History questions This is a list of recently added questions about history. Play history quiz and see all the questions. What was the largest empire in the history?British Empire. At its height, the British Empire held sway over 412 million people, 23% of the world population at the time, and it covered 35,500,000 km2, 24% of the Earth's total land area. As a result, its political, legal, linguistic and cultural legacy is widespread.Created by: Ninjaihard 47% Spanish EmpireSpanish Empire410Mongol EmpireMongol Empire1527British EmpireBritish Empire2558Russian EmpireRussian Empire912country records riddles » What was the job of the barber surgeon during the Middle Ages?All of the above. The barber surgeon was generally charged with caring for soldiers during and after battle. In Middle Ages, surgery was seldom conducted by physicians, but instead by barbers, who, in having razors indispensable to their trade, were called upon for numerous tasks ranging from cutting hair to amputating limbs.Created by: Ninjaiaverage 62% blood lettingblood letting21cutting haircutting hair143amputating limbsamputating limbs19all of the aboveall of the above300curiosities riddles » What is the headband worn by the Japanese kamikaze pilots called?Hachimaki. The hachimaki is a stylized headband in Japanese culture, usually made of red or white cloth, worn as a symbol of perseverance, effort, and/or courage by the wearer. These are worn on many occasions, but perhaps the most well known usage of the hachimaki was by the kamikaze pilots toward the end of WW II.Created by: Ninjaiaverage 62% hichisakihichisaki2hachimakihachimaki22gaminiaigaminiai6hashimotohashimoto5Japan riddles » Where did Napoleon abdicate?At the Palace of Fontainebleau. The Palace of Fontainebleau is one of the largest French royal châteaux. It served as a residence for the French monarchs from Louis VII to Napoleon III. It is now a national museum and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Napoleon spent the last days of his reign at Fontainebleau, before abdicating there on 4 April 1814, under the pressure from his marechals.Created by: Ninjaihard 48% at the Palace of Versaillesat the Palace of Versailles8at the Tuileries Palaceat the Tuileries Palace11at the Château de Malmaisonat the Château de Malmaison3at the Palace of Fontainebleauat the Palace of Fontainebleau21France riddles » Who was the first Emperor of the Roman Empire?Augustus served as the first Emperor of the Roman Empire, controlling Imperial Rome from 27 BC until his death in AD 14. His status as the founder of the Roman Principate has consolidated an enduring legacy as one of the most effective and controversial leaders in human history.Created by: Ninjaihard 48% Julius CaesarJulius Caesar550AugustusAugustus941TiberiusTiberius295ClaudiusClaudius168ancient Rome riddles » What is that helmet called?Sutton Hoo helmet. The Sutton Hoo helmet is a decorated Anglo-Saxon helmet discovered during the 1939 excavation of the Sutton Hoo ship burial. It was buried around 625 and is widely believed to have been the helmet of King Rædwald of East Anglia, and its elaborate decoration may have given it a secondary function akin to a crown. It is one of the most important Anglo-Saxon artefacts ever found.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 29% Sutton Hoo helmetSutton Hoo helmet966Corinthian helmetCorinthian helmet548Norman Conical helmetNorman Conical helmet721Alexander the Great's helmetAlexander the Great's helmet988the United Kingdom riddles » Who was "the father of the German economic miracle"? (German: Wirtschaftswunder)Ludwig Erhard. The term Wirtschaftswunder describes the rapid reconstruction and development of the economies of West Germany and Austria after World War II. The key figure during that time was the Minister of Economics, Ludwig Erhard who went down in history as the "father of the German economic miracle." Created by: Ninjaivery hard 23% Willy BrandtWilly Brandt12Ludwig ErhardLudwig Erhard17Konrad AdenauerKonrad Adenauer31Helmut KohlHelmut Kohl12economy riddles » Which cities are connected by the Trans-Siberian Railway?Moscow and Vladivostok. The Trans-Siberian Railway has connected Moscow with Vladivostok since 1916, and is still being expanded. With a length of 9,289 kilometres, it is the longest railway line in the world.Created by: Ninjaihard 51% Moscow and IrkutskMoscow and Irkutsk11Moscow and NovosibirskMoscow and Novosibirsk23Moscow and PetropavlovskMoscow and Petropavlovsk7Moscow and VladivostokMoscow and Vladivostok44Siberia riddles » What was the first political system of the ancient Rome?Monarchy. The ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.Created by: Ninjaihard 42% republicrepublic291empireempire252monarchymonarchy519oligarchyoligarchy146antiquity riddles » How is that ancient Roman aqueduct called?Pont du Gard. The Pont du Gard crosses the Gardon River in southern France. It is the highest of all elevated Roman aqueducts, and, along with the Aqueduct of Segovia, one of the best preserved. The aqueduct bridge is part of the Nîmes aqueduct, a 50-kilometre system built in the first century AD to carry water from a spring at Uzès to the Roman colony of Nemausus (Nîmes).Created by: Ninjaihard 47% Pont de UzèsPont de Uzès8Pont du NîmesPont du Nîmes13Pont du GardPont du Gard26Pont du DiablePont du Diable8Rome riddles » Play history quiz and see all the questions.