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?
ObadiahHazer TarkhanBulan SabrielJoseph
3 - Which king of Norway founded the city of Bergen in 1070?
Olav III KyrreHarald FairhairHarald HardraadeOlav Tryggvason
Olav III Kyrre
4 - Of which 19th century battle is this a painting?
The Battle of WeissenburgThe Battle of SolferinoThe Battle of BalklavaThe Battle of the Alma
The Battle of Weissenburg
The Battle of Solferino
The Battle of Balklava
The Battle of the Alma
5 - 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
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?
In the XVIII th centuryIn the XVII centuryIn the XVI century In the XV century
In the XVIII th century
In the XVII century
In the XVI century
In the XV century
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?
TertulianGregory The GreatAugustineAmbrose
Gregory The Great
12 - Which state was not a German elector in the 16th century?
13 - What is a Praefurnium?
A cavity used for heating under Roman baths or housesA portico in front of a Roman VillaA play were athletes actedA forge specialised in the creation of weapons
A cavity used for heating under Roman baths or houses
A portico in front of a Roman Villa
A play were athletes acted
A forge specialised in the creation of weapons
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?
Darien ExpeditionNew Caledonia ExpeditionPanama ExpeditionNova Scotia Expedition
New Caledonia Expedition
Nova Scotia Expedition
15 - In what year did Alaric the Goth sack Rome?
378 AD390 AD410 AD455 AD
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?
Ogadai KhanBatu KhanGuyuk KhanMongke Khan
18 - Of the following Nazi leaders, which one was NOT condemned to death at the Nuremberg trial?
Hermann GöringJoachim von RibbentropJuliues StreicherRudolf Hess
Joachim von Ribbentrop
19 - Which of the following founders of Hellenistic kingdoms was not a general under Alexander the Great?
Ptolemy I of EgyptSeleucus I of SyriaAttalus I of PergamumAntigonus I of Macedonia
Ptolemy I of Egypt
Seleucus I of Syria
Attalus I of Pergamum
Antigonus I of Macedonia
20 - Which famous poet and scientist was employed by the Seljuqs to reform the Islamic calendar?
Al-KhwarazimiAl-TusiIbn Sina (Avicenna)Omar Khayyam
Ibn Sina (Avicenna)