Discovery Quizzes

Today's Featured Game

American Inventions 1850-1899
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Pick the American Inventors from their Inventions and Dates? 1850-1900 (Inventions are listed chronologically).
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From the Sporcle Archives:
Word Ladder: Explorers

More Recent Games

Who-What-When, Invention Edition
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Match the person, his or her invention/discovery, and the date when it was invented/discovered.
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Clickable Moon Walkers
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Pick the astronauts who have walked on the Moon.
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An Experimental Discovery
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Pick the famous scientist responsible for these experiments or discoveries.
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Lewis & Clark States
Lewis and Clark explored these states before it was cool.
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Historical Figures: French or German?
When studying famous people from history, it's good to know some basic facts about them.
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Order of Inventions
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Pick these inventions and discoveries according to their chronologically-presented dates.
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20th Century Science Match-Up
Who was the guy who invented flying cars again?
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Explorers alive when Columbus arrived in America
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Which of Christopher Columbus's fellow explorers were alive when he first landed in the New World?
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Prison Inventions (Slideshow)
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Can you answer the questions about these objects made by prisoners?
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The Space Race - Who Won?
We're seeing red, but are we also seeing white and blue?
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Archaeology Terminology
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Pick the correct archaeological term for the definition given.
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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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Name it After Me! (Americana) II
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Pick the eponym from a description of it and its namesake.
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Name the Explorer By Cause/Location of Death
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Pick the explorer by cause/location of death.
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People Who Witnessed 1492
But how trustworthy are these so-called witnesses? Pictures, Christopher, or it didn't happen.
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First Space Traveler per Country
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They Boldly Went Where No One (except at least those 21 foreigners) Had Gone Before
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Explorers of the Arctic, from description
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Cool quiz
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Apollo 11 Astronauts
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There needs to be a band called 30 Seconds to Moon.
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Mini Profiles: 20 Explorers
It's time to explore the lives of these famous historical explorers.
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Famous British ships
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Name the famous British ships.
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Mega Mixed Word Collection: History
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R O I S H T Y !
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Word Ladder: Explorers
Name the explorers in this four-letter word ladder.
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