Normal World History Quiz


1 - How many women do most experts agree Jack the Ripper killed?

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

3 - The Seven Weeks War was between which countries?

4 - Which Egyptian Pharao tried to impose a monotheistic religion?

5 - When was Kosovo declared independent?

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

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

8 - After whom was Virginia named?

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

10 - 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?

11 - Which was not an Iranian dynasty?

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

13 - Which of those US constitutional amendments protects voting rights?

14 - Of the following dynasties, which was arguably one of the superpowers of the ancient world, rivaled only by the Romans, with whom they were often at war? They were based in modern-day Iran.

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

16 - On which side did Japan fight in the First World War?

17 - Which English Queen was executed May 19, 1536?

18 - Which country employed Henry Hudson to find the famous 'NorthWest-Passage'?

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

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