Hardest World History Quiz


1 - What were coenobites?

2 - Midway was the first Japanese naval defeat since:

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

4 - The Muslim League was established in 1906 in India as a result of the decision by the British to partition which province?

5 - Which was the last Etruscan City to came under Roman power?

6 - Who conquered the last of the Khwarazmian Empire, crossed and conquered the Caucasus and marched north into Russia defeating an army more than 12 times larger in only a few months?

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

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

9 - 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?

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

11 - In what year did Alaric the Goth sack Rome?

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

13 - Which ruler united the Khmer Empire?

14 - Which of these countries was not involved in cracking down on the Boxer Rebellion in China over the turn of the 19th century?

15 - What is a Praefurnium?

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

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

18 - Which Hellenistic monarch was killed at the battle of Ipsus in 301 BC?

19 - What did Italy originaly mean?

20 - Who was surnamed the 'Father of History'?