Hardest Trivia Questions: A Quiz On History For 11th Grade!

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History as an academic discipline deals with the use of a story or text to check and analyse a sequence of events in the past, and critically determine the patterns of cause and effect that determine them. Historians have tried to explain the nature of history and its usefulness by analytically considering the study of the discipline as an end in itself and as a way of providing relevance to past events, solutions to problems of the present. Can you pass this History quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is Ethopia known for?

    • A.

      Founder of Western education

    • B.

      Religious Home

    • C.

      Cradle of civilization

    • D.

      Africa's ancient city

    Correct Answer
    C. Cradle of civilization
    Explanation
    Ethiopia is known as the "Cradle of civilization" because it is one of the oldest inhabited regions in the world, with evidence of human settlement dating back thousands of years. It is home to ancient civilizations such as the Aksumite Empire, known for its advanced architecture, trade, and Christianity. Ethiopia's rich history, cultural heritage, and archaeological sites contribute to its reputation as the cradle of civilization in Africa.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the last emperor of China?

    • A.

      Xia

    • B.

      Ji Shing

    • C.

      Puyi

    • D.

      Zhou

    Correct Answer
    C. Puyi
    Explanation
    Puyi was the last emperor of China. He ascended to the throne at the age of two in 1908 and ruled until 1912 when the Qing dynasty was overthrown. After the establishment of the Republic of China, Puyi continued to live in the Forbidden City as a nominal emperor until 1924, when he was expelled. He later became a puppet emperor of Manchukuo, a Japanese puppet state in Northeast China, from 1934 to 1945. Puyi's reign marked the end of imperial rule in China and the beginning of a new era in Chinese history.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these is in the correct order?

    • A.

      Zhou Quing Tang

    • B.

      Tang Quing Ming

    • C.

      Xia Zhou Ming

    • D.

      Tang Ming Quing

    Correct Answer
    D. Tang Ming Quing
    Explanation
    The correct order is Tang Ming Quing. This is because the names are arranged in the traditional Chinese naming order, which is surname followed by given names. In this case, "Tang" is the surname, "Ming" is the first given name, and "Quing" is the second given name. Therefore, "Tang Ming Quing" is the correct order.

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  • 4. 

    Who were the first to establish a trade relationship with Japan?

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      Netherlands

    • C.

      China

    • D.

      Portuguese

    Correct Answer
    B. Netherlands
    Explanation
    The Netherlands were the first to establish a trade relationship with Japan. During the 17th century, the Dutch East India Company, known as VOC, established a trading post on the island of Dejima in Nagasaki. This allowed the Dutch to engage in commerce with Japan and introduced Western goods and ideas to the country. The trade relationship between the Netherlands and Japan played a significant role in Japan's modernization and the exchange of culture and technology between the two nations.

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  • 5. 

    The pyramid in Egypt were built by peasants during which of these period?

    • A.

      Spring

    • B.

      Farming off

    • C.

      King's coronation

    • D.

      Pharoahs death

    Correct Answer
    B. Farming off
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Farming off." This period refers to the time when peasants would temporarily leave their agricultural work to assist in the construction of the pyramids in Egypt. They would work on these massive structures during the farming off period, which typically occurred during the flooding of the Nile River. This allowed them to contribute to the construction while their regular farming activities were temporarily halted due to the flooding.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these describes the capitalism where government, business and labor collude to make major national decisions?

    • A.

      State capitalism

    • B.

      Mass production

    • C.

      Wellfare capitalism

    • D.

      Corporatism

    Correct Answer
    D. Corporatism
    Explanation
    Corporatism is the correct answer because it refers to a system where the government, businesses, and labor unions collaborate and work together to make important national decisions. In this system, the government plays a significant role in regulating and controlling the economy, while businesses and labor unions have a say in shaping economic policies. This type of capitalism is characterized by a close relationship between the state and the corporate sector, with the government often intervening in the economy to protect the interests of both parties.

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  • 7. 

    Where did the first trans-atlantic slave trade voyage by the Portuguese head?

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      China

    • C.

      Netherlands

    • D.

      Spain

    Correct Answer
    A. Brazil
    Explanation
    The first trans-Atlantic slave trade voyage by the Portuguese headed to Brazil. Brazil was a Portuguese colony and became the largest destination for enslaved Africans during the trans-Atlantic slave trade. The Portuguese brought African slaves to Brazil to work on sugar plantations and later on other crops, such as coffee. The slave trade played a significant role in shaping Brazil's history and demographics, with millions of Africans forcibly brought to the country as slaves.

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  • 8. 

    How many common languages are in the Zagwe kingdom?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    D. 2
    Explanation
    The Zagwe kingdom has two common languages.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these is a known old time enemy to the Chinese?

    • A.

      Japanese

    • B.

      Spaniards

    • C.

      Mongols

    • D.

      Isreali

    Correct Answer
    C. Mongols
    Explanation
    The Mongols are a known old-time enemy to the Chinese. During the 13th century, the Mongol Empire, led by Genghis Khan and later his grandson Kublai Khan, invaded China multiple times. They successfully conquered and established the Yuan Dynasty, ruling over China for nearly a century. The Mongols' invasion and rule had a significant impact on Chinese history and culture, making them a well-known enemy to the Chinese people.

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  • 10. 

    What type of government reigned in the Zagwe's kingdom?

    • A.

      Oligarchy

    • B.

      Monarchy

    • C.

      Tyranny

    • D.

      Democracy

    Correct Answer
    B. Monarchy
    Explanation
    The Zagwe's kingdom was ruled by a monarchy. In a monarchy, the power is held by a single ruler, usually a king or queen, who inherits their position and has absolute authority over the government and the people. This type of government is characterized by a hereditary rule and a centralized power structure. In the case of the Zagwe's kingdom, it means that the ruling power was concentrated in the hands of a monarch who held supreme authority over the kingdom and its subjects.

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