Normal World History Quiz


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

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

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

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

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

6 - 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?

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

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

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

10 - Which of those peoples was not considered a threat to Western Europe in the 7th to 9th centuries?

11 - How many women do most experts agree Jack the Ripper killed?

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

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

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

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

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

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

18 - Who formed the first Roman Triumvirate?

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

20 - When did Austria become Austria-Hungary (the Dual Monarchy)?