History Quizzes

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In the News: July 2015
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Can you answer these questions on news and events that occurred in July 2015?
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One-Syllable Presidents

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Famous Historical 'P' First Names
These names are practically perfect in every way. (Don't tell Mary Poppins.)
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Which American Woman Is It?
It's not the song by The Guess Who, we'll tell you that right off the bat.
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Famous Swedes (Clickable)
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Pick the famous people from Sweden.
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First 10 States with Women's Suffrage
"The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball - the further I am rolled the more I gain." - Susan B. Anthony
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World Empires A-Z (Slideshow)
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Name the world empires from A-Z by the maps shown in the slideshow.
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Declaration or Constitution?
Either way you go, you're gonna get a lot of fancy schmancy writing.
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Famous Figures’ Passings Slideshow (2000-2014)
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Name the famous people pictured below who have died since the year 2000, one for each year.
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Vietnam War A-Z
The Vietnam War lasted from 1955-1975, but we boiled it down to 26 questions.
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Republic or Monarchy: Part II
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Are the following countries Republics (R) or Monarchies (M)?
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First Ladies: U.S. or Canada?
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Are these the first names of U.S. First Ladies, or Canadian Prime Ministers' spouses? Enter 'A' for American or 'C' for Canadian.
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Top 10 Richest US Presidents
The President makes $400,000 per year, which is surprisingly small for one of the most powerful people in the world.
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British Museum Collection
We cannot confirm or deny whether these objects come to life after the museum closes.
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The UK in the 20th Century: 1911
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Name the notable people, places and events of the United Kingdom in 1911.
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Famous Southerners (US)
Can you catch the hint of a Southern accent in these clues?
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Famous ANT-People
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Name these famous people that have 'ANT' in their name.
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'K' American History
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Can you answer the American history questions whose answers all begin with 'K'?
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Historical Events of 1915
A lot has changed in the last 100 years.
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Female World Leaders Match
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Match the names and countries of these female world leaders.
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U.S. Presidents As Kids (Image Match)
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Match the U.S. Presidents on the left with their younger selves on the right.
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Freedom From Britain First
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Can you name which of these pairs of countries gained independence from Britain first? (Enter 'A' or 'B')
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US Movers & Shakers
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Can you choose the industry these people revolutionized, and in which they made much of their fortune?
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(EM) King Henry V: Historically Speaking
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Can you answer the questions about the reign of Henry V?
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Famous Figures in European History II
If you weren't falling asleep in history class, you'll definitely recognize these people.
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WW I A-Z
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Name the people, places, and events associated with World War I.
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Famous Quotes About 'R'
There really should be a joke about pirates in this quiz somewhere.
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20th Century Figures by Category
Some of these people can be categorized as 'awesome'.
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Where's that Famous Piece of Art?!
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Pick the correct location for the given pieces of art.
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Sad Days in History
Some days are just sad.
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US History Figures Match-Up
Now, if they all had bronze statues the US would be a greater place...
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World Leaders in 2000
It's one thing to lead a country. It's a complete other ballgame to lead a country during Y2K.
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