Hardest World History Quiz


1 - Who is held to have christianized Axum (Ethiopia)?

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

3 - Who wrote the Edda down?

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

5 - Domingo Sarmiento and Bartolome Mitre were leaders in which Latin American nation in the 19th century?

6 - What is a Praefurnium?

7 - What was the last Mongol state to be conquered by a foreign power?

8 - The anciant Nok civilization of Africa flourished in what modern day country?

9 - Midway was the first Japanese naval defeat since:

10 - 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?

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

12 - Which was not a British King?

13 - Which emperor passed a law proclaiming all male residents of the Roman Empire citizens?

14 - Which king of Norway founded the city of Bergen in 1070?

15 - Which modern author is famous for his historical novel about Julian the Apostate?

16 - Which of the following ports was seized by the British in 1839 and eventually became a British colony?

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

18 - The Muslim League was established in 1906 in India as a result of the decision by the British to partition which province?

19 - Which Mughal Emperor is associated with the ending of accomodation of Hindus into the political system and the attempt to make the Mughal Empire a purely Islamic state in the late 17th century?

20 - In what year did Alaric the Goth sack Rome?