World History by Kahoot!

Step back into Ancient Egypt, sail through the French Revolution, remember World War I and re-discover the US history.

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Ancient Mesopotamia: Mesopotamian Kings: History, Politics, & Religion

A history kahoot designed to test your knowledge on the ancient kings of Mesopotamia. Based on NSS-WH 5-12.2 ERA2 : EARLY CIVILIZATIONS AND THE EMERGENCE OF PASTORAL PEOPLES, 4000-1000 BCE

  1. True or False: The Sumerians are known as one of the first groups to form a civilization.
  2. Who controlled Sumer's earliest governments?
  3. … and 10 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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The French and Indian War

A US History kahoot focused on the main components of the French and Indian War. Based on NSS-USH.5-12.2 ERA2 : COLONIZATION AND SETTLEMENT (1585-1763)

  1. What was preliminary military operation that occurred prior to the French and Indian War?
  2. … and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Middle Ages: The Great Crusades

A history kahoot created to test your knowledge on the great crusades of the Middle Ages. Based on NSS-WH.5-12.5 ERA 5: INTENSIFIED HEMISPHERIC INTERACTIONS, 1000-1500 CE AND #NSS-WH .5-12.2 ERA 2: EARLY CIVILIZATIONS AND THE EMERGENCE OF PASTORAL PEOPLES, 4000-1000 BCE

  1. True or False: Those who joined the holy war wore a cross as a symbol of the Church.
  2. … and 9 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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World Religions: The Origins of Islam

A World Religions kahoot designed to test your knowledge on the early history and important aspects of the Islamic faith. Based on NSS-WH .5-12.4 ERA4 : EXPANDING ZONES OF EXCHANGE AND ENCOUNTER, 300-1000 CE

  1. True or False: Before Islamic times, Arabs were polytheistic.
  2. Which of the following is one of the five pillars of Islam?
  3. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Early China: The Qin Empire

A history kahoot designed to test your knowledge of the Qin Empire. Based on NSS-WH.5-12.4 ERA4 : EXPANDING ZONES OF EXCHANGE AND ENCOUNTER, 300-1000 CE

  1. True or False: Qin Shi Huangdi, the First Qin Emperor, came to the throne at the age of 13.
  2. What was the regime's official ideology?
  3. … and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Ancient Greece: Greek Mythology and Religion

A history kahoot designed to test your knowledge on the mythology and religion of the Greeks. Based on NSS-WH.5-12.3 ERA3 : CLASSICAL TRADITIONS, MAJOR RELIGIONS, AND GIANT EMPIRES, 1000 BCE-300 BCE

  1. When did the earliest Greek myths become part of their society's oral tradition?
  2. True or False: In Greek mythology, there is a single book that explains all the major stories.
  3. True or False: Homer's epics the Iliad and the Odyssey introduce the gods for the first time.
  4. … and 9 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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The Founding of Confucianism and Taoism

A World History kahoot designed to test your knowledge on the Confucianism and Taoism. Based on NSS-WH.5-12.3 ERA 3: CLASSICAL TRADITIONS, MAJOR RELIGIONS, AND GIANT EMPIRES, 1000 BCE-300 BCE

  1. True or False: Confucianism dates back to the Zhou Dynasty, before the birth of Confucius.
  2. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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World History: Ancient China

A World History kahoot created to test your knowledge on the main events occurring in Ancient China. Based on NSS-WH.5-12.3 ERA 3: CLASSICAL TRADITIONS, MAJOR RELIGIONS, AND GIANT EMPIRES, 1000 BCE-300 BCE

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World History: The Origins of Exploration

A world history kahoot designed to test your skills on the origins of exploration. Based on NSS-WH.5-12.5 ERA 5: INTENSIFIED HEMISPHERIC INTERACTIONS, 1000-1500 CE

  1. Which of the following was a main goal that European nations had during the Age of Exploration?
  2. Technological advancements in sailing and navigation helped spur ocean exploration.
  3. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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World History: The Renaissance

A history kahoot for grade 7 and grade 8, created to test your knowledge on all aspects of the Renaissance! Based on NSS-WH.5-12.6 ERA 6: THE EMERGENCE OF THE FIRST GLOBAL AGE, 1450-1770 -major global trends from 1450 to 1770

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World History: Ancient Mesopotamia

A world history kahoot for grades 8-12, designed to test your skills on the cradle of civilization, Ancient Mesopotamia. Based on NSS-WH.5-12.2 ERA 2: EARLY CIVILIZATIONS AND THE EMERGENCE OF PASTORAL PEOPLES, 4000-1000 BCE

  1. … and 9 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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World History: The Protestant Reformation

A history kahoot for grade 7 and grade 8 created to test your knowledge on the Protestant Reformation! Based on NSS-WH.5-12.6 ERA 6: THE EMERGENCE OF THE FIRST GLOBAL AGE, 1450-1770 -major global trends from 1450 to 1770

  1. In his 95 Theses, what did Martin Luther protest against?
  2. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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World History: The Portuguese and Spanish Expeditions

A world history kahoot designed to test your skills on the Portuguese and Spanish expeditions. Based on NSS-WH.5-12.5 ERA 5: INTENSIFIED HEMISPHERIC INTERACTIONS, 1000-1500 CE

  1. True or False: The Renaissance discouraged early exploration.
  2. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Kid Inventors’ Day: most famous kid inventors

Happy Kid Inventors' Day! Here's a history kahoot designed to celebrate some of the most influential kid inventors.

  1. What did Benjamin Franklin invent at the age of 12?
  2. True or False: Benjamin Franklin's swim fins were used on the feet.
  3. … and 17 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Historical Love Stories Trivia

From Cleopatra and Mark Antony to Marie and Pierre Curie, test your knowledge on these famous love stories in history just in time for Valentine's Day

  1. Though historically uncertain, who fell in love with Helen, the face that launched 1000 ships?
  2. After erroneously believing his lover Cleopatra to be dead, what did Mark Antony do?
  3. … and 12 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Black History Month

A Black History Month kahoot for all grades designed to test your knowledge on important events, facts, and influential figures.

  1. At its peak, how many African Americans were living as slaves in the United States?
  2. In 1831, who was the leader of the only effective slave rebellion in United States history?
  3. … and 15 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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World War II: Global Events

A World War 2 kahoot for grade 9 - 12, highlighting major events during the war. Based on National Social Studies Standards - NSS-WH.5-12.8 ERA 8: A HALF-CENTURY OF CRISIS AND ACHIEVEMENT, 1900-1945.

  1. and 12 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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World History: The Age of Enlightenment

World History kahoot for grade 9 - 12 to strengthen their understanding of the Enlightenment. Based on National Social Studies Standard-WH.5-12.7 ERA 7: AN AGE OF REVOLUTIONS, 1750-1914

  1. Written in 1651, Hobbes was the first to describe the social contract theory in this book.
  2. and 11 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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World History: Ancient Egypt

A world history kahoot designed to test your skills on the civilization of the Nile, Ancient Egypt. Based on NSS-WH.5-12.2 ERA 2: EARLY CIVILIZATIONS AND THE EMERGENCE OF PASTORAL PEOPLES, 4000-1000 BCE

  1. How often did the Nile flood, leaving rich soil in its wake?
  2. True or False: The Nile River was important to the development of papyrus.
  3. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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World History: The Foundation of the Maya Civilization

A world history kahoot for grade 9 - 12 designed to test your skills on the Maya Civilization. Based on NSS-WH.5-12.3 ERA 3: CLASSICAL TRADITIONS, MAJOR RELIGIONS, AND GIANT EMPIRES, 1000 BCE-300 BCE

  1. Many historians hold the belief humans first came to the Americas after crossing the _____.
  2. Which of the following was an ancient Mayan city?
  3. and 9 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Ancient Rome: The Roman Republic

World History kahoot for grade 9 - 12 to strengthen their understanding of Ancient Rome. Based on National Social Studies Standards - NSS-WH.5-12.3 ERA 3: CLASSICAL TRADITIONS, MAJOR RELIGIONS, AND GIANT EMPIRES, 1000 BCE-300 BCE.

  1. What form of government existed in Rome prior to the start of the Republic?
  2. From 1000 BCE to 500 BCE, which three groups lived in the Roman region?
  3. and 12 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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The Middle Ages

A history of the Middle Ages kahoot for grade 9 - 12. Based on NSS-WH5-12.4 Fall of the western Roman Empire (476) to about 1000 CE. -major global trends from 1000-1500 CE. -the redefining of European society and culture, 1000-1300 CE.

  1. By the end of the 5th century, which group overran the western part of the Roman Empire?
  2. Which of the following was a change seen in Europe after the invasions of the Roman Empire?
  3. What was different about the Germanic invaders in comparison to the Romans?
  4. and 9 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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World War II: The Build up to War in Europe & Asia

A World War 2 kahoot for grade 9 - 12, highlighting major events that led to war. Based on National Social Studies Standards - NSS-WH.5-12.8 ERA 8: A HALF-CENTURY OF CRISIS AND ACHIEVEMENT, 1900-1945.

  1. Which country created the first totalitarian system of control?
  2. and 9 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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The Fall of the Roman Empire

A #worldhistory Kahoot for grades 9-12 to strengthen their understanding of #ancientrome. Based on National Social Studies Standards - NSS-WH.5-12.3 ERA 3: GIANT EMPIRES, 1000 BCE-300 BCE NSS-WH.5-12.4 ERA 4: EXPANDING ZONES OF EXCHANGE AND ENCOUNTER, 300-1000 CE

  1. Which emperor is responsible for splitting the empire, a temporary solution to its problems?
  2. Who is considered the last of the so-called Five Good Emperors?
  3. True or False: Marcus Aurelius's son, Commodus, was a competent and strong leader.
  4. … and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Ancient Greece: The Empire of Alexander the Great

#WorldHistory #AncientGreece #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 #grade12 to strengthen their understanding of the #empireofalexander. Based on National Social Studies Standards - WH.5-12.3 ERA 3: CLASSICAL TRADITIONS, MAJOR RELIGIONS, AND GIANT EMPIRES, 1000 BCE-300 BCE

  1. True or False: King Philip II of Macedonia conquered the Greeks after the Battle of Chaeronea.
  2. True or False: Alexander had a great tutor in Aristotle, a Greek philosopher.
  3. … and 5 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Ancient Greece: The Golden Age of Athens

#WorldHistory #AncientGreece #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 #grade12 to strengthen their understanding of the #goldenageofathens. Based on National Social Studies Standards - WH.5-12.3 ERA 3: CLASSICAL TRADITIONS, MAJOR RELIGIONS, AND GIANT EMPIRES, 1000 BCE-300 BCE

  1. For about how long did the Golden Age of Athens last?
  2. True or False: Greece set a lasting legacy for standards in politics, art, and philosophy.
  3. Which of the following was not one of Pericles's main goals during his own golden age?
  4. … and 9 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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World History: The French Revolution

#WorldHistory Kahoot for #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 #grade12 to review some key components of the French Revolution. National Social Studies Standards - WH.5-12.7 ERA 7: AN AGE OF REVOLUTIONS, 1750-1914

  1. Which social class made up the first estate of the Estates General?
  2. Which social class made up the second estate of the Estates General?
  3. Which social class made up the third estate of the Estates General?
  4. … and 10 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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World History: World War I

#WorldHistory Kahoot for #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 #grade12 to strengthen their understanding of #WorldWarI Based on National Social Studies Standards - NSS-WH.5-12.8 ERA 8: A HALF-CENTURY OF CRISIS AND ACHIEVEMENT, 1900-1945: the causes and global consequences of World War I.

  1. The assassination of ______ escalated and eventually caused an outbreak of war.
  2. Which of the following was not an Allied Power?
  3. Which of the following countries was not part of the Central Powers?
  4. … and 11 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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World History: The Age of Enlightenment

World History kahoot for grade 9 - 12 to strengthen their understanding of the Enlightenment. Based on National Social Studies Standard-WH.5-12.7 ERA 7: AN AGE OF REVOLUTIONS, 1750-1914

  1. Written in 1651, Hobbes was the first to describe the social contract theory in this book.
  2. and 11 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Ancient Rome: The Rise of Christianity

#WorldHistory Kahoot for #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 #grade12 to strengthen their understanding of #ancientrome. Based on National Social Studies Standards - NSS-WH.5-12.3 ERA 3: CLASSICAL TRADITIONS, MAJOR RELIGIONS, AND GIANT EMPIRES, 1000 BCE-300 BCE.

  1. Why did Jesus’s message resonate with the people of Judea, and eventually, residents of Rome?
  2. True or False: Crucifixion was an uncommon way to execute people in the Roman Empire.
  3. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Ancient Rome: The Roman Empire

World History kahoot for grade 9 - 12 to strengthen their understanding of Ancient Rome. Based on National Social Studies Standards - NSS-WH.5-12.3 ERA 3: CLASSICAL TRADITIONS, MAJOR RELIGIONS, AND GIANT EMPIRES, 1000 BCE-300 BCE.

  1. True or False: As Rome grew, so did the gap between the rich and the poor.
  2. and 12 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Christmas Traditions from Around the World

A Christmas kahoot based on the unique customs and traditions of the holiday as celebrated around the world!

  1. In which two countries did Christmas greeting cards become popular in the mid-1800s?
  2. In the eastern part of France, what day is symbolic of the holidays?
  3. Which day is considered to be the beginning of Christmas in Sweden?
  4. and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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The History and Traditions of Kwanzaa

A Kwanzaa kahoot highlighting the history and traditions of this African American holiday.

  1. In what year did the holiday of Kwanzaa begin?
  2. What event caused Dr. Maulana Karenga to want to bring the African-American community together?
  3. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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The Traditions of Hanukkah

A Hanukkah kahoot based on the customs and traditions of the holiday!

  1. For how long does the celebration of Hanukkah last?
  2. What does the word Hanukkah mean?
  3. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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The History of Valentine’s Day

A history of Valentine's Day kahoot designed to test your knowledge on the origins of this holiday of love.

  1. … and 11 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.