Hardest World History Quiz
1 - Who rode alledgly through the streets of Coventry nude to protest against the high taxes imposed by her husband on his tenants?
Lady AnneLady GodivaBoediceaIsolde
2 - What country shipped out the first ever shipment of frozen meat in 1877, and to which country?
The United States, to FranceFrance, to the United KingdomArgentina, to FranceBritish Canada, to the United Kingdom
The United States, to France
France, to the United Kingdom
Argentina, to France
British Canada, to the United Kingdom
3 - Who was the first woman elected to the British House of Parliament?
Lady AstorBessie BraddockMargaret ThatcherConstance Markievicz
4 - Who wrote the Edda down?
Kolbein FlosasonSnorri SturlussonStein ThorgestssonSnorri Hunbogason
5 - 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
6 - In 19th century American politics, what was a 'Loco-Foco?'
A derrogatory term for a DemocratA New York WhigA follower of President Millard FillmoreSomebody who opposed the Mexican-American war
A derrogatory term for a Democrat
A New York Whig
A follower of President Millard Fillmore
Somebody who opposed the Mexican-American war
7 - Who did King Leopold II of Belgium hire to explore and found colonies in Zaire?
David Livingstone Henry Morton StanleyJohn Hanning SpekeEmin Pasha
Henry Morton Stanley
John Hanning Speke
8 - Ethnike Hetairia was a secret society organized to liberate which region from Ottoman rule in the early 19th century?
9 - 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
10 - Who wrote the Confessions?
TertulianGregory The GreatAugustineAmbrose
Gregory The Great
11 - Which modern country did Marco Polo mean with Zipangu?
12 - Who was the last truely Egyptian Pharao before the conquest of Alexander the Great?
DjedhorHakorNakhtnebef IIAhmose II
13 - The Treaty of Kuchuk Kaynarca in 1774 forced the Ottomans to cede which territory to the Russians?
14 - In what year did Alaric the Goth sack Rome?
378 AD390 AD410 AD455 AD
15 - What was the most populous tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy?
16 - What country saw native religion fused with Christianity in 1865's 'Hau Hau' movement?
17 - Who was the founder of Afghanistan?
Ahmad Shah AbdaliTimur Shah AbdaliZaman Shah AbdaliAkbar Khan
Ahmad Shah Abdali
Timur Shah Abdali
Zaman Shah Abdali
18 - Which of the following US Presidents was elected by the US House of Representatives in a year when no candidate won a majority in the electoral college?
Thomas JeffersonAndrew JacksonBenjamin HarrisonGrover Cleveland
19 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?
20 - Which was not a British King?
King CaradogKing BledricKing EdwygKing Mark