History Quizzes

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Civil Rights Activists Match-up
Editor Pick
Match the parts of these names of famous civil rights activists.
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Historical People Reading the Paper
If there's not at least one monocle in this quiz we might cry.
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'Six' Year Major Events by Six Word Clue
Tune in for the updated version of this quiz once the Earth is conquered by aliens in 2026.
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Jameses Who Changed the U. S.
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Pick the James who was an important figure in the U. S. for each clue.
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Horseback Presidents
What would these presidents be without their trusty steed?
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20th Century Deaths by Year
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Pick the correct year in which the following people died.
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Animals Across Human History
Even the cave painting is better than anything we could ever draw.
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Paris in Art
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Pick the correct picture of Paris given the title and artist.
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Defeated in Battle
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Can you identify the country, empire, or other entity that was on the LOSING side in each historic battle in the following sets of three?
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Williams Who Changed the US
William 'Flava Flav' Drayton just missed the cut.
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Presidential Gains
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Name the party, (D)emocrat or (R)epublican, which increased its previous electoral vote count from the previously listed election? (Click How to Play).
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Wiki History Picture Click
If you ever researched a history paper on Wikipedia, this should be a piece of cake.
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Fictional Historical Movies
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Pick the people/event by these fictional movies whose titles are inspired by real movies.
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Where Did It Happen? (20th Century)
For those that like a little geography with their history.
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The Truth About British Monarchs
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Can you pick a true fact about each of these kings and queens? (Choices in the answer field will be used multiple times).
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Clickable Asian History
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Pick the modern day countries where these historical events happened?*.
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That's What 'J' Said
I got 99 problems, but Jay-Z quotes ain't one.
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That's What 'K' Said
Editor Pick
Complete the quotes from each of these historical figures whose names begin with 'K'.
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Who Am I? Presidents of the United States
Somehow this isn't about the alt-rock band from the '90s.
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Hand-Drawn History IV
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Complete the hints given below each slide for these historical events, given the, frankly, quite poor illustrations.
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Historical Anagrams
This is just one big, historical mix-up.
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The Eighteen Living Presidents of 1833-1836
Editor Pick
Can you select the eighteen past, present, and future Presidents that were alive from August 20, 1833 to June 28, 1836 without selecting any President not alive in this period?
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History Books for Children: The Subtitles
Editor Pick
Given the subtitle for each of these non-fiction history picture books, can you pick the title?
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Country by Picture of Female Leader
Eventually, we hope to make this quiz with 197 slides, one for every country.
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Famous Russians: Author or Composer?
This quiz would be much tougher as a spelling test.
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Ancient Olympic Games
Editor Pick
Can you provide the correct letter, from the choices provided in the images, to answer the hints beneath each slide related to the Ancient Olympics?
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Old West Match-Up
Ever wonder why some call it the "Wild" West? Just take a look at the names.
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Australian, British or Canadian Prime Minister?
Oy! In which jolly good country were these people Prime Minister, eh?
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Where did British Forces Fight in WW2
Editor Pick
Name the modern countries where British Commonwealth Forces Fought in WW2.
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Cold War Era Leaders
Editor Pick
Can you click the box that corresponds to the US, Soviet, or Chinese leader's span of leadership during the Cold War era?
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The Lines & Walls That Separate Us
Just please don't beat your head against the wall if you find this challenging.
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