The Hardest Historical and Geographical Quiz

Answer the question. If you get 50/50, you are a genius.
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Last updated: May 29, 2015
First submittedMay 29, 2015
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The Capital of Brunei
Bandar Seri Begawan
The Capital of Sri Lanka
Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte
City captured from the Byzantine Empire from the Ottoman
Constantinople
Mountain range north of India that is two words and starts with H
Hindu Kush
Country that gained independence recently from UN Trust
Palau
US State with longest freshwater coastline
Michigan
When did the Maldives gain independence?
1965
What is the capital of former East Pakistan
Dhaka
What is another name for Yangon?
Rangoon
What was the capital of the Mongol Empire at its peak?
Nanjing
What was the former capital of South Africa
Johannesburg
What is the capital of South Africa that starts with a B
Bloemfontein
The Capital of Madagascar
Antananarivo
In 1830, who became independent from the Ottomans?
Greece
The larger region that wants independence from Spain
Catalonia
King of Spain when Spanish Armada attacked
King Phillip II
Only landlocked country surrounded by landlocked countries
Liechtenstein
Longest battle of World War I
Battle of Verdun
Longest battle of World War II
Battle of the Atlantic
World War II conference held in Morocco
Casablanca Conference
Who was president of the US during the Cuban Missle Crisis?
John F Kennedy
Capital of Trinidad and Tobago
Port of Spain
Cuba was ruled first by which country?
Spain
Which German rocket was first to be able to go to space?
V2
Name one of the top 10 most populous countries in the EU that starts with B
Belgium
Most populous country in africa
Nigeria
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Holy city to Jews, Muslims, and Christians
Jerusalem
Winner of 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, youngest to ever do so
Malala
Country with flag that is not square or rectangle
Bhutan
Country's flag that was formerly all one color
Libya
What does ISIS stand for
Islamic State in Iraq and Syria
Successor of Mao Ze Dong
Deng Xiaoping
Swedish Parliament
Riksdag
Japanese parliament
Diet
Head of a Parliamentary Republic
Prime Minister
Religion with most followers
Christianity
Religion with Sharia Law within it
Islam
Explorer which had a bay and a river named after him
Henry Hudson
Longest-major-city-name in Ukraine
Dnepropetrovsk
Who killed John F. Kennedy
Lee Harvey Oswald
Killed Abraham Lincoln
John Wilkes Booth
Territory disputed by China, Pakistan, and India
Kashmir
Second Ruler of the Nazis
Joseph Goebbels
Government type of Japan
Constitutional Monarchy
Government type of Croatia
Parliamentary Republic
Government type of Russia
Federation
Government type of ancient Athens
Democracy
Government type of North Korea
Communist Dictatorship
Official name of North Korea
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
The first people came from which continent
Africa
Leonardo Da Vinci did not study well what major language at that time?
Latin
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Level 66
May 29, 2015
If you're going to include Kotte, at least spell it right
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Level 56
May 30, 2015
uzbekistan is also doubly landlocked...
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Level 56
May 30, 2015
and it's nepal's flag that isn't rectangle or square, not bhutan
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Level 69
Aug 8, 2016
Great idea. There's a few errors, for instance strictly speaking Hua Guofeng was Mao's successor, but it's good range of information you have :-)
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Level 35
Apr 25, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir should be accepted
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Level 64
May 30, 2020
Well done bro, one of the best "low profile" quiz i've ever taken, so many interesting facts (not all, but it's ok), and i've managed 24, almost a half, considering the quiz mistakes. Good job, at all.