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History Topics Typing Test

Expand your knowledge of history topics and terminology as you test your typing speed with this history topics typing test (wpm). Discover interesting historical facts while increasing your typing skill. Over a dozen historical selections available.

If you don't like a test prompt, you can get a different (random) prompt with the "change test" button - or select a history topic to type from the list below. To find out how fast you type, just start typing in the blank textbox on the right of the test prompt. You will see your progress, including errors on the left side as you type. In order to complete the test and save your score, you need to get 100% accuracy. You can fix errors as you go, or correct them at the end with the help of the spell checker.

Most Recent Scores

  • EHG (28 wpm)
  • Zori (89 wpm)
  • Zori (94 wpm)
  • LPU (57 wpm)
  • ADM (20 wpm)

Top Scores (last 7 days)

  • Zori (94 wpm)
  • Zori (89 wpm)
  • qww (72 wpm)
  • vlt (69 wpm)
  • ioi (66 wpm)

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Select a Specific Typing Test:

Click on a topic to use it as your test prompt. Selections are ranked according to difficulty from '*' (easiest typing tests) to '*****' (most challenging typing tests). For more details, check the difficulty key at the bottom of the page.

  • Intermediate typing tests: (3-6 minutes at 40 wpm)

    • The Union and Confederacy quic... (202.4 words, 4.114 difficulty score)
    • The core motivation behind the... (202.8 words, 4.041 difficulty score)
    • The American Civil War was fou... (206.8 words, 3.857 difficulty score)
    • The October Revolution followe... (207.2 words, 3.831 difficulty score)
    • The printing press with movabl... (216.2 words, 3.620 difficulty score)
    • Bolshevik Red Guards forces un... (224.8 words, 4.305 difficulty score)
    • The Black Death was one of the... (231.0 words, 3.205 difficulty score)
    • In the 16th century, with pres... (233.0 words, 4.275 difficulty score)
    • The Reformation, specifically ... (239.0 words, 3.456 difficulty score)
  • Advanced typing test for advanced typists: (4 - 5 minute typing test at 60+ wpm)

    • The Fall of Constantinople was... (304.4 words, 3.673 difficulty score)
    • The intellectual basis of the ... (304.8 words, 3.922 difficulty score)
    • The Industrial Revolution was ... (308.0 words, 3.543 difficulty score)
    • Modern colonialism started wit... (332.6 words, 3.350 difficulty score)
    • Pax Romana (Latin for the "[Pe... (340.6 words, 3.143 difficulty score)

If you have a historical topic that you would like to see added to the list above, please feel free to contact us with your suggestion for a new paragraph typing test.

Typing Test Difficulty Levels

Our typing tests are ranked on level of difficulty. The algorithm to calculate difficulty depends on the average word length and how many special characters like capitals, numbers and symbols are included in the text. Most standard pre-employment typing tests will be in the normal range. You should expect to get higher wpm scores on easier tests and lower wpm scores on the more difficult tests.

  • * Very Easy Typing Test
  • ** Easy Typing Test
  • *** Normal Typing Test
  • **** Difficult Typing Test
  • ***** Very Difficult Typing Test

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