Hardest World History Quiz


1 - Which future American President helped deliver food help to occupied Belgium during the First World War?

2 - Which was the first Boer state in South Africa?

3 - Who wrote the books about Old Shatterhand and Kara Ben Nemsi?

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

5 - What were chinampas?

6 - Which of the following bombers dropped the Tsar Bomba?

7 - Who was the first woman elected to the British House of Parliament?

8 - During WW1 in East Africa, which German colonel was able to evade and exasperate allied forces of 300 000 men with 14 000 men, who were never able to force him to surrender?

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

10 - Of what Near Eastern kingdom was the ancient city of Petra, in modern day Jordan, the capital ?

11 - Which Egyptian Queen is shown here?

12 - Ethnike Hetairia was a secret society organized to liberate which region from Ottoman rule in the early 19th century?

13 - Which Theban leader is credited with the formation of the famous Sacred Band?

14 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?

15 - With which region of South Asia is the early 19th Century empire of Ranjit Singh associated with?

16 - Where was Cyrus the Great's tomb built?

17 - What was an Emporion?

18 - Who was defeated in the battle of Sandwich in 1217?

19 - What was the most populous tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy?

20 - The St Marco Campanile standing in Venice today is a copy. How and when was the original destroyed?