Hardest World History Quiz
1 - What was Stalin's original last name?
2 - Of the following Nazi leaders, which one was NOT condemned to death at the Nuremberg trial?
Hermann GöringJoachim von RibbentropJuliues StreicherRudolf Hess
Joachim von Ribbentrop
3 - Domingo Sarmiento and Bartolome Mitre were leaders in which Latin American nation in the 19th century?
4 - Which future American President helped deliver food help to occupied Belgium during the First World War?
Theodore RooseveltWoodrow WilsonHarry S. TrumanHerbert Clark Hoover
Harry S. Truman
Herbert Clark Hoover
5 - 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?
Thomas JeffersonAndrew JacksonBenjamin HarrisonGrover Cleveland
6 - Which fortress in the Caribbean was known as the "Gibraltar of the West Indies"?
Brimstone HillRomney ManorFort WillemPort de Plaisance
Port de Plaisance
7 - The Persian satrapy of Skudra included which two areas?
Macedonia and ThraceThrace and Asia MinorAsia Minor and SyriaSyria and Palestine
Macedonia and Thrace
Thrace and Asia Minor
Asia Minor and Syria
Syria and Palestine
8 - What was the name of the first Inquisitor General of Spain, infamous for his persecution of Jews and Muslims?
Tomás de TorquemadaJuan Sebastian el CanoAlfredo BarrazoHernando del Pulgar
Tomás de Torquemada
Juan Sebastian el Cano
Hernando del Pulgar
9 - Who was the last truely Egyptian Pharao before the conquest of Alexander the Great?
DjedhorHakorNakhtnebef IIAhmose II
10 - Of what Near Eastern kingdom was the ancient city of Petra, in modern day Jordan, the capital ?
The Phillistine KingdomThe Moab KingdomThe Nabatean KingdomThe Sheba Kingdom
The Phillistine Kingdom
The Moab Kingdom
The Nabatean Kingdom
The Sheba Kingdom
11 - Who rode alledgly through the streets of Coventry nude to protest against the high taxes imposed by her husband on his tenants?
Lady AnneLady GodivaBoediceaIsolde
12 - By what disaster was St. Pierre, the old capital of Martinique, destroyed?
A massive fireA typhoonA volcanic eruptionThe explosion of a munition storage
A massive fire
A volcanic eruption
The explosion of a munition storage
13 - Who was the leader of the Russian provisional government after the fall of the Romanovs?
Vladimir LeninStalinPrince LvovGeorgii Plekhanov
14 - Who was defeated in the battle of Sandwich in 1217?
The FlemishThe IrishThe FrenchThe Scots
15 - Which ruler of the 'Rus' conquered the Jewish Turkic state known as Khazaria?
RiurikIgorSviatoslavIaroslav the Wise
Iaroslav the Wise
16 - Who did King Leopold II of Belgium hire to explore and found colonies in Zaire?
David Livingstone Henry Morton StanleyJohn Hanning SpekeEmin Pasha
Henry Morton Stanley
John Hanning Speke
17 - Which was the first Boer state in South Africa?
18 - Which general succeeded Alexander the Great in Thrace?
19 - Who was this important '60's African political leader?
Jean bedel BokassaPatrice LumumbaMobutuJulius Nyerere
Jean bedel Bokassa
20 - Who was the first woman elected to the British House of Parliament?
Lady AstorBessie BraddockMargaret ThatcherConstance Markievicz