Hardest World History Quiz


1 - What was Stalin's original last name?

2 - Of the following Nazi leaders, which one was NOT condemned to death at the Nuremberg trial?

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

4 - Which future American President helped deliver food help to occupied Belgium during the First World War?

5 - Which of the following US Presidents was elected by the US House of Representatives in a year when no candidate won a majority in the electoral college?

6 - Which fortress in the Caribbean was known as the "Gibraltar of the West Indies"?

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

8 - What was the name of the first Inquisitor General of Spain, infamous for his persecution of Jews and Muslims?

9 - Who was the last truely Egyptian Pharao before the conquest of Alexander the Great?

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

11 - Who rode alledgly through the streets of Coventry nude to protest against the high taxes imposed by her husband on his tenants?

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

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

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

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

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

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

18 - Which general succeeded Alexander the Great in Thrace?

19 - Who was this important '60's African political leader?

20 - Who was the first woman elected to the British House of Parliament?