Hardest World History Quiz
1 - What Islamic dynasty was founded by Sultan Saladin?
The Ayyubid dynastyThe Fatamid dynastyThe Abbasid dynastyThe Almohad dynasty
The Ayyubid dynasty
The Fatamid dynasty
The Abbasid dynasty
The Almohad dynasty
2 - 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
3 - To which Spanish kingdom does this flag belong?
4 - Who was the leader of the Russian provisional government after the fall of the Romanovs?
Vladimir LeninStalinPrince LvovGeorgii Plekhanov
5 - Who is Baha'u'llah?
An Iraqian political leaderA Persian philospher & physicianThe founder of a new religion, the Baha'i FaithThe military leader who conquered Dehli for the Mughals
An Iraqian political leader
A Persian philospher & physician
The founder of a new religion, the Baha'i Faith
The military leader who conquered Dehli for the Mughals
6 - Which best represents the order of Muslim dynasties in pre-Modern Egypt (oldest to most recent)
7 - Which of the following happened the earliest in the United Kingdom?
The official adoption of the gold standardThe adoption of postal stampsThe abolition of slavery throughout its empireThe adoption of women's suffrage
The official adoption of the gold standard
The adoption of postal stamps
The abolition of slavery throughout its empire
The adoption of women's suffrage
8 - Who was defeated in the battle of Sandwich in 1217?
The FlemishThe IrishThe FrenchThe Scots
9 - What was the Apadana?
The name of the 'High Road' which stretched from Assyria through Media to ParthiaThe name of the tomb of Darius the Great of PersiaThe name of the main hall of the Palace in PersepolisThe name of the tomb of Cyrus the Great of Persia
The name of the 'High Road' which stretched from Assyria through Media to Parthia
The name of the tomb of Darius the Great of Persia
The name of the main hall of the Palace in Persepolis
The name of the tomb of Cyrus the Great of Persia
10 - Who wrote the Confessions?
TertulianGregory The GreatAugustineAmbrose
Gregory The Great
11 - The anciant Nok civilization of Africa flourished in what modern day country?
12 - What was the most populous tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy?
13 - Which of the following bombers dropped the Tsar Bomba?
14 - With which region of South Asia is the early 19th Century empire of Ranjit Singh associated with?
15 - Who built the Great Zimbabwe (ruins shown below)?
The Zulu in the 19th centuryThe Shona in the 13th century The Xhosa the 11th centuryThe Bantu in the 17th century
The Zulu in the 19th century
The Shona in the 13th century
The Xhosa the 11th century
The Bantu in the 17th century
16 - Which Mughal Emperor is associated with the ending of accomodation of Hindus into the political system and the attempt to make the Mughal Empire a purely Islamic state in the late 17th century?
17 - Which US politican shot and killed former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton (who currently appears on the $10 bill) in a duel?
Andrew JacksonAaron BurrJohn C. CalhounJefferson Davis
John C. Calhoun
18 - The Persian satrapy of Skudra included which two areas?
Macedonia and ThraceThrace and Asia MinorAsia Minor and SyriaSyria and Palestine
Macedonia and Thrace
Thrace and Asia Minor
Asia Minor and Syria
Syria and Palestine
19 - The Treaty of Kuchuk Kaynarca in 1774 forced the Ottomans to cede which territory to the Russians?
20 - The St Marco Campanile standing in Venice today is a copy. How and when was the original destroyed?
It was burnt by Austrian troops in the XVIIth centuryIt was destroyed on orders of Napoleon to punish Venetian resistance in 1799It burnt down in 1756 in a fire which destroyed part of central VeniceIt collapsed in 1902 due to severe structural faults
It was burnt by Austrian troops in the XVIIth century
It was destroyed on orders of Napoleon to punish Venetian resistance in 1799
It burnt down in 1756 in a fire which destroyed part of central Venice
It collapsed in 1902 due to severe structural faults