Hardest World History Quiz


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

2 - Who conquered the last of the Khwarazmian Empire, crossed and conquered the Caucasus and marched north into Russia defeating an army more than 12 times larger in only a few months?

3 - The Persian satrapy of Skudra included which two areas?

4 - What did Italy originaly mean?

5 - Who wrote the books about Old Shatterhand and Kara Ben Nemsi?

6 - From which city did the Ottoman grandee Ali Pasha dominate the western Balkans in the late 18th century?

7 - Which US political party was the first to use national conventions to nominate presidential candidates?

8 - What country shipped out the first ever shipment of frozen meat in 1877, and to which country?

9 - Who was the founder of Afghanistan?

10 - What is a Praefurnium?

11 - Which was the last Etruscan City to came under Roman power?

12 - What was an Emporion?

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

14 - Where was Cyrus the Great's tomb built?

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

16 - Which best represents the order of Muslim dynasties in pre-Modern Egypt (oldest to most recent)

17 - In which modern African country did Courland have a fort?

18 - Who lost the Battle of Tannenburg (or Grunwald) against Poland-Lithuania in 1410?

19 - What was the last Mongol state to be conquered by a foreign power?

20 - What had the Spartan youth to do to prove they were adults?