Hardest World History Quiz


1 - Which ruler of the 'Rus' conquered the Jewish Turkic state known as Khazaria?

2 - What country saw native religion fused with Christianity in 1865's 'Hau Hau' movement?

3 - The Maji-Maji Revolt was launched in 1907 against German rule in which modern nation?

4 - Which Theban leader is credited with the formation of the famous Sacred Band?

5 - What Islamic dynasty was founded by Sultan Saladin?

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

7 - What is a Praefurnium?

8 - Who wrote the Edda down?

9 - The 'quinquennium Neronis', probably the first 5 years of Nero's reign, was said to have been a golden age. Who apparently said this?

10 - Which fortress in the Caribbean was known as the "Gibraltar of the West Indies"?

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

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

13 - To which Spanish kingdom does this flag belong?

14 - Which Roman Emperor allegedly made his horse senator?

15 - According to some legends, which Welsh prince might have reached the New World in the 12th century?

16 - Which was not a British King?

17 - Who was the founder of Afghanistan?

18 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?

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

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