Hardest World History Quiz


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

2 - How many Dalai Lamas have there been?

3 - Who was the leader of the Russian provisional government after the fall of the Romanovs?

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

5 - What were chinampas?

6 - Which of the following lands was not part of Muhammad Ali's Egyptian Empire in the early 19th Century?

7 - Who was defeated in the battle of Sandwich in 1217?

8 - Which US President was nicknamed 'Old Kinderhook?' His supporters formed 'OK Clubs' and are sometimes credited with the origin of the phrase 'okay.'

9 - Ronald Reagan made his first political appearence in 1964, giving a speech for which conservative Republican presidential candidate?

10 - Where was the first British colonial railroad?

11 - To which Spanish kingdom does this flag belong?

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

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

14 - Which Egyptian Queen is shown here?

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

16 - Who is held to have christianized Axum (Ethiopia)?

17 - With which region of South Asia is the early 19th Century empire of Ranjit Singh associated with?

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

19 - What was an Emporion?

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