Hardest World History Quiz
1 - Which of the following lands was not part of Muhammad Ali's Egyptian Empire in the early 19th Century?
2 - Which Egyptian Queen is shown here?
3 - Where was the first British colonial railroad?
4 - On top of the French, Portuguese, Dutch and English who also had trading posts in India?
5 - Who lost the Battle of Tannenburg (or Grunwald) against Poland-Lithuania in 1410?
The RussiansThe MongolsThe Teutonic KnightsThe Magyars
The Teutonic Knights
6 - Which ruler united the Khmer Empire?
Jayavarman IIHsinbyushinRamkhamhaengYasovarman I
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 - What had the Spartan youth to do to prove they were adults?
They had to take place in a special initiation battleThey had to go to a temple on a countryside and dress themselves like bearsThey had to kill three helots without getting caught and cut off a hand of the deads to prove itSteal cheese without getting caught from a temple
They had to take place in a special initiation battle
They had to go to a temple on a countryside and dress themselves like bears
They had to kill three helots without getting caught and cut off a hand of the deads to prove it
Steal cheese without getting caught from a temple
9 - By what name was the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia, known?
10 - In which modern African country did Courland have a fort?
Guinee BissauIvory CoastSierra LeoneGambia
11 - Who proclaimed himself emperor of the USA and Protector of Mexico, even printing his own money?
Joshua Abraham Norton Johnatan Louis WilssonJohn Riley MarsdenWilliam Joshua Pitt
Joshua Abraham Norton
Johnatan Louis Wilsson
John Riley Marsden
William Joshua Pitt
12 - Which Arab capital was founded in 969 CE by the Fatimids?
13 - The Muslim League was established in 1906 in India as a result of the decision by the British to partition which province?
14 - Who is Baha'u'llah?
An Iraqian political leaderA Persian philospher & physicianThe founder of a new religion, the Baha'i FaithThe military leader who conquered Dehli for the Mughals
An Iraqian political leader
A Persian philospher & physician
The founder of a new religion, the Baha'i Faith
The military leader who conquered Dehli for the Mughals
15 - Where was Cyrus the Great's tomb built?
In his capital of PasargadaeIn his capital of PersepolisIn a cliff-face on the road to PersepolisNo one knows - his tomb has never been found
In his capital of Pasargadae
In his capital of Persepolis
In a cliff-face on the road to Persepolis
No one knows - his tomb has never been found
16 - Of the following Nazi leaders, which one was NOT condemned to death at the Nuremberg trial?
Hermann GöringJoachim von RibbentropJuliues StreicherRudolf Hess
Joachim von Ribbentrop
17 - Ronald Reagan made his first political appearence in 1964, giving a speech for which conservative Republican presidential candidate?
Nelson RockefellerRichard NixonBarry GoldwaterGeorge Wallace
18 - In what year did Alaric the Goth sack Rome?
378 AD390 AD410 AD455 AD
19 - Which of the following ports was seized by the British in 1839 and eventually became a British colony?
20 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?
Robert HawkeSir Robert MenziesEdmund BartonJames Cook
Sir Robert Menzies