Hardest World History Quiz
1 - What were coenobites?
Monks who fasted ritualyMonks who lived in communityMonks who lived aloneMonks who took care of St. Paul's Cathedral in Rome
Monks who fasted ritualy
Monks who lived in community
Monks who lived alone
Monks who took care of St. Paul's Cathedral in Rome
2 - Midway was the first Japanese naval defeat since:
3 - Who was the leader of the Russian provisional government after the fall of the Romanovs?
Vladimir LeninStalinPrince LvovGeorgii Plekhanov
4 - The Muslim League was established in 1906 in India as a result of the decision by the British to partition which province?
5 - Which was the last Etruscan City to came under Roman power?
6 - Who conquered the last of the Khwarazmian Empire, crossed and conquered the Caucasus and marched north into Russia defeating an army more than 12 times larger in only a few months?
General SubedeiKing Alexander the GreatHulagu KhanKhagan Alp Arslan
King Alexander the Great
Khagan Alp Arslan
7 - Ronald Reagan made his first political appearence in 1964, giving a speech for which conservative Republican presidential candidate?
Nelson RockefellerRichard NixonBarry GoldwaterGeorge Wallace
8 - Who lost the Battle of Tannenburg (or Grunwald) against Poland-Lithuania in 1410?
The RussiansThe MongolsThe Teutonic KnightsThe Magyars
The Teutonic Knights
9 - Which Mughal Emperor is associated with the ending of accomodation of Hindus into the political system and the attempt to make the Mughal Empire a purely Islamic state in the late 17th century?
10 - What country saw native religion fused with Christianity in 1865's 'Hau Hau' movement?
11 - In what year did Alaric the Goth sack Rome?
378 AD390 AD410 AD455 AD
12 - From which city did the Ottoman grandee Ali Pasha dominate the western Balkans in the late 18th century?
13 - Which ruler united the Khmer Empire?
Jayavarman IIHsinbyushinRamkhamhaengYasovarman I
14 - Which of these countries was not involved in cracking down on the Boxer Rebellion in China over the turn of the 19th century?
15 - What is a Praefurnium?
A cavity used for heating under Roman baths or housesA portico in front of a Roman VillaA play were athletes actedA forge specialised in the creation of weapons
A cavity used for heating under Roman baths or houses
A portico in front of a Roman Villa
A play were athletes acted
A forge specialised in the creation of weapons
16 - Which emperor passed a law proclaiming all male residents of the Roman Empire citizens?
Aurelian in 272 ADCaracalla in 218 ADMarcus Aurelius in 168 ADAntoninus Pius in 142 AD
Aurelian in 272 AD
Caracalla in 218 AD
Marcus Aurelius in 168 AD
Antoninus Pius in 142 AD
17 - By what name was the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia, known?
18 - Which Hellenistic monarch was killed at the battle of Ipsus in 301 BC?
Seleucus I ('the Conqueror')Lysimachus IAntigonus I ('the One-Eyed')Ptolemy I ('the Savior')
Seleucus I ('the Conqueror')
Antigonus I ('the One-Eyed')
Ptolemy I ('the Savior')
19 - What did Italy originaly mean?
Land of the setting SunLand with much cattleLand of the Olive TreeLand of the Small People
Land of the setting Sun
Land with much cattle
Land of the Olive Tree
Land of the Small People
20 - Who was surnamed the 'Father of History'?