Hardest World History Quiz


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

2 - Who wrote the Confessions?

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

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

5 - What country built the first purpose-built oil tanker in 1886?

6 - Of which 19th century battle is this a painting?

7 - Who rode alledgly through the streets of Coventry nude to protest against the high taxes imposed by her husband on his tenants?

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

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

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

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

12 - Who was the leader of Muslim resistance to the establishment of French rule in Western Algeria from the mid-1830s until his final surrender in 1847?

13 - Who was the founder of Afghanistan?

14 - Which general succeeded Alexander the Great in Thrace?

15 - Who founded Lisbon?

16 - On top of the French, Portuguese, Dutch and English who also had trading posts in India?

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

18 - Who proclaimed himself emperor of the USA and Protector of Mexico, even printing his own money?

19 - What were chinampas?

20 - Which famous poet and scientist was employed by the Seljuqs to reform the Islamic calendar?