Hardest World History Quiz
1 - Who wrote the Confessions?
TertulianGregory The GreatAugustineAmbrose
Gregory The Great
2 - Which famous poet and scientist was employed by the Seljuqs to reform the Islamic calendar?
Al-KhwarazimiAl-TusiIbn Sina (Avicenna)Omar Khayyam
Ibn Sina (Avicenna)
3 - What had the Spartan youth to do to prove they were adults?
They had to take place in a special initiation battleThey had to go to a temple on a countryside and dress themselves like bearsThey had to kill three helots without getting caught and cut off a hand of the deads to prove itSteal cheese without getting caught from a temple
They had to take place in a special initiation battle
They had to go to a temple on a countryside and dress themselves like bears
They had to kill three helots without getting caught and cut off a hand of the deads to prove it
Steal cheese without getting caught from a temple
4 - Which ruler united the Khmer Empire?
Jayavarman IIHsinbyushinRamkhamhaengYasovarman I
5 - Who was the first woman elected to the British House of Parliament?
Lady AstorBessie BraddockMargaret ThatcherConstance Markievicz
6 - How many million immigrants came to the United States between 1880 and 1900?
5 millions9 millions15 millions21 millions
7 - What country shipped out the first ever shipment of frozen meat in 1877, and to which country?
The United States, to FranceFrance, to the United KingdomArgentina, to FranceBritish Canada, to the United Kingdom
The United States, to France
France, to the United Kingdom
Argentina, to France
British Canada, to the United Kingdom
8 - Which general succeeded Alexander the Great in Thrace?
9 - Who wrote the books about Old Shatterhand and Kara Ben Nemsi?
Karl MayFriedrich SchillerGŁnther GrassKarl Wolfowitz
10 - What was the the capital of Dacia?
11 - Who wrote the first version of the Dutch constitution as used today?
Willem I van Oranje-NassauVan OldernbarneveldtThorbeckeDe Witth
Willem I van Oranje-Nassau
12 - Which was the first Boer state in South Africa?
13 - Who was surnamed the 'Father of History'?
14 - Who was the leader of the Russian provisional government after the fall of the Romanovs?
Vladimir LeninStalinPrince LvovGeorgii Plekhanov
15 - In 19th century American politics, what was a 'Loco-Foco?'
A derrogatory term for a DemocratA New York WhigA follower of President Millard FillmoreSomebody who opposed the Mexican-American war
A derrogatory term for a Democrat
A New York Whig
A follower of President Millard Fillmore
Somebody who opposed the Mexican-American war
16 - Which Egyptian Queen is shown here?
17 - Where was the first UN Security Council meeting held?
18 - What country saw native religion fused with Christianity in 1865's 'Hau Hau' movement?
19 - 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
20 - Which of the following ports was seized by the British in 1839 and eventually became a British colony?