Hardest World History Quiz


1 - Who was defeated in the battle of Sandwich in 1217?

2 - Which general succeeded Alexander the Great in Thrace?

3 - Domingo Sarmiento and Bartolome Mitre were leaders in which Latin American nation in the 19th century?

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

5 - The Persian satrapy of Skudra included which two areas?

6 - What country built the first purpose-built oil tanker in 1886?

7 - Who wrote the Edda down?

8 - Which of the following lands was not part of Muhammad Ali's Egyptian Empire in the early 19th Century?

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

10 - In what year did Alaric the Goth sack Rome?

11 - What was the last Mongol state to be conquered by a foreign power?

12 - What was the name of the first transatlantic passenger steamship?

13 - Of what Near Eastern kingdom was the ancient city of Petra, in modern day Jordan, the capital ?

14 - What were chinampas?

15 - Which was the last Etruscan City to came under Roman power?

16 - Which state was not a German elector in the 16th century?

17 - Who did King Leopold II of Belgium hire to explore and found colonies in Zaire?

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

19 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?

20 - Which US political party was the first to use national conventions to nominate presidential candidates?