Modern History Quizzes

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Name the countries that had at least 10,000 military deaths during WWII.
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Can you name all the countries of the world that have ever been run as a single-party Marxist state?
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The Axis powers controlled parts of 69 modern-day countries. How many can you name?
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Name the countries that had at least 1,000 military deaths during WWI.
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Try to guess the countries that were part of the Soviet Union before it dissolved.
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Can you name the 10 most populous U.S. cities in each decennial census?
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Guess these countries that gained independence in 1990 or later.
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Can you name these people, places, battles, and words from the Second World War?
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Name all the countries of Europe that existed in 1946, after the end of the Second World War.
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Name the countries of Europe that neither invaded other countries nor were themselves invaded during World War II.
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Try to name all the countries of Europe just before World War I in 1914.
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Can you name the modern-day countries that were directly controlled by Nazi Germany at its peak in 1942?
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Can you name these places that played important roles in the Second World War?
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Can you answer these multiple choice questions about WWII?
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For each letter, name these people, places, and things from World War 2.
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Based on a description, can you name these cities and towns that were important in WWII?
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Try to guess whether each statement applies to the First World War or the Second World War.
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For example, what general was called The Desert Fox?
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Can you guess these notable people, places, and things from the 20th century?
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Name these famous figures from WWII.
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You probably don't know anything about WWI.
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Name the modern-day countries who possess territory that was occupied by Japanese troops during WWII.
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Try to name the eight members of the Warsaw Pact - aka the Soviet Bloc.
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The Soviet Union had 7 dictators. Can you name them all?
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Name the most populous countries and empires in the year 1950.
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Name the countries that were invaded by the Soviet Union with hostile intent.
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A difficult history quiz. Can you name these former national capitals?
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Workers of the world, unite! Cast off your chains and take this quiz about the USSR!
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Can you answer these relatively easy questions about the Second World War?
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With the help of a map, can you guess all modern day countries that were at one point controlled by the Axis powers and their co-belligerents during World War II?
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When we were slightly closer to nuclear annihilation.
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Can you name the 25 most populous cities in the Soviet Union in 1989?
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Can you name these facts about the infamous dictator Adolf Hitler?
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E = Supreme Allied commander?
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Guess these short answers about WWII.
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Can you name these things that happened every year from 1900-1999?
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For each selected category, enter any valid answer which fits.
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Can you answer these ancient history questions?
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Do you have what it takes to answer these questions about the 1950s?
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Name the top 25 male and female movie legends, as chosen by the AFI.
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Can you name these facts about the infamous dictator Joseph Stalin?
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Guess the first names of these prominent WWII personalities.
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Guess these short answers about the Cold War.
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Name the most populous modern-day urban areas that were one controlled by the Axis powers.
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The Treaty of Versailles was signed 100 years ago today. Can you name the countries whose territory changed in the aftermath of WWI?
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Can you guess these facts about the history of space exploration?
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Can you guess these facts about the history of nuclear weapons?
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For each letter in the alphabet, guess these answers related to the First World War.
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