Normal World History Quiz


1 - From what country did Britain begin to recruit Gurkha soldiers in 1816?

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

3 - Against which country did William the Silent, Prince of Orange, lead his revolt?

4 - Who founded the Mughal dynasty?

5 - Which was not an Iranian dynasty?

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

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

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

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

10 - On which side did Japan fight in the First World War?

11 - Which of these nations had an army in excess of 1 million men in the 70s?

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

14 - In the 960s, having been defeated in war by Pandulf (the Duke of Capua) and with Berengarius II (King of Italy) looking to take control of Rome, Pope John XII requested the help of which ruler?

15 - After being released from prison in 1953, to which country was Fidel Castro exiled?

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

17 - The Seven Weeks War was between which countries?

18 - Who formed the first Roman Triumvirate?

19 - What is Sri Lanka's former name?

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