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Five Letter History A-Z
Unfortunately, there is no mention of the Battle of Five Armies on this quiz.
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Democratic Party Presidential Nominees by Picture
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Name the last 20 nominees of the Democratic Party for President by their pictures.
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Republican Party Presidential Nominees by Picture
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Name the last 20 nominees of the Republican Party for President by their pictures.
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US President Middle Name Toss Up
Just be happy we didn’t ask you guess the middle names of the first ladies.
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'80s Timeline Picture Click
An '80s quiz wouldn't be complete without MJ making an appearance.
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'R' American History
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Can you answer the American history questions whose answers all begin with R?
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Famous Historical 'O' First Names
Oh my, that's a lot of O's!
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Mirrors in Art (Slideshow)
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Name the artist of each pictured artwork that features a mirror (or similar reflective surface).
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Dean Scream States
YEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH!!!!
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7 Wonders of The Ancient World Countries
It's a wonder that any of these Wonders are still standing.
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Intellectual History Figure Match
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Can you pick three intellectual history figures that belong to each category?
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Boring Electoral States Picture Click
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Can you click on the states that have voted for the same political party in at least the last 7 consecutive US Presidential elections (since 1988).
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Find Five: Historical Leaders
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Pick the five historical leaders in each category.
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20th Century Missing Location
It's easy to misplace some things, but to lose an actual location? Someone needs to be fired.
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The UK in the 20th Century: 1921
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Name the notable people, places and events of the United Kingdom in 1921.
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Famous Mexicans Slideshow
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Name these famous Mexican people from their pictures.
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Clickable Historical Tweets
Hashtag: History lesson.
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Presidents by Term in House of Representatives
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Presidents by Term in House of Representatives
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WWII Battlefields: Western Front (map)
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Name the battles which occurred on the given dates during WWII, as each new indicator appears on this map depicting their locations.
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Magritte Paintings [Pic Click]
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Pick the correct Magritte painting when prompted.
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19th Century US States
The 19th century was a time of great struggle, rapid change, and killer facial hair.
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Who Did I Type? (US Presidents)
For an added challenge, play this quiz without looking down at your keyboard.
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Moon Mission: Matchup
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Pick the people that went on the same Apollo mission to the moon.
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Historical People A-Z II
This assortment of historical figures would make for one interesting dinner party.
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Hand-Drawn History III
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Complete the hints given below each slide for these historical events, given the, frankly, quite poor illustrations.
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'N' American History
Name the notable, notorious, and newsworthy 'N' American historical figures.
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Famous Females 7-to-1 by Nationality
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Can you match each famous female with the country of their nationality?
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Major Events in 'One' Years
One way or another, these events shaped the course of history.
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Leap Day by Year
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Can you match each Leap Day event with the year in which it happened?
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Hand-Drawn History II
These drawings will soon be found in history textbooks around the world!
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Famous Women by Century
You only have to be accurate within 100 years, this shouldn't be that hard.
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