History Quizzes

Today's Featured Game

Women with a Presidential Medal of Freedom
Editor Pick
Name these women that have been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by their pictures.
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Mercury Seven Astronauts

More Recent Games

'Nine' Year Major Events by Nine Word Clue
Editor Pick
Can you match each nine-word historical hint to the year ending in nine in which it happened?
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It's For You, Mr. President
You'd think by now the President would be able to upgrade to a cordless phone for the Oval Office.
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20th Century Asian Leaders (Picture Click)
Editor Pick
Can you identify the following 20th century Asian leaders from their pictures?
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History Books: The Subtitles III
Dreams of Kyrgyzstan: A Brief History of Sporcle
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Caribbean & West Indian History (A-Z)
Editor Pick
Can you give the correct answers to these questions about Caribbean and West Indian history (A-Z)?
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Which National Air Force?
It's a bird! It's a plane! ...yup, it is definitely a plane.
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Obama's Cabinet Picture Quiz
Editor Pick
Pick the members of President Obama's cabinet.
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US Defense Relationships
The best offense is a good defense.
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'I’m a Philosopher, Therefore I’m Quotable'
Editor Pick
Can you pick each word missing from a famous philosophical quote?
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'90s Timeline Picture Click
Pull out that fanny pack, do the Macarena, and feed your Tamagotchi pet...we're taking you back to the '90s.
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Former Countries' Borders
Editor Pick
Can you provide the names, in use at that time, of the countries or entities that bordered those listed below?
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US Presidents - Fit the Pattern
Look at all these presidents, coming together and playing nice with each other.
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On the Guest List
Editor Pick
Can you choose the famous person who might have had the following guest lists?
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19th Century Women Match-Up
Even without the internet, these historical figures managed to become known worldwide.
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Historical Nicknames (clickable)
Editor Pick
Pick the Nicknames or Cognomens of these famous historical figures.
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Tour the National Gallery (Picture Click)
Editor Pick
Can you tour the National Gallery in London by picking the correct painting for each artist?
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Which Happened First? (French Revolution)
Liberté, égalité, fraternité, Sporcle!
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1916 Proclamation of the Irish Republic
Editor Pick
Can you fill in the gaps of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic, which was published at the start of the 1916 Easter Rising? (See How to Play notes for more info & *tips!)
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Still President When...?
"Really? I'm still president? I have to deal with THAT?"
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US Election Trends by State: Democrat or Republican?
Editor Pick
Determine whether each state has more often voted Democrat (D), Republican (R), or both Equally* often (E) in Presidential elections.
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US History Grab Bag IV
Let's just take some US history, throw it on the wall, and see what sticks.
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Famous Fives: Country by Historic Event
Editor Pick
Pick the country where the events from each decade took place.
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Queen Elizabeth II: A Life in Pictures
Happy 90th Birthday to the Queen!
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Art, Sculpture, And Related Terms R-W
Editor Pick
Pick the Art, Sculpture, And Related Terms beginning with the letters R-W.
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Provinces of the Roman Empire (picture click)
Editor Pick
Can you find the provinces of the Roman Empire (AD 116) ?
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Elected President and Vice President
These people sure know how to win an election.
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New Zealand by the Years
Editor Pick
Pick the correct year for each of these New Zealand related events.
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Asian History Match-up
It's no surprise that the Earth's largest and most populated continent would have its fair share of history.
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Historical Shared Birthdays
These people should celebrate together, with double the cake.
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Famous Historical 'T' First Names
It's time for everybody's favorite consonant.
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Recent popular comments in History

  1. Freedom From Britain First
    32
    I wish Britain was free from Britain First.
  2. Still President When...?
    27
    The first phone call from the White House by Rutherford Hayes was made to Samuel J. Tilden to ask if his refrigerator was running.
  3. Famous Historical 'T' First Names
    24
    I kept looking for the clue "90's rap star _____ Shakur"
  4. Freedom From Britain First
    21
    Two games in one! Alt title: "Can you hit A and B randomly and get more that 50%?" :P
  5. Queen Elizabeth II: A Life in Pictures
    19
    I just gave up immediately and clicked through for a history lesson
  6. Elected President and Vice President
    19
    I don't think that the colors and notes were helpful but I thought they were very interesting and I enjoyed learning more about these different presidents from the little notes
  7. Presidents with Double Letter Surnames
    19
    Coolidge, Hoover, Roosevelt. Nearly 22 years of double O's.
  8. US History Grab Bag IV
    17
    Who knew Parliament Funkadelic was playing the White House in the 19th Century?
  9. Elected President and Vice President
    17
    Nice quiz. Maybe this is a minority opinion, but I thought the the color coordination and notes along the bottom were more distracting than helpful. The quiz concept is so straightforward, I think that info is mostly extraneous.
  10. Queen Elizabeth II: A Life in Pictures
    16
    Great quiz! I would suggest, however, *not* accepting "John Paul" for "John Paul II." Pope John Paul was pontiff for only a month, while John Paul II held the office for 27 years. In addition, Pope John Paul II was always referred to, both orally and in written form, with "the second" as part of his name.