Hardest World History Quiz
1 - Where was the first British colonial railroad?
2 - When did Brunei become independent?
It has been independent since the Middle-Ages192519471984
It has been independent since the Middle-Ages
3 - Which was not a British King?
King CaradogKing BledricKing EdwygKing Mark
4 - What country shipped out the first ever shipment of frozen meat in 1877, and to which country?
The United States, to FranceFrance, to the United KingdomArgentina, to FranceBritish Canada, to the United Kingdom
The United States, to France
France, to the United Kingdom
Argentina, to France
British Canada, to the United Kingdom
5 - The Treaty of Kuchuk Kaynarca in 1774 forced the Ottomans to cede which territory to the Russians?
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?
Karol von EinemErwin RommelPaul von Lettow-VorbeckWilhelm Groener
Karol von Einem
Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck
7 - According to some legends, which Welsh prince might have reached the New World in the 12th century?
Prince GwynllywPrince MeurigPrince MadogPrince Caradog
8 - In what city did Charles de Gaulle make his promise of a new partnership with French colonial populations in 1944:?
9 - In which city were General Franco's headquarters located during the Spanish Civil War?
10 - Where was Cyrus the Great's tomb built?
In his capital of PasargadaeIn his capital of PersepolisIn a cliff-face on the road to PersepolisNo one knows - his tomb has never been found
In his capital of Pasargadae
In his capital of Persepolis
In a cliff-face on the road to Persepolis
No one knows - his tomb has never been found
11 - Which of these countries was not involved in cracking down on the Boxer Rebellion in China over the turn of the 19th century?
12 - The Maji-Maji Revolt was launched in 1907 against German rule in which modern nation?
13 - Who built the Great Zimbabwe (ruins shown below)?
The Zulu in the 19th centuryThe Shona in the 13th century The Xhosa the 11th centuryThe Bantu in the 17th century
The Zulu in the 19th century
The Shona in the 13th century
The Xhosa the 11th century
The Bantu in the 17th century
14 - What was the most populous tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy?
15 - How many Dalai Lamas have there been?
16 - Who was defeated in the battle of Sandwich in 1217?
The FlemishThe IrishThe FrenchThe Scots
17 - In 19th century American politics, what was a 'Loco-Foco?'
A derrogatory term for a DemocratA New York WhigA follower of President Millard FillmoreSomebody who opposed the Mexican-American war
A derrogatory term for a Democrat
A New York Whig
A follower of President Millard Fillmore
Somebody who opposed the Mexican-American war
18 - Which Hellenistic monarch was killed at the battle of Ipsus in 301 BC?
Seleucus I ('the Conqueror')Lysimachus IAntigonus I ('the One-Eyed')Ptolemy I ('the Savior')
Seleucus I ('the Conqueror')
Antigonus I ('the One-Eyed')
Ptolemy I ('the Savior')
19 - Of which 19th century battle is this a painting?
The Battle of WeissenburgThe Battle of SolferinoThe Battle of BalklavaThe Battle of the Alma
The Battle of Weissenburg
The Battle of Solferino
The Battle of Balklava
The Battle of the Alma
20 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?
Robert HawkeSir Robert MenziesEdmund BartonJames Cook
Sir Robert Menzies