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32 quizzes and 335 trivia questions.
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  Best of the Best  Famous Comebacks Best of the Best: Famous Comebacks great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Sometimes, just when it looks like a person's career is all over - well, it isn't after all! What do you know about these people who made famous political comebacks?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Oct 04 22
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ponycargirl editor
Oct 04 22
943 plays
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  Overcoming Adversity Overcoming Adversity great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
They say history is written by the winners, but some groups are reclaiming their past. Many people can trace their ancestral roots back to the African continent, yet there is more to black history than the slave trade.
Easier, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Jan 14 19
Easier
AcrylicInk gold member
Jan 14 19
531 plays
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  Infamy at Its Finest best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Infamy, is of course, being famous for doing something horrible. I've tried to hit as many aspects of human experience as possible.
Average, 10 Qns, Correspondguy, Jan 23 10
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Correspondguy
4272 plays
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  Affair Deal Affair Deal great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I HAVE to get the key to an Adventures in Authoring challenge - and I need your help. History is full of affairs and intrigues, and I know you're a whiz at history. Please, help me find the key!
Average, 10 Qns, VegemiteKid, Sep 01 17
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VegemiteKid gold member
Sep 01 17
603 plays
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  Lies, Lies, and More Lies best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
History is filled with people who would go to great lengths to achieve their aims. This quiz is about some big lies, scams and deceptions foisted on people over the years. How many can you identify?
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Feb 11 14
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CmdrK gold member
1762 plays
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  What's In Davy Jones Locker? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I recently scored a locker that belonged to Davy Jones during his years with The Monkees. Can you guess what this crazy time capsule contained?
Easier, 10 Qns, beergirllaura, Jan 23 15
Easier
beergirllaura
1410 plays
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  Tyrants, Dictators and Despots II popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here is my second quiz on Tyrants, Dictators and Despots. Unfortunately, the world has known too many of them.
Easier, 10 Qns, Babilonia, Jun 05 22
Easier
Babilonia gold member
Jun 05 22
1547 plays
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  Smart People Doing Dumb Things great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Where would we be today, if these ten mistakes or errors in history hadn't happened?
Average, 10 Qns, George95, Jul 24 13
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George95 gold member
1396 plays
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  Despot Calling the Kettle... great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Correctly match the questions to these historical 'bad guys'.
Easier, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Feb 22 16
Easier
nyirene330
Feb 22 16
958 plays
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  Historical People V: Villains great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
The 5th Installment in my Historical People series focuses on the most villainous people in history.
Average, 15 Qns, RockBou, Mar 24 11
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RockBou
2311 plays
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  Faces on Cards 1: Piatnik Rococo best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Can you identify the eighteenth-century personages on the courts of this gorgeous double deck set of playing cards printed by Piatnik (Vienna) in 1975? Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, May 26 18
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shvdotr gold member
May 26 18
344 plays
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  Usurpers Unite great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
To usurp means to sieze or hold another's property or lands by illegal force. By that definition history in school could very well have been renamed "usurping!" Which historical instances of usurpation can you identify from the clues?
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Dec 01 13
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coachpauly
660 plays
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  Flashbacks! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I have had many previous lives, and every so often something gives me a flashback to one of them.
Average, 10 Qns, Christinap, Apr 14 11
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Christinap
1053 plays
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  Fun History V: Who am I? - 10 questions - 4 mins
To guess the identity of these people from history, simply read the rhyme. I hasten to add that, there are no pretensions to any kind of poetic merit.
Average, 10 Qns, trojan11, May 25 11
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trojan11
3422 plays
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  Fun History VII: Who am I? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is for fun so nothing too difficult. Simply read the rhyme to guess who the character from the past is.
Average, 10 Qns, trojan11, Mar 12 15
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trojan11
3163 plays
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  Tyrants, Dictators and Despots - 10 questions - 5 mins
The world has seen many tyrants, dictators and other people who have used their position to kill and hurt thousands or millions. The ones I have chosen have been among the worst but are also known by most people.
Easier, 10 Qns, Babilonia, Aug 31 13
Easier
Babilonia gold member
1257 plays
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  Once They Were Famous popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
... or, in some cases, infamous. This is a tour of places that were, and sometimes still are, well-known for some thing or other.
Average, 10 Qns, suomy, Apr 08 13
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suomy
1346 plays
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  This is One Small Step For Man popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Though some may consider these a necessity and others may think them an extravagance, here are just a few items that have (hopefully!) improved the way we work in the kitchen.
Average, 10 Qns, mlcmlc, May 29 16
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mlcmlc gold member
May 29 16
746 plays
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  US Presidents vs UK Prime Ministers popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the US President with the UK Prime Minister who was in office at the same time (i.e. their terms in office "overlapped").
Easier, 10 Qns, ClarkyB, Oct 30 16
Easier
ClarkyB gold member
Oct 30 16
672 plays
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  Assorted Failures and Wrong-Doings - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quick quiz about the many wrong-doings, failures, mishaps, and other hijinks in history!
Average, 10 Qns, edibleshrapnel, Jun 05 13
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edibleshrapnel
739 plays
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  Who Came Second? - 10 questions - 5 mins
Is there a prize for coming second? Let's see if these famous "second placers" are remembered.
Tough, 10 Qns, Bertho, Feb 14 11
Tough
Bertho
4552 plays
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  Hoons Who great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Hoons, hooligans & rabble-rousers! In Australia, 'hoon' is what we call those anti-social types who hang round in gangs, drive too fast, and behave villainously. Found all over the world, here are just a few fomenters of dissent for you to identify!
Average, 10 Qns, VegemiteKid, Apr 24 15
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VegemiteKid gold member
344 plays
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  Historical Children, or Who was that kid? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
For many of us, History consists of dry dates and facts, but in reality it's the story of people. Many of these people played their part when still very young. Let's see if you can discover some of them.
Average, 10 Qns, MargW, May 31 11
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MargW gold member
1010 plays
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  Sour Grapes - 10 questions - 4 mins
In history, there have been many losers, some more memorable than others. See how many you know went sour!
Average, 10 Qns, VickiPeterson, Jan 28 14
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VickiPeterson
1148 plays
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  Famous #1s and Lesser Known Facts popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is about famous 'firsts' and the less famous key people and events associated with them.
Average, 10 Qns, merrijig, Feb 28 13
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merrijig
823 plays
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  My Beloved Traitor... - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is about traitors whose role is pivotal in the development of part of the events that comprise human history and that from their success or failure depended the things to come. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, DeepHistory, Jul 14 14
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DeepHistory gold member
550 plays
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  Hitler and Stalin and Mao, Oh My! - 20 questions - 7 mins
Almost everything you've always wanted to know about three of the worst criminals in history.
Average, 20 Qns, Snyper3000, Apr 14 14
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Snyper3000
595 plays
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  So You've Married a Tyrant! - 10 questions - 6 mins
We are going to look at the spouses of historical tyrants. Looking at both the first tyrants and what the word first meant. Also looking at the current popular meaning of the word tyrant and those who have embodied that meaning.
Tough, 10 Qns, BxBarracuda, Aug 20 09
Tough
BxBarracuda
663 plays
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  If Historical Figures Had Twitter 2 - 10 questions - 4 mins
Following the success of my first "If Historical Figures Had Twitter" quiz, here are another ten pithy historical characters to guess.
Average, 10 Qns, zippolover, Jun 26 13
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zippolover
821 plays
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  If Historical Figures Had Twitter 3 - 10 questions - 4 mins
Following the success of my first two "If Historical Figures Had Twitter" quizzes, here are another ten pithy historical characters to guess.
Average, 10 Qns, zippolover, Jul 03 13
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zippolover
809 plays
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  Name Them - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a history based Name Them quiz. Simply write down the name of the individual or people I'm looking for. Good luck and enjoy.
Average, 10 Qns, osgilliath1982, May 30 11
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osgilliath1982
791 plays
32.
  Black Days - 10 questions - 5 mins
Ever had a bad day? These people had it worse. Take a trip through history's darkest days.
Average, 10 Qns, Caeiro, Apr 23 13
Average
Caeiro
526 plays
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