Century Quizzes

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Born in the 19th Century
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Pick the Famous Figures who were born between 1800 and 1899.
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'W' in History

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Missing Word: 18th Century Literature
Name the missing words in these 18th century literary works.
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The Day Before
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Pick the 20th and 21st century historical events by something that occured the day before.
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A History of War
Can you pick the wars that took place during each of these centuries?
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World Leaders by Century
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Pick the historical figures who ruled in each century.
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Which happened first WWII
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Can you determine which of these pairs of WWII events occurred first? Enter 'A' or 'B'
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Missing Word: 20th Century A-Z
Name the missing words from these names and terms of the 20th century.
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20th Century leaders and when they came to power
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Match the 20th century world leader to the year they first came to power in the given position.
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Historical Life Span Overlap
This sort of proves that these famous historical figures aren't secretly the same person.
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Century by European History Figures
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Pick the century in which each set of European history figures lived.
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Clicking Through the 19th Century
The 19th century was pretty eventful, but you can't just go attributing everything to that era.
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Famous From the 14th & 15th Centuries
To be famous back in the 14th or 15th century, you either had to rule a country, go exploring, or make great art.
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Wars of the 20th Century (Slideshow)
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Name the wars that were waged during the 20th century (1901-2000) by the images provided.
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Famous 20th Century Quotes
The most important part of saying a great quote, is to make sure someone is listening.
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19th Century Literature Match (Clickable)
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Pick the correct missing word from these books published in the 19th Century in order to complete the title of the book.
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Century by Historical Figures
Time machines are never there when you need them.
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Century by Literature
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Pick the century in which each set of literary works was published.
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Missing Word: 20th Century Authors A-Z
Name the missing word from each of these names of 20th century authors.
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Five Events per Century
This might be your first chance to give history a high five.
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20th Century Science Match-up
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The best match-up of the 20th century was Marie and Albert in Young Einstein.
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20th Century Author Match-up
This century started with typewriters and ended with laptops.
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19th Century Figures by Category
We don't want to put anyone in a box, these 19th century folks just naturally fall into categories.
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20th Century Women Match-Up
These ladies stand in good company on this list.
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