Hardest World History Quiz


1 - Which modern country did Marco Polo mean with Zipangu?

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

3 - Which Roman Emperor allegedly made his horse senator?

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

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

6 - To which Spanish kingdom does this flag belong?

7 - Who is Baha'u'llah?

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

9 - Upon what was the devshirme tax levied by the Ottomans on their Christian Balkan populations?

10 - 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?

11 - Which was not a Great Khan of Mongolia?

12 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?

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

14 - Which of the following bombers dropped the Tsar Bomba?

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

16 - Ronald Reagan made his first political appearence in 1964, giving a speech for which conservative Republican presidential candidate?

17 - Ethnike Hetairia was a secret society organized to liberate which region from Ottoman rule in the early 19th century?

18 - Which Theban leader is credited with the formation of the famous Sacred Band?

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

20 - What did Italy originaly mean?