Normal World History Quiz
1 - Who founded the Mughal dynasty?
AkbarBaburAbbas the GreatTamerlane
Abbas the Great
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?
The Dictator of Somalia, BirreThe Emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie IThe President of Kenya, Daniel Arap MoiThe King of Burundi, Ntare V Ndizeye
The Dictator of Somalia, Birre
The Emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie I
The President of Kenya, Daniel Arap Moi
The King of Burundi, Ntare V Ndizeye
6 - After being released from prison in 1953, to which country was Fidel Castro exiled?
7 - Which monarch launched the Spanish Armada against England?
Charles VPhillip IIPhillip IIIFerdinand I
8 - What was the original European name of Australia?
New WalesNew HollandNew ScotlandNew Normandy
9 - Which of those peoples was not considered a threat to Western Europe in the 7th to 9th centuries?
The VikingsThe HungariansThe SaracensThe Huns
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?
The Forces of Julius CaesarThe Gallic Tribe of the ParisiiThe Nubian EmpireThe Parthian Empire
The Forces of Julius Caesar
The Gallic Tribe of the Parisii
The Nubian Empire
The Parthian Empire
13 - Who lost a battle in England on the 25th September 1066?
Harold GodwinsonHarald III HardradeWilliam the ConquerorEdward III The Confessor
Harald III Hardrade
William the Conqueror
Edward III The Confessor
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?
The battle of ChojiceThe battle of GrunwaldThe battle of Lake PeipusThe battle of Krakow
The battle of Chojice
The battle of Grunwald
The battle of Lake Peipus
The battle of Krakow
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?
Harry TrumanDwight D. EisenhowerCharles de GaulleWinston Churchill
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Charles de Gaulle
18 - Which Roman conquered Britain?
Julius CeasarTrajanClaudiusKing henry VIII
King henry VIII
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?
The Germanic UnionThe Holy LeagueThe Frankfort ConfederationThe Confederation of the Rhine
The Germanic Union
The Holy League
The Frankfort Confederation
The Confederation of the Rhine