Hardest World History Quiz


1 - Who founded Lisbon?

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?

5 - Which was not a British King?

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?

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?

12 - Of which 19th century battle is this a painting?

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?

15 - According to some legends, which Welsh prince might have reached the New World in the 12th century?

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?

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?