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 - What country saw native religion fused with Christianity in 1865's 'Hau Hau' movement?
3 - The Maji-Maji Revolt was launched in 1907 against German rule in which modern nation?
4 - Which Theban leader is credited with the formation of the famous Sacred Band?
5 - 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
6 - Who lost the Battle of Tannenburg (or Grunwald) against Poland-Lithuania in 1410?
The RussiansThe MongolsThe Teutonic KnightsThe Magyars
The Teutonic Knights
7 - What is a Praefurnium?
A cavity used for heating under Roman baths or housesA portico in front of a Roman VillaA play were athletes actedA forge specialised in the creation of weapons
A cavity used for heating under Roman baths or houses
A portico in front of a Roman Villa
A play were athletes acted
A forge specialised in the creation of weapons
8 - Who wrote the Edda down?
Kolbein FlosasonSnorri SturlussonStein ThorgestssonSnorri Hunbogason
9 - The 'quinquennium Neronis', probably the first 5 years of Nero's reign, was said to have been a golden age. Who apparently said this?
10 - Which fortress in the Caribbean was known as the "Gibraltar of the West Indies"?
Brimstone HillRomney ManorFort WillemPort de Plaisance
Port de Plaisance
11 - From which city did the Ottoman grandee Ali Pasha dominate the western Balkans in the late 18th century?
12 - Which of the following lands was not part of Muhammad Ali's Egyptian Empire in the early 19th Century?
13 - To which Spanish kingdom does this flag belong?
14 - Which Roman Emperor allegedly made his horse senator?
15 - According to some legends, which Welsh prince might have reached the New World in the 12th century?
Prince GwynllywPrince MeurigPrince MadogPrince Caradog
16 - Which was not a British King?
King CaradogKing BledricKing EdwygKing Mark
17 - Who was the founder of Afghanistan?
Ahmad Shah AbdaliTimur Shah AbdaliZaman Shah AbdaliAkbar Khan
Ahmad Shah Abdali
Timur Shah Abdali
Zaman Shah Abdali
18 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?
19 - Who was this important '60's African political leader?
Jean bedel BokassaPatrice LumumbaMobutuJulius Nyerere
Jean bedel Bokassa
20 - Which state was not a German elector in the 16th century?