Hardest World History Quiz


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

2 - Who wrote the Edda down?

3 - Of which 19th century battle is this a painting?

4 - Who was the last truely Egyptian Pharao before the conquest of Alexander the Great?

5 - Of which 18th century king is this a portrait?

6 - Who did King Leopold II of Belgium hire to explore and found colonies in Zaire?

7 - Which state was not a German elector in the 16th century?

8 - Which was not a Great Khan of Mongolia?

9 - Who wrote the first version of the Dutch constitution as used today?

10 - Who was the first woman elected to the British House of Parliament?

11 - Which of the following statement is NOT true of Jean Bedel Bokassa, former ruler of the Central African Republic?

12 - The Treaty of Kuchuk Kaynarca in 1774 forced the Ottomans to cede which territory to the Russians?

13 - Which Arab capital was founded in 969 CE by the Fatimids?

14 - In which city were General Franco's headquarters located during the Spanish Civil War?

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

16 - From where is the oldest known law code in the Greek world (shown below) originated?

17 - On top of the French, Portuguese, Dutch and English who also had trading posts in India?

18 - Which of the following happened the earliest in the United Kingdom?

19 - Who was the leader of Muslim resistance to the establishment of French rule in Western Algeria from the mid-1830s until his final surrender in 1847?

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