Hardest World History Quiz
1 - Where was the first UN Security Council meeting held?
2 - Which Arab capital was founded in 969 CE by the Fatimids?
3 - Who rode alledgly through the streets of Coventry nude to protest against the high taxes imposed by her husband on his tenants?
Lady AnneLady GodivaBoediceaIsolde
4 - Ethnike Hetairia was a secret society organized to liberate which region from Ottoman rule in the early 19th century?
5 - The Muslim League was established in 1906 in India as a result of the decision by the British to partition which province?
6 - Who wrote the books about Old Shatterhand and Kara Ben Nemsi?
Karl MayFriedrich SchillerGŁnther GrassKarl Wolfowitz
7 - 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
8 - What did Italy originaly mean?
Land of the setting SunLand with much cattleLand of the Olive TreeLand of the Small People
Land of the setting Sun
Land with much cattle
Land of the Olive Tree
Land of the Small People
9 - Which of the following lands was not part of Muhammad Ali's Egyptian Empire in the early 19th Century?
10 - What was the last Mongol state to be conquered by a foreign power?
Khanate of the CrimeaMughal EmpireDzungariaKhalka Horde
Khanate of the Crimea
11 - Which ruler united the Khmer Empire?
Jayavarman IIHsinbyushinRamkhamhaengYasovarman I
12 - From which city did the Ottoman grandee Ali Pasha dominate the western Balkans in the late 18th century?
13 - 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
14 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?
Robert HawkeSir Robert MenziesEdmund BartonJames Cook
Sir Robert Menzies
15 - How many Dalai Lamas have there been?
16 - Upon what was the devshirme tax levied by the Ottomans on their Christian Balkan populations?
LandFemale ChildrenMale ChildrenCommercial transactions
17 - Which fortress in the Caribbean was known as the "Gibraltar of the West Indies"?
Brimstone HillRomney ManorFort WillemPort de Plaisance
Port de Plaisance
18 - Which US political party was the first to use national conventions to nominate presidential candidates?
The Democratic-Republican PartyThe Know-Nothing PartyThe Anti-Masonic PartyThe Whig Party
The Democratic-Republican Party
The Know-Nothing Party
The Anti-Masonic Party
The Whig Party
19 - Which modern country did Marco Polo mean with Zipangu?
20 - What was an Emporion?
An agrarian colonyA trading postA trading colonyA Greek neighbourhood in an Eastern city
An agrarian colony
A trading post
A trading colony
A Greek neighbourhood in an Eastern city