Hard World History Quiz


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

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

3 - Out of the following unsucessful US Presidential candidates, who won the most electoral votes?

4 - What was the league established by the Macedonian King Philip II to gain hegemony over Greece?

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

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

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

8 - Who is this man?

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

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

11 - From which country did Singapore receive Independence?

12 - Which crusade founded the Latin empire in Constantinople?

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

14 - Which Chinese dynasty moved the capital to Beijing?

15 - Many scholars choose May 6, 1527, as an end point for the Renaissance. What event occurred on that date?

16 - When was Malaysia formed?

17 - This Soviet premier, a former KGB head who suceeded Brezhnev, was seen as a potential reformer (even as pro-Western) by much of the European and American press, despite his rather conservative actions. He died after little over a year in office due to acute kidney failure. Who was he?

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

19 - What were the Tonypandy Riots?

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