Hardest World History Quiz


1 - What were coenobites?

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

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

4 - How many Dalai Lamas have there been?

5 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?

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

7 - Where was the first British colonial railroad?

8 - According to some legends, which Welsh prince might have reached the New World in the 12th century?

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

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

11 - Which best represents the order of Muslim dynasties in pre-Modern Egypt (oldest to most recent)

12 - Who is Baha'u'llah?

13 - 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?

14 - What was Stalin's original last name?

15 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?

16 - Which of the following 19th century American figures was NOT nominated for the US Presidency by the Whig Party?

17 - From where is the oldest known law code in the Greek world (shown below) originated?

18 - Which Roman Emperor allegedly made his horse senator?

19 - Which of the following US Presidents was elected by the US House of Representatives in a year when no candidate won a majority in the electoral college?

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