Discovery Quizzes

Today's Featured Game

Famous First Words on Technological Breakthroughs
Curator Pick
Pick the context where the following first words were used .
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From the Sporcle Archives:
People Who Witnessed 1492

More Recent Games

Famous Astronauts Match
Curator Pick
Match these famous astronaut* names*.
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Apollo 11 Astronauts
On this day in history, Apollo 11 astronauts were the first humans to walk on the moon. Decades later we still admire this feat.
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Clickable Moon Walkers
Editor Pick
Pick the astronauts who have walked on the Moon.
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Clickable Scientific Discoveries
When did you first discover Sporcle?
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Famous British Ships
We wonder how many mermaids the sailors on these ships have seen.
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Centuries of Inventions Minefield
Curator Pick
Click the correct invention from each century (or it's the Rack)
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Explorers' Birth Countries
Editor Pick
Pick the birthplaces of these famous explorers.
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Name It After Me! (III)
Here's one way to get your name in the history books.
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Real-Life Scientists and Inventors in Movies
Curator Pick
For each movie, given the image and the clue, can you name the real-life scientist or inventor depicted in it?
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Explorers of Space (1980s, 90s, 00s) from Description
Curator Pick
Pick the explorers of space (1980s, 90s, 00s), from a description.
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Science in the 1600's
Curator Pick
Pick the scientific discoveries of the 1600's.
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American Inventors 1850-1899
Editor Pick
Pick the American inventors from their inventions, or improvements on inventions? 1850-1900.
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Explorers by Discovery
Curator Pick
Pick the explorer by what he did.
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Mercury Seven Astronauts
These men had The Right Stuff.
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Scientists - Who did what?
Curator Pick
Name the scientist known for each advance in Science.
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Who-What-When, Invention Edition
Curator Pick
Match the person, his or her invention/discovery, and the date when it was invented/discovered.
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An Experimental Discovery
Curator Pick
Pick the famous scientist responsible for these experiments or discoveries.
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Lewis & Clark States
Lewis and Clark explored these states before it was cool.
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Historical Figures: French or German?
When studying famous people from history, it's good to know some basic facts about them.
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Order of Inventions
Editor Pick
Pick these inventions and discoveries according to their chronologically-presented dates.
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20th Century Science Match-Up
Who was the guy who invented flying cars again?
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Explorers alive when Columbus arrived in America
Editor Pick
Which of Christopher Columbus's fellow explorers were alive when he first landed in the New World?
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