Hardest World History Quiz
1 - Which ruler united the Khmer Empire?
Jayavarman IIHsinbyushinRamkhamhaengYasovarman I
2 - 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?
General SubedeiKing Alexander the GreatHulagu KhanKhagan Alp Arslan
King Alexander the Great
Khagan Alp Arslan
3 - What were coenobites?
Monks who fasted ritualyMonks who lived in communityMonks who lived aloneMonks who took care of St. Paul's Cathedral in Rome
Monks who fasted ritualy
Monks who lived in community
Monks who lived alone
Monks who took care of St. Paul's Cathedral in Rome
4 - Who did King Leopold II of Belgium hire to explore and found colonies in Zaire?
David Livingstone Henry Morton StanleyJohn Hanning SpekeEmin Pasha
Henry Morton Stanley
John Hanning Speke
5 - On top of the French, Portuguese, Dutch and English who also had trading posts in India?
6 - When did Brunei become independent?
It has been independent since the Middle-Ages192519471984
It has been independent since the Middle-Ages
7 - Which king of Norway founded the city of Bergen in 1070?
Olav III KyrreHarald FairhairHarald HardraadeOlav Tryggvason
Olav III Kyrre
8 - Which was not a British King?
King CaradogKing BledricKing EdwygKing Mark
9 - Which of the following ports was seized by the British in 1839 and eventually became a British colony?
10 - Which Egyptian Queen is shown here?
11 - With which region of South Asia is the early 19th Century empire of Ranjit Singh associated with?
12 - From where is the oldest known law code in the Greek world (shown below) originated?
Gortyn, CreteAthens, AtticaSparta, PeloponessosMilete, Asia Minor
Milete, Asia Minor
13 - Who founded Lisbon?
The CeltsThe PhoeniciansThe RomansThe Greeks
14 - Which ruler of the 'Rus' conquered the Jewish Turkic state known as Khazaria?
RiurikIgorSviatoslavIaroslav the Wise
Iaroslav the Wise
15 - By what name was the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia, known?
16 - Which Australian Colony was the last to use the forced labour of prisoners?
West AustraliaNew South WalesVan Diemen's Land (Tasmania)Victoria
New South Wales
Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania)
17 - Where was the first UN Security Council meeting held?
18 - The Muslim League was established in 1906 in India as a result of the decision by the British to partition which province?
19 - Who is held to have christianized Axum (Ethiopia)?
King EzanaKing RastafariKing ShiazanaKing Agabe
20 - What was the the capital of Dacia?