Modern History Quizzes

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Name the countries that had at least 10,000 military deaths during WWII.
177,201
Can you name all the countries of the world that have ever been run as a single-party Marxist state?
73,231
The Axis powers controlled parts of 69 modern-day countries. How many can you name?
70,278
For each decade, name the 10 biggest American cities.
67,934
Name these people, places, battles, and words from World War 2.
63,305
Guess these countries that gained independence in 1990 or later.
59,987
Name the countries that had at least 1,000 military deaths during WWI.
42,572
Try to guess the countries that were part of the Soviet Union before it dissolved.
40,393
Name these cities that were important in WWII.
40,381
Name these places that played important roles in the Second World War.
39,455
Name these famous figures from WWII.
37,182
For each letter, name these people, places, and things from World War 2.
36,393
For example, what general was called The Desert Fox?
35,549
Can you name these notable people, places, and things from the 20th century?
32,894
You probably don't know anything about WWI.
32,179
When we were slightly closer to nuclear annihilation.
31,539
Name all the countries of Europe that existed in 1946, after the end of the Second World War.
28,369
Name the top 25 male and female movie legends, as chosen by the AFI.
27,690
A difficult history quiz. Can you name these former national capitals?
25,160
Guess these short answers about WWII.
24,944
Can you answer these multiple choice questions about WWII?
24,385
E = Supreme Allied commander?
23,962
Answer these questions about George W. Bush and his presidency.
23,207
Name the modern-day countries who possess territory that was occupied by Japanese troops during WWII.
22,179
Name the most populous countries and empires in the year 1950.
21,044
Name the eight members of the Warsaw Pact - aka the Soviet Bloc.
20,629
Guess the first names of these prominent WWII personalities.
18,760
Name the countries that were invaded by the Soviet Union with hostile intent.
18,512
Art experts rescue priceless artworks stolen by the Nazis?
17,883
Name the countries of Europe that neither invaded other countries nor were themselves invaded during Word War II.
17,402
Name the biggest modern-day urban areas that were controlled by the Axis powers.
17,231
The Soviet Union had 7 dictators. Can you name them all?
16,592
Which cities suffered the most civilian deaths due to bombing in WWII?
16,195
Name these facts about human space exploration.
15,773
Can you guess these facts about Bill Clinton and his presidency?
15,562
Guess these facts about Ronald Reagan and his presidency.
14,991
Name these world leaders from era of WWI and WWII.
14,849
In Soviet Russia, JetPunk takes your quiz!
13,300
Answer these questions about #41.
12,919
Can you answer these ancient history questions?
12,900
Can you name these facts about the infamous dictator Adolf Hitler?
12,787
The only thing we have to fear is sharks.
12,763
For each selected category, enter any valid answer which fits.
12,631
Workers of the world, unite! Cast off your chains and take this quiz about the USSR!
12,308
Try to name all the countries of Europe just before World War I in 1914.
12,282
The Treaty of Versailles was signed 100 years ago today. Can you name the countries whose territory changed in the aftermath of WWI?
12,247
Can you name these things that happened every year from 1900-1999?
11,881
Do you have what it takes to answer these questions about the 1950s?
11,734
Guess these facts about Jimmy Carter and his presidency.
11,262
His Presidency doesn't look so bad in hindsight.
10,782
Can you name the 25 most populous cities in the Soviet Union in 1989?
10,765
Guess these short answers about the Cold War.
10,093
Guess the modern-day countries that were once in the Italian Empire, in whole or in part.
8,944
For each letter in the alphabet, guess these answers related to the First World War.
8,855
Can you name these facts about the infamous dictator Joseph Stalin?
8,467
8,293
Can you answer these questions related to the 9/11 terror attacks and their aftermath?
7,786
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.
7,676
Can you name the Roman provinces that existed in 117 AD, when Emperor Trajan brought the Roman Empire to its largest extent?
7,439
Name the countries that had the most residents die as a result of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunamis.
7,252
Can you guess the most-commonly used names for these "generations" of people in the United States and other western countries.
6,450
5,977
More ancient history questions!
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2,035
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