Hardest World History Quiz
1 - What did Italy originaly mean?
Land of the setting SunLand with much cattleLand of the Olive TreeLand of the Small People
Land of the setting Sun
Land with much cattle
Land of the Olive Tree
Land of the Small People
2 - 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
3 - What was Stalin's original last name?
4 - The Treaty of Kuchuk Kaynarca in 1774 forced the Ottomans to cede which territory to the Russians?
5 - What had the Spartan youth to do to prove they were adults?
They had to take place in a special initiation battleThey had to go to a temple on a countryside and dress themselves like bearsThey had to kill three helots without getting caught and cut off a hand of the deads to prove itSteal cheese without getting caught from a temple
They had to take place in a special initiation battle
They had to go to a temple on a countryside and dress themselves like bears
They had to kill three helots without getting caught and cut off a hand of the deads to prove it
Steal cheese without getting caught from a temple
6 - Where was the first UN Security Council meeting held?
7 - Which US political party was the first to use national conventions to nominate presidential candidates?
The Democratic-Republican PartyThe Know-Nothing PartyThe Anti-Masonic PartyThe Whig Party
The Democratic-Republican Party
The Know-Nothing Party
The Anti-Masonic Party
The Whig Party
8 - What were chinampas?
The system of floating gardens that allowed societies in the Valley of Mexico to create an agricultural surplusThe priestly elite that dominated Mayan city-states at the height of Mayan civilizationSmall figurines representing ancestors that were the focus of local religious life in Andean culturesThe name given by peoples in the Valley of Mexico to barbarian invaders from the desert regions of Northern Mexico
The system of floating gardens that allowed societies in the Valley of Mexico to create an agricultural surplus
The priestly elite that dominated Mayan city-states at the height of Mayan civilization
Small figurines representing ancestors that were the focus of local religious life in Andean cultures
The name given by peoples in the Valley of Mexico to barbarian invaders from the desert regions of Northern Mexico
9 - How many Dalai Lamas have there been?
10 - What was the most populous tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy?
11 - 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
12 - With which region of South Asia is the early 19th Century empire of Ranjit Singh associated with?
13 - What was the the capital of Dacia?
14 - In which city were General Franco's headquarters located during the Spanish Civil War?
15 - 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
16 - 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
17 - What was an Emporion?
An agrarian colonyA trading postA trading colonyA Greek neighbourhood in an Eastern city
An agrarian colony
A trading post
A trading colony
A Greek neighbourhood in an Eastern city
18 - Which was not a British King?
King CaradogKing BledricKing EdwygKing Mark
19 - What country saw native religion fused with Christianity in 1865's 'Hau Hau' movement?
20 - In which modern African country did Courland have a fort?
Guinee BissauIvory CoastSierra LeoneGambia