History quiz

Test your history knowledge with our weekly trivia quizzes brought to you by BBC History Magazine, Britain's best-selling history magazine.

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Could you pass an Elizabethan England citizenship test? Find out if you have what it takes...

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In which year was Frankenstein the highest-grossing US film? And other questions

So you consider yourself a history whiz... but could you pass a Year 7 history exam? Try your hand at these questions, set by Chris Smith from Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form.

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In which year was the world’s first bank cash machine installed at a branch of Barclays in Enfield? And other questions

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Could you pass an ancient Rome citizenship test? Find out if you have what it takes...

Could you pass a Year 11 history exam? Take this quiz to find out...

 

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The number of people being sent to prison in Britain rose considerably in the 18th century. Would you have been one of them?

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Who was president of the United States when the country marked the centenary of the Declaration of Independence on 4 July 1876? And other questions

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How will you fare in this week's history quiz?

Beat the teacher quiz: could you pass Year 7 history?

So you consider yourself a history whiz... but could you pass a Year 7 history exam? Try your hand at these questions, set by Alaine Christian, lead professional in history and government & politics at Lordswood Girls' School in Birmingham

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How will you fare in this week's history quiz?

Quiz: could you pass Year 10 history?

So you consider yourself a history whiz... but could you pass a Year 10 history exam? Try your hand at these questions, set by Helen Morriss from Camden School for Girls in north London.

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Test your knowledge of London's history, with this quiz written by Nick Rennison and Travis Elborough

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How many men who served during the 20th century as British chancellors of the exchequer later went on to become prime minister? And other questions

Alana Britton is head of history at Holloway School

So you consider yourself a history whiz... but could you pass a Year 10 history exam? Try your hand at these questions, set by Alana Britton from Holloway School