Hardest World History Quiz
1 - Who is held to have christianized Axum (Ethiopia)?
King EzanaKing RastafariKing ShiazanaKing Agabe
2 - Ethnike Hetairia was a secret society organized to liberate which region from Ottoman rule in the early 19th century?
3 - Who wrote the Edda down?
Kolbein FlosasonSnorri SturlussonStein ThorgestssonSnorri Hunbogason
4 - Which of the following happened the earliest in the United Kingdom?
The official adoption of the gold standardThe adoption of postal stampsThe abolition of slavery throughout its empireThe adoption of women's suffrage
The official adoption of the gold standard
The adoption of postal stamps
The abolition of slavery throughout its empire
The adoption of women's suffrage
5 - Domingo Sarmiento and Bartolome Mitre were leaders in which Latin American nation in the 19th century?
6 - What is a Praefurnium?
A cavity used for heating under Roman baths or housesA portico in front of a Roman VillaA play were athletes actedA forge specialised in the creation of weapons
A cavity used for heating under Roman baths or houses
A portico in front of a Roman Villa
A play were athletes acted
A forge specialised in the creation of weapons
7 - What was the last Mongol state to be conquered by a foreign power?
Khanate of the CrimeaMughal EmpireDzungariaKhalka Horde
Khanate of the Crimea
8 - The anciant Nok civilization of Africa flourished in what modern day country?
9 - Midway was the first Japanese naval defeat since:
10 - In the late 17th century, the Scots attempted to found a colony in modern day Panama. What name is usually given to this ill-fated expedition?
Darien ExpeditionNew Caledonia ExpeditionPanama ExpeditionNova Scotia Expedition
New Caledonia Expedition
Nova Scotia Expedition
11 - Which of the following 19th century American figures was NOT nominated for the US Presidency by the Whig Party?
Senator Henry ClayGeneral Winfield ScottSenator Daniel WebsterGeneral Zachary Taylor
Senator Henry Clay
General Winfield Scott
Senator Daniel Webster
General Zachary Taylor
12 - Which was not a British King?
King CaradogKing BledricKing EdwygKing Mark
13 - Which emperor passed a law proclaiming all male residents of the Roman Empire citizens?
Aurelian in 272 ADCaracalla in 218 ADMarcus Aurelius in 168 ADAntoninus Pius in 142 AD
Aurelian in 272 AD
Caracalla in 218 AD
Marcus Aurelius in 168 AD
Antoninus Pius in 142 AD
14 - Which king of Norway founded the city of Bergen in 1070?
Olav III KyrreHarald FairhairHarald HardraadeOlav Tryggvason
Olav III Kyrre
15 - Which modern author is famous for his historical novel about Julian the Apostate?
Gore VidalRobert GravesRex WarnerHenryx Sienkiewicz
16 - Which of the following ports was seized by the British in 1839 and eventually became a British colony?
17 - Which best represents the order of Muslim dynasties in pre-Modern Egypt (oldest to most recent)
18 - The Muslim League was established in 1906 in India as a result of the decision by the British to partition which province?
19 - Which Mughal Emperor is associated with the ending of accomodation of Hindus into the political system and the attempt to make the Mughal Empire a purely Islamic state in the late 17th century?
20 - In what year did Alaric the Goth sack Rome?
378 AD390 AD410 AD455 AD