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30 quizzes and 320 trivia questions.
1.
  The 1760s Around the World - 10 questions - 3 mins
The decade of the 1760s marked the beginning of the Industrial Revolution and helped lay the foundation for another revolution - in America.
Average, 10 Qns, ncterp, Oct 30 22
Average
ncterp gold member
Oct 30 22
225 plays
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  World History Made Simple - 16th Century great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The 16th Century dawned with Da Vinci's masterpiece Mona Lisa in 1503 as the Age of Exploration and the Renaissance continued in full force.
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jan 11 15
Average
rblayer
8170 plays
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  World History Made Simple: 1215-1500 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I continue my series with this quiz covering some important events following the Magna Carta up to the exploration of the New World.
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jun 18 13
Average
rblayer
7924 plays
4.
  History Can Be Colorful - 10 questions - 3 mins
Historical events have often been colorful. Which of these can you recall?
Easier, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Sep 13 15
Easier
lowtechmaster
1518 plays
5.
  Operatic History in the Nineteenth Century best quiz - 25 questions - 9 mins
Here's my penultimate instalment on operas and other works of classical music named after historical events and persons. As always, the operatic background was provided by "Phaetons Great Opera Book" and by www.operone.de
Average, 25 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 07 10
Average
JanIQ gold member
1804 plays
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  Tales of the Border Wall top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A hot topic of conversation in the U.S. today, the idea of building a border wall is really nothing new. See if you can match the famous walls with the name of the areas where they were built at the time of construction.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Feb 13 18
Average
ponycargirl editor
Feb 13 18
383 plays
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  Operatic History: the Seventeenth Century best quiz - 15 questions - 8 mins
Many operas are named after historical persons and events. Here is a selection of operas named after persons and events of the Seventeenth Century (1601-1700). The operatic background was provided by "Phaƫtons Great Opera Book" and by www.operone.de.
Tough, 15 Qns, JanIQ, Dec 06 14
Tough
JanIQ gold member
1829 plays
8.
  Equatorial Adventures best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
History is filled with many wonderful, exciting tales from across the globe. This quiz will take you on a journey to explore events that happened in places along the Equator. Good luck and enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, tiffanyram, May 29 12
Tough
tiffanyram gold member
1401 plays
9.
This is a sequel to the first quiz on this subject.
Tough, 10 Qns, McAngus, Mar 13 19
Tough
McAngus
Mar 13 19
1086 plays
10.
  The Founding of Cities popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Cities are the keystone in the foundation of human culture and society, yet the origins of many cities are unknown to most. See how much you know.
Average, 10 Qns, john86, Jul 02 10
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john86
3911 plays
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  Countdown to the Millennium: I - 10 questions - 4 mins
Welcome one and all to a thousand year journey through history towards the millennium. No, the year I'm talking about isn't the year 2000, but the year 1000. This quiz covers in particular important events throughout the 1st century (Years 1-100).
Average, 10 Qns, Avalice, Jul 15 16
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Avalice
Jul 15 16
349 plays
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  Snits, Tiffs and Other Squabbles popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Wars don't always last for many years. This is a historical account of ten of the shortest wars since 1800.
Average, 10 Qns, funnytrivianna, Apr 28 14
Average
funnytrivianna gold member
721 plays
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  World History Made Simple - 753 BC - 3 AD - 10 questions - 3 mins
If you think Star Trek's Klingons and Romulans were from war-like planets, a peek at our own ancient history might surprise you. My first two quizzes covered 5000 years in twenty questions. Here are ten more dates that bring us to the Common Era.
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Sep 17 09
Average
rblayer
5624 plays
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  Famous Horses and their Famous Riders popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
For centuries a man's horse was what cars are now, and you couldn't get from here to there quickly without one. Whether you were a royal or a rebel, an emperor or a thief, you had the need for a steed. Try to match the horse with the rider.
Average, 10 Qns, paulmallon, Jan 20 17
Average
paulmallon gold member
Jan 20 17
795 plays
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  Operatic History - the Fifteenth Century - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here's another instalment in my series about operas and musical theatre plays named after historical events and people. As always, the operatic background was provided by "The Great Opera Book" and www.operone.de.
Tough, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Mar 18 07
Tough
JanIQ gold member
661 plays
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  Talk About a Revolution ... great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The winds of change across the world have often been preceded or caused by revolution. Note that dates are usually given to avoid confusion about which revolution is referred to.
Tough, 10 Qns, nytoffee, Jan 25 14
Tough
nytoffee
2307 plays
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  The Story of Stuff - 10 questions - 4 mins
An ambitious but no-nonsense look at the history of 'stuff' around the world, from inventions to discoveries to the way things have been used. Thanks to portgleep for posing this challenging topic.
Average, 10 Qns, timence, Jul 22 12
Average
timence gold member
753 plays
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  Quiztory The Seventh - 10 questions - 5 mins
'History will say that the right honorable gentleman was wrong in this matter. I know it will, because I shall write the history.' Quote by Sir Winston Churchill. Ten more historical ponderables. Good luck.
Tough, 10 Qns, Ikabud, Jul 10 08
Tough
Ikabud
2304 plays
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  I'm the King of the World! - 10 questions - 5 mins
A few people in history had the opportunity to become king of the world, as they knew it. See if you know these famous leaders.
Tough, 10 Qns, eyhung, Jan 29 13
Tough
eyhung
688 plays
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  Quiztory The Sixth - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here we go again folks, a few more historical posers for you to ponder over. Good luck.
Tough, 10 Qns, Ikabud, Apr 22 15
Tough
Ikabud
1818 plays
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  World History Made Simple, CE 3 - 1215 - 10 questions - 3 mins
My last history quiz brought us up to what is now called the Common Era. This quiz covers ten important events over the next dozen centuries.
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Dec 20 12
Average
rblayer
1876 plays
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  Basic Pre-1520 World History - 10 questions - 3 mins
This will test your knowledge on world history before about 1520. It covers a variety of topics and history from the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Europe.
Average, 10 Qns, ElderScrolls, Jun 11 11
Average
ElderScrolls
1738 plays
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  Quiztory The Eighth - 10 questions - 5 mins
'Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.' (Tolstoy). Ten historical questions on Asia, Africa and South America ... By special request from a fellow history addict ... Good luck.
Tough, 10 Qns, Ikabud, Apr 08 13
Tough
Ikabud
2731 plays
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  Quiztory The Fifth - 10 questions - 4 mins
'History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other.' A quote by Philip Guedalla, a British writer... So repeating history and probably others, here are another ten questions. Good Luck.
Tough, 10 Qns, Ikabud, Feb 16 19
Tough
Ikabud
Feb 16 19
1245 plays
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  Islamic Prime 1 - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is about people and civilizations of the Islamic World's "Golden Age".
Average, 10 Qns, SalamKhan, Jun 24 11
Average
SalamKhan
537 plays
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  Islamic Prime 3 - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is about people and civilizations of the Islamic World's "Golden Age".
Average, 10 Qns, SalamKhan, Feb 27 10
Average
SalamKhan
348 plays
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  Quiztory The First - 10 questions - 4 mins
Just a few historical teasers... good luck.
Tough, 10 Qns, Ikabud, Nov 14 01
Tough
Ikabud
2550 plays
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  Quiztory The Fourth - 10 questions - 4 mins
More historical quizzical conundrums for your pleasure... Good Luck.
Tough, 10 Qns, Ikabud, Aug 03 10
Tough
Ikabud
1059 plays
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  Quiztory The Second - 10 questions - 4 mins
More mixed historical teasers... Good Luck.
Tough, 10 Qns, Ikabud, Sep 02 14
Tough
Ikabud
1795 plays
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  Islamic Prime 2 - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is about people and civilizations that were in the Islamic World's "Golden Age".
Tough, 10 Qns, SalamKhan, Jun 30 09
Tough
SalamKhan
402 plays
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