Hardest World History Quiz


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

2 - Which of the following 19th century American figures was NOT nominated for the US Presidency by the Whig Party?

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

4 - How many million immigrants came to the United States between 1880 and 1900?

5 - Which Khazar bek converted the country to Judaism?

6 - Which emperor passed a law proclaiming all male residents of the Roman Empire citizens?

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

8 - By what name was the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia, known?

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

10 - What was an Emporion?

11 - What other european language is related to Finnish?

12 - Who was this important '60's African political leader?

13 - Who built the Great Zimbabwe (ruins shown below)?

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

15 - Who is Baha'u'llah?

16 - Midway was the first Japanese naval defeat since:

17 - Which ruler united the Khmer Empire?

18 - In 19th century American politics, what was a 'Loco-Foco?'

19 - Which was not a Great Khan of Mongolia?

20 - What were coenobites?