Hardest World History Quiz
1 - Where was the first British colonial railroad?
2 - Which of the following lands was not part of Muhammad Ali's Egyptian Empire in the early 19th Century?
3 - Which Egyptian Queen is shown here?
4 - Which was not a Great Khan of Mongolia?
Ogadai KhanBatu KhanGuyuk KhanMongke Khan
5 - Upon what was the devshirme tax levied by the Ottomans on their Christian Balkan populations?
LandFemale ChildrenMale ChildrenCommercial transactions
6 - Which was the first Boer state in South Africa?
7 - Which of these countries was not involved in cracking down on the Boxer Rebellion in China over the turn of the 19th century?
8 - Who built the Great Zimbabwe (ruins shown below)?
The Zulu in the 19th centuryThe Shona in the 13th century The Xhosa the 11th centuryThe Bantu in the 17th century
The Zulu in the 19th century
The Shona in the 13th century
The Xhosa the 11th century
The Bantu in the 17th century
9 - What was the most populous tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy?
10 - 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
11 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?
12 - 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)
13 - Of what Near Eastern kingdom was the ancient city of Petra, in modern day Jordan, the capital ?
The Phillistine KingdomThe Moab KingdomThe Nabatean KingdomThe Sheba Kingdom
The Phillistine Kingdom
The Moab Kingdom
The Nabatean Kingdom
The Sheba Kingdom
14 - 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
15 - In which city were General Franco's headquarters located during the Spanish Civil War?
16 - Which Arab capital was founded in 969 CE by the Fatimids?
17 - The Maji-Maji Revolt was launched in 1907 against German rule in which modern nation?
18 - Who was the leader of the Russian provisional government after the fall of the Romanovs?
Vladimir LeninStalinPrince LvovGeorgii Plekhanov
19 - By what name was the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia, known?
20 - Which ruler of the 'Rus' conquered the Jewish Turkic state known as Khazaria?
RiurikIgorSviatoslavIaroslav the Wise
Iaroslav the Wise