Normal World History Quiz


1 - Who founded the Mughal dynasty?

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

3 - Which of these cities never was a capital of Assyria?

4 - Who won the second Battle of Tannenberg?

5 - Who was this African Ruler?

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

7 - Which monarch launched the Spanish Armada against England?

8 - What was the original European name of Australia?

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

10 - Approximately what percentage of Hohenzollern Kings of Prussia or Germany were named 'Frederick', 'Wilhelm', or the combination 'Frederick Wilhelm'?

11 - Which American Civil War battle had the highest number of casualties?

12 - In the 1st Century BC, Crassus (reportedly the richest man of Rome) led a disastrous and embarrassing campaign against who?

13 - Who lost a battle in England on the 25th September 1066?

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

15 - In which battle did the Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth destroy the Teutonic Order?

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

17 - Which famous politician popularised the term "Iron Curtain" to describe the separation of Europe during the Cold War?

18 - Which Roman conquered Britain?

19 - From what country did Britain begin to recruit Gurkha soldiers in 1816?

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