Hard World History Quiz


1 - What was the name of the Swiss satelite-state that was established in 1798 by the French?

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

3 - Approximatively how many people died during the Swiss Sonderbundskrieg?

4 - In which Greek City can you find the first monumental sculpture of Greece (shown below)?

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

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

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

8 - In which month of 1945 was an atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima?

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

10 - Who was the last Great Khan of Mongolia?

11 - Which South American country fought against the combined armies of Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay from 1864 to1870?

12 - Rising from political obscurity, this dark horse candidate defeated the famous Henry Clay in the 1844 US Presidential elections on an expansionist platform. In four years, he fulfilled virtually all of his campaign promises by taking the current American southwest from Mexico, forcing Great Britain to give up their claim to the southern half of the Oregon territory, slashing tariffs, and building an independent treasury. He then retired and died a few years later. Who was this protege of Andrew Jackson nicknamed 'Young Hickory' or 'Napoleon of the Stump?'

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

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

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 - What were the Tonypandy Riots?

17 - 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?

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

19 - How is this medieval coin called?

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