that happened with the date, 25th April, to its year by ClaudiaCat
Are Emperors Always Bad The Five Good Emperors
Nov 23 - Are Emperors Always Bad? The Five Good Emperors ( Roman History )

Roman emperors tend to have a bad reputation. And to be honest, most of them deserve it. However, this quiz is about a group of exceptional ... by agentofchaos
Tomb Robbing For Fun and Profit
Nov 21 - Tomb Robbing For Fun and Profit ( Mixed Bag )

Tomb raiding or grave robbery has been recognised as a serious problem from ancient times right up to the present day. This quiz has some we ... by agentofchaos
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trivia quiz  The Golden Age of Athens cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Mar 25 09

The Golden Age of Athens, also called the Classical Age, is one of the most brilliant times in history.
ponycargirl editor
Mar 25 09
2430 plays
trivia quiz  Revolution! 20th Century Revolts and Uprisings cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, guitargoddess, Oct 31 10

You say you want a revolution? Here's a mixed bag of questions about revolts and other conflicts that occurred during the 20th century, some which changed the world more than others.
guitargoddess editor
Oct 31 10
4887 plays
trivia quiz  Advanced Placement U.S. History cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jack212, Dec 18 06

When some of us went to high school everyone took the same level of courses. Now high schools have Advanced Placement courses which can give students college credit if they do well. Here is your first Advanced Placement quiz!
Dec 18 06
18495 plays
trivia quiz  The Museum of Obsolescence cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, oscarguy, Aug 02 04

Tour with our guide through the museum of cultural aspects that vanished, or almost have, from American culture. See what you know about things that are going, going, gone.
oscarguy gold member
Aug 02 04
9402 plays
trivia quiz  Key Battles of World War II cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Avalice, May 01 11

The bloodiest war in history certainly had its pivotal battles that would have a huge impact on its outcome. Most of the battles are fairly well known so it shouldn't be too hard.
May 01 11
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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
2481 plays
trivia quiz  Ten Days That Shook the World cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jun 12 10

John Reed's book with this title, published in 1919, was about the October (1917) Revolution in Russia, an event which figuratively shook the world. This quiz is about events that literally shook the world - earthquakes and their aftermaths.
looney_tunes editor
Jun 12 10
10980 plays
trivia quiz  Raised in the 1660s Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, leith90, Oct 05 09

Meet Faith, a young girl growing up in London in the 1660s. Peek into her journal, and try to deduce what she's writing about.
leith90 gold member
Oct 05 09
10563 plays
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.
Feb 03 09
3375 plays
trivia quiz  History as Explained in Music cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, eauhomme, Dec 19 08

Music has often been used to tell stories, and in many cases, those stories have been true. This quiz examines specific historical events that have been covered in music.
Dec 19 08
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