5 Great History Round Ideas For Your Trivia Night

Here are some excellent history round ideas for your quiz night.

We include a professionally recorded audio round and handouts with each trivia night package on our site.

Here are some recent ones that we include with our packages:

1. American History Quiz Round

A classic history round for your trivia night - American History. This category is a great mix of easy, medium and difficult questions so your quiz will be fun and entertaining for all skills. If questions are all too hard, it becomes frustrating for most players. If they are too easy, the players will get bored. We strike a perfect balance that keeps players coming back for more.

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2. 20th Century History Pub Quiz Round

Great history round idea for everyone - Classic events that happened in the 20th century from the Lindberg flight, the opening of the panama canal, to the launching of Sputnik.

3. Name That Century Quiz Round Ideas

One of our most popular quiz round ideas. We provide you with 3 clues, and you need to narrow down what century all these events happened in.


  1. This century saw the collapse of the Spanish, Portuguese, First and Second French,

    Chinese, and Holy Roman empires

  2. The population of Europe doubled from 200 million to 400 million

  3. French artist Paul Cézanne is born

Answer: 19th Century

4. WW2 History Trivia Round Idea

Another popular round for war/history buffs - WW2 History! Challenge your players with a great and balanced mix of questions.

5. The Dirty-Thirties

This is a fun round about history of the 1930s. This is probably one of the more challenging rounds, but we've had a ton a great feedback about it!

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 Quadruple checked by our quiz writing team for accuracy, entertainment, and originality

Includes 7 categories, 70+ questions and includes a picture, and audio round

Automated Scoring System is included so you can display the scores on the big screen

Available in Powerpoint, Word and PDF versions so you can edit, or present on a TV


Turn-Key Trivia Night PackagesComplete Trivia Night Kit 


Our Excel-based automated scoring system will make keeping track of the scores a breeze! Connect your laptop to the big screen so everyone will know exactly where they stand.

  • Automatically highlights the top 3 teams
  • Up to 10 teams (or more if you have room!)
  • Save the results and post it online later
  • Players can keep track of who is winning and how their team is doing in real-time
  • Written in Microsoft Excel so easily configurable and customizable
  • Currently in use by hundreds of bars and pubs around the world



Present your quiz on the big screen! All questions are also in slide format in PowerPoint to make it easier and more enjoyable for your players.


Music Round

Players love an audio round! We now include this with every quiz.


Who doesn't love a picture round? We also include the picture round with each quiz, along with the handouts. All you need to do it print them out!


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