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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 5,914 quizzes and 59,140 trivia questions in this category.
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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
I am Trying to Remember Just What That Is ( Nostalgia )

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 f ... by dcpddc478
1950s Fads, Fashion, Events and Pop Culture ( 1950s Nostalgia )

Were you around in the 1950s? Well, I wasn't, but I think they are a pretty cool subject to research. Enjoy my quiz! Oh, and if you would li ... by HappyDaysFan
1980s Time Capsule ( 1980s Nostalgia )

Here's a quiz dealing with certain fad items from the 1980s. Enjoy. by evil44

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A Date Quiz You May Actually Love
Sep 12 - A Date Quiz You May Actually Love ( Famous Dates )

Can you match the famous times with the event in United States history? Have fun and enjoy! by linkan
History of Dubai
Sep 10 - History of Dubai ( Asian )

Dubai may have only recently entered the international stage but its history goes back hundreds of years. How much do you know about this ma ... by Joepetz
History of Kolkata
Sep 02 - History of Kolkata ( India )

Kolkata (Calcutta) is one of the most important cities in India. It was front and center from the country's early history to the modern day ... by Joepetz
Cant We All Just Get Along
Sep 02 - Can't We All Just Get Along? ( U.S. States & Cities )

The United States may be united geographically, however political unity between the states has been tough to maintain. This quiz will focus ... by RedHook13
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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!
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Jack212
Dec 18 06
18621 plays
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trivia quiz  Firsts in the 1960s (Part 1) cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Windswept, Jan 04 09

This quiz asks you to identify newsworthy items of that explosive decade, the 1960s, such as inventions, cultural icons, and events. Enjoy your trip down memory lane. I enjoyed mine.
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Windswept gold member
Jan 04 09
6603 plays
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trivia quiz  Kenya: The Road to Independence 2.0 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, May 02 10

A quiz on Kenyan history through the colonial period into the time of national consciousness and the cusp of violent revolution.
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
May 02 10
3855 plays
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trivia quiz  The Doomsday Clock is Ticking Editor choice cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, kevinatilusa, Nov 17 09

The Doomsday Clock was created more than 60 years ago to represent how close we are to destroying our civilization. This quiz will cover some of the history behind the clock as well as some events that have led to the clock's hands being moved.
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kevinatilusa gold member
Nov 17 09
12198 plays
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trivia quiz  The Dogs of War Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, May 17 11

A quiz on the dogs who have faced battle throughout time.
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
May 17 11
3768 plays
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trivia quiz  Don't Fence Me In! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Apr 30 13

Identify the great empires from the clues given.
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ponycargirl editor
Apr 30 13
2325 plays
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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
2427 plays
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trivia quiz  It Was the Best of Times ... The 1960s cool 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 01 10

This 'Tale of Two Sixties' quiz recalls some of the historic highs and lows of the decade to show: 'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times'.
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looney_tunes editor
Feb 01 10
7788 plays
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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.
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looney_tunes editor
Jun 12 10
11130 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
7473 plays
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