Normal World History Quiz


1 - Which famous politician popularised the term "Iron Curtain" to describe the separation of Europe during the Cold War?

2 - Which Roman conquered Britain?

3 - Which was not an Iranian dynasty?

4 - Which treaty, signed by Italy, Germany, and Japan in 1940, recognized the right of each member to 'establish a new world order' in their respective parts of the world?

5 - Of the following dynasties, which was arguably one of the superpowers of the ancient world, rivaled only by the Romans, with whom they were often at war? They were based in modern-day Iran.

6 - Of which country was Finland part before 1809?

7 - What was the original European name of Australia?

8 - Who was this African Ruler?

9 - Which of the following is NOT considered an American objective in the War of 1812?

10 - How much did the Federal State of Germany spend on German Reunification between 1990 and 1999?

11 - The Seven Weeks War was between which countries?

12 - What was the capital of Republican China (1928 - 1949)?

13 - On which side did Finland fight in WWII?

14 - What was the title of the ruler of Athens for most of the 14th century?

15 - Many US states, most famously Texas and Hawaii, were once independent countries. Which of the following states was also independent at one time?

16 - Which two countries in Latin America had had an emperor in the 19th century?

17 - In 1901, US President William McKinley was fatally shot by Leon Czolgosz. What kind of political extremist was Czolgosz?

18 - Which of these cities never was a capital of Assyria?

19 - What Russian city was established in the 1860s after Russia's annexation of Chinese territory along the Sea of Japan?

20 - On the 16th April 1746, the last pitched land battle to have taken place in Britain took place, in which the hopes of 'Bonnie Prince Charlie' came to an end. What was the name of this battle?