Hardest World History Quiz
1 - Who was the leader of the Russian provisional government after the fall of the Romanovs?
Vladimir LeninStalinPrince LvovGeorgii Plekhanov
2 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?
3 - What was the last Mongol state to be conquered by a foreign power?
Khanate of the CrimeaMughal EmpireDzungariaKhalka Horde
Khanate of the Crimea
4 - Which best represents the order of Muslim dynasties in pre-Modern Egypt (oldest to most recent)
5 - Who was the founder of Afghanistan?
Ahmad Shah AbdaliTimur Shah AbdaliZaman Shah AbdaliAkbar Khan
Ahmad Shah Abdali
Timur Shah Abdali
Zaman Shah Abdali
6 - The 'quinquennium Neronis', probably the first 5 years of Nero's reign, was said to have been a golden age. Who apparently said this?
7 - Who was defeated in the battle of Sandwich in 1217?
The FlemishThe IrishThe FrenchThe Scots
8 - Midway was the first Japanese naval defeat since:
9 - Which Arab capital was founded in 969 CE by the Fatimids?
10 - Of which 18th century king is this a portrait?
Gustav III of SwedenLouis XVI of FranceJoseph II of AustriaMaximilian Emmanuel of Bavaria
Gustav III of Sweden
Louis XVI of France
Joseph II of Austria
Maximilian Emmanuel of Bavaria
11 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?
Harold HoltEdmund BartonRobert MenziesJohn Howard
12 - In what year did Alaric the Goth sack Rome?
378 AD390 AD410 AD455 AD
13 - The anciant Nok civilization of Africa flourished in what modern day country?
14 - The Maji-Maji Revolt was launched in 1907 against German rule in which modern nation?
15 - Which modern country did Marco Polo mean with Zipangu?
16 - In the late 17th century, the Scots attempted to found a colony in modern day Panama. What name is usually given to this ill-fated expedition?
Darien ExpeditionNew Caledonia ExpeditionPanama ExpeditionNova Scotia Expedition
New Caledonia Expedition
Nova Scotia Expedition
17 - Who conquered the last of the Khwarazmian Empire, crossed and conquered the Caucasus and marched north into Russia defeating an army more than 12 times larger in only a few months?
General SubedeiKing Alexander the GreatHulagu KhanKhagan Alp Arslan
King Alexander the Great
Khagan Alp Arslan
18 - Who wrote the first version of the Dutch constitution as used today?
Willem I van Oranje-NassauVan OldernbarneveldtThorbeckeDe Witth
Willem I van Oranje-Nassau
19 - Which US President was nicknamed 'Old Kinderhook?' His supporters formed 'OK Clubs' and are sometimes credited with the origin of the phrase 'okay.'
Andrew JacksonJames K. PolkMartin Van BurenMillard Fillmore
James K. Polk
Martin Van Buren
20 - Which US politican shot and killed former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton (who currently appears on the $10 bill) in a duel?
Andrew JacksonAaron BurrJohn C. CalhounJefferson Davis
John C. Calhoun