Hardest World History Quiz
1 - Who founded Lisbon?
The CeltsThe PhoeniciansThe RomansThe Greeks
2 - Domingo Sarmiento and Bartolome Mitre were leaders in which Latin American nation in the 19th century?
3 - Which Arab capital was founded in 969 CE by the Fatimids?
4 - Ronald Reagan made his first political appearence in 1964, giving a speech for which conservative Republican presidential candidate?
Nelson RockefellerRichard NixonBarry GoldwaterGeorge Wallace
5 - Which was not a British King?
King CaradogKing BledricKing EdwygKing Mark
6 - Which general succeeded Alexander the Great in Thrace?
7 - Which Theban leader is credited with the formation of the famous Sacred Band?
8 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?
9 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?
Harold HoltEdmund BartonRobert MenziesJohn Howard
10 - The Muslim League was established in 1906 in India as a result of the decision by the British to partition which province?
11 - What was the Apadana?
The name of the 'High Road' which stretched from Assyria through Media to ParthiaThe name of the tomb of Darius the Great of PersiaThe name of the main hall of the Palace in PersepolisThe name of the tomb of Cyrus the Great of Persia
The name of the 'High Road' which stretched from Assyria through Media to Parthia
The name of the tomb of Darius the Great of Persia
The name of the main hall of the Palace in Persepolis
The name of the tomb of Cyrus the Great of Persia
12 - Of which 19th century battle is this a painting?
The Battle of WeissenburgThe Battle of SolferinoThe Battle of BalklavaThe Battle of the Alma
The Battle of Weissenburg
The Battle of Solferino
The Battle of Balklava
The Battle of the Alma
13 - Which modern country did Marco Polo mean with Zipangu?
14 - During WW1 in East Africa, which German colonel was able to evade and exasperate allied forces of 300 000 men with 14 000 men, who were never able to force him to surrender?
Karol von EinemErwin RommelPaul von Lettow-VorbeckWilhelm Groener
Karol von Einem
Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck
15 - According to some legends, which Welsh prince might have reached the New World in the 12th century?
Prince GwynllywPrince MeurigPrince MadogPrince Caradog
16 - 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?
17 - Which ruler united the Khmer Empire?
Jayavarman IIHsinbyushinRamkhamhaengYasovarman I
18 - In which city were General Franco's headquarters located during the Spanish Civil War?
19 - Who was surnamed the 'Father of History'?
20 - What was an Emporion?
An agrarian colonyA trading postA trading colonyA Greek neighbourhood in an Eastern city
An agrarian colony
A trading post
A trading colony
A Greek neighbourhood in an Eastern city