Normal World History Quiz


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

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

3 - Who fought in the Winter War (1939-1940)?

4 - Approximately what percentage of Hohenzollern Kings of Prussia or Germany were named 'Frederick', 'Wilhelm', or the combination 'Frederick Wilhelm'?

5 - Which of the members of the triumviate died first?

6 - What was the title of the leader of the Genoan Republic?

7 - Which of the following groups were not given official recognition under the Ottoman empire?

8 - Which of those US constitutional amendments protects voting rights?

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

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

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

12 - 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?

13 - On which side did Finland fight in WWII?

14 - In which battle did the Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth destroy the Teutonic Order?

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

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

17 - Of what Italian City was the flag below (with variations) the emblem?

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

19 - All three times Mexico has been invaded from the sea (by the Spanish, by the Americans, and by the French), the invaders have landed at virtually the same location. Which modern Mexican city does that location correspond with?

20 - What entity did Napoleon replace the Holy Roman Empire with in 1806?