History Quizzes

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All History Quizzes

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Taken Quiz
945,368
Name as many U.S. Presidents as you can!
360,556
Were you paying attention in history class? Name these famous historical figures!
319,683
Based on the description, name the mythical creature.
205,483
There's a much higher variety in girls' names.
198,461
Name the countries that had at least 10,000 military deaths during WWII.
181,927
According to some guy, not me!
178,795
Try to name all 24 Greek letters.
164,490
Guess the Greek and Roman names of the Olympian gods.
143,092
For each year, guess the top 20 names for baby boys in the United States.
134,516
Based on the portrait, name the president.
124,545
Can you name all the countries of the world that have ever been run as a single-party Marxist state?
113,337
Beat the clock to decode these randomly-generated Roman Numerals.
101,652
Guess the first names of these famous historical figures.
101,069
Do you have what it takes to name Shakespeare's plays?
100,681
Can you identify the 20 historical figures pictured in this quiz?
93,746
Names the English monarchs since the time of the Norman conquest.
89,859
Guess the first names of all the American Presidents.
86,564
Guess the name of each selected Greek letter.
81,888
How many British Prime Ministers can you name?

(Most Americans only know three)

79,310
Based on the picture, name these 20 historical figures.
77,252
______ the Lionheart for example.
74,563
War. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing. Except this quiz.
73,080
Name as many U.S. Presidents as you can in one minute!
70,270
Try to name the member states of the Commonwealth of Nations.
68,107
Based on the picture, name these 20 historical figures.
67,617
We give you the dictator. You give us the country they ruled.
63,323
Can you identify these former and current world leaders?
60,412
We give you the date. You tell us what happened
58,785
Name these famous figures from Greek Mythology.
55,944
For each decade, name the 10 biggest American cities.
52,723
Name the most populous countries and empires in the year 1900.
51,899
Guess these countries that gained independence in 1990 or later.
51,250
Name the American military conflicts that resulted in at least 1,800 American military deaths.
50,549
The quiz starts here.
50,186
Name the nations or empires ruled by these leaders.
47,850
For each selected country, name the country it was a part of prior to independence.
46,664
Guess the nations that controlled the largest land areas.
46,572
We give you the group. You tell us the title given to its leader.
45,722
Name the occupation shared by each group of three people.
45,684
Some of these jobs still exist. Others, not so much.
45,591
Name these people, places, battles, and words from World War 2.
44,056
Name these famous places from mythology and fiction.
42,579
For each event, name the city where it took place.
42,252
Based on the members, name the family.
41,824
Based on the picture, name the artist or the artwork.
41,766
Based on the description, name the mythical creature.
41,083
The Axis powers controlled parts of 69 modern-day countries. How many can you name?
39,300
We give you the motto. You tell us who it belongs to.
39,254
One of them fiddled while Rome burned.
38,607
Answer these questions about music and musicians. One per year since 1990.
38,373
Guess the middle names of these famous historical figures.
37,907
Based on the city and the year, name the person who was assassinated.
37,885
Deaf German composer?
37,284
We give you a religion - you tell us the country in which it originated.
37,153
One President hated broccoli. Another wore sweaters in the White House.
36,982
From non-factors to puppet masters, name all the Vice-Presidents of the USA.
35,925
Based on the picture, name the artist or the artwork.
35,794
Based on the picture, name these 20 historical figures.
35,237
Country that attacked Pearl Harbor?
35,052
Guess the last names of these people known by a first name and an initial.
34,741
It seems like just yesterday.
34,358
Guess these people, places, and things that came first.
33,875
Name the people who appear on each piece of American currency.
33,870
Stabbed on the Ides of March?
33,388
Name these former countries.
32,832
A quiz that will reveal our shocking level of ignorance!
32,701
"Methodic" philosopher who drank hemlock?
32,519
I came, I saw, I took a quiz.
32,414
Name these famous people who died before the age of 45.
32,362
Name these famous figures from WWII.
32,061
Some of these cities are still important. Others, not so much.
31,915
These people are known by a title, such as General or Duke. Guess the title.
31,809
A year of trivial obsessions for the most part.
31,531
Based on the colony, name the mother country.
31,049
For each president, name the state where they started their political career.
30,962
Name these historical people, places, and things that begin with the letter A.
30,954
Name the countries that had at least 1,000 military deaths during WWI.
30,931
Guess the year of these famous happenings.
30,891
Name the modern countries where these ancient cities were located.
30,812
Name these places that played important roles in the Second World War.
30,632
You might not remember them all, but you've probably at least heard them.
30,440
Name the countries that have not been controlled by a foreign power since 1850.
30,332
Such as a German scientist and his most famous equation.
30,305
Answer these questions about movies and actors. One per year since 1990.
30,206
Name the countries home to these political movements.
30,169
Name these cities that were important in WWII.
30,094
Name the countries ruled by these dictators such as Pol Pot, Joseph Stalin, and Julius Caesar.
30,016
Based on the capital, name the former country or empire.
29,979
The first in a series of century-specific quizzes.
29,870
Guess the first names of these famous artists.
29,678
Name the First Ladies of the United States.
29,586
One question per year.
29,501
Country that neither Napoleon nor Hitler could conquer?
29,464
Name these facts about current events and trends from the year 2011.
29,242
Never get involved in a land war in Asia!
28,908
Such as the painter of the Mona Lisa.
28,838
For each year, name the 10 largest cities in the world of that year.
28,795
Name the most populous cities in Europe for each century-ending year, 1000 to 1900 AD.
28,557
Based on the time, place and cause, name the famous person who died.
28,341
Guess the modern-day countries that were settled by Vikings.
28,142
Such as an English King with a penchant for beheading his wives?
28,114
Such as a man who wanted to blow up the Parliament?
28,009
Name the cities that were the most populous on Earth at any time from 1000 B.C. - 2000 A.D.
27,801
Based on the time, place and cause, name the famous person who died.
27,705
Based on the date and the invader, guess the country that was invaded.
27,655
Name the people credited with these inventions.
27,508
Fill the blanks in the names of these historical ages and eras.
27,409
Question #1: What was the name of King Louis XIV's palace?
26,941
For example, what general was called The Desert Fox?
26,854
Columbus's three ships, for example.
26,709
For each letter, name these people, places, and things from World War 2.
26,459
History + Analogies = Nerd Candy.
26,306
For example, what is the oldest English university?
26,045
Name these famous battles throughout history.
25,757
Name the occupation shared by each group of three people.
25,469
Question #1: Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
25,286
These people are known by a title, such as Duke or Sergeant. Guess the title.
25,119
Based on the definitions, guess these words from Roman History.
25,039
We give you the date. You tell us what happened
24,895
A difficult history quiz. Can you name these former national capitals?
24,886
Name the 11 states that fought for the Confederacy in the American Civil War.
24,870
Z = animated corpse?
24,828
Very large dog breed, for example.
24,688
For example, the stuff that goes inside thermometers.
24,570
Such as an Indian independence leader.
24,450
Try to name countries that had a land border with the USSR post WWII.
24,448
Name the top 25 male and female movie legends, as chosen by the AFI.
24,433
You probably don't know anything about WWI.
24,361
Based on the individual, name the country they helped establish.
24,273
Question #1: Which English king was "mad"?
23,665
Guess the members of these historical groups.
23,233
Country that declared independence in 1776?
22,954
Name of 18 French kings?
22,901
You'll have to be a history geek or devout Catholic to get more than a couple.
22,769
Name these infamous criminals.
22,435
Name these facts about current events and trends from the year 2013.
22,385
Such as the temple on the acropolis of Athens.
21,999
The last letter of each answer is the the first letter of the next.
21,984
Question #1: To what country were 165,000 British convicts "transported"?
21,906
Name the Presidents associated with these quotes.
21,885
Guessing planets isn't going to help for this one.
21,821
Conflict once known as "The Great War"
21,690
Question #1: What fleet of warships did Spain launch against England in 1588?
21,688
Name the speakers of these famous speeches from history.
21,548
Name the biggest American cities in the year 1900.
21,514
Try to guess the countries that were part of the Soviet Union before it dissolved.
21,431
Such as the painter of Sistine Chapel.
21,228
Close, but no cigar.
21,211
Guess the first names of these famous political figures.
20,939
You don't probably don't know these thirty important historical people.
20,922
Answer these questions about George W. Bush and his presidency.
20,772
Chances are you were forced to read some of these.
20,644
Victorious admiral at Trafalgar?
20,594
First female PM of the UK?
20,543
I heard they had a lot of toga parties back then.
20,532
I'm addicted to making quizzes for history nerds.
19,985
Name these things that were invented in the United States.
19,876
The second U.S. president, for example.
19,743
Russia's first democratically-elected leader?
19,654
Name these famous generals and admirals.
19,619
Can you name the biggest cities in England for these years in history?
19,587
You can get knighted for practically anything nowadays!
19,539
Question #1: Who is said to have committed suicide via an asp bite?
19,493
Name the biggest modern-day cities that are located within the former territory of the Roman Empire.
19,414
Try to guess the most populous cities in Europe in the year 1700.
19,411
Question #1: What is Queen Mary I of England's unflattering nickname?
19,314
How many Roman emperors can you name?
19,235
Turkish empire that conquered Constantinople?
19,218
Name the countries that have controlled any part of land that is now part of the fifty United States.
19,171
Question #1: What empire, based in Cusco, once controlled much of the Andes?
19,129
When we were slightly closer to nuclear annihilation.
19,019
Name the people who lived in these famous homes.
18,988
You have to be really smart to do well on this one.
18,725
Question #1: What English King fought in the Crusades and battled against Saladin?
18,717
We give you the date. You tell us what happened.
18,711
Such as the civilization that built Machu Picchu.
18,635
Prove you're a history nerd by getting them all.
18,547
Norse raiders who terrorized Europe?
18,525
Name these famous historical empires.
18,433
Name the famous founders of these countries, religions and corporations.
18,417
The last letter of each answer is the the first letter of the next.
18,386
We give you one part of the couple - you name the other.
18,378
Name these objects that are named for their inventors.
18,364
Name the countries whose territory has been deliberately bombed by the U.S. with hostile intent, 1946-present.
18,041
I still remember where I was when O.J. was acquitted.
17,960
May 6, 1937 - This German zeppelin is destroyed by fire?
17,880
This one's pretty tough!
17,831
Fill the blanks in these historical analogies.
17,827
Name the countries that the U.S. presidents have visited the most.
17,776
Question #1: What was New York City called before 1664?
17,333
Without the revolution, we might have ended up like Canada!
17,324
Such as the "Bard" of Elizabethan England
17,314
A better question is what WASN'T invented by the English.
17,207
Civil rights activist who had a dream?
16,974
One question per year since 1979.
16,842
Name these facts about current events and trends from the year 2016.
16,812
Name these German inventions and discoveries.
16,671
Name all the countries of Europe that existed in 1946, after the end of the Second World War.
16,665
Humans killed a lot of these off.
16,631
Translate these ancient Greek words into English.