Hardest World History Quiz


1 - With which region of South Asia is the early 19th Century empire of Ranjit Singh associated with?

2 - From where is the oldest known law code in the Greek world (shown below) originated?

3 - The Muslim League was established in 1906 in India as a result of the decision by the British to partition which province?

4 - In which modern African country did Courland have a fort?

5 - Who was the first woman elected to the British House of Parliament?

6 - Ethnike Hetairia was a secret society organized to liberate which region from Ottoman rule in the early 19th century?

7 - Which of the following bombers dropped the Tsar Bomba?

8 - Which Mughal Emperor is associated with the ending of accomodation of Hindus into the political system and the attempt to make the Mughal Empire a purely Islamic state in the late 17th century?

9 - When did the french protestant Villegaignon establish a community in what would become Rio de Janeiro?

10 - Who wrote the Edda down?

11 - Who rode alledgly through the streets of Coventry nude to protest against the high taxes imposed by her husband on his tenants?

12 - In what city did Charles de Gaulle make his promise of a new partnership with French colonial populations in 1944:?

13 - Midway was the first Japanese naval defeat since:

14 - Which Arab capital was founded in 969 CE by the Fatimids?

15 - Who was the leader of Muslim resistance to the establishment of French rule in Western Algeria from the mid-1830s until his final surrender in 1847?

16 - Which fortress in the Caribbean was known as the "Gibraltar of the West Indies"?

17 - Which of the following US Presidents was elected by the US House of Representatives in a year when no candidate won a majority in the electoral college?

18 - Where was Cyrus the Great's tomb built?

19 - What country shipped out the first ever shipment of frozen meat in 1877, and to which country?

20 - The St Marco Campanile standing in Venice today is a copy. How and when was the original destroyed?