Hard World History Quiz


1 - Who was the last Great Khan of Mongolia?

2 - In which Greek City can you find the first monumental sculpture of Greece (shown below)?

3 - Who brought the name Santa Claus with them to the New World?

4 - What were the Tonypandy Riots?

5 - At what city did King Henry IV of Germany submit on his knees to the authority of Pope Gregory VII in 1073?

6 - Which Russian tzar was killed in his bedroom on March 11, 1801?

7 - Which parts of South America beside Surinam and the isles was colonized by the Dutch at some point?

8 - Which South American country fought against the combined armies of Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay from 1864 to1870?

9 - Which Middle Eastern empire created its own language for government use?

10 - What happened to a Dutch fleet during the Napoleonic wars?

11 - Who was the first Caliph?

12 - Where did Charles the Bold, last reigning Duke of Burgundy, die?

13 - What was the capital of the NorthWest Territory in the modern day USA?

14 - On which island did the Dutch East India Company establish Batavia as the center of its control of the spice trade in the early 17th century?

15 - Which city served as a co-capital of the ancient Persian empire and was the scene of a bizare mass wedding between hundreds of Alexander the Great's soldiers and native women?

16 - Which British officer was defeated at Isandlwana by Zulu troops armed with shield and spears?

17 - Where is the oldest university in Europe?

18 - Approximatively how many people died during the Swiss Sonderbundskrieg?

19 - Since Italian unification in 1861, which of these cities has never at one point been capital of Italy?

20 - What Chinese dynasty did the Manchu minority establishes?