Normal World History Quiz


1 - Which of these countries lost the least men in WW1?

2 - Which monarch launched the Spanish Armada against England?

3 - What entity did Napoleon replace the Holy Roman Empire with in 1806?

4 - Which Pope launched the First Crusade?

5 - The following is an extract from the Bayeux Tapestry, a famous Middle-Age artwork. What does it represent?

6 - How did the Byzantines call themselves?

7 - When was Kosovo declared independent?

8 - Many US states, most famously Texas and Hawaii, were once independent countries. Which of the following states was also independent at one time?

9 - Which were the members of the Kalmar Union?

10 - What is the date of Charlemagne's coronation?

11 - Against which country did William the Silent, Prince of Orange, lead his revolt?

12 - Of which country was Finland part before 1809?

13 - In the 960s, having been defeated in war by Pandulf (the Duke of Capua) and with Berengarius II (King of Italy) looking to take control of Rome, Pope John XII requested the help of which ruler?

14 - Which of those peoples was not considered a threat to Western Europe in the 7th to 9th centuries?

15 - Which treaty, signed by Italy, Germany, and Japan in 1940, recognized the right of each member to 'establish a new world order' in their respective parts of the world?

16 - The Seven Weeks War was between which countries?

17 - What was the title of the ruler of Athens for most of the 14th century?

18 - What is Sri Lanka's former name?

19 - Which of the following groups were not given official recognition under the Ottoman empire?

20 - All three times Mexico has been invaded from the sea (by the Spanish, by the Americans, and by the French), the invaders have landed at virtually the same location. Which modern Mexican city does that location correspond with?