Hard World History Quiz
1 - After Japan closed itself from foreigners in the 17th century, from which nationality were the only traders who had the right to trade with Japan in the bay of Osaka?
2 - Out of the following unsucessful US Presidential candidates, who won the most electoral votes?
Strom ThurmondGeorge McGovernWalter MondaleEugene V. Debbs
Eugene V. Debbs
3 - On which island did the Dutch East India Company establish Batavia as the center of its control of the spice trade in the early 17th century?
4 - What did the Battle of the Plains of Abraham decide?
The Boer War.The fate of the Jewish resistance to the Roman Empire.The fate of French colonialism in North America.The War of Texas Independence.
The Boer War.
The fate of the Jewish resistance to the Roman Empire.
The fate of French colonialism in North America.
The War of Texas Independence.
5 - Which Middle Eastern empire created its own language for government use?
The SafavidsThe MamluksThe OttomansThe Il-Khanate
6 - Which European nation briefly conquered Taiwan in the 17th century?
7 - Which Brazilian president ordered the construction of Brasília?
Getúlio VargasLula da SilvaJuscelino KubitschekFernando Collor
Lula da Silva
8 - When was Malaysia formed?
9 - Where is the oldest university in Europe?
10 - What was the capital of the NorthWest Territory in the modern day USA?
11 - From which country did Singapore receive Independence?
ThailandFranceMalaysiaThe United Kingdom
The United Kingdom
12 - Which crusade founded the Latin empire in Constantinople?
The second crusadeThe third crusadeThe fourth crusadeThe fifth crusade
The second crusade
The third crusade
The fourth crusade
The fifth crusade
13 - Approximatively how many people died during the Swiss Sonderbundskrieg?
One hundredOne thousandTen thousandOne hundred thousand
One hundred thousand
14 - The 25th Dynasty of Egypt originally ruled which foreign empire?
LibyaNubiaPersiaNone, it was native Egyptian
None, it was native Egyptian
15 - How did the Mycenian civilisation come to an end?
Volcano EruptionDoric InvasionsInvasions from the seaInternal Factors
Invasions from the sea
16 - What was the league established by the Macedonian King Philip II to gain hegemony over Greece?
Achaean LeagueLeague of CorinthAmphictyonic LeagueLeague of Argos
League of Corinth
League of Argos
17 - What was the last Republican city to fall to the Nationalist in the Spanish Civil War?
18 - Which of the following was the immediate cause of the Indian Mutiny in 1857?
The annexation of Oudh by the British after its ruling dynasty was declared lapsed and incompetent to ruleThe replacement of Persian with English as the official legal language in British East India Company territoriesThe decision to adopt Enfield Rifles with cartridges greased in pig and cow tallow that soldiers had to rip open with their teethBritain's establishment of the Hindu Dogra Rajputs as rulers of predominantly Muslim Kashmir
The annexation of Oudh by the British after its ruling dynasty was declared lapsed and incompetent to rule
The replacement of Persian with English as the official legal language in British East India Company territories
The decision to adopt Enfield Rifles with cartridges greased in pig and cow tallow that soldiers had to rip open with their teeth
Britain's establishment of the Hindu Dogra Rajputs as rulers of predominantly Muslim Kashmir
19 - What was the name of the (possibly mythical) first ruling dynasty of China?
20 - When did the last emperor of China ascend the throne?