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Terrible Predictions in History
What geniuses came up with these predictions?
Worst. Inventions. EVER.
Come on inventors, you're aiming for sliced bread here, anything less is just a whole loaf of bread.
Accidental Inventions
Pay attention to that accident you just had...you may want to recreate it some day.
Subcategory Multiple Choice: History
You might not be a history buff, but at least you have a 1-in-4 chance.
Clickable Sporcle Quiz Show: History
Ask not what Sporcle can do for you, ask what you can do for Sporcle - or something like that.
Where Did It Happen? (21st Century)
You know when they happened, but do you know where?
Where Did It Happen? (20th Century)
For those that like a little geography with their history.
Clickable Scientific Discoveries
When did you first discover Sporcle?
25 Famous Inventors
The inventors who named their inventions after themselves knew how to make sure their names were remembered.
10-to-1: History
We thought counting was more of a math thing.
Centuries of Inventions Minefield
They say that necessity is the mother of invention, well it is necessary for this mother not to blow up.
Who Invented It?
As far as we know, everything was invented by the Sham-wow guy.
Who Did It First?
Cause really no one cares who did it second.
Historical Figures: French or German?
When studying famous people from history, it's good to know some basic facts about them.
'C' in History II
Come on, no need to be confounded.
20th Century Science Match-Up
Who was the guy who invented flying cars again?
How'd That Get in the Smithsonian?
A couple of these exhibit items might have made good Halloween costumes.
Inventions by Decade
If we had to pick a decade, the one with the zipper, roller coaster, cotton candy and ferris wheel sounds pretty good.
History Books: The Subtitles II
You know what they say, those who do not learn subtitles are doomed to repeat them...or something like that.
Word Ladder: Science!
Name the 4 letter words in this scientifically-themed word ladder.
Lewis & Clark States
Lewis and Clark explored these states before it was cool.
'P' in History
We're strictly referring to the letter P here. We swear!
Can you pick which scientist or inventor might have said these statements after they made an important discovery/invention?
3-D History
History is better in 3D.
History Books: The Subtitles III
Dreams of Kyrgyzstan: A Brief History of Sporcle
Word Ladder: Explorers
Name the explorers in this four-letter word ladder.
Famous From the 19th Century
A quiz about the 19th century? We hear they didn't even have the Internet back then.
Indian inventions
Click the inventions or discoveries made on the Indian subcontinent, or by people from there, and avoid the others. (See game note for definitions.)
Not Invented Yet
Pick the things that haven't been invented yet, whilst avoiding the things that have.
Fathers, But of What?
Who's your daddy?
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