Hardest World History Quiz


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

2 - Who was the last truely Egyptian Pharao before the conquest of Alexander the Great?

3 - Who was this important '60's African political leader?

4 - Where was the first UN Security Council meeting held?

5 - Which of these countries was not involved in cracking down on the Boxer Rebellion in China over the turn of the 19th century?

6 - Which of the following lands was not part of Muhammad Ali's Egyptian Empire in the early 19th Century?

7 - Which famous poet and scientist was employed by the Seljuqs to reform the Islamic calendar?

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

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

10 - How many Dalai Lamas have there been?

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

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

13 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?

14 - Who is Baha'u'llah?

15 - The Maji-Maji Revolt was launched in 1907 against German rule in which modern nation?

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

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

18 - Who conquered the last of the Khwarazmian Empire, crossed and conquered the Caucasus and marched north into Russia defeating an army more than 12 times larger in only a few months?

19 - Who wrote the first version of the Dutch constitution as used today?

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