History quiz

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

Fraser McGarry is a supply teacher in Scotland

So you consider yourself a history whiz... but could you pass a Scottish history exam? Try your hand at these questions, set by history teacher Fraser McGarry.

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In which year did prime minister Harold Macmillan open the UK’s first ever motorway? And other questions

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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.

The Houses of Parliament, 1973 (Peter King/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty)

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