Hard World History Quiz


1 - Which of the following was not part of the reforms undertaken by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk during his rule in Turkey?

2 - Where did Charles the Bold, last reigning Duke of Burgundy, die?

3 - Where is the oldest university in Europe?

4 - In which city did German liberals gather in an attempt to establish a united, democratic Germany in 1848?

5 - Which European nation briefly conquered Taiwan in the 17th century?

6 - How did the Mycenian civilisation come to an end?

7 - Which city served as a co-capital of the ancient Persian empire and was the scene of a bizare mass wedding between hundreds of Alexander the Great's soldiers and native women?

8 - What political coalition was elected in France in 1936?

9 - How did the rule of Charles V of Spain end?

10 - Which Brazilian president ordered the construction of Brasília?

11 - Who was the first Caliph?

12 - What were the Tonypandy Riots?

13 - In which modern country does Kapilvastu, birthplace of Buddha, lie?

14 - What was the capital of the NorthWest Territory in the modern day USA?

15 - Friedrich Barbarossa died in 1190, to the great relief of Saladin, while travelling through Asia Minor on crusade. On which Crusade was this?

16 - Which of the following was never part of the Britsh Empire?

17 - Which Middle Eastern empire created its own language for government use?

18 - What did the Battle of the Plains of Abraham decide?

19 - The Swahili culture is the result of a synthesis of the cultures of costal East Africa and colonizers from:

20 - Who was this famous painter?