Hard World History Quiz


1 - What was the name of the (possibly mythical) first ruling dynasty of China?

2 - Which family dominated Japan during the Heian period ?

3 - Who was the last Great Khan of Mongolia?

4 - Of which ancient civilization is the mural below typical?

5 - Which of these countries was the first to gain full independence?

6 - What is Offa's Dyke?

7 - Brazil has had 3 capitals during its history. Which are they?

8 - When was Malaysia formed?

9 - What were the Tonypandy Riots?

10 - 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?

11 - From which country did Singapore receive Independence?

12 - What Chinese dynasty did the Manchu minority establishes?

13 - Who is this man?

14 - What was the official faith of the last independent Yemenite Kingdom before the arrival of Islam?

15 - Who was sometime called the "Bohemian corporal"?

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

17 - Who brought the name Santa Claus with them to the New World?

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

19 - When was the Welsh act of Union?

20 - The Khanates of Astrakhan and Kazan were conquered in the reign of which Muscovite ruler?