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The United States -- a young country that can already fill entire history books. From Native American history through the American Revolution and Civil War to more recent events, you will find a wide range of fascinating quizzes on U.S. historical topics here.
1,129 U.S. History quizzes and 15,806 U.S. History trivia questions.
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  Ninth Grade U.S. History best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is a quiz about various aspects of United States History. If you are a history buff you will find this easy. If you didn't pay attention in your high school history class you might have trouble with this one.
Average, 10 Qns, Jack212, Aug 26 20
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Average
Jack212
Aug 26 20
37005 plays
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  Early US History best quiz - 20 questions - 5 mins
How much do you know about the origins of the United States? Start from Columbus's historic voyage and travel through to the end of the civil war, all in 20 questions!
Easier, 20 Qns, Terry, Apr 23 21
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Easier
Terry editor
Apr 23 21
43039 plays
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  Eighth Grade U.S. History Test top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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!
Easier, 10 Qns, Jack212, Aug 25 20
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Easier
Jack212
Aug 25 20
33840 plays
4.
  Ninth grade U.S. History: Part 2 top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here are some more questions that a typical ninth grade student might see in United States History class. Let's see how much you remember from those days!
Easier, 10 Qns, Jack212, Oct 20 21
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Easier
Jack212
Oct 20 21
24140 plays
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  Significant Events in U.S. Wars great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match up the interesting events from ten U.S. wars with the corresponding war.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, chessart, Sep 26 22
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Very Easy
chessart gold member
Sep 26 22
515 plays
6.
  Average Middle School U.S History top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
If you were in middle school today you might be expected to know the answers to most of these questions. Let's see how much you remember.
Easier, 10 Qns, Jack212, Aug 25 20
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9
Easier
Jack212
Aug 25 20
24159 plays
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  American Tragedies best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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!
Average, 10 Qns, RAgamer51, Jan 25 13
Average
RAgamer51
18755 plays
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  Advanced Placement U.S. History best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
When some of us went to high school everyone took the same level of courses. Now high schools have Advanced Placement courses which can give students college credit if they do well. Here is your first Advanced Placement quiz!
Average, 10 Qns, Jack212, Dec 31 12
Average
Jack212
18968 plays
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  US Historical Sites US Historical Sites great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a trip around the United States to historical sites and symbols.
Easier, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Sep 26 22
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10,11,12
Easier
Rehaberpro
Sep 26 22
2983 plays
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  History Homicide Investigator II best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Congratulations! You have just been promoted to the position of History Homicide Investigator II. Your assignment will be to identify the alleged or actual "shooter" in these cases. Remembering your high school U.S. History lessons will be a plus.
Average, 10 Qns, MaceoMack, Sep 16 13
Average
MaceoMack
9352 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Who was the second President of the USA?

From Quiz "I'll Second That!"




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  Things Every American Should Know great trivia quiz - 20 questions - 5 mins
Here are some questions about American history. These are facts that every American should know.
Average, 20 Qns, susanlyn, Jun 12 14
Average
susanlyn
12618 plays
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  History in the Making great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the event in American History to the scandal or crisis it caused.
Easier, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Jun 20 20
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Easier
Joepetz gold member
Jun 20 20
725 plays
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Throughout the history of the United States there have been instances of citizens up in arms, or in fear of worries that turned out to be nothing at all to be alarmed about. The first quiz focused on the years 1692 to 1976. Here's Part 2 of that history.
Average, 10 Qns, Billkozy, Jun 19 22
Average
Billkozy
Jun 19 22
246 plays
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  Elementary American History popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz consists of questions I knew the answer to by the time I was eight years old. After seeing a disturbing lack of knowledge on a recent TV show, I was curious to see how people would do on this quiz. This *should* be easy ...
Average, 10 Qns, James76255, Feb 13 08
Average
James76255
8928 plays
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  Innocent Bystanders of History top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is about people who were a part of American history without planning it that way.
Easier, 10 Qns, Bob9491, Apr 15 18
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Easier
Bob9491
Apr 15 18
1313 plays
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  U.S. History - A Miscellany - 10 questions - 2 mins
This quiz is about the history of my favorite country, the United States. Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, bosox148900, Jun 05 22
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Easier
bosox148900
Jun 05 22
9045 plays
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This quiz covers U.S. history from its formation to 1820.
Easier, 10 Qns, Computer100, Oct 10 15
Easier
Computer100
3356 plays
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  An "A" in U.S. History - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz on American History in which all of the answers begin with an "A".
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Feb 25 17
Average
Joepetz gold member
Feb 25 17
1741 plays
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  The Rust Belt Never Sleeps popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Rust Belt describes an area in the northeastern and midwestern US that depended economically on manufacturing, only to see the factories become outmoded and labor shift overseas.
Average, 10 Qns, pusdoc, May 02 22
Average
pusdoc gold member
May 02 22
167 plays
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  American History Hodge Podge popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
This is a wide range of questions about the 20th Century.
Easier, 10 Qns, RaceGirl24, Mar 03 06
Easier
RaceGirl24
7950 plays
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  History of U.S.A. Panic Attacks (1692-1976) - 10 questions - 5 mins
The history of the United States contains several incidents of public panic that appear to have been unwarranted. This quiz will explore ten of the incidents.
Tough, 10 Qns, Billkozy, Apr 28 22
Tough
Billkozy
Apr 28 22
247 plays
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  Quotations from Famous American Speeches 1 top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
The purpose of this quiz is to identify these excerpts from famous speeches in American history.
Average, 10 Qns, seeker77, Jan 21 13
Average
seeker77
1910 plays
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  American History Classroom Review great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz was created for my students as a review for their final in American History.
Average, 10 Qns, kazanjianm, Sep 18 19
Average
kazanjianm
Sep 18 19
4097 plays
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  Lesser-Known Facts in US History, Part 2 best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
If you enjoy learning about US history, try these ten multiple-choice questions about some little-known parts of our history. The Interesting Information (especially the historical notes) is pretty interesting.
Difficult, 10 Qns, root17, Jun 17 18
Difficult
root17 gold member
Jun 17 18
810 plays
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  Lesser-Known Facts in US History, Part 1 best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
If you enjoy learning about U.S. history, try these ten multiple-choice questions about some little-known parts of U.S. history. The Interesting Information (especially the historical notes) is pretty interesting.
Average, 10 Qns, root17, Apr 08 18
Average
root17 gold member
Apr 08 18
929 plays
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  I'll Second That! top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
There are many important seconds in United States history that aren't thought about often. Here's a few! I hope you enjoy this quiz!
Average, 10 Qns, jaknginger, Jun 04 12
Average
jaknginger gold member
3700 plays
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  Compound Disinterest popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Why the disinterest in compounds? It is because all of these historical events involve elements.
Easier, 10 Qns, bernie73, Jun 22 20
Easier
bernie73 gold member
Jun 22 20
547 plays
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  Quotations from Famous American Speeches 2 best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
The purpose of this quiz is to identify who said these excerpts from famous speeches in American history.
Tough, 10 Qns, seeker77, Sep 14 11
Tough
seeker77
2460 plays
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  More Seventh Grade U.S. History popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is the sequel to my often played quiz, Seventh Grade U.S. History. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, mrbell, Aug 26 20
Recommended for grades: 7,8
Average
mrbell
Aug 26 20
4571 plays
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  Historical U.S. Forts popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Following are ten forts that were important in the history of the United States. See if you can identify them from the clues given.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, OldManJack, Feb 10 20
Very Easy
OldManJack gold member
Feb 10 20
676 plays
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  Forgotten Already popular trivia quiz - 20 questions - 4 mins
Just a little quiz to show you how much you've forgotten from school.
Average, 20 Qns, stevie969, Mar 29 16
Average
stevie969
Mar 29 16
9218 plays
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  Historical People III: American Figures popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Continuing the Historical People series, this quiz focuses on the most famous and infamous people in American History.
Average, 10 Qns, RockBou, Sep 22 11
Average
RockBou
2267 plays
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  High School U.S. History popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Hello, class! Pop Quiz today! This is a quiz about all that U.S. History we have learned so far in High School U.S. History. Attendance shall be taken ... and afterwards, please do your best on this test!
Average, 10 Qns, jinni, Oct 11 18
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Average
jinni
Oct 11 18
3673 plays
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  American History - 20 questions - 5 mins
This is my second US History quiz, as with the first one, it is based on The American Pageant. Chapters 7-12.
Average, 20 Qns, boblarry, Feb 17 22
Average
boblarry
Feb 17 22
4724 plays
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  The Making of My Country - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here we are, but how did we get here? A brief, all-encompassing history of the US...
Average, 10 Qns, babsr, Feb 26 17
Average
babsr gold member
Feb 26 17
1606 plays
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  2000s: Like It Was Yesterday - 10 questions - 3 mins
From year 2000-2009, let us reminisce on what feels like just yesterday.
Easier, 10 Qns, Hutchhxcx, Feb 20 18
Easier
Hutchhxcx
Feb 20 18
876 plays
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  Lesser-Known Facts in US History, Part 3 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
If you enjoy learning about US history, try these ten multiple-choice questions about some little-known parts of our history. The Interesting Information (especially the historical notes) is pretty interesting.
Average, 10 Qns, root17, Oct 16 18
Average
root17 gold member
Oct 16 18
515 plays
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  U.S History: Past and Present - 10 questions - 3 mins
This has random questions about U.S History.
Average, 10 Qns, mEAnjoegreen, Jan 24 13
Average
mEAnjoegreen
4823 plays
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  Obscure U.S History #3 - 10 questions - 5 mins
Yet more obscure facts from America's past.
Tough, 10 Qns, blakey, Dec 19 12
Tough
blakey
4621 plays
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  American Firsts popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A quiz concering some firsts in U.S. history. Best of luck.
Average, 10 Qns, davidsietsma, May 10 13
Average
davidsietsma
5753 plays
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  Women's History Month popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
In honor of National Women's History Month - a quiz about American women's history.
Average, 10 Qns, stardust587, May 25 15
Average
stardust587
5185 plays
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  U.S. History Viewed from Britain - 15 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is for those players living outside the U.S.A., who have never studied the history of the U.S. Apologies, but this quiz will be too easy for you guys across the pond from Britain.
Average, 15 Qns, rialto88, Oct 02 13
Average
rialto88
2862 plays
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  Interesting U.S. History Facts - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz was designed to be relatively easy for those of you interested in US history. For the ones you might not know, make an educated guess. You should be able to eliminate at least two answers. All multiple choice questions. Have fun and good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, Jendy, Apr 07 14
Average
Jendy
9330 plays
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  US History And Commemorations - 10 questions - 3 mins
Some things are so basic to a nation, that even a mere tourist would have heard of them. So anyone who hopes to qualify for a Green Card, might first test themselves on this ABC of U.S. history and days of Commemoration.
Average, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Aug 28 12
Average
flem-ish
5667 plays
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  American Tragedies Pt.II - 10 questions - 5 mins
Since I received so may compliments on the first quiz, I decided to do a sequel. See how many of these U.S. tragedies you remember. Good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, RAgamer51, Sep 12 19
Average
RAgamer51
Sep 12 19
1122 plays
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  Famous Problems in the United States - 10 questions - 5 mins
Not all problems in the history of the United States were a single event. Many of them were problems that lasted for several years.
Average, 10 Qns, hotdogPi, Mar 01 15
Average
hotdogPi
653 plays
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  Early History of the US Pacific Northwest great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The Pacific Northwest has had a rich and varied history in a comparatively short time. Let's find out more about it.
Average, 10 Qns, mpkitty, Jan 04 10
Average
mpkitty
1218 plays
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  History -Then and Now - 10 questions - 3 mins
Remember all those history books you didn't want to read in high school? Well they could have helped you now.
Average, 10 Qns, highst950, Oct 23 13
Average
highst950
3526 plays
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  A Bit of History - 5 questions - 3 mins
Here's a short quiz on early American History. Good Luck. Hope you enjoy it!
Average, 5 Qns, tdy, May 04 10
Average
tdy
9380 plays
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  A Mixed USA Bag - 10 questions - 3 mins
A general mixed bag of questions about the USA. How many can you answer?
Average, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Feb 07 16
Average
lowtechmaster
Feb 07 16
1229 plays
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  American Historical Associations great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Remember that eighth or ninth grade American History class? Let's see if you recall who was associated with what.
Average, 10 Qns, unterkircher, Jun 26 12
Average
unterkircher
1359 plays
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  Hello, My Name is Resolute popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
I overheard the President on the phone chatting with a reporter who is planning a story about the Presidential desk. That's me! This is so exciting! I'm trying to remember some of the important bits, can you help?
Average, 10 Qns, mlcmlc, Nov 05 11
Average
mlcmlc gold member
598 plays
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  Hashtags in American History - 10 questions - 4 mins
Imagine a United States that had access to Twitter from before its inception. I have created ten tweets that could have existed had Twitter been around. Select the answer that properly completes each tweet. #goodluck
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, May 22 14
Average
Joepetz gold member
749 plays
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  300 Years of U.S. History! - 10 questions - 3 mins
Do you know your U.S. History? Find the answer to all of your questions in this extremely tough U.S. History quiz. Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, ILIKEPIE123, Aug 06 14
Average
ILIKEPIE123
846 plays
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  American History by Decade: the 1790s popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
How much do you know about what happened in America during the 1790s?
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Oct 06 15
Average
LIBGOV gold member
549 plays
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  All-American History - 10 questions - 4 mins
Do you really know American history? Take this quiz to find out.
Average, 10 Qns, TheAnswerIs9, Oct 23 13
Average
TheAnswerIs9
2087 plays
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  The Early Americas - 10 questions - 4 mins
I love history. This quiz tests your knowledge of Early America. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, yoshiegg812, Aug 12 08
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Average
yoshiegg812
1821 plays
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  People to Meet, Places to Be - 10 questions - 4 mins
People and places in US History, didn't we sleep through that class? Don't sleep here! Try and remember all those facts you were supposed to memorize for class ...
Average, 10 Qns, highst950, May 26 13
Average
highst950
1361 plays
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  What do you know about American History? - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz will be about American History. I hope you enjoy it.
Average, 10 Qns, Mastermind55, May 01 15
Average
Mastermind55
698 plays
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  More Hashtags in American History - 10 questions - 4 mins
My second quiz with this topic. Ten tweets from American history if Twitter had always existed. Just fill in the blank with the correct hashtag. #havefun
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Jun 08 14
Average
Joepetz gold member
569 plays
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  Life on the Wabash - 10 questions - 4 mins
Life on the Wabash will look at a variety of questions associated with the area of the Wabash River from its headwaters to its confluence with the Ohio River.
Average, 10 Qns, mmaryj, Aug 03 18
Average
mmaryj
Aug 03 18
183 plays
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  Subjects of Diversity - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is about the different history of ethnic groups and cultures over the years and the things they had to endure.
Average, 10 Qns, Feminine_Mystique, Aug 08 13
Average
Feminine_Mystique
1829 plays
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  Basic American History Facts - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz contains questions over American history that everyone should know. So sit back and enjoy this short trip into our heritage.
Average, 10 Qns, matthenn, Apr 21 10
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Average
matthenn
1120 plays
64.
  Truly Patriotic? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Do you know the origins of some of the most patriotic songs? Some may surprise you. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, sidevine, Jul 13 08
Average
sidevine
2405 plays
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  American History Test Your Knowledge - 5 questions - 3 mins
American History, times and events sometimes forgotten.
Average, 5 Qns, STASH, Jul 05 08
Average
STASH
3371 plays
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