Hard World History Quiz


1 - Which British officer was defeated at Isandlwana by Zulu troops armed with shield and spears?

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

3 - When did the Dutch declare independence for the first time?

4 - After Japan closed itself from foreigners in the 17th century, from which nationality were the only traders who had the right to trade with Japan in the bay of Osaka?

5 - In which US State had Sweden for a time a Colony?

6 - From which country did Singapore receive Independence?

7 - Polish General Thaddeus Kosciusko served in which foreign country's military?

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

9 - Which of the following was the immediate cause of the Indian Mutiny in 1857?

10 - Who was the last Great Khan of Mongolia?

11 - Which parts of South America beside Surinam and the isles was colonized by the Dutch at some point?

12 - When was the Welsh act of Union?

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

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

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

16 - Which people occupied the Nile delta during the Second Intermediary Period?

17 - How is this medieval coin called?

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

19 - When did Newfoundland become a part of Canada?

20 - Who was president of the United States when the first southern states seceded from the Union?