Hardest World History Quiz


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

2 - From where is the oldest known law code in the Greek world (shown below) originated?

3 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?

4 - Of which 19th century battle is this a painting?

5 - In 19th century American politics, what was a 'Loco-Foco?'

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

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

8 - Which famous poet and scientist was employed by the Seljuqs to reform the Islamic calendar?

9 - Which Arab capital was founded in 969 CE by the Fatimids?

10 - What was an Emporion?

11 - Who was the founder of Afghanistan?

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

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

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

15 - Who was the leader of Muslim resistance to the establishment of French rule in Western Algeria from the mid-1830s until his final surrender in 1847?

16 - Which king of Norway founded the city of Bergen in 1070?

17 - The anciant Nok civilization of Africa flourished in what modern day country?

18 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?

19 - Which Roman Emperor allegedly made his horse senator?

20 - Who conquered the last of the Khwarazmian Empire, crossed and conquered the Caucasus and marched north into Russia defeating an army more than 12 times larger in only a few months?