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725 quizzes and 10,150 trivia questions.
1.
  A Family Affair A Family Affair - 12 questions - 3 mins
While today only a handful of European nations are monarchies, in years gone by monarchy was the dominant form of government. Can you put this list of European royal houses into the right category of "current" or "defunct"?
Average, 12 Qns, Red_John, Oct 26 22
Average
Red_John
Oct 26 22
175 plays
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  Whos Who  Christmas Coronations Who's Who: Christmas Coronations great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
During the Middle Ages it was common for monarchs to have their coronation on Christmas Day, as it was viewed as receiving God's validation of their rule, as well as strengthening their power of divine right. See if you can identify some of these rulers.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Dec 29 21
Average
ponycargirl editor
Dec 29 21
424 plays
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  Sultans of Yesterday and Today Sultans of Yesterday and Today best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Sultan is a title used over many years by rulers in Islamic states, sometimes equated to a caliph, but with claims to political rather than spiritual dominion, and sometimes more effectively governors than kings. Here are some sultans of interest.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jul 04 15
Average
looney_tunes editor
1464 plays
4.
  Stately Mates: Match The Consort top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Throughout history, there has been a multitude of royal heads of state and their consorts. Some made history - or were infamous - together. Can you correctly match these stately husbands and wives?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, May 01 17
Very Easy
ponycargirl editor
May 01 17
1191 plays
5.
  Of Titles and the Lack Thereof best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
These royal people are lacking their titles - can you restore them appropriately? To avoid any ambiguity, the dates of birth and death are included for each person. Some lengthy titles have been shortened.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 07 18
Very Easy
looney_tunes editor
Jan 07 18
865 plays
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  Pharaohs, Tsars, Emperors, Kings and Queens great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A simple quiz to introduce you to the different Pharaohs, Emperors,Tsars, Kings and Queens who left their marks on history.
Average, 10 Qns, Jaffas85, Mar 18 09
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Jaffas85
10106 plays
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  I Just Can't Wait to be King best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Imagine waiting all your life for your chance to be top dog, with a throne and all the paraphernalia that comes with it. Then, no sooner have you donned the robes of state than your reign is over. Here are ten of the shortest serving monarchs in history.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Mar 12 15
Average
Snowman gold member
2163 plays
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  Reign of Love best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Throughout history, royals often married for political reasons instead of for love, but there were exceptions. Here are ten couples who managed to pull off a romance, even if they didn't all make it to a happy ending.
Average, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Mar 03 11
Average
CellarDoor gold member
1916 plays
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  My Brilliant Career popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz takes a look at a few 'brilliants' or jewels with a bit of a story behind them. A second common link is that they all have links to European royalty. Your task is to connect the jewel to the royal from the clue(s) given.
Easier, 10 Qns, suomy, May 14 20
Easier
suomy
May 14 20
354 plays
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  The Last King top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Several former kingdoms and empires have moved from being ruled by monarchies to other democratic forms of governance. This quiz takes a look at the end of these monarchies.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jun 12 14
Easier
zorba_scank gold member
828 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What hereditary illness was Alexei (the only boy and male heir) afflicted with?

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11.
  Best of the Best: Ancient Greats top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Throughout history there have been many leaders called "Great". Let's take a look at some of their accomplishments!
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 02 16
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Aug 02 16
560 plays
12.
  A Crown of Swords popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A match quiz about monarchs from different eras whose power and reputation was based on military might as well as other factors. How many of them do you recognize?
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Oct 10 17
Average
LadyNym gold member
Oct 10 17
770 plays
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  World's Longest Reigning Monarchs editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Let us travel through the annals of history to discover the most superlative and illustrious reigns of various monarchs throughout the world.
Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Nov 05 17
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
Nov 05 17
6972 plays
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  Murder Most Royal best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Murder, that most horrible of crimes, doesn't seem as if it should be connected with royalty, yet kings, queens and the lesser nobility have all done their share of killing, and been killed, from the earliest recorded histories until the present.
Average, 10 Qns, Calpurnia09, Nov 16 09
Average
Calpurnia09
1861 plays
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  Help those Kings Find their Queens! - 10 questions - 3 mins
In this quiz, you are given the names of ten famous monarchs in history. Your task is to match them correctly to their Queens. Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, DeepHistory, Apr 01 16
Easier
DeepHistory gold member
Apr 01 16
829 plays
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  Major European Dynasties best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
How many of these ruling houses can you identify with the nation or nations they ruled?
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, May 24 17
Average
shvdotr gold member
May 24 17
381 plays
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  They Came From The East best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The Magi, otherwise known as the Three Wise Men or the Three Kings, 'came from the East' at Christmas time. This quiz is about ten 'wise' kings, or similarly titled rulers, whose eastern credentials probably depend on where in the world you live...
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Jun 23 14
Average
Fifiona81 editor
589 plays
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  Famous Monarchs - 10 questions - 3 mins
There have been rulers whose names we'll never know. Some however, became (in)famous and are remembered. I tried to cover as many periods and cultures as I could in a short quiz.
Easier, 10 Qns, iammyself, Mar 18 16
Easier
iammyself
Mar 18 16
2645 plays
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  Forgotten Royalty best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Whether hidden away because of illness, ousted by revolutions or otherwise relegated to obscurity, the royal personages in this quiz are not the subject of the same kind of scrutiny as Princes William and Harry. See what you know about them.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Apr 23 18
Average
spanishliz editor
Apr 23 18
311 plays
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  Give An Inch, You're a Ruler! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Can you match the correct title with the person or people who held it?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Aug 14 15
Very Easy
nyirene330
675 plays
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  Interesting Royal Nicknames best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Everyone always talks about rulers with nicknames like 'The Great' or 'The Magnificent', but less is said about others with much more interesting sobriquets. This quiz will provide equal time for those other fellows...good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Nov 24 16
Tough
thejazzkickazz gold member
Nov 24 16
2349 plays
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  I'm a Man, Not a Boy top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
All the monarchs in this quiz became ruler at a very young age. They may have been boys at the time, but their positions made them leaders among men.
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, May 05 20
Average
rossian editor
May 05 20
414 plays
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  Monarchies Around the World popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A trip around the royal world with questions pertaining to ten different monarchies...
Tough, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jun 15 15
Tough
EnglishJedi gold member
369 plays
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  Royal Rogues Attempt to Defend themselves great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
This is how I imagined ten royal rogues would defend their actions, in modern language. Some were horrible people, while others were victims of their time, or of bad luck.
Average, 10 Qns, Pele, Aug 06 22
Average
Pele
Aug 06 22
253 plays
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  A Right Royal Mix-Up - 10 questions - 3 mins
These European kings and queens have lost their country and it is up to you to match them up together. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, Jul 02 20
Average
Plodd
Jul 02 20
418 plays
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  Modern Royal Families popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz explores the modern royal families of the world.
Average, 10 Qns, Maiguy, Jun 17 14
Average
Maiguy
2057 plays
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  Tales Told about Kings - 10 questions - 4 mins
Some of the tales told about kings are more legend than fact, yet they're what we remember long after we've forgotten all the really important stuff we learned about them in history classes. Can you match the king with the tale told about him?
Average, 10 Qns, Cymruambyth, Jul 27 18
Average
Cymruambyth gold member
Jul 27 18
189 plays
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  Little Black Project: Raven Rulers popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Can we write ten quizzes on one single colour? Yes we can, we already did. But here's another grand offering by Team Blue - what do you know about these Raven Rulers?
Average, 10 Qns, lones78, Jul 01 19
Average
lones78 gold member
Jul 01 19
192 plays
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  Kings and their Kingdoms popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
How well do you know past Kings and their Kingdoms?
Average, 10 Qns, sonstoo2, Apr 09 16
Average
sonstoo2
Apr 09 16
5960 plays
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  The King is Dead - Long Live the King - 10 questions - 4 mins
... except that she was a queen. In this quiz they are all European queens regnant (queens ruling in their own right rather than as consorts). How well do you know your monarchs? Your task is to match the king to the queen who succeeded him.
Average, 10 Qns, suomy, Oct 16 16
Average
suomy
Oct 16 16
305 plays
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  The Character Beneath the Crown top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Pick the historic ruler from the clues. I'll give you some rather lesser known facts about kings, queens or emperors of days gone by, and you guess from the choices who I am describing.
Tough, 10 Qns, fringe, Aug 04 07
Tough
fringe gold member
1849 plays
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  World Royal Families great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is a quiz about modern world monarchs and their families. See how much you know and what can learn!
Tough, 10 Qns, ballykissangel, Jun 22 13
Tough
ballykissangel
2726 plays
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  Good Night, Sweet Prince popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Being the ruler of a nation can be quite stressful. Not only does one have to worry about keeping the realm together, but sometimes one has to worry about conspiring advisers, ambitious cousins, aggressive neighbors, and popular revolts.
Average, 10 Qns, Avalice, Nov 16 13
Average
Avalice
429 plays
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People born into reigning families or the privileged classes may be dubbed "Born in the Purple", but they have no guarantee of a comfortable life. How many are you able to unearth from the following ten questions?
Average, 10 Qns, moonraker2, May 28 19
Average
moonraker2 gold member
May 28 19
289 plays
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  Monarchs - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is about monarchs from several countries. Hope you enjoy it.
Average, 10 Qns, Serenesh, Mar 27 19
Average
Serenesh gold member
Mar 27 19
315 plays
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  That's Nasty! great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I love my relatives but there's nothing you could do that would induce me to marry any of them. For royalty, however, family relationships have a habit of getting a little closer than for the rest of us are comfortable with!
Average, 10 Qns, lorance79, Aug 20 12
Average
lorance79
579 plays
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  Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Assassinations, coups, deaths and abdications are but a few reasons for the line of succession to be changed or interrupted.
Average, 10 Qns, spice2, Jul 30 09
Average
spice2
862 plays
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  'Twas the Night Before.... - 10 questions - 5 mins
I've been peeking through the diaries of some famous royals, looking at the entries they made the night before a momentous event in their life. History has proved some of their entries to be a little on the optimistic side!
Average, 10 Qns, supersal1, Feb 22 15
Average
supersal1
385 plays
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  European Royalty - 10 questions - 3 mins
How much do you know about continental Europe's royalty?
Average, 10 Qns, bridget3, Oct 24 13
Average
bridget3
3589 plays
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  Meet the Royals - 10 questions - 3 mins
Ladies and Gentlemen, Your attention please for a selection of royals through the ages.
Average, 10 Qns, Fiachra, Aug 26 17
Average
Fiachra
Aug 26 17
2037 plays
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  The History of European Royalty III - 10 questions - 5 mins
"Think no more of it, John; you are only a child who has had evil counsellors" - Richard I to his brother, Prince John.
Tough, 10 Qns, jessica83, Oct 09 13
Tough
jessica83
1028 plays
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  King Again - 10 questions - 5 mins
A follow-up to my "King Twice Over" quiz, this quiz will again focus on monarchs who have reigned in more than one country. I hope you enjoy it as much as the last one and that it's not too obscure.
Tough, 10 Qns, alan03, Jun 06 17
Tough
alan03
Jun 06 17
673 plays
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  Never King - 10 questions - 4 mins
How well do you know these heirs who should have been, but never were, kings and the people who took their place?
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Jun 10 17
Average
alan03
Jun 10 17
661 plays
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The Hohenzollern dynasty didn't have much creativity when naming the monarchs of Prussia. See if you match the correct Friedrich, Friedrich Wilhelm, or Wilhelm with the description.
Tough, 10 Qns, bernie73, Aug 13 21
Tough
bernie73 gold member
Aug 13 21
102 plays
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Many kings die before their time is up, whether from war, disease, or more interesting causes. This is a quiz about 10 kings who met their deaths in unusual ways.
Average, 10 Qns, rahul0, Oct 23 17
Average
rahul0
Oct 23 17
360 plays
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  Royal Recreation - 10 questions - 5 mins
Everyone needs a bit of diversion and relaxation. Royalty is no exception! Let's take a look back in history and see how some let their royal hair down.
Tough, 10 Qns, sally0malley, Dec 14 14
Tough
sally0malley gold member
449 plays
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  Kissing Cousins - 10 questions - 4 mins
It seems that there has always been a history of intermarriage amongst royalty around the world. Here are some questions about some royal intermarriages in the past, although there are many, many more. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Trivia_Fan54, Aug 30 20
Average
Trivia_Fan54 gold member
Aug 30 20
198 plays
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  The History of European Royalty IV - 10 questions - 5 mins
"When I am dead and opened you shall find 'Calais' lying in my heart" - Queen Mary I Tudor of England.
Tough, 10 Qns, jessica83, Aug 01 09
Tough
jessica83
883 plays
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  The History of European Royalty I - 10 questions - 4 mins
"A majesty was he that both lived and died a pattern in prince hood, the more highly exalted in his life, the more deeply lamented at his death, and famous to the world always" - Raphael Holinshed about Henry V of England.
Average, 10 Qns, jessica83, Nov 09 11
Average
jessica83
870 plays
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  The History of European Royalty II - 10 questions - 5 mins
"I know my own heart to be entirely English" - Queen Anne of England.
Tough, 10 Qns, jessica83, Aug 07 13
Tough
jessica83
853 plays
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  Famous Royalty Quotes - 15 questions - 6 mins
Here are a number of famous quotes made by royalty. See if you can guess who they were said by, or about!
Tough, 15 Qns, LiamR, Nov 01 11
Tough
LiamR
783 plays
52.
  Royal Kissing Cousins - 20 questions - 7 mins
Plenty of 19th and 20th century royals were inter-related, usually through Queen Victoria or Christian IX of Denmark. See how much you know.
Tough, 20 Qns, LiamR, Aug 27 13
Tough
LiamR
715 plays
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  Mighty Monarchs X (Birth and Death) - 10 questions - 7 mins
Mighty Monarchs X covers a few interesting births and alot of deaths associated with various monarchs throughout history. Enjoy and good luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, hund, Nov 08 11
Difficult
hund
955 plays
54.
  The History of European Royalty VI - 10 questions - 5 mins
"Since I tried on principle to please the people with whom I live, I adopted their habits and customs, I wished to be Russian in order to be liked by the Russians." - Catherine II the Great
Tough, 10 Qns, jessica83, Oct 06 04
Tough
jessica83
621 plays
55.
  Name That Monarchy - 10 questions - 4 mins
A look at the world's current monarchies.
Average, 10 Qns, vendome, Oct 28 15
Average
vendome
3809 plays
56.
  Numbering Monarchs (Regnal Numbers) - 15 questions - 6 mins
There are a few famous monarchs whose name surpasses their regnal number, but do you know them?
Average, 15 Qns, theskink, Jul 05 10
Average
theskink
377 plays
57.
  20th Century Monarchs - 10 questions - 6 mins
This quiz is about some 20th century monarchs.
Tough, 10 Qns, Ro55no9, Oct 04 13
Tough
Ro55no9
1073 plays
58.
  Pretender to the Throne - 10 questions - 5 mins
The demise of many monarchies left in their wake those who were cheated of their thrones. The pretenders of Europe's thrones still exist today and in some cases, there is more than one per throne.
Tough, 10 Qns, jessica83, Jan 10 22
Tough
jessica83
Jan 10 22
469 plays
59.
  Oh, Henry! O, Henri! Ach, Heinrich! - 15 questions - 5 mins
More than a few Holy Roman Emperors and Kings of England and France share the name Henry (or Henri or Heinrich). This quiz will help you to know which Henry is which.
Difficult, 15 Qns, hiendohar, Mar 25 09
Difficult
hiendohar
788 plays
60.
  The History of European Royalty V - 10 questions - 6 mins
"When [Elizabeth] smiled, it was pure sunshine, that everyone did choose to bask in, if they could. But anon came a storm from a sudden gatherinng of clouds, and the thunder fell in wondorous manner on all alike" - Sir John Hayward about Elizabeth I
Difficult, 10 Qns, jessica83, Nov 07 12
Difficult
jessica83
653 plays
61.
  Royal Relativity - 10 questions - 5 mins
In this quiz, I'm going to give you two royal personages, and you have to tell me in what way they were related either by blood or by marriage.
Tough, 10 Qns, queenlibre, Jan 30 04
Tough
queenlibre
1139 plays
62.
  Well Established Royal Epithets - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is about some unique royal epithets or nicknames, mainly of medieval monarchs. Some of these nicknames were given at the time, while others seem to have been given much later. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, GodisKing, Aug 18 13
Average
GodisKing
621 plays
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  My Nickname, please... - 10 questions - 6 mins
The world of the royal courts was in practice very similar one to another. Most kings took the names that were classic for the area where they reigned. In that mess of names and numbers, what distinguishes one from the other is their nickname. Good luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, Salahuddin, Feb 15 08
Difficult
Salahuddin
897 plays
64.
  Not So Fun For a Second Son - 10 questions - 6 mins
In modern times, the order of our birth doesn't have much at all to do with what we achieve in life. It wasn't always so. How much do you about the second sons of royalty?
Difficult, 10 Qns, Obscenic, Sep 30 12
Difficult
Obscenic
322 plays
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