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64 quizzes and 710 trivia questions.
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  If They Made a Movie ... editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
For each of these historical questions, pick the movie title that provides the best answer. Good luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Aug 15 06
Difficult
stuthehistoryguy gold member
20656 plays
2.
  Most Interesting History ... top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
So you thought you knew history? Here are some things your teacher never told you.
Difficult, 10 Qns, leanne5, Nov 07 21
Difficult
leanne5
Nov 07 21
8802 plays
3.
  Mixed Bag of World History popular trivia quiz - 25 questions - 8 mins
Here's a quiz for those among us who claim to know a little bit about everything. This quiz is packed with fairly easy questions, but they are from around the world and through the ages.
Difficult, 25 Qns, tkane82, Feb 17 22
Difficult
tkane82
Feb 17 22
6924 plays
4.
  Don't Stop Seceding - 10 questions - 6 mins
It's often human nature to want to be independent and separate, which may explain why so many times in history groups and regions have seceded from a country or attempted to do so. Let's look at some cases of this.
Tough, 10 Qns, WeirdAlLover, Aug 20 16
Tough
WeirdAlLover
Aug 20 16
5186 plays
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  In the Past great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Do you have a good general knowledge of historical events?
Tough, 10 Qns, doublemm, Apr 16 11
Tough
doublemm gold member
1966 plays
6.
  General Historical Topics 1 - 15 questions - 7 mins
Just a general quiz on a whole range of historical topics from across the world. The questions are quite random, mostly just whatever came to mind at the time.
Very Difficult, 15 Qns, Findlay, Feb 17 22
Very Difficult
Findlay
Feb 17 22
3997 plays
7.
  Hounded by History popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Sit down on your sofa, stay there for a while and sniff out the answers to this mixed bag of questions from different eras of history.
Tough, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Mar 25 20
Tough
Fifiona81 editor
Mar 25 20
450 plays
8.
  Mists of Pop History great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Popular culture is awash with misunderstandings about the past. Explore your conceptions and misconceptions.
Tough, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Jun 30 15
Tough
bloomsby gold member
556 plays
9.
  History and People in History: 1 popular trivia quiz - 20 questions - 9 mins
Some events and participants have changed the course of history, while some events and players remain largely obscure - only to end up in the pages of a book and forgotten by many. Test yourself on some famous (and obscure) events & people.
Difficult, 20 Qns, Lssah, Feb 17 22
Difficult
Lssah
Feb 17 22
2246 plays
10.
  General History - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is just a general knowledge history test.
Tough, 10 Qns, gregw, May 01 04
Tough
gregw
7160 plays
11.
  History and People in History: 2 popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
This is the follow up quiz to my last quiz of the same title. Hope you enjoy it!
Difficult, 15 Qns, Lssah, Feb 17 22
Difficult
Lssah
Feb 17 22
1600 plays
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  Treason and Betrayal - 10 questions - 6 mins
Yes, treason and betrayal are a significant part of history. The first word will give you a hint where the treachery took place.
Tough, 10 Qns, El_Raton, May 28 07
Tough
El_Raton
3569 plays
13.
  Oddities in History - 10 questions - 6 mins
History as taught in school was incredibly boring. If only they'd taught us some of these incredible facts!
Difficult, 10 Qns, peterzezel, Feb 17 22
Difficult
peterzezel
Feb 17 22
6043 plays
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  Fun History Facts - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here are some fun facts from times that have come and gone. Hope you enjoy!
Difficult, 10 Qns, onopearls, Jun 05 07
Difficult
onopearls
4005 plays
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  They Didn't...Did They? popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 8 mins
History is often filled with interesting yet obscure tidbits no-one knows about. This quiz covers those moments.
Tough, 15 Qns, mrjeremy, Dec 14 14
Tough
mrjeremy
490 plays
16.
  Famous Blunders - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here's a look at some famous blunders through history.
Tough, 10 Qns, robert362, Aug 22 15
Tough
robert362
3736 plays
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Some things in history are unknown; some things are incorrectly known.
Tough, 10 Qns, robert362, Aug 15 08
Tough
robert362
4381 plays
18.
  Handshakes in History - 10 questions - 5 mins
Famous and not-so-famous handshakes throughout history. Some of these meetings changed the world, some didn't!
Tough, 10 Qns, Plumbus, Dec 02 12
Tough
Plumbus gold member
876 plays
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  History Grab Bag - Part Two - 10 questions - 5 mins
Another grab bag of mainly British and US history facts and figures, to titillate your brain cells!
Tough, 10 Qns, delboy22, Mar 30 08
Tough
delboy22
1737 plays
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  General History: 15 Questions - 15 questions - 6 mins
A bit of (almost) everything from all over the place. Have fun!
Difficult, 15 Qns, bobalmighty, Mar 30 11
Difficult
bobalmighty
3393 plays
21.
  General Historical Topics 2 - 15 questions - 7 mins
Test your knowledge once again on history from all over the world. China, Japan, Korea, Russia, Europe, the US, Latin America - all figure here.
Difficult, 15 Qns, Findlay, Feb 17 22
Difficult
Findlay
Feb 17 22
859 plays
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  A Trip Back in History... - 10 questions - 7 mins
If you've done any of my quizzes, you'll know that I have a bit of a penchant for creating questions that people might find interesting. Let's see how I go ... :)
Difficult, 10 Qns, heatherlois, Nov 29 11
Difficult
heatherlois gold member
1375 plays
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  Historical Gossip - 10 questions - 6 mins
All that news from the past...does it really teach us anything ..or is it just the equivalent of kaffeeklatsch middle-aged ladies tend to exchange at the coffeetable.I wouldn't know.But this is mostly about historic 'details'.
Difficult, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Feb 17 22
Difficult
flem-ish
Feb 17 22
5035 plays
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  Animal Farm's Hometown History - Part 1 - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here on the Farm, we have people from different and interesting places. Have fun as you learn some history trivia about our various hometowns, cities, and states from around the world.
Tough, 10 Qns, davegrilla, Apr 11 10
Tough
davegrilla
383 plays
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  Historical Jewels of Europe popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
The Tower of London guards England's gems but other European royal jewels can be viewed on the Continent. The information is from Prince Michael of Greece's book, "Crown Jewels".
Difficult, 10 Qns, sterretjie101, Feb 17 22
Difficult
sterretjie101
Feb 17 22
776 plays
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  It's History Now - 15 questions - 6 mins
Pay attention everybody. 150 points up for grabs. Are you ready? Are you willing? Are you able? Just play and find out. Have fun.
Difficult, 15 Qns, Fiachra, Feb 17 22
Difficult
Fiachra
Feb 17 22
2789 plays
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  Coal - A Mine of Information? - 10 questions - 6 mins
The least glamorous of the fossil fuels, coal, has impacted on human history in some surprising ways. Inspired by and indebted to the book "Coal: A Human History" by Barbara Freese.
Tough, 10 Qns, bucknallbabe, Jun 26 10
Tough
bucknallbabe gold member
419 plays
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  One Year, Two Events - 10 questions - 6 mins
I will give you an event. I will give you a choice of four years, with events that happened during those years. You pick the right year - and event.
Difficult, 10 Qns, smalltownhick, Feb 17 22
Difficult
smalltownhick
Feb 17 22
1708 plays
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  General Historical Topics 3 - 15 questions - 7 mins
Yet another assortment of questions on historical topics from right around the world and across history. Enjoy!
Very Difficult, 15 Qns, Findlay, Feb 17 22
Very Difficult
Findlay
Feb 17 22
969 plays
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  A Historical Potpourri popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here are 10 questions on a subject that Henry Ford thought was 'bunk' but that I like: History!
Tough, 10 Qns, MrSheen, Mar 17 10
Tough
MrSheen
670 plays
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  The Second Millennium - 10 questions - 6 mins
For my first quiz, I have selected ten years out of the second millennium. These years are not selected randomly: all these years appear on the labels of (mostly Belgian) beers.
Difficult, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Dec 02 12
Difficult
JanIQ gold member
907 plays
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  Historical Mixed bag - 10 questions - 7 mins
Ten completely mixed questions relating to history. A good tune up for a game of Trivial Pursuit or a pub quiz.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, dericpw, Feb 17 22
Very Difficult
dericpw
Feb 17 22
1323 plays
33.
  Another Mixed History Bag - 10 questions - 6 mins
A really, really difficult historical quiz for experts. You will likely learn some historical information and broaden your knowledge :-) Good luck !
Difficult, 10 Qns, waggg, Feb 17 22
Difficult
waggg
Feb 17 22
896 plays
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  Historical Js - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here's a quiz about some people, events and details of history with one connecting factor - the letter J!
Tough, 10 Qns, bolan1, May 20 05
Tough
bolan1
1157 plays
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"Love is Strange" was a hit for Mickey and Sylvia but life, too, is strange, likely even stranger than love. Shake your head, chuckle and enjoy the antics of these historical figures.
Difficult, 10 Qns, TimTamMan, Feb 17 22
Difficult
TimTamMan gold member
Feb 17 22
393 plays
36.
  A Little of All - 15 questions - 6 mins
There is a little bit from everywhere, though it has some emphasis on Europe and America.
Difficult, 15 Qns, personX, Feb 22 22
Difficult
personX
Feb 22 22
2459 plays
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  Migrations: Past and Present - 10 questions - 7 mins
Migrations are part of world history. Many people benefited from them. Many others were harmed by them. We live our lives completely oblivious of past migrations, naively believing they cannot happen in our time.
Tough, 10 Qns, drx3dan, Jul 23 19
Tough
drx3dan
Jul 23 19
224 plays
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  A Glorious Mixture - 10 questions - 6 mins
I would be quoting the circumstances from certain historical moments and you would be as a participating individual in the situation.
Tough, 10 Qns, nayrhit, Sep 08 10
Tough
nayrhit
1836 plays
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  Apropos of Nothing, What Happened? - 15 questions - 7 mins
Here are fifteen completely random questions from completely different areas of history.
Difficult, 15 Qns, jacobite1745, Feb 17 22
Difficult
jacobite1745
Feb 17 22
1211 plays
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  Something's Burning - 10 questions - 5 mins
Fires can be things of terror, of beauty, of destruction, and wonderment. This quiz gives you examples of all of these emotions at work through the medium of fire.
Tough, 10 Qns, Warrior100, Jan 10 15
Tough
Warrior100
374 plays
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China and the United States were both ripped apart by civil conflict in the violent middle years of the nineteenth century. This quiz looks at Americans and Chinese who landed in the other guy's war.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Guiguzi, Jul 09 13
Difficult
Guiguzi
235 plays
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  Just Answer the Question 2 - 10 questions - 4 mins
Congratulations. I am delighted that so many of you have made it to round two, the specialist round. Your chosen speciality is history. Silence everyone the quiz is about to begin. Shh!
Tough, 10 Qns, Fiachra, Nov 27 04
Tough
Fiachra
1120 plays
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  Random History Quiz II - 10 questions - 8 mins
This quiz covers a broad section of history across the centuries under various points of interest. Test your random historic knowledge and have fun!
Difficult, 10 Qns, Baron03, Feb 17 22
Difficult
Baron03
Feb 17 22
427 plays
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  Mutiny and Mutineers - Past and Present - 10 questions - 6 mins
The crime of mutiny has occurred on the high seas as long as men have sailing. These are some of famous ones and imfamous ones.
Difficult, 10 Qns, beterave, Feb 17 22
Difficult
beterave
Feb 17 22
325 plays
45.
  Stop! Thief! - 10 questions - 4 mins
Enjoy a trip in this rogues' gallery and see how many infamous felons and felonies you can identify. Have fun.
Tough, 10 Qns, fiachra, May 28 06
Tough
fiachra
952 plays
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  Odd Things People Did - 10 questions - 5 mins
Weird things people did to make sure they ended up in the history books.
Difficult, 10 Qns, blakey, Jun 29 15
Difficult
blakey
941 plays
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  Last in History - 10 questions - 6 mins
Not a comment on my schooldays, but a quiz on the notable 'lasts' throughout history.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Plumbus, Feb 17 22
Difficult
Plumbus gold member
Feb 17 22
992 plays
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  Heads Up! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Here's a nod to some people who got a little ahead of themselves. If you can rack your brains and come up with their circumstances - hats off to you!
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, sidnobls, Feb 17 22
Very Difficult
sidnobls
Feb 17 22
1194 plays
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  Freaky History - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here is a quiz on some of the weird and extraordinary elements in history. Whoever said that history was boring ?!
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, khemkagrt, Feb 17 22
Very Difficult
khemkagrt
Feb 17 22
2454 plays
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  Are You Sure About That? - 10 questions - 6 mins
There are many historical events that people think they know about that didn't actually happen, or didn't happen in the way they are generally perceived. Can you separate the truth from the myth?
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, daver852, Feb 17 22
Very Difficult
daver852 gold member
Feb 17 22
670 plays
51.
  Tricky Questions of History - 10 questions - 6 mins
This is a series of questions for historical events at various times. The common theme is that the obvious answer is often not the right one - read the question carefully!
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, lucretius667, Feb 17 22
Very Difficult
lucretius667
Feb 17 22
724 plays
52.
  Random History Quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Just some history questions that span across the centuries and continents.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Baron03, Feb 17 22
Difficult
Baron03
Feb 17 22
599 plays
53.
  Fun History IV (Ancient) - 10 questions - 5 mins
This fun history quiz is designed for those who enjoy delving into ancient history.
Tough, 10 Qns, trojan11, Feb 20 11
Tough
trojan11
948 plays
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  Last in History: II - 10 questions - 6 mins
A sequel to my 'Last in History' quiz. More famous, infamous and obscure 'lasts' throughout history.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Plumbus, Feb 17 22
Difficult
Plumbus gold member
Feb 17 22
848 plays
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  A Tough Older Historical Miscellany - 10 questions - 6 mins
Play this one! It's useless knowledge, but it's fun. See how much you know!
Difficult, 10 Qns, poppy18, Feb 17 22
Difficult
poppy18
Feb 17 22
2135 plays
56.
  Bending the Mind - 10 questions - 5 mins
A quiz all about propaganda in modern history.
Tough, 10 Qns, katemol, Feb 25 16
Tough
katemol
Feb 25 16
1174 plays
57.
  Now You See It - 10 questions - 7 mins
Some empires, dynasties and régimes last for centuries, while others are not so lucky. This quiz takes a look at a few of these less fortunate creations.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, bronzewolf22, Feb 17 22
Very Difficult
bronzewolf22
Feb 17 22
337 plays
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  Whiz Kids - History - 10 questions - 4 mins
Do you think you are a history whiz kid? Take this quiz to test to find out if you a whiz kid of a quiz kid!
Difficult, 10 Qns, plimmlia, Mar 21 10
Difficult
plimmlia
552 plays
59.
  Have a Blast! - 10 questions - 6 mins
How much do you know about the history of the atomic bomb? Find out by taking this quiz!
Difficult, 10 Qns, sunshine7, Oct 15 16
Difficult
sunshine7
Oct 15 16
1751 plays
60.
  North America: Part 2 - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is the second part of my North America series. It will feature some of North America's famous battles, figures, and moments. Good Luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, ih400, Nov 29 15
Difficult
ih400
412 plays
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  You know it as... - 10 questions - 6 mins
Many people can brag about knowing historical terms in English or their native language, but few can say they know it in the original. The quiz gives terms in English, and your job is to select the original. Good luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, Salahuddin, Feb 17 22
Difficult
Salahuddin
Feb 17 22
854 plays
62.
  Historical Miscellany - 10 questions - 6 mins
Ok, you think you're good at history, but to which extent is it true ? Maybe some surprises wait for you in the maze of history. Here's a little quizz on different matter and different times to see if you have lacunae.
Difficult, 10 Qns, waggg, Feb 17 22
Difficult
waggg
Feb 17 22
909 plays
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  From the Cutting Room - 10 questions - 5 mins
Enjoy some fragments which never made it to becoming a full quiz.
Difficult, 10 Qns, fiachra, Feb 17 22
Difficult
fiachra
Feb 17 22
818 plays
64.
  Fun History III - 10 questions - 6 mins
This fun quiz may prove to be just a little difficult and may well tax those little grey cells. Have fun.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, trojan11, Feb 17 22
Very Difficult
trojan11
Feb 17 22
1408 plays
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