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?

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

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?

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?

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

13 - What were the Tonypandy Riots?

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

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?

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?

19 - Which of the following was not part of the reforms undertaken by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk during his rule in Turkey?

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