Hard World History Quiz


1 - Since Italian unification in 1861, which of these cities has never at one point been capital of Italy?

2 - What was the last Republican city to fall to the Nationalist in the Spanish Civil War?

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

4 - What Chinese dynasty did the Manchu minority establishes?

5 - What happened to a Dutch fleet during the Napoleonic wars?

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

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

8 - Which crusade founded the Latin empire in Constantinople?

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

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

11 - Who is this man?

12 - Which Russian tzar was killed in his bedroom on March 11, 1801?

13 - Which of the following US Presidential elections had the closest electoral vote?

14 - The 25th Dynasty of Egypt originally ruled which foreign empire?

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

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

17 - When was Malaysia formed?

18 - What was the capital of the Zulus under King Cetshwayo?

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

20 - At what city did King Henry IV of Germany submit on his knees to the authority of Pope Gregory VII in 1073?