Normal World History Quiz


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

2 - What did Britain trade the island of Helgoland with Germany for?

3 - 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?

4 - Which American Civil War battle had the highest number of casualties?

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

6 - Which English Queen was executed May 19, 1536?

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

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

9 - Which Egyptian Pharao tried to impose a monotheistic religion?

10 - Who won the second Battle of Tannenberg?

11 - Which Roman conquered Britain?

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

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

14 - Under which sultan did the Ottomans capture Constantinople from the Byzantines in 1453?

15 - Which book is said to have played an important role in the Hungary uprising against the Soviet-Union?

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

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

18 - After the emperor of China, Pu Yi , was captured by the communist, what occupation did he take?

19 - What is the oldest political party in the western world?

20 - Which of these countries lost the least men in WW1?