Hardest World History Quiz
1 - Who is Baha'u'llah?
An Iraqian political leaderA Persian philospher & physicianThe founder of a new religion, the Baha'i FaithThe military leader who conquered Dehli for the Mughals
An Iraqian political leader
A Persian philospher & physician
The founder of a new religion, the Baha'i Faith
The military leader who conquered Dehli for the Mughals
2 - Under which Ottoman sultan were the Janissaries finally abolished in 1826?
Mahmud IIAbdulhamid IISelim IIIMehmet V
3 - 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
4 - Which future American President helped deliver food help to occupied Belgium during the First World War?
Theodore RooseveltWoodrow WilsonHarry S. TrumanHerbert Clark Hoover
Harry S. Truman
Herbert Clark Hoover
5 - On top of the French, Portuguese, Dutch and English who also had trading posts in India?
6 - Which ruler united the Khmer Empire?
Jayavarman IIHsinbyushinRamkhamhaengYasovarman I
7 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?
8 - To which Spanish kingdom does this flag belong?
9 - 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?
10 - Which US politican shot and killed former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton (who currently appears on the $10 bill) in a duel?
Andrew JacksonAaron BurrJohn C. CalhounJefferson Davis
John C. Calhoun
11 - 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?
General SubedeiKing Alexander the GreatHulagu KhanKhagan Alp Arslan
King Alexander the Great
Khagan Alp Arslan
12 - Which US President was nicknamed 'Old Kinderhook?' His supporters formed 'OK Clubs' and are sometimes credited with the origin of the phrase 'okay.'
Andrew JacksonJames K. PolkMartin Van BurenMillard Fillmore
James K. Polk
Martin Van Buren
13 - Which state was not a German elector in the 16th century?
14 - Who was the first woman elected to the British House of Parliament?
Lady AstorBessie BraddockMargaret ThatcherConstance Markievicz
15 - Who wrote the first version of the Dutch constitution as used today?
Willem I van Oranje-NassauVan OldernbarneveldtThorbeckeDe Witth
Willem I van Oranje-Nassau
16 - Who lost the Battle of Tannenburg (or Grunwald) against Poland-Lithuania in 1410?
The RussiansThe MongolsThe Teutonic KnightsThe Magyars
The Teutonic Knights
17 - Who was defeated in the battle of Sandwich in 1217?
The FlemishThe IrishThe FrenchThe Scots
18 - In what city did Charles de Gaulle make his promise of a new partnership with French colonial populations in 1944:?
19 - Who wrote the Confessions?
TertulianGregory The GreatAugustineAmbrose
Gregory The Great
20 - Which was the last Etruscan City to came under Roman power?