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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 5,823 quizzes and 58,230 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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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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Structure of WWII ( World War II )

This is quite an easy and informative quiz. I hope you like it! :) by Corycool
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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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A Time of Innocence
Feb 19 - A Time of Innocence ( Specialized History )

Many adults try to preserve a child's innocence by shielding them from some of the horrors of the "grown-up" world. This quiz will focus on ... by RedHook13
American History by Decade The 1900s
Feb 18 - American History by Decade: The 1900s ( USA in the 20th.Century )

It's a new century. How much do you know about the decade from 1900-1909? by LIBGOV
American History by Decade The 1890s
Feb 17 - American History by Decade: The 1890s ( USA in the 19th.Century )

The 19th century was coming to a close. What do you know about the Gay Nineties? by LIBGOV
American History by Decade  The 1880s
Feb 15 - American History by Decade: The 1880s ( USA in the 19th.Century )

Assassinations, riots, and gun fights, oh my! How much do you know about the 1880s in U.S. History? by LIBGOV
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trivia quiz  In a While, Crocodile cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 15 11

My history professor told me that historians should never predict the future. The events featured in this quiz show how true this is!
looney_tunes editor
Jan 15 11
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photo quiz  The Lazy Days of Summer cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, reedy, May 18 14

If there is one thing that hasn't changed over the years, it is the lure of the outdoors on a beautiful summer day. Do you remember filling your hours with any of these pastimes?
Very Easy
May 18 14
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trivia quiz  Lost Ancient Cities cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, durendal, Aug 22 05

Can you name the ancient cities from these clues. From ancient Greece to the Incan Andes, stopping shortly to take a look through Europe and beyond!
Aug 22 05
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trivia quiz  Richmond: A Walk Through History cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Polaris101, Sep 29 04

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 not necessary. Just answer these easy questions about places in or near the city. Enjoy your visit.
Polaris101 gold member
Sep 29 04
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trivia quiz  The Victorian Underworld cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Flapjack44, Dec 04 06

The Victorian era was a confident, dynamic time - but there was a shadowy side away from the bright lights and technical innovations.
Dec 04 06
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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!
Jul 03 07
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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.
Sep 03 05
3189 plays
trivia quiz  It Happened During The 1970s cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Uga76, Mar 17 06

This is an easy quiz about events that occurred during the decade of the 1970s.
Mar 17 06
12777 plays
trivia quiz  It Happened One Night cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jul 05 10

It was a dark and stormy night (ok, maybe not stormy in all the cases) when these incidents took place. Take a look at some important historical events that occurred under the cover of darkness.
zorba_scank gold member
Jul 05 10
4212 plays
trivia quiz  American Revolution Battles and Figures cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, quickquizfun, Mar 27 12

The American Revolution was an exciting time period full of action, sacrifice, and heroic acts of loyalty. Basic knowledge facts make up the body of this quiz. A quiz for every American. Enjoy!
Mar 27 12
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