Hard World History Quiz
1 - When was the Welsh act of Union?
2 - Which European nation briefly conquered Taiwan in the 17th century?
3 - What was the last Republican city to fall to the Nationalist in the Spanish Civil War?
4 - Where is the oldest university in Europe?
5 - Which Russian tzar was killed in his bedroom on March 11, 1801?
Alexandre IPaul IPeter IIIPeter II
6 - Which people occupied the Nile delta during the Second Intermediary Period?
The HyksosThe PalestinesThe LybiansThe Nubians
7 - In which month of 1945 was an atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima?
8 - Which of the following US Presidential elections had the closest electoral vote?
2000 (Bush vs Gore)1976 (Carter vs Ford)1960 (Kennedy vs Nixon)1876 (Hayes vs Tilden)
2000 (Bush vs Gore)
1976 (Carter vs Ford)
1960 (Kennedy vs Nixon)
1876 (Hayes vs Tilden)
9 - Which family dominated Japan during the Heian period ?
10 - In which modern country does Kapilvastu, birthplace of Buddha, lie?
11 - What political coalition was elected in France in 1936?
The New Politics CoalitionThe Popular FrontThe Social-DemocratsLabour Reform League
The New Politics Coalition
The Popular Front
Labour Reform League
12 - Friedrich Barbarossa died in 1190, to the great relief of Saladin, while travelling through Asia Minor on crusade. On which Crusade was this?
1st Crusade2nd Crusade3rd Crusade5th Crusade
13 - What were the Tonypandy Riots?
Riots during the Miner Strikes under TatcherRiots in Welsh mines in 1910, crushed by the British armyAnti-corn-law riots in 1823Bloody riots in the seventies in Northern Ireland
Riots during the Miner Strikes under Tatcher
Riots in Welsh mines in 1910, crushed by the British army
Anti-corn-law riots in 1823
Bloody riots in the seventies in Northern Ireland
14 - Polish General Thaddeus Kosciusko served in which foreign country's military?
The United StatesFranceRussiaSwitzerland
The United States
15 - Since Italian unification in 1861, which of these cities has never at one point been capital of Italy?
16 - The Khanates of Astrakhan and Kazan were conquered in the reign of which Muscovite ruler?
Dmitrii DonskoiIvan IIIVasilii IIIIvan IV
17 - In which city did German liberals gather in an attempt to establish a united, democratic Germany in 1848?
18 - Which parts of South America beside Surinam and the isles was colonized by the Dutch at some point?
Guyana and French GuyanaGuyana and a part of the Brazilian CoastGuyana and the mouth of the La Plata riverGuyana and Uruguay
Guyana and French Guyana
Guyana and a part of the Brazilian Coast
Guyana and the mouth of the La Plata river
Guyana and Uruguay
19 - Which of the following was not part of the reforms undertaken by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk during his rule in Turkey?
Granting women the right to vote in electionsBreaking up large estates and redistributing land to the peasantryReplacing Islamic law with Western legal codes as the basis for family lawAdoption of the Latin script for writing the Turkish language
Granting women the right to vote in elections
Breaking up large estates and redistributing land to the peasantry
Replacing Islamic law with Western legal codes as the basis for family law
Adoption of the Latin script for writing the Turkish language
20 - The Swahili culture is the result of a synthesis of the cultures of costal East Africa and colonizers from: