Hardest World History Quiz


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

2 - The Maji-Maji Revolt was launched in 1907 against German rule in which modern nation?

3 - Who built the Great Zimbabwe (ruins shown below)?

4 - Which king of Norway founded the city of Bergen in 1070?

5 - Who wrote the books about Old Shatterhand and Kara Ben Nemsi?

6 - During WW1 in East Africa, which German colonel was able to evade and exasperate allied forces of 300 000 men with 14 000 men, who were never able to force him to surrender?

7 - The St Marco Campanile standing in Venice today is a copy. How and when was the original destroyed?

8 - By what disaster was St. Pierre, the old capital of Martinique, destroyed?

9 - Which of the following happened the earliest in the United Kingdom?

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

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

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

13 - What were chinampas?

14 - Which of the following statement is NOT true of Jean Bedel Bokassa, former ruler of the Central African Republic?

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

16 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?

17 - Who was the leader of Muslim resistance to the establishment of French rule in Western Algeria from the mid-1830s until his final surrender in 1847?

18 - Of which 18th century king is this a portrait?

19 - What other european language is related to Finnish?

20 - Which of the following 19th century American figures was NOT nominated for the US Presidency by the Whig Party?