Hardest World History Quiz
1 - Which of the following statement is NOT true of Jean Bedel Bokassa, former ruler of the Central African Republic?
He crowned himself Emperor in a ceremony copied on Napoleon I's coronationHe is widely believed to have practised cannibalism, though it was never provenBorn a catholic, he converted to Islam after a meeting with Qadaffi - before converting back a few month laterHe believed himself to be descended from Ramses II, Salomon and Saladdin
He crowned himself Emperor in a ceremony copied on Napoleon I's coronation
He is widely believed to have practised cannibalism, though it was never proven
Born a catholic, he converted to Islam after a meeting with Qadaffi - before converting back a few month later
He believed himself to be descended from Ramses II, Salomon and Saladdin
2 - Who wrote the books about Old Shatterhand and Kara Ben Nemsi?
Karl MayFriedrich SchillerGünther GrassKarl Wolfowitz
3 - 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
4 - How many Dalai Lamas have there been?
5 - What was an Emporion?
An agrarian colonyA trading postA trading colonyA Greek neighbourhood in an Eastern city
An agrarian colony
A trading post
A trading colony
A Greek neighbourhood in an Eastern city
6 - 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
7 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?
Robert HawkeSir Robert MenziesEdmund BartonJames Cook
Sir Robert Menzies
8 - In which city were General Franco's headquarters located during the Spanish Civil War?
9 - When did Brunei become independent?
It has been independent since the Middle-Ages192519471984
It has been independent since the Middle-Ages
10 - What Islamic dynasty was founded by Sultan Saladin?
The Ayyubid dynastyThe Fatamid dynastyThe Abbasid dynastyThe Almohad dynasty
The Ayyubid dynasty
The Fatamid dynasty
The Abbasid dynasty
The Almohad dynasty
11 - Who was the leader of the Russian provisional government after the fall of the Romanovs?
Vladimir LeninStalinPrince LvovGeorgii Plekhanov
12 - What was the the capital of Dacia?
13 - Who wrote the Confessions?
TertulianGregory The GreatAugustineAmbrose
Gregory The Great
14 - Which ruler united the Khmer Empire?
Jayavarman IIHsinbyushinRamkhamhaengYasovarman I
15 - Which was not a British King?
King CaradogKing BledricKing EdwygKing Mark
16 - Which fortress in the Caribbean was known as the "Gibraltar of the West Indies"?
Brimstone HillRomney ManorFort WillemPort de Plaisance
Port de Plaisance
17 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?
18 - By what disaster was St. Pierre, the old capital of Martinique, destroyed?
A massive fireA typhoonA volcanic eruptionThe explosion of a munition storage
A massive fire
A volcanic eruption
The explosion of a munition storage
19 - Which general succeeded Alexander the Great in Thrace?
20 - Which modern country did Marco Polo mean with Zipangu?