Hardest World History Quiz


1 - What is a Praefurnium?

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

3 - 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?

4 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?

5 - Who founded Lisbon?

6 - 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?

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

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

9 - What other european language is related to Finnish?

10 - What country shipped out the first ever shipment of frozen meat in 1877, and to which country?

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

12 - Which Australian Colony was the last to use the forced labour of prisoners?

13 - Who lost the Battle of Tannenburg (or Grunwald) against Poland-Lithuania in 1410?

14 - 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?

15 - Who proclaimed himself emperor of the USA and Protector of Mexico, even printing his own money?

16 - Midway was the first Japanese naval defeat since:

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

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

19 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?

20 - Which was the last Etruscan City to came under Roman power?