Hardest World History Quiz


1 - Which ruler united the Khmer Empire?

2 - Who conquered the last of the Khwarazmian Empire, crossed and conquered the Caucasus and marched north into Russia defeating an army more than 12 times larger in only a few months?

3 - What were coenobites?

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

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

6 - When did Brunei become independent?

7 - Which king of Norway founded the city of Bergen in 1070?

8 - Which was not a British King?

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

10 - Which Egyptian Queen is shown here?

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

12 - From where is the oldest known law code in the Greek world (shown below) originated?

13 - Who founded Lisbon?

14 - Which ruler of the 'Rus' conquered the Jewish Turkic state known as Khazaria?

15 - By what name was the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia, known?

16 - Which Australian Colony was the last to use the forced labour of prisoners?

17 - Where was the first UN Security Council meeting held?

18 - The Muslim League was established in 1906 in India as a result of the decision by the British to partition which province?

19 - Who is held to have christianized Axum (Ethiopia)?

20 - What was the the capital of Dacia?