Hardest World History Quiz


1 - What was the name of the first Inquisitor General of Spain, infamous for his persecution of Jews and Muslims?

2 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?

3 - Ethnike Hetairia was a secret society organized to liberate which region from Ottoman rule in the early 19th century?

4 - Midway was the first Japanese naval defeat since:

5 - Of what Near Eastern kingdom was the ancient city of Petra, in modern day Jordan, the capital ?

6 - The St Marco Campanile standing in Venice today is a copy. How and when was the original destroyed?

7 - Where was the first UN Security Council meeting held?

8 - What is a Praefurnium?

9 - What was the Apadana?

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

11 - What was Stalin's original last name?

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

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

14 - When did the french protestant Villegaignon establish a community in what would become Rio de Janeiro?

15 - Upon what was the devshirme tax levied by the Ottomans on their Christian Balkan populations?

16 - Which US political party was the first to use national conventions to nominate presidential candidates?

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

18 - What did Italy originaly mean?

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

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