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1.
  Any Storm in a Port popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Ports are renowned for being safe harbors but this quiz looks at history through the lens of when this axiom proved to be untrue. Join us as we dive into the seas and search for sunken history.
Average, 10 Qns, tazman6619, Oct 28 22
Average
tazman6619 gold member
Oct 28 22
164 plays
2.
  Best Left Unsaid popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The world has seen many wars, domestic attacks, accidents and natural disasters. This quiz is about several tragic historical events which aren't pleasantly discussed.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, workisboring, Nov 15 20
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Very Easy
workisboring gold member
Nov 15 20
942 plays
3.
  Tip of the Iceberg best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Just as the part of an iceberg first seen is only a small fraction of the entire volume of ice, many historic events' first appearances in the news seemed innocent and quite small. See if you can connect these descriptions to the historic event!
Average, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Aug 08 16
Average
WesleyCrusher editor
Aug 08 16
5274 plays
4.
  How Invertebrates Changed the World editor best quiz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
"Mike and Row's Invertebrate Inquizitions" bring you ten instances when the course of history was changed by an invertebrate creature of one kind or another.
Tough, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Sep 09 11
Tough
Rowena8482
6894 plays
5.
  Rumour Has It... great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz deals with ten very famous rumours surrounding the lives and deaths of a variety of historical figures. See how much you know about these cases of historical intrigue. Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, candy-pop, Aug 09 16
Easier
candy-pop
Aug 09 16
1316 plays
6.
  We Didn't Start the Fire top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
How well do you know the events mentioned in the Billy Joel hit song "We Didn't Start the Fire"?
Easier, 10 Qns, Ctvega, Sep 02 16
Easier
Ctvega
Sep 02 16
1602 plays
7.
  History Survey - 10 questions - 2 mins
I have created this quiz to see how many people can get each particular question correct, as it has always been my curiosity about how well people know basic historical concepts. Enjoy!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ridwan, Dec 05 14
Very Easy
ridwan
7373 plays
8.
  Islamic History Islamic History - 10 questions - 4 mins
Historical events in the Islamic world.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Aug 23 16
Average
wjames gold member
Aug 23 16
287 plays
9.
  Acronyms in History top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Identify what these acronyms and initialisms mean in various historical situations.
Average, 10 Qns, guitargoddess, Sep 26 14
Average
guitargoddess gold member
1847 plays
10.
  Ooh! A Sale at the Black Market! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Why, I happen to know there's a sale at the Black Market today. Come join me as I peruse the collection of some memorable items.
Average, 10 Qns, malik24, Dec 31 14
Average
malik24
3055 plays
11.
  I Saw Three Ships top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
"I saw three ships come sailing in, on Christmas Day..." Actually, it wasn't always three ships, and sometimes they were sailing out. Nor was it always on Christmas Day, but these ships were always doing something important.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Dec 11 15
Average
spanishliz editor
2033 plays
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  Tomb Robbing For Fun and Profit best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Tomb raiding or grave robbery has been recognised as a serious problem from ancient times right up to the present day. This quiz has some weird and interesting facts about this macabre subject.
Average, 10 Qns, agentofchaos, Nov 21 19
Average
agentofchaos gold member
Nov 21 19
501 plays
13.
  Code for Exit SPIES Code for Exit: S.P.I.E.S. popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The word "Spy" is very intriguing itself. Many spies wrote their names in history and created a legend out of them. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, DeepHistory, Sep 10 14
Average
DeepHistory gold member
668 plays
14.
  Chess Pieces great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Oct 08 19
Easier
AcrylicInk gold member
Oct 08 19
599 plays
15.
  B Is for Bismarck great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here's a very small selection of historic names starting with B. Have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 24 17
Average
JanIQ gold member
Nov 24 17
550 plays
16.
  What's Your Beef? top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Some sources list the use of "beef" as a Cockney term for "grief" while others state that "beef" was first used as a synonym for "complaint" in the 1800s. Whatever the case, here we'll look at some famous contentious beefs throughout history.
Average, 10 Qns, PDAZ, Jan 25 16
Average
PDAZ gold member
701 plays
17.
  Defiant to the Last top quiz - 15 questions - 8 mins
According to the Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai, "Character is who you are in the dark." The following questions deal with people who took a defiant stand in the face of powerful pressure to abandon their position.
Average, 15 Qns, Correspondguy, Aug 29 09
Average
Correspondguy
2388 plays
18.
  Secret Societies, Part I great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
There have been a number of secret societies throughout history, many of whom helped to shape our world - some for good... and some for evil.
Average, 10 Qns, boxcrusher, Jun 19 07
Average
boxcrusher
2707 plays
19.
  Infinite History - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz will cover an important event in a century (100 years). This quiz covers from the 11th century (1000s) to the 20th century (1900s).
Easier, 10 Qns, foil7, Oct 23 15
Easier
foil7
1210 plays
20.
  The Great White Part 3: Milky Milestones - 10 questions - 4 mins
In a joint effort, Team Blue offers you ten quizzes in ten different categories - all dealing with the colour white. Here's the history instalment.
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, May 12 19
Average
JanIQ gold member
May 12 19
374 plays
21.
  Unusual Habits top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
This quiz on "unusual habits" focuses primarily on clothing historically worn by monks and nuns in the Roman Catholic church, although a few questions call for broader knowledge of history.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Aug 31 15
Average
nannywoo gold member
878 plays
22.
  Help! Rescue Me! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz has a look a few situations where people have got into difficulty and needed rescuing. Let's see what you know about these stories.
Average, 10 Qns, suomy, Sep 26 13
Average
suomy
2243 plays
23.
  Climbing the Walls popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Throughout history, walls have kept people out, kept people in, marked territories, created boundaries and both won and lost wars. This quiz is on some of history's most famous walls!
Easier, 10 Qns, suzidunc, Mar 12 14
Easier
suzidunc
791 plays
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  Countries in Memory Only great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A surprising number of countries have come and gone over history. This quiz asks about ones that disappeared after 1800.
Average, 10 Qns, tadpoles_uk, Oct 19 17
Average
tadpoles_uk gold member
Oct 19 17
716 plays
25.
  Black in History great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Various people, objects, and events in history have been described as "black". Here are just some of them.
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Aug 21 13
Average
doublemm gold member
698 plays
26.
  The Flaming Four Horsemen: Famine great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The final rider in Phoenix Rising's look at the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse has arrived. Come join us as we follow Famine on his ride through the pages of history.
Average, 10 Qns, tazman6619, Feb 11 15
Average
tazman6619 gold member
452 plays
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  Alice's Misadventures in Blunderland popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Classic screw-ups through the ages. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, paul4760, Sep 07 13
Average
paul4760
809 plays
28.
Abraham Lincoln slaying evil vampires with his silver-laced axe? Nineteenth-century England awash with festering zombies? What other secrets do our forebears hold and has some sinister revisionism been taking place?
Average, 10 Qns, trident, Aug 04 22
Average
trident editor
Aug 04 22
383 plays
29.
  How To Build Your Own Monster - 10 questions - 5 mins
I have decided to assemble my very own Frankenstein's monster and I have sent my trusty Igor throughout history to gather the necessary body parts.
Average, 10 Qns, kino76, Mar 30 19
Average
kino76 gold member
Mar 30 19
282 plays
30.
  Save Me! Save Me, Captain Obvious! - 10 questions - 4 mins
I'm Captain Obvious and I'm ready to help you in times of turmoil by providing you answers to things you already know!
Easier, 10 Qns, evil44, Feb 14 16
Easier
evil44
Feb 14 16
1948 plays
31.
  News in the Night popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
All of these top news stories happened in the the night hours. How many of these news stories can you identify correctly?
Average, 15 Qns, Windswept, Apr 03 20
Average
Windswept gold member
Apr 03 20
2841 plays
32.
  Wilhelm Screaming Through History great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
'The Wilhelm Scream' is a standard sound effect used in more than 130 movies since the 1950s. History celebrates many Wilhelms, Williams and Guillaumes - and probably all of them screamed at some point, or caused someone else to. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, invinoveritas, Jun 23 12
Average
invinoveritas gold member
632 plays
33.
  The Age of Treason - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here is a collection of traitors, saboteurs, and spies that I think you will recognize. (Note: This an author challenge)
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Jan 12 12
Average
Rehaberpro
627 plays
34.
  Things That Went Bump In The Night - 10 questions - 3 mins
A quiz on historical moments when thing went bump in the night. It's a time rife with military invasions, political assassinations and massive destruction.
Easier, 10 Qns, napierslogs, May 05 15
Easier
napierslogs
691 plays
35.
  "Mr. American's" Place in History: 2 popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
The second part of this quiz covers early twentieth century history in the US, UK and Ireland. You do not have to have read the book 'Mr American' to do the quiz. Enjoy!
Tough, 15 Qns, Quiz_Beagle, Sep 21 09
Tough
Quiz_Beagle gold member
572 plays
36.
  New Year's Revolutions - 10 questions - 4 mins
One man's revolutionary or freedom fighter may be another man's terrorist. These questions are based on just a few of the revolutions recorded in human history.
Easier, 10 Qns, shuttlemania, Nov 29 14
Easier
shuttlemania
659 plays
37.
  Swords of Legend great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A number of legends link famous swords with powerful rulers and fighters. Can you match the sword to its owner?
Tough, 10 Qns, jeffkash, Sep 13 12
Tough
jeffkash
2758 plays
38.
  Curled Up in a Comfy Chair - 10 questions - 4 mins
Potentates and dignitaries have sat in these "comfy chairs". So let's see what we can find out about thrones.
Average, 10 Qns, DarklonMystik, Oct 03 14
Average
DarklonMystik
585 plays
39.
  Night of the Living Staples - 15 questions - 7 mins
15 questions? About staples? What's there to know, right? Try the quiz and see. It's a veritable buffet line of staple questions. But be ready to think outside the box - staple box, that is!
Tough, 15 Qns, goatlockerjoe, May 01 14
Tough
goatlockerjoe
413 plays
40.
  What's Love Got To Do With It? - 10 questions - 7 mins
Well, sometimes quite a bit! Let's take a trip through history, and look at some famous lovers, couples and events.
Tough, 10 Qns, daver852, Jun 17 13
Tough
daver852 gold member
593 plays
41.
  The Rockers' Take on History - 10 questions - 5 mins
Think you know history? Then you haven't hung out with the Rock The Clock team! Come on in and browse through our new self-published book which takes a little different look at history.
Tough, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Apr 27 12
Tough
CmdrK gold member
621 plays
42.
  Why are they sending me to Hastings? - 10 questions - 6 mins
Many things in history happened very long ago and the big problem is that we don't necessarily know all the details. As a result, the 'facts' we hear have often been distorted as they were passed on. Can you spot the misconceptions here?
Tough, 10 Qns, suzidunc, Jan 28 13
Tough
suzidunc
575 plays
43.
  History of Lava Lamps - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz will bring back memories of those weird coloured globs floating inside a liquid-filled space. Good luck as you remember the good old days of dimly-lit rooms thanks to the Lava Lamp.
Tough, 10 Qns, Trivia_Fan54, Jul 25 18
Tough
Trivia_Fan54 gold member
Jul 25 18
322 plays
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Wars have been fought for love, for money, for land, liberty, livestock. Yes, livestock. While even the most devoted pacifists can acknowledge the yearning to be independent, some wars were fought for other reasons. Here are some of them.
Tough, 10 Qns, BarbaraMcI, Aug 27 14
Tough
BarbaraMcI gold member
377 plays
45.
  Animal Farm's Hometown History - Part 2 - 10 questions - 7 mins
Welcome to Part 2 of Animal Farm's Hometown History Quiz. Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, davegrilla, Apr 18 10
Tough
davegrilla
261 plays
46.
  Zero Latitudes Stories - 10 questions - 3 mins
Around the world in ten questions. We will keep close to the Equator and come across interesting people and places.
Average, 10 Qns, russalka, Feb 05 15
Average
russalka
262 plays
47.
  Famous False Alarms - 10 questions - 5 mins
Alarms serve to warn of potential dangers, and can protect us and save us from harm. Unfortunately, sometimes the enthusiasm with which an alarm is sounded is not matched by its accuracy. This quiz explores some famous false alarms over the years.
Tough, 10 Qns, gargleblaster, Jul 20 10
Tough
gargleblaster
545 plays
48.
  Famous Military Horses - 10 questions - 4 mins
Famous historical figures had famous horses. Do you remember their names? Have a nice riding!
Average, 10 Qns, DeepHistory, Sep 02 13
Average
DeepHistory gold member
601 plays
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