Hardest World History Quiz


1 - Who rode alledgly through the streets of Coventry nude to protest against the high taxes imposed by her husband on his tenants?

2 - What country shipped out the first ever shipment of frozen meat in 1877, and to which country?

3 - Who was the first woman elected to the British House of Parliament?

4 - Who wrote the Edda down?

5 - When did the french protestant Villegaignon establish a community in what would become Rio de Janeiro?

6 - In 19th century American politics, what was a 'Loco-Foco?'

7 - Who did King Leopold II of Belgium hire to explore and found colonies in Zaire?

8 - Ethnike Hetairia was a secret society organized to liberate which region from Ottoman rule in the early 19th century?

9 - In the late 17th century, the Scots attempted to found a colony in modern day Panama. What name is usually given to this ill-fated expedition?

10 - Who wrote the Confessions?

11 - Which modern country did Marco Polo mean with Zipangu?

12 - Who was the last truely Egyptian Pharao before the conquest of Alexander the Great?

13 - The Treaty of Kuchuk Kaynarca in 1774 forced the Ottomans to cede which territory to the Russians?

14 - In what year did Alaric the Goth sack Rome?

15 - What was the most populous tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy?

16 - What country saw native religion fused with Christianity in 1865's 'Hau Hau' movement?

17 - Who was the founder of Afghanistan?

18 - Which of the following US Presidents was elected by the US House of Representatives in a year when no candidate won a majority in the electoral college?

19 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?

20 - Which was not a British King?