Modern History Quizzes

Take a Random Modern History Quiz

Directory Structure

All Modern History Quizzes

Page 1 of 5
Taken Quiz
460,228
Name the countries that had at least 10,000 military deaths during WWII.
280,347
Can you name all the countries of the world that have ever been run as a single-party Marxist state?
126,182
The Axis powers controlled parts of 69 modern-day countries. How many can you name?
118,181
Name the countries that had at least 1,000 military deaths during WWI.
107,424
Can you name the 10 most populous U.S. cities in each decennial census?
91,186
Name these people, places, battles, and words from World War 2.
90,951
Try to guess the countries that were part of the Soviet Union before it dissolved.
89,931
Guess these countries that gained independence in 1990 or later.
85,875
Name all the countries of Europe that existed in 1946, after the end of the Second World War.
66,538
Try to name all the countries of Europe just before World War I in 1914.
65,478
Can you answer these multiple choice questions about WWII?
63,196
Based on a description, can you name these cities and towns that were important in WWII?
63,051
Name these places that played important roles in the Second World War.
62,123
For each letter, name these people, places, and things from World War 2.
61,330
Name the countries of Europe that neither invaded other countries nor were themselves invaded during World War II.
60,988
Name these famous figures from WWII.
59,486
You probably don't know anything about WWI.
54,505
Can you name the modern-day countries that were directly controlled by Nazi Germany at its peak in 1942?
54,233
Can you guess these notable people, places, and things from the 20th century?
51,308
Name the most populous countries and empires in the year 1950.
50,386
For example, what general was called The Desert Fox?
47,645
Name the modern-day countries who possess territory that was occupied by Japanese troops during WWII.
47,537
Name the countries that were invaded by the Soviet Union with hostile intent.
41,224
When we were slightly closer to nuclear annihilation.
40,788
Name the eight members of the Warsaw Pact - aka the Soviet Bloc.
40,201
A difficult history quiz. Can you name these former national capitals?
39,405
The Soviet Union had 7 dictators. Can you name them all?
38,069
Try to guess whether each statement applies to the First World War or the Second World War.
36,629
Can you name the 25 most populous cities in the Soviet Union in 1989?
34,589
Guess these short answers about WWII.
34,498
E = Supreme Allied commander?
32,199
Workers of the world, unite! Cast off your chains and take this quiz about the USSR!
31,180
Name the top 25 male and female movie legends, as chosen by the AFI.
31,018
Can you name these things that happened every year from 1900-1999?
30,670
Can you answer these ancient history questions?
30,412
Do you have what it takes to answer these questions about the 1950s?
29,720
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?
28,109
Name the most populous modern-day urban areas that were one controlled by the Axis powers.
26,936
Answer these questions about George W. Bush and his presidency.
26,680
Guess the first names of these prominent WWII personalities.
26,590
Can you guess these facts about the history of space exploration?
26,488
For each selected category, enter any valid answer which fits.
25,940
Can you name these facts about the infamous dictator Adolf Hitler?
25,174
Guess these short answers about the Cold War.
23,938
More ancient history questions!
23,413
Can you answer these relatively easy questions about the Second World War?
23,059
The Treaty of Versailles was signed 100 years ago today. Can you name the countries whose territory changed in the aftermath of WWI?
22,863
Name these world leaders from era of WWI and WWII.
21,813
Guess these facts about the 9/11 terror attacks and their aftermath.
21,515
Can you guess these facts about Bill Clinton and his presidency?
21,233
Art experts rescue priceless artworks stolen by the Nazis?
20,905
Which cities suffered the most civilian deaths due to bombing in WWII?
20,193
D-Day was seventy-five years ago today. Guess the codenames of the five sectors that were stormed by Allied troops on June 6, 1944.
19,682
Can you name these facts about the infamous dictator Joseph Stalin?
19,210
Guess the modern-day countries with territory that was once part of German Empire.
19,073
Can you guess whether these statements about World War II are true or false?
18,968
Guess these facts about Ronald Reagan and his presidency.
18,943
In Soviet Russia, JetPunk takes your quiz!
18,064
Can you guess the most-commonly used names for these "generations" of people in the United States and other western countries.
17,280
His Presidency doesn't look so bad in hindsight.
16,728
Name the countries that had the most residents die as a result of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunamis.
16,683
For each letter in the alphabet, guess these answers related to the First World War.
16,613
The only thing we have to fear is sharks.
16,609
Can you name these famous figures from WWII from a picture?
16,491
Can you name the Roman provinces that existed in 117 AD, when Emperor Trajan brought the Roman Empire to its largest extent?
16,458
Among the countries that exist today, which had the highest percentage of their population die in WWII?
16,440
Answer these questions about #41.
15,235
Guess the modern-day countries that were once in the Italian Empire, in whole or in part.
14,249
Guess these facts about Jimmy Carter and his presidency.
13,964
For each position listed and time period, name the Cold War leader.
13,227
Can you guess these facts about the history of nuclear weapons?
10,450
9,997
Can you name these facts about the Russian leader Vladimir Lenin?
9,595
Can you guess the facts related to the history and theory of Communism?
9,479
Guess these facts about the life of the British leader Winston Churchill.
9,099
8,868
A fateful day of history that many older people can still remember clearly. Can you guess these facts about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy?
7,566
7,540
Can you guess these facts about the the life and work of Albert Einstein?
7,512
Can you answer these questions about the infamous Italian dictator?
7,384
7,222
Where did Winston Churchill say we would fight the Nazis in his famous "we shall fight them on the...." speech?
6,920
6,279
5,849
4,874
4,751
4,627
4,416
4,247
4,229
3,975
3,659
3,258
2,953
2,922
2,798
2,717
Page 1 of 5