Hardest World History Quiz


1 - Which of the following happened the earliest in the United Kingdom?

2 - In what year did Alaric the Goth sack Rome?

3 - How many Dalai Lamas have there been?

4 - Which of the following statement is NOT true of Jean Bedel Bokassa, former ruler of the Central African Republic?

5 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?

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

8 - Domingo Sarmiento and Bartolome Mitre were leaders in which Latin American nation in the 19th century?

9 - Which Roman Emperor allegedly made his horse senator?

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

11 - Which Australian Colony was the last to use the forced labour of prisoners?

12 - What were chinampas?

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

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

15 - What Islamic dynasty was founded by Sultan Saladin?

16 - Which king of Norway founded the city of Bergen in 1070?

17 - Which of these countries was not involved in cracking down on the Boxer Rebellion in China over the turn of the 19th century?

18 - The Persian satrapy of Skudra included which two areas?

19 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?

20 - Which Khazar bek converted the country to Judaism?