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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In which year was Yellowstone established as the United States’ first national park? And other questions

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How much do you know about Henry VIII's six wives? Test your knowledge with this quiz, written by historian Lauren Mackay

Patrick Lewis is a history teacher in Australia

So you consider yourself a history whiz... but could you pass a Year 10 history exam in Australia? Try your hand at these questions, set by teacher Patrick Lewis.

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Who wrote an authoritative account of the eruption of Mt Vesuvius in AD 79? And other questions

Tara Atkinson is head of classics at Nower Hill High School in Pinner

So you consider yourself a history whiz... but could you pass a Year 10 history exam? Try your hand at these questions, set by Tara Atkinson, head of classics at Nower Hill High School in Pinner, north-west London.

Portrait of Queen Victoria in 1887 (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Could you become a citizen of Victorian England? Find out if you have what it takes...

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In which year did the BBC’s Teletubbies first air and JK Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone hit shelves? Plus other questions

Richard Royal from the Bavarian International School e.V.

So you consider yourself a history whiz... but could you pass an International Baccalaureate Diploma history test? Try your hand at these questions, set by Richard Royal from the Bavarian International School e.V. just outside of Munich.

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How much do you know about the First World War? Test your knowledge with this quiz written by Mark Connelly, professor of modern British history at the University of Kent.

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How old was George I when he came to the British throne? And other questions

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.