History Quizzes

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Most Prominent US President per Decade
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Name the US president who served longer than any other US president during the given decade? (See 'How to Play' below for details.).
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In the News: June 2015
Editor Pick
Can you answer these questions on news and events that occurred in June 2015?
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Painters by (cup)cake
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Name the famous painters whose work inspired the creators of these cakes and cupcakes.
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Countries Not Invaded by Britain on a Map
We are assuming this is not some sort of bucket list.
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US Presidents with Most States Admitted
Hey, those 50 states had to be admitted by someone...
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Military Leaders quotes
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Match the attributed quote to the Military Leader.
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Famous Historical 'R' First Names
Despite it being their favorite letter, pirates do not make an appearance in this quiz.
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Famous Southerners (US)
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Can you match each person with their defintion?
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Political Photos from the 1990s
We're fairly certain there is someone with a pager in every single one of these photos.
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World War II (A-Z)
Keep calm and take this well-balanced quiz about WWII.
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British Land Holders of Yore
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Can you name which of the four maps shown represents the land owned by each given ruler of land in the British Isles during the noted years? Type A, B, C or D.
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100 Years ago - 1915
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Name the people, places and events of 1915.
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Finish the Famous Quote III
Go on, be inspired and all that.
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British History by Decade
The Brits have been around for a LONG time, so it's clear there will be a bunch of significant events in this quiz.
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Famous Fives: Figures From Europe
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Name the five famous people from each of these European countries.
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Famous Russians
These people are famous for a lot of things, but they should also be famous for being able to stand ridiculously cold winters.
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One Sentence Presidential Elections,1900-Present
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Pick the US presidential election year, given one-sentence descriptions regarding the winning candidates.
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Country By Year 1931-1960
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Name the country by the event that happened in each year.
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Clickable Moon Walkers
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Pick the astronauts who have walked on the Moon.
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US National Women's Hall of Fame
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Can you name every woman inducted into the US National Women's Hall of Fame?
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Rome, Jerusalem or Constantinople?
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Can you name whether Rome, Jerusalem or Constantinople was besieged in the given year?
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Centuries of Documents
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Pick the century in which each of these documents was written.
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Historic 'ART' People in Three Words
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Given three, one-word clues can you name the historically famous people with 'ART' in their Last Names?
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Freedom In Speech
You're free to quote these people.
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Brown or Obergefell?
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Name the Supreme Court decision these quotes were responding to, Brown v. Board of Education ('B') or Obergefell v. Hodges ('O').
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Famous Nicknames A-Z
If we had nicknames this cool, we'd start insisting that no one call us anything else.
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Bastille Day
Happy Bastille Day! Play this quiz on July 14th (of your time zone), and you're on your way to earning the Bastille Day badge.
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12 Historical Dictators by Picture
Feel free to jeer each photo as necessary.
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Statues Around the World
Statues are basically giants.
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Republic or Monarchy?
Who's really in charge? That's always the question.
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European History Figures by Category
From Italian Renaissance painters to Soviet Union premiers, this quiz covers Europe over the centuries.
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