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The Mesopotamia Quiz

The area once known as the cradle of civilization gave birth to the wheel, writing, irrigation and even the 60-second minute. Take the quiz and see what you know about the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia.

The Fertile Crescent Truly Was the Cradle of Civilization

A roughly crescent-shaped region encompassing modern-day Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, Egypt, and parts of Turkey and Iran, the Fertile Crescent was home to the world's first settled agricultural communities.

Who Was the World's First King?

This is not an easy question to answer, thanks to the mists of time. But historians have put forth several possibilities. An ancient tablet claims one king ruled for 28,000 years!

What Was the First War?

Did humans invent war out of necessity, or was it invented purely to take advantage of someone else? Find out why we invented war in this article.

The Ultimate Long-Lasting Building Materials Quiz

You probably don't think very often about the building materials that were used to construct your home. Knowing what your home is made of can help you make better home maintenance decisions. Learn about the properties of five of the most long-lasting building materials from our quiz.

Bottoms Up: The Beer History Quiz

The average of-age American throws back more than 200 bottles of beer each year, but while you're chilling with a cold one, have you ever stopped to pay tribute to the men and women who concocted your favorite suds? Take our quiz to see how much you know about the history of the beer industry, both in the U.S. and around the world.

Test Your Mental Mettle With These Ridiculous Riddles

Riddles certainly aren't new. In fact, ancient Sumerians were writing them over 4000 years ago! Let's see how well you do with our collection of brain-teasers!

What was the world's first underarm deodorant?

What was the world's first underarm deodorant? Visit Discovery Health to learn what the world's first underarm deodorant was.

How Much Do You Know About Ancient Empires?

These are the empires that changed the world, influencing generations that followed them. If you think you know everything about history's great empires, take this quiz and prove it!

Could Noah's ark really have happened?

Is it possible that Noah's ark really existed? Find out more about Noah's ark and if a great flood was a reality.

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