Biography Quizzes

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Historical Figures by One-Word Hints III
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Pick the historical figures by one-word hints.
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Famous Figures in European History

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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 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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Famous historical 'T' first names
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Match the last name with the correct first name beginning with 'T'.
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The Greatest Belgians
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Can you name who are considered to be the greatest Belgians*?
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That's What 'G' Said
If we started naming people with a single letter, the world would be a more straightforward place indeed.
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Stalin's Bunker
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Can you answer the progressively harder questions to travel deeper into Stalin's bunker?
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History Books: The Subtitles - Vol. 2
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Given the subtitle for each of these non-fiction history books, can you pick the title?
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Did They Run for President?
Some people run for president because they love their country, others just love a good show.
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Name It After Me! (III)
Here's one way to get your name in the history books.
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Famous Monks and Nuns
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Name the famous monks and nuns.
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Famous Scots
Awesome accents come with no extra charge.
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Watergate Names Match-Up
On June 17, 1972 there was a break-in at the Democratic National Headquarters. Let's just say, a lot of people got involved.
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Old Professions by Description
We wonder if there's an old-timey name for trivia expert.
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Famous historical 'S' first names
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Match the last name with the correct first name beginning with 'S'.
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Henry VIII's Clickable Life
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Pick the answers to these questions about Henry VIII.
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That's What 'E' Said
People whose names start with E know a thing or two about elocution.
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Historical Figures: With a simple clue
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Complete the name of these famous historical people in six minutes.
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Famous Historical 'L' First Names
Having one of these first names must be pure 'L'.
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Six Famous 'L' Scientists
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Pick the six famous scientists from the clues given.
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Funny Books by Funny Women
Two women walk into a bar. The third woman ducks.
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History Books: The Subtitles
At least it isn't History Class: The Musical!
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114th Congress Occupations
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Name the occupations of the 114th Congress.
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