Hardest World History Quiz


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

2 - What did Italy originaly mean?

3 - The 'quinquennium Neronis', probably the first 5 years of Nero's reign, was said to have been a golden age. Who apparently said this?

4 - Where was the first UN Security Council meeting held?

5 - Who was the last truely Egyptian Pharao before the conquest of Alexander the Great?

6 - What was the most populous tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy?

7 - Who did King Leopold II of Belgium hire to explore and found colonies in Zaire?

8 - Of which 18th century king is this a portrait?

9 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?

10 - On top of the French, Portuguese, Dutch and English who also had trading posts in India?

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

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

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

14 - Which of the following statement is NOT true of Jean Bedel Bokassa, former ruler of the Central African Republic?

15 - What was an Emporion?

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

17 - Which Mughal Emperor is associated with the ending of accomodation of Hindus into the political system and the attempt to make the Mughal Empire a purely Islamic state in the late 17th century?

18 - Who wrote the Confessions?

19 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?

20 - Which was not a British King?