Hardest World History Quiz


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

2 - Which Khazar bek converted the country to Judaism?

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

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

5 - Which of the following happened the earliest in the United Kingdom?

6 - What was the the capital of Dacia?

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

8 - When did the french protestant Villegaignon establish a community in what would become Rio de Janeiro?

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

10 - How many Dalai Lamas have there been?

11 - Who wrote the Confessions?

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

13 - What is a Praefurnium?

14 - In the late 17th century, the Scots attempted to found a colony in modern day Panama. What name is usually given to this ill-fated expedition?

15 - In what year did Alaric the Goth sack Rome?

16 - The Treaty of Kuchuk Kaynarca in 1774 forced the Ottomans to cede which territory to the Russians?

17 - Which was not a Great Khan of Mongolia?

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

19 - Which of the following founders of Hellenistic kingdoms was not a general under Alexander the Great?

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