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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 5,794 quizzes and 57,940 trivia questions in this category.
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folder U.S. History (1079)
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folder Pre-History (21)
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folder War History (1007)
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Famous Tweets of History ( Mixed Bag )

Who says Twitter is new and innovative? People have been tweeting about events since the dawn of time. Just look at some of these tweets f ... by kyleisalive
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Years Almost Everyone Knows! ( Famous Dates )

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
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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
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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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The Metropolitan Borough of Bolton
Oct 16 - The Metropolitan Borough of Bolton ( British Local History )

Welcome to a quiz on my hometown of Bolton and its environs. by bwfc10
This Is Why We Cant Have Nice Things
Oct 11 - This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things ( Disasters )

With absolutely no disrespect intended - considering how phrase of the title has often been used - here is a bit of information about ten of ... by cowboybluedog
The 20th Century 100 Years of History by Decade
Oct 10 - The 20th Century: 100 Years of History by Decade ( 20th & 21st Centuries )

Trying to distill all the major events that occurred in the 100 years of the twentieth century is impossible. Here are a few examples that t ... by 1nn1
Chess Pieces
Oct 08 - Chess Pieces ( Mixed Bag )

The game of chess is like two armies going to war. Some moves and strategies in the game are reflected in a range of historic events. by AcrylicInk
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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.
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merylfederman gold member
May 03 12
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trivia quiz  The Holocaust: Basics cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Dec 11 10

These questions are about basic aspects of the Holocaust and about some of the terminology used in literature on the subject.
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bloomsby editor
Dec 11 10
3474 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
18174 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
2148 plays
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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!
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durendal
Aug 22 05
14649 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
3693 plays
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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!
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looney_tunes editor
Jan 15 11
9453 plays
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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.
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Correspondguy
Dec 31 09
4533 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
7620 plays
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trivia quiz  Medieval Celebrities cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, hj1, Apr 22 08

After the fun I had with my Tudor celebrities I decided that that stars of the Medieval time were just as sensational and shouldn't be forgotten! This time I've included a couple of stars from the continent also.
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hj1
Apr 22 08
6747 plays
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