Hardest World History Quiz


1 - How many million immigrants came to the United States between 1880 and 1900?

2 - On top of the French, Portuguese, Dutch and English who also had trading posts in India?

3 - What was Stalin's original last name?

4 - Where was the first British colonial railroad?

5 - Which Egyptian Queen is shown here?

6 - Which modern author is famous for his historical novel about Julian the Apostate?

7 - Who proclaimed himself emperor of the USA and Protector of Mexico, even printing his own money?

8 - With which region of South Asia is the early 19th Century empire of Ranjit Singh associated with?

9 - Under which Ottoman sultan were the Janissaries finally abolished in 1826?

10 - Who was the leader of the Russian provisional government after the fall of the Romanovs?

11 - Which of these countries was not involved in cracking down on the Boxer Rebellion in China over the turn of the 19th century?

12 - Which Roman Emperor allegedly made his horse senator?

13 - From which city did the Ottoman grandee Ali Pasha dominate the western Balkans in the late 18th century?

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

15 - In what city did Charles de Gaulle make his promise of a new partnership with French colonial populations in 1944:?

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

17 - Which of the following ports was seized by the British in 1839 and eventually became a British colony?

18 - Which was the first Boer state in South Africa?

19 - Which Arab capital was founded in 969 CE by the Fatimids?

20 - Which general succeeded Alexander the Great in Thrace?