Normal World History Quiz


1 - After whom was Virginia named?

2 - Who formed the first Roman Triumvirate?

3 - Which monarch launched the Spanish Armada against England?

4 - Who founded the Mughal dynasty?

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

6 - What was the name of Tokio before the Meiji restoration?

7 - Who was this African Ruler?

8 - What was the part of England ruled by the vikings called?

9 - In what year did Constantine the Great hold the Council of Nicaea?

10 - Which of the following territories was the last to remain under Spanish rule?

11 - Which Pope launched the First Crusade?

12 - 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.

13 - From which civilization is this building?

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

15 - After what was the former British Colony Rhodesia named?

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

17 - Which country employed Henry Hudson to find the famous 'NorthWest-Passage'?

18 - In the 1st Century BC, Crassus (reportedly the richest man of Rome) led a disastrous and embarrassing campaign against who?

19 - The following is an extract from the Bayeux Tapestry, a famous Middle-Age artwork. What does it represent?

20 - Approximatively how many people were killed in Europe by the Black Death pandemic in the 14th century?