Hard World History Quiz
1 - Who was the last Great Khan of Mongolia?
Batu KhanGuyuk KhanKublai KhanMongke Khan
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?
Welsh ColonistsFrench ColonistsDutch ColonistsScandinavian Colonists
4 - What were the Tonypandy Riots?
Riots during the Miner Strikes under TatcherRiots in Welsh mines in 1910, crushed by the British armyAnti-corn-law riots in 1823Bloody riots in the seventies in Northern Ireland
Riots during the Miner Strikes under Tatcher
Riots in Welsh mines in 1910, crushed by the British army
Anti-corn-law riots in 1823
Bloody riots in the seventies in Northern Ireland
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?
Alexandre IPaul IPeter IIIPeter II
7 - Which parts of South America beside Surinam and the isles was colonized by the Dutch at some point?
Guyana and French GuyanaGuyana and a part of the Brazilian CoastGuyana and the mouth of the La Plata riverGuyana and Uruguay
Guyana and French Guyana
Guyana and a part of the Brazilian Coast
Guyana and the mouth of the La Plata river
Guyana and Uruguay
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?
The SafavidsThe MamluksThe OttomansThe Il-Khanate
10 - What happened to a Dutch fleet during the Napoleonic wars?
It ran aground after the Dutch destroyed some dykes.It destroyed itself when several ships fired at each others during the night by mistake.It was captured by a French cavalry charge.It was sabotaged in Antwerp harbour by English spies to prevent it from reinforcing the French navy after Napoleon gave the Dutch crown to one of his brother
It ran aground after the Dutch destroyed some dykes.
It destroyed itself when several ships fired at each others during the night by mistake.
It was captured by a French cavalry charge.
It was sabotaged in Antwerp harbour by English spies to prevent it from reinforcing the French navy after Napoleon gave the Dutch crown to one of his brother
11 - Who was the first Caliph?
Abu BakrUmarAliAbd-al Malik
12 - Where did Charles the Bold, last reigning Duke of Burgundy, die?
In DijonIn NancyIn LondonIn Paris
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?
Lt. Gen. Lord ChelmsfordSir Henry Bartle FrereLord Baden-PowellSir Theophilus Shepstone
Lt. Gen. Lord Chelmsford
Sir Henry Bartle Frere
Sir Theophilus Shepstone
17 - Where is the oldest university in Europe?
18 - Approximatively how many people died during the Swiss Sonderbundskrieg?
One hundredOne thousandTen thousandOne hundred thousand
One hundred thousand
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?
The Song dynastyThe Qing dynastyThe Ming dynastyThe Yuan dynasty
The Song dynasty
The Qing dynasty
The Ming dynasty
The Yuan dynasty