History Quizzes

Today's Featured Quiz

Boring Electoral States Picture Click
Editor Pick
Can you click on the states that have voted for the same political party in at least the last 7 consecutive US Presidential elections (since 1988).
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From the Sporcle Archives:
World Leaders A-Z

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Find Five: Historical Leaders
Editor Pick
Pick the five historical leaders in each category.
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20th Century Missing Location
It's easy to misplace some things, but to lose an actual location? Someone needs to be fired.
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The UK in the 20th Century: 1921
Editor Pick
Name the notable people, places and events of the United Kingdom in 1921.
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Famous Mexicans Slideshow
Editor Pick
Name these famous Mexican people from their pictures.
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Clickable Historical Tweets
Hashtag: History lesson.
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Presidents by Term in House of Representatives
Editor Pick
Presidents by Term in House of Representatives
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WWII Battlefields: Western Front (map)
Editor Pick
Name the battles which occurred on the given dates during WWII, as each new indicator appears on this map depicting their locations.
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Magritte Paintings [Pic Click]
Editor Pick
Pick the correct Magritte painting when prompted.
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19th Century US States
The 19th century was a time of great struggle, rapid change, and killer facial hair.
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Who Did I Type? (US Presidents)
For an added challenge, play this quiz without looking down at your keyboard.
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Moon Mission: Matchup
Editor Pick
Pick the people that went on the same Apollo mission to the moon.
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Historical People A-Z II
This assortment of historical figures would make for one interesting dinner party.
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Hand-Drawn History III
Editor Pick
Complete the hints given below each slide for these historical events, given the, frankly, quite poor illustrations.
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'N' American History
Name the notable, notorious, and newsworthy 'N' American historical figures.
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Famous Females 7-to-1 by Nationality
Editor Pick
Can you match each famous female with the country of their nationality?
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Major Events in 'One' Years
One way or another, these events shaped the course of history.
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Leap Day by Year
Editor Pick
Can you match each Leap Day event with the year in which it happened?
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Hand-Drawn History II
These drawings will soon be found in history textbooks around the world!
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Monarchs of Britain by Royal House
Editor Pick
Can you name a Monarch in Britain* for each royal house of each of the following kingdoms?
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Famous Women by Century
You only have to be accurate within 100 years, this shouldn't be that hard.
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Historical Figures by Birth- and Deathplace
Editor Pick
Pick the right historical figures given their birth- and deathplace .
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18th century French Painters by Work (Picture Click)
Editor Pick
Can you find the correct picture made by each of these 18th century French painters?
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Presidential Birthplace Click-a-thon
Basically, the older the state, the more likely a President was born there.
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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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20th Century Asian Leaders
The best part about leading a nation is all the cool hats and fancy looking medals you get to wear.
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Historical Events of 1988
Little know fact: In the 20th century, 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits.
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20th Century: '70s or '80s?
Only on Sporcle can a merry band of knights from the 10th century find their way into a quiz about the 20th.
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Civilizations by Historical Leader II
"I have no intention of sharing my authority" - Louis XVI
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Bad Day to Die
Is there really ever a good day to die?
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