Hardest World History Quiz


1 - Who was surnamed the 'Father of History'?

2 - How many Dalai Lamas have there been?

3 - Which of the following happened the earliest in the United Kingdom?

4 - Which Khazar bek converted the country to Judaism?

5 - The St Marco Campanile standing in Venice today is a copy. How and when was the original destroyed?

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

7 - When did Brunei become independent?

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

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

10 - Which Hellenistic monarch was killed at the battle of Ipsus in 301 BC?

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

12 - Which Theban leader is credited with the formation of the famous Sacred Band?

13 - Which of the following 19th century American figures was NOT nominated for the US Presidency by the Whig Party?

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

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

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

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

18 - What was the Apadana?

19 - Where was Cyrus the Great's tomb built?

20 - Which Roman Emperor allegedly made his horse senator?