The most difficult empires riddlesHistory quiz
What state was the phrase "the empire on which the sun never sets" originally coined for?
the United Kingdom
the United States
The phrase has been used to describe certain global empires that were so extensive that there was always at least one part of their territory that was in daylight. It was originally coined for the Spanish Empire, mainly in the 16th and 17th centuries. In more recent times, it was used for the British Empire, which in early 20th century has reached a territorial size larger than that of any other empire in history.
What was the name of the empire ruled by Charlemagne?
First French Empire
Holy Roman Empire
The Carolingian Empire was a large empire in western and central Europe during the early Middle Ages. Its lands included area of modern France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, northern Italy and northern Spain.
Which of the following empires was the largest at its peak?
empire of Alexander the Great
empire of Mongols
The Mongol Empire stretched from eastern Europe to southern China, including also much of India and Arabia. In the 13th century, the Mongols attacked Poland, Japan and Java. There was only one larger empire in the history: the British Empire of the 19th century.