Hard World History Quiz
1 - What was the name of the (possibly mythical) first ruling dynasty of China?
2 - Which family dominated Japan during the Heian period ?
3 - Who was the last Great Khan of Mongolia?
Batu KhanGuyuk KhanKublai KhanMongke Khan
4 - Of which ancient civilization is the mural below typical?
The EgyptiansThe RomansThe PhoeniciansThe Minoans
5 - Which of these countries was the first to gain full independence?
6 - What is Offa's Dyke?
An earth fortification on the border between Wales and EnglandA dyke protecting the Viking burial mound Offa from the seaA dyke used to protect pasturing lands in the LowlansaA forerunner of the Hadrian Wall
An earth fortification on the border between Wales and England
A dyke protecting the Viking burial mound Offa from the sea
A dyke used to protect pasturing lands in the Lowlansa
A forerunner of the Hadrian Wall
7 - Brazil has had 3 capitals during its history. Which are they?
Salvador, Rio de Janeiro and BrasíliaRio de Janeiro, São Paulo and BrasíliaBelo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro and São PauloSalvador, São Paulo and Brasília
Salvador, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília
Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Brasília
Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo
Salvador, São Paulo and Brasília
8 - When was Malaysia formed?
9 - What were the Tonypandy Riots?
Riots during the Miner Strikes under TatcherRiots in Welsh mines in 1910, crushed by the British armyAnti-corn-law riots in 1823Bloody riots in the seventies in Northern Ireland
Riots during the Miner Strikes under Tatcher
Riots in Welsh mines in 1910, crushed by the British army
Anti-corn-law riots in 1823
Bloody riots in the seventies in Northern Ireland
10 - Which city served as a co-capital of the ancient Persian empire and was the scene of a bizare mass wedding between hundreds of Alexander the Great's soldiers and native women?
11 - From which country did Singapore receive Independence?
ThailandFranceMalaysiaThe United Kingdom
The United Kingdom
12 - What Chinese dynasty did the Manchu minority establishes?
The Song dynastyThe Qing dynastyThe Ming dynastyThe Yuan dynasty
The Song dynasty
The Qing dynasty
The Ming dynasty
The Yuan dynasty
13 - Who is this man?
Cheing-kai SheckHo Chi MinhMao ZedongPol Pot
Ho Chi Minh
14 - What was the official faith of the last independent Yemenite Kingdom before the arrival of Islam?
ZoroastrianismNestorian ChristianityJudaismCoptic Christianity
15 - Who was sometime called the "Bohemian corporal"?
Napoleon BonaparteGeorge S. PattonAdolf HitlerJimmy Hendrix
George S. Patton
16 - What political coalition was elected in France in 1936?
The New Politics CoalitionThe Popular FrontThe Social-DemocratsLabour Reform League
The New Politics Coalition
The Popular Front
Labour Reform League
17 - Who brought the name Santa Claus with them to the New World?
Welsh ColonistsFrench ColonistsDutch ColonistsScandinavian Colonists
18 - The Swahili culture is the result of a synthesis of the cultures of costal East Africa and colonizers from:
19 - When was the Welsh act of Union?
20 - The Khanates of Astrakhan and Kazan were conquered in the reign of which Muscovite ruler?
Dmitrii DonskoiIvan IIIVasilii IIIIvan IV