Hardest World History Quiz


1 - What other european language is related to Finnish?

2 - Which Roman Emperor allegedly made his horse senator?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10 - The Maji-Maji Revolt was launched in 1907 against German rule in which modern nation?

11 - How many Dalai Lamas have there been?

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

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

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

15 - Who lost the Battle of Tannenburg (or Grunwald) against Poland-Lithuania in 1410?

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

17 - Who wrote the first version of the Dutch constitution as used today?

18 - 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?

19 - Who wrote the Edda down?

20 - When did the french protestant Villegaignon establish a community in what would become Rio de Janeiro?