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Challenging World History Quiz

A general quiz on world history? 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which Roman Emperor was previously known as the General Octavian?

  • Augustus
  • Nero
  • Caligula
  • Hadrian

2

The current Hagia Sofia in Istanbul was built during which Byzantium Emperors reign?

  • Constantine I
  • Justinian I
  • Constantine II
  • Theodora

3

In what year did the crusader city of Jerusalem fall to Saladin's forces?

  • 1185
  • 1186
  • 1187
  • 1188

4

During the great Schism where did the French supported Popes relocate to?

  • Avignon
  • Paris
  • Reims
  • Bordeaux

5

During the battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066 whose forces did King Harold of England defeat?

  • William of Normandy
  • Edward the Confessor
  • Harald Hardrada
  • Harald Bluetooth

6

What was the name of the rebellion which began in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire as a reaction to the Protestant Reformation in 1536?

  • Pilgrimage of Grace
  • Popish Plot
  • Peasants Revolt
  • Buckingham Rebellion

7

Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln?

  • James Earl Ray
  • Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Leon Czolgosz
  • John Wilkes Booth

8

During the Indian Mutiny where did 123 prisoners die overnight due to the conditions of their capture?

  • Kanpur
  • Delhi
  • Calcutta
  • Lahore

9

When was the act of Union between England and Scotland?

  • 1707
  • 1708
  • 1709
  • 1710

10

When was the last Shah of Persia deposed?

  • 1978
  • 1979
  • 1980
  • 1981

 

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