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  The Great Dictator(s) great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
This quiz has nothing to do with the Charlie Chaplin film. We're dealing with actual dictators. See if you can match these despots with the nations over which they held sway.
Easier, 15 Qns, wilbill, May 22 17
Easier
wilbill gold member
May 22 17
666 plays
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  Dictator, President, King, or Outlaw? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
In this quiz you are given a historic event and a person related to it. You will have to decide which title best describes the person listed - dictator (one who seizes power), president (elected leader), king (monarch or emperor) or outlaw (criminal).
Average, 10 Qns, tazman6619, Apr 30 14
Average
tazman6619 gold member
3522 plays
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  Taking Dictation - Part 1 great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
Can you match these brutal dictators with the countries they tyrannized?
Easier, 15 Qns, nyirene330, Aug 29 16
Easier
nyirene330
Aug 29 16
691 plays
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  Questionable Motives popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz features some of the worst political figures to have led a nation. Can you match the questionable event to the leader who was responsible (fully or partially) for it?
Easier, 10 Qns, apathy100, Jul 16 18
Easier
apathy100 gold member
Jul 16 18
538 plays
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  More Of The Great Dictator(s) popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
It's taken me a while to write this second Great Dictators quiz. That's my fault and not due to a shortage of dictators. Here are a few more chances to match notorious despots with the nations they controlled.
Easier, 15 Qns, wilbill, Aug 16 17
Easier
wilbill gold member
Aug 16 17
391 plays
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  The 'Great Dictators' top quiz - 25 questions - 5 mins
The twentieth century saw the rise and fall of many a dictator, in all parts of the world. A dictator is anyone who has absolute power in a country without being democratically elected. My sources are the Encyclopaedia Britannica and Wikipedia.
Average, 25 Qns, queenofsheba, Sep 29 22
Average
queenofsheba
Sep 29 22
3483 plays
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  "Sic Semper Tyrannis" popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
In this quiz, we'll explore how some nefarious world leaders and other well known rogues met their demise.
Easier, 10 Qns, Nealzineatser, May 01 19
Easier
Nealzineatser gold member
May 01 19
556 plays
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  Run from Tyrants and Dictators! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Remember that one man's tyrant can be another man's hero. Here's a look at just a few of my favourite tyrants!
Easier, 10 Qns, playmate1111, May 30 16
Easier
playmate1111 gold member
May 30 16
2393 plays
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  He Won't Go great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A change can be very nice. Some world leaders take their sweet time about leaving their post however and refuse to step down. See what you know about these ten examples that had their people going "he won't go".
Easier, 10 Qns, James25, Apr 22 15
Easier
James25 gold member
682 plays
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  Taking Dictation - Part II great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Yet another set of dictators to be put in their place!
Easier, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Aug 31 16
Easier
nyirene330
Aug 31 16
532 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Entebbe Raid/Operation Thunderball - Idi Amin

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  Bad Leaders From Different Countries - 10 questions - 3 mins
These men used their political power to abuse and kill their fellow countrymen. Match them with the country where they lived.
Easier, 10 Qns, Babilonia, Feb 12 18
Easier
Babilonia gold member
Feb 12 18
666 plays
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  Twentieth Century Dictators popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
There have been some very unpleasant political leaders throughout the ages. Here I'm asking you to identify some of the dictators from the twentieth century. Good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, bracklaman, Jan 19 21
Average
bracklaman
Jan 19 21
4905 plays
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Dictators are often vicious megalomaniacs. They commit crimes against those they govern but they also do things that cause head shaking, eye rolling and laughter. Can you name these loony leaders and the countries they ruled?
Average, 10 Qns, wilbill, Jan 05 15
Average
wilbill gold member
622 plays
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  Absolute Power ... best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
"Power tends to corrupt, but absolute power corrupts absolutely". (Lord Acton, 1834-1902). A quiz on some of the most corrupt and murderous world leaders of the twentieth century.
Average, 10 Qns, trident, Nov 25 19
Average
trident editor
Nov 25 19
4046 plays
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  Dictators' Wives top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Behind every dictator, there is usually a wife wielding considerable power. This quiz looks at some famous, or infamous, First Ladies.
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Aug 23 13
Average
MotherGoose editor
2994 plays
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  Personality Cults great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Repressive regimes indulge in personality cults sustained by an adoring mass media to create the image of the leaders as being larger than life and wise in all things. See if you can identify these characters or their claims to fame.
Difficult, 10 Qns, mstanaway, Feb 05 11
Difficult
mstanaway
1615 plays
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  Despot Calling the Kettle Black popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Choose the correct dictator I describe in each question. Note that a couple have somewhat vague descriptions because I would be giving away the answer if I went into further detail.
Easier, 10 Qns, AlexT781, Nov 11 13
Easier
AlexT781
709 plays
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  Dictators, Tyrants And Other Oppressors - 10 questions - 6 mins
Ruling with an iron fist somehow seems to be a good recipe for an (ambiguous) type of popularity. See how well you remember some of the more fearsome rulers in human history.
Tough, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Sep 21 11
Tough
flem-ish
4501 plays
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  Mussolini and Friends popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Surprise....surprise! Not only Hitler was his "friend"....Take this quiz and learn more about some of Benito Mussolini's life and friends.
Average, 10 Qns, VANEYK, Feb 27 19
Average
VANEYK
Feb 27 19
342 plays
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  Dictator of Romania: Nicolae Ceaușescu - 15 questions - 4 mins
Nicolae Ceaușescu will understandably be remembered by history as one of the most hated men in Romania. A dive into his brutal regime.
Tough, 15 Qns, LuH77, Aug 29 21
Tough
LuH77
Aug 29 21
120 plays
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  Dictator of Rwanda: Juvénal Habyarimana - 15 questions - 4 mins
Juvénal Habyarimana rose to power as the second President of Rwanda in 1973. Suspected of cheating in every single one of his elections, his brutal dictatorship still haunts Rwanda, and its neighbouring countries. A dive into his regime.
Average, 15 Qns, LuH77, Oct 31 21
Average
LuH77
Oct 31 21
81 plays
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  The Quotable Tyrant popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Say what you will about dictators, warlords and despots, most of them had some vaguely interesting things to say! See if you can match the quote with the autocrat!
Difficult, 10 Qns, TriviaGod0, May 11 08
Difficult
TriviaGod0
1276 plays
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  The Cruel Dictator: Teodoro Mbasogo - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a short quiz about the President of an African nation. Play the quiz to find out which nation, and more about the man himself. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, Pejikr, Nov 12 12
Average
Pejikr
180 plays
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  Sic Semper Tyrannis - 10 questions - 5 mins
Greed. Power. Megalomania. It's good to be king. Can you name these great dictators?
Tough, 10 Qns, rockets-DJ, Oct 24 12
Tough
rockets-DJ
2856 plays
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  If I Were A Dictator...... - 10 questions - 4 mins
The top 10 greediest and bloodiest "liberators" of Africa, as listed by AfricaNews.com. The list starts at number ten and ends with Numero Uno.
Average, 10 Qns, gillyz, Oct 22 12
Average
gillyz
453 plays
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  Coup d'etat - 25 questions - 8 mins
This quiz is probably the first of its kind. It pertains to the major coups that have been staged in the past in different parts of the world. Lets see how well are you acquainted with them.
Difficult, 25 Qns, swashbuckler, Dec 13 16
Difficult
swashbuckler
Dec 13 16
834 plays
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