History Quiz / Off the Top of Your Head? Not a Chance

Random History or General Knowledge Quiz

Can you name the Historical Facts off the top of your head? Not a chance?

 Plays Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Support Sporcle.
Go Orange.
Score 0/30 Timer 10:00
On which date is Mexico's independence from Spain celebrated?
Who is credited with inventing Melba Toast and Peach Melba?
Caelius, Quirinalis, Palatinus, Aventinus, Capitolium, Esquilinus, and Viminalis are commonly known as what?
What is the tallest mountain on Earth?
Who was the leader of the English Peasants' Revolt 1381?
To who is the number '666' historically attributed?
Who is the Hungarian writer of the book 'Manufacture of Madness' (1970)?
Between which states was the Six-Day War fought in 1967?
Emperor Constantine I congregated the Church in the first effort to bring together his empire under one religion in which city?
Who is credited with the first commercial use of nitrocellulose film in photography?
Which era is thought to have produced the first biohazard suit?
Which philosopher is first credited with drawing a satirical correlation between a state's number of laws and its level of corruption?
In Egypt, the removal of eyebrows was a result of the death of what?
Which American was known as the 'Great Father' in the 19th Century?
Which military body first used concentration camps?
The famous 1917 U.S. enrollment poster bearing the slogan 'I Want You' featured the picture of which person?
What is the largest living thing?
What was the most commonly used British fighter plane in 1940?
What is the most expensive material on earth?
'Bedlam' is a corruption of the name of which city?
St. Patrick was born in which settlement?
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator was based on whose studies?
Where was St. George from?
Who defined the five wits (original senses)?
What is the name of the public gymnasium that housed the Cynics?
1816 is referred to as what following the eruption of Mount Tambora?
John Polidori wrote the novel 'The Vampyre' based on whose unfinished short story?
Who is credited with the invention of the World Wide Web?
Wilhelm Kattwinkel discovered which archaeological site?
Which monarch is referred to as the 'Nine Day Queen'?

From the Vault

Vowel-less Movie Titles II

by manonthemoon

Movies 3m
Stealing a vowel from a movie is just as bad as stealing candy from a baby!
Remove Ads.
Support Sporcle.
Get the best of Sporcle when you Go Orange. This ad-free experience offers more features, more stats, and more fun while also helping to support Sporcle. Thank you for becoming a member.

Show Comments


Top Quizzes Today

Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.