Hardest World History Quiz
1 - Which ruler of the 'Rus' conquered the Jewish Turkic state known as Khazaria?
RiurikIgorSviatoslavIaroslav the Wise
Iaroslav the Wise
2 - Who was surnamed the 'Father of History'?
3 - The Muslim League was established in 1906 in India as a result of the decision by the British to partition which province?
4 - Which was the last Etruscan City to came under Roman power?
5 - Which state was not a German elector in the 16th century?
6 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?
Robert HawkeSir Robert MenziesEdmund BartonJames Cook
Sir Robert Menzies
7 - In what city did Charles de Gaulle make his promise of a new partnership with French colonial populations in 1944:?
8 - Ronald Reagan made his first political appearence in 1964, giving a speech for which conservative Republican presidential candidate?
Nelson RockefellerRichard NixonBarry GoldwaterGeorge Wallace
9 - Which ruler united the Khmer Empire?
Jayavarman IIHsinbyushinRamkhamhaengYasovarman I
10 - What was the name of the first transatlantic passenger steamship?
TitanicS.S. Great BritainConstitutionGreat Western
S.S. Great Britain
11 - In the late 17th century, the Scots attempted to found a colony in modern day Panama. What name is usually given to this ill-fated expedition?
Darien ExpeditionNew Caledonia ExpeditionPanama ExpeditionNova Scotia Expedition
New Caledonia Expedition
Nova Scotia Expedition
12 - What country shipped out the first ever shipment of frozen meat in 1877, and to which country?
The United States, to FranceFrance, to the United KingdomArgentina, to FranceBritish Canada, to the United Kingdom
The United States, to France
France, to the United Kingdom
Argentina, to France
British Canada, to the United Kingdom
13 - Which of the following founders of Hellenistic kingdoms was not a general under Alexander the Great?
Ptolemy I of EgyptSeleucus I of SyriaAttalus I of PergamumAntigonus I of Macedonia
Ptolemy I of Egypt
Seleucus I of Syria
Attalus I of Pergamum
Antigonus I of Macedonia
14 - Where was the first UN Security Council meeting held?
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 - What was the the capital of Dacia?
17 - What was Stalin's original last name?
18 - The anciant Nok civilization of Africa flourished in what modern day country?
19 - 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
20 - Which was the first Boer state in South Africa?