Hard World History Quiz


1 - 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?

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

3 - 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?

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

5 - Which Middle Eastern empire created its own language for government use?

6 - Which European nation briefly conquered Taiwan in the 17th century?

7 - Which Brazilian president ordered the construction of Brasília?

8 - When was Malaysia formed?

9 - Where is the oldest university in Europe?

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

11 - From which country did Singapore receive Independence?

12 - Which crusade founded the Latin empire in Constantinople?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

20 - When did the last emperor of China ascend the throne?