Hardest World History Quiz
1 - Which was not a Great Khan of Mongolia?
Ogadai KhanBatu KhanGuyuk KhanMongke Khan
2 - Under which Ottoman sultan were the Janissaries finally abolished in 1826?
Mahmud IIAbdulhamid IISelim IIIMehmet V
3 - What was the last Mongol state to be conquered by a foreign power?
Khanate of the CrimeaMughal EmpireDzungariaKhalka Horde
Khanate of the Crimea
4 - Which of the following lands was not part of Muhammad Ali's Egyptian Empire in the early 19th Century?
5 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?
6 - Which US President was nicknamed 'Old Kinderhook?' His supporters formed 'OK Clubs' and are sometimes credited with the origin of the phrase 'okay.'
Andrew JacksonJames K. PolkMartin Van BurenMillard Fillmore
James K. Polk
Martin Van Buren
7 - What other european language is related to Finnish?
8 - Upon what was the devshirme tax levied by the Ottomans on their Christian Balkan populations?
LandFemale ChildrenMale ChildrenCommercial transactions
9 - Which of the following ports was seized by the British in 1839 and eventually became a British colony?
10 - Who was the first woman elected to the British House of Parliament?
Lady AstorBessie BraddockMargaret ThatcherConstance Markievicz
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 - When did Brunei become independent?
It has been independent since the Middle-Ages192519471984
It has been independent since the Middle-Ages
13 - What country built the first purpose-built oil tanker in 1886?
The United StatesThe United KingdomFranceGermany
The United States
The United Kingdom
14 - Which of the following happened the earliest in the United Kingdom?
The official adoption of the gold standardThe adoption of postal stampsThe abolition of slavery throughout its empireThe adoption of women's suffrage
The official adoption of the gold standard
The adoption of postal stamps
The abolition of slavery throughout its empire
The adoption of women's suffrage
15 - Which Mughal Emperor is associated with the ending of accomodation of Hindus into the political system and the attempt to make the Mughal Empire a purely Islamic state in the late 17th century?
16 - Which best represents the order of Muslim dynasties in pre-Modern Egypt (oldest to most recent)
17 - 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
18 - Where was the first British colonial railroad?
19 - From where is the oldest known law code in the Greek world (shown below) originated?
Gortyn, CreteAthens, AtticaSparta, PeloponessosMilete, Asia Minor
Milete, Asia Minor
20 - Which modern country did Marco Polo mean with Zipangu?