Biography Quizzes

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Famous Historical 'O' First Names
Oh my, that's a lot of O's!
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From the Sporcle Archives:
Did They Run for President?

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A Very Silly Portrait: Monty Python
Editor Pick
Fun quiz! (most certainly does not smell of elderberries)
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American 'Heroes of History': Biography Covers
Editor Pick
Name the subjects of these biographies from Janet and Geoff Benge's 'Heroes of History' series based on the cover illustration and subtitle?*.
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That's What 'J' Said
Editor Pick
Complete the quotes from each of these historical figures whose names begin with 'J'.
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Who Tweeted Who: History
Editor Pick
Name the historical figures that are being Tweeted in this chain of messages across time? If you get stuck, type the word “SKIP” to advance to another slide..
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Portrait of a Leader: Thomas Jefferson
Editor Pick
Fill in the missing terms related to the life of Thomas Jefferson.
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Missing Word: Famous Asian People
Editor Pick
Name the missing portion of each famous Asian name.
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Who Did It First?
Cause really no one cares who did it second.
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World War II Profiles: Dwight D. Eisenhower
Editor Pick
Name the facts about Dwight D. Eisenhower.
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Biography Books: The Subtitles
We really wanted the subtitle for 'The Bedwetter' to be 'One Name, Two Fates'...it wasn't.
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That's What 'H' Said
You can't say history without the letter 'H'.
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Famous Russians: Author or Composer?
Editor Pick
Can you tell whether the given famous Russian person is an author (A) or a composer (C)?
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Portrait of a Scientist: Isaac Newton
Curator Pick
Click the correct choice for each question about the life of Sir Isaac Newton.
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Historical Nicknames
Once you get a nickname like this, it's all you can do to live up to the name.
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25 Fun Facts About George Washington
Editor Pick
Complete these twenty-five facts about George Washington.
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Profile: Abraham Lincoln
Curator Pick
Name the facts about Abraham Lincoln.
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History Books: The Subtitles III
Dreams of Kyrgyzstan: A Brief History of Sporcle
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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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'B' in History II
A 'B' in History sounds like a pretty solid grade to us.
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Historical Winners and Losers
You win some, you lose some...
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Presidential Standouts
Hopefully all the presidents stood out for a good reason, not a bad one.
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Notable American Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Airmen
We salute you.
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