Hardest World History Quiz


1 - Who was the leader of the Russian provisional government after the fall of the Romanovs?

2 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?

3 - What was the last Mongol state to be conquered by a foreign power?

4 - Which best represents the order of Muslim dynasties in pre-Modern Egypt (oldest to most recent)

5 - Who was the founder of Afghanistan?

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?

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?

11 - Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?

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

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?

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?

18 - Who wrote the first version of the Dutch constitution as used today?

19 - Which US President was nicknamed 'Old Kinderhook?' His supporters formed 'OK Clubs' and are sometimes credited with the origin of the phrase 'okay.'

20 - Which US politican shot and killed former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton (who currently appears on the $10 bill) in a duel?