Hardest World History Quiz


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

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

3 - What was the the capital of Dacia?

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

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

6 - Which Hellenistic monarch was killed at the battle of Ipsus in 301 BC?

7 - What were coenobites?

8 - Which of the following happened the earliest in the United Kingdom?

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

10 - Which Roman Emperor allegedly made his horse senator?

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

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

13 - Which modern country did Marco Polo mean with Zipangu?

14 - What was Stalin's original last name?

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

16 - Where was the first British colonial railroad?

17 - Who was surnamed the 'Father of History'?

18 - What was the name of the first Inquisitor General of Spain, infamous for his persecution of Jews and Muslims?

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

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