Historical Person Quizzes & Trivia

Some people make such a contribution to their chosen field that they will be remembered for ever, whether that be in politics, on the field of battle, or as a leader of culture and art. Some of them even end up being taught in our schools and colleges, and there really is no greater tribute than becoming a historical person. Was history your favorite subject in the classroom? Do you think you have a great general knowledge of things that happened in the past? If so, you should see how much you really know by taking our historical person quizzes.

Which historical person became the first emperor of Rome after the assassination of Julius Caesar? In which year did George Washington become President? On which island was Napoleon born? It's time to see if you can make history by getting a great score in our fun yet challenging quizzes.

Every country has its own history and the people who shaped it to become what it is currently. Do you know about the historical figures of your country of origin? You might possess the power to be someone who will be taught about...

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 8237   |  Last updated: Feb 6, 2019
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    You enjoy traveling.

Do you know any historical figures? Do you know a sufficient amount to pass this quiz? Those who took a history course in school should remember a few key figures. Some of these famous figures include Abraham Lincoln, George...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 1000   |  Last updated: May 5, 2020
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    Which British king was famous for having six wives?

This will show you what historical figure you are.

Questions: 3  |  Attempts: 417   |  Last updated: Aug 21, 2017
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    Are you a born killer? Do you think you were born just to kill?

This quiz addresses 5th grade learning expectations concerning the exploration of the Louisiana Purchase territory by Merriwether Lewis and William Clark in the early 1800's. 

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 307   |  Last updated: Aug 21, 2017
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    Who was President at the time of the Louisiana Purchase?

We're all part of the Milton Hershey School community, but which historical figure from MHS best describes you? Take our quiz to figure it out!

Questions: 17  |  Attempts: 279   |  Last updated: Feb 28, 2019
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    You've got a brilliant business idea. What's your next step?


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