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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 5,938 History quizzes and 59,380 History trivia questions in this category. Free to play!
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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
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
1980s Time Capsule ( 1980s Nostalgia )

Here's a quiz dealing with certain fad items from the 1980s. Enjoy. by evil44
Flower Power Daze (American) ( 1960s Nostalgia )

How much do you recall of the people, places and things of America's Love Generation...the Hippies? by harleyrose

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History of Sydney
Jan 15 - History of Sydney ( Australian History )

Sydney is the largest city in Australia thus its history forms an integral part of Australia's past. How much do you know about the history ... by Joepetz
History of Montevideo
Jan 12 - History of Montevideo ( Latin America )

Uruguay's capital of Montevideo may not be as well known as other South American cities but Montevideo played a large role in the developmen ... by Joepetz
Man Alive It Was 65
Jan 11 - Man Alive; It Was '65! ( 1960s Nostalgia )

1965 was a very interesting mid-point in that decade. See if you can recall things from that year, or if you've heard the "old folks" talk a ... by logcrawler
Julius Caesar
Jan 09 - Julius Caesar ( Julius Caesar )

This is a quiz about Gaius Julius Caesar, the man who paved the way for the Empire Period in Roman history. by Buferos
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trivia quiz  Quiz Like it's 1999 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Oddball, Jul 31 07

People were saying goodbye to the 20th Century (a year early) and preparing for the 21st. What do you know about 1999, besides the Prince song?
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Oddball
Jul 31 07
9687 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  What Happened in ...? (1990s edition) cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, john_sunseri, Feb 01 10

Here we are--the last decade of the 20th century. I hope you enjoy your short trip back through time!
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john_sunseri
Feb 01 10
6651 plays
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trivia quiz  Colombia: The Good With The Bad cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, May 30 11

A quiz on the ups and downs of Colombian history and culture.
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
May 30 11
3198 plays
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trivia quiz  Weapons of the Great War cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, BettyBlue, Aug 13 07

There were many innovations in weaponry during World War 1 but some of the weapons used were restyled old favourites. You might know more about them all than you think! Good luck.
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BettyBlue
Aug 13 07
7362 plays
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trivia quiz  Remembering the 60s - 1967 Americana cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jan 26 05

Anti-war protesters marched on the Pentagon as the number of U.S. troops in Vietnam rose to more than half a million. Muhammad Ali was stripped of his heavyweight championship for refusing to be drafted into the army.
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rblayer
Jan 26 05
9084 plays
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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.
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ponycargirl editor
Mar 25 09
2484 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
4998 plays
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trivia quiz  Eighth Grade U.S. History Test cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Jack212, Dec 06 06

These are topics that a typical eighth grader might be expected to study today. Let's see how much you remember from your school days!
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
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Jack212
Dec 06 06
33117 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
6918 plays
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