Hardest World History Quiz


1 - What was the last Mongol state to be conquered by a foreign power?

2 - Who was defeated in the battle of Sandwich in 1217?

3 - Which Roman Emperor allegedly made his horse senator?

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

5 - Which Australian Colony was the last to use the forced labour of prisoners?

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

7 - Which future American President helped deliver food help to occupied Belgium during the First World War?

8 - To which Spanish kingdom does this flag belong?

9 - Who lost the Battle of Tannenburg (or Grunwald) against Poland-Lithuania in 1410?

10 - Who proclaimed himself emperor of the USA and Protector of Mexico, even printing his own money?

11 - Who was the leader of the Russian provisional government after the fall of the Romanovs?

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

13 - By what disaster was St. Pierre, the old capital of Martinique, destroyed?

14 - From which city did the Ottoman grandee Ali Pasha dominate the western Balkans in the late 18th century?

15 - Domingo Sarmiento and Bartolome Mitre were leaders in which Latin American nation in the 19th century?

16 - How many Dalai Lamas have there been?

17 - Which US politican shot and killed former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton (who currently appears on the $10 bill) in a duel?

18 - In which city were General Franco's headquarters located during the Spanish Civil War?

19 - By what name was the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia, known?

20 - Which state was not a German elector in the 16th century?