Normal World History Quiz


1 - What was the original European name of Australia?

2 - What was the only non-western country to participate to the Berlin Congress of 1885?

3 - Which of these nations had an army in excess of 1 million men in the 70s?

4 - What was the title of the leader of the Genoan Republic?

5 - In what year did Constantine the Great hold the Council of Nicaea?

6 - 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?

7 - After what was the former British Colony Rhodesia named?

8 - After being released from prison in 1953, to which country was Fidel Castro exiled?

9 - On which side did Finland fight in WWII?

10 - The Seven Weeks War was between which countries?

11 - What was the capital of Republican China (1928 - 1949)?

12 - How did the Byzantines call themselves?

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

14 - Who founded the Red Cross?

15 - Only five US Presidents have had full beards. What did they all have in common?

16 - Under which sultan did the Ottomans capture Constantinople from the Byzantines in 1453?

17 - What was the first continental European state to complete its rail network, in the 1840s?

18 - Which Greek city founded the most colonies in the 9th century BC?

19 - Which of the members of the triumviate died first?

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