Normal World History Quiz


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

2 - What was the original European name of Australia?

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

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

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

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

7 - Which Roman conquered Britain?

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

9 - 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?

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

11 - Which were the members of the Kalmar Union?

12 - Which Greek city founded the most colonies in the 9th century BC?

13 - 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?

14 - Who formed the first Roman Triumvirate?

15 - 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?

16 - Who founded the Red Cross?

17 - How did the Byzantines call themselves?

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

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

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