History Quiz / 'A' in History II

Random History or World Leaders Quiz

Can you name the answers to these history questions?

 Plays Quiz Updated Apr 6, 2016

Support Sporcle.
Go Orange.
Score 0/20 Timer 05:00
Who succeeded Leonid Brezhnev as leader of the USSR upon his death in 1982?
By what name was the historic Ethiopian Empire, extant 1137-1974, also known?
What was the given first name of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom?
Which palace complex in Granada, Spain, is an epitome of late European Muslim art?
Which Ottoman military officer became the first President of Turkey in 1923?
Which Semitic language was the lingua franca in the Middle East c. 900 BC - 70 AD?
Who, on 21 July 1969, became the first person to walk on the moon?
Which Greek philosopher founded the Peripatetic school in the Lyceum c. 334 BC?
By what name is the racial segregation enforced in South Africa from 1948-1994 known?
By what name are the early Plantagenet rulers of England from 1154-1204 also known?
Which country was invaded by the USSR on 24 December 1979?
Which Australian city was named after the queen consort of William IV of the United Kingdom?
Which ancient temple complex in southern Egypt was entirely relocated in 1968 to avoid flooding?
Who was the first Chancellor of West Germany following the end of World War II?
Which country was the first to formally adopt Christianity as its religion, c. 301 AD?
Who was the son of Hirohito, becoming Emperor of Japan upon his father's death in 1989?
Which Greek leader invaded India in 326 BC, but was forced to turn back by his troops?
Which battle of 1805 is also known as 'The Battle of Three Emperors?'
Who was the first vice president, and second president, of the United States?
Which French city was home to seven successive popes in the 14th century?

From the Vault

Record Label Logos

by lupin

No matter how you record your score, try not to label yourself.
Remove Ads.
Support Sporcle.
Get the best of Sporcle when you Go Orange. This ad-free experience offers more features, more stats, and more fun while also helping to support Sporcle. Thank you for becoming a member.

Show Comments


Top Quizzes Today

Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.