History Quizzes

What's It Called Now? (Companies)
Old companies never die, they just rebrand.
'L' in History
History is just going to 'L' in a handbasket.
1950s Blitz
We just assume living in the 1950s was exactly like eating at Johnny Rockets for 10 straight years.
USN Aircraft Carriers (All-Time)
At no time in this quiz are you going to proclaim 'We're gonna need a bigger boat'.
Born on This Day (October)
If you have an irrational fear of pumpkins, it could just be that you were born in October.
'F' in History
You wouldn't want to 'F'ail would you?
US Vice Presidents
This game is one of our older games, but with all the talk lately of Vice Presidents, we thought it would be fitting to bring it out today. Do you know your Vice Presidents?
US Senators
A couple of these folks are running for President of the United States, can you name the ones that aren't as well?
Greatest Britons
We are sorry, but the Spice Girls didn't quite make the cut.
Countries by Historical Travel Posters
Very helpful when you're going back to the future.
Countries of the Chinese Empire
The compass was invented in China, probably to help them find new countries to conquer.
Before or After: 1900
Even if you get the nineteenth and twentieth centuries mixed up, you have a 50/50 chance.
Bill of Rights (Part 2)
Today is election day in many parts of the US, so get out there and vote!
U.S. History Grab Bag III
Time to reach into that bag of random facts you've stowed away. Or just make some educated guesses.
Greek Column Styles
Believe it or not, this quiz has very little to do with Rush week.
US History Grab Bag II
Just try to see if you can 'bag' a few answers.
US History Grab Bag
Let us know if you find any wooden teeth in there.
Countries of the Russian/Soviet Empires
In Soviet Russia the quiz takes you!
US Military Interventions Since WWII
So maybe Team America was a documentary?
Presidents by Electoral Maps
In case it isn't apparent now, there were electoral maps before cable news.
Name That Art
I don't know much about art...but I know what I like.
US Presidents Marathon
We don't really like the mental image of Taft running a marathon.
Wives of Henry VIII
Henry VIII took 'til death do us part' somewhat too literally. How many of the six can you remember?
In Memoriam: 2010
We here at Sporcle honor those who passed in 2010.
World Population 1900
Colonialists and imperialists, this quiz is for you!
Famous Explorers
These explorers wandered the globe and discovered new lands. Sure, there were already people there, but they didn't know that!
UnPatriotic Presidents
Not quite as political as you might think.
US Cities 1900
Today we're gonna party like its 1900.
Historical US City Populations
In a hundred years we are expecting that a city in Kansas will finally make the list.
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