Quiz on the Greatest Empires in History
Posted on: November 30, 2018. Comments ( 3 )

Empires rise, and empires fall. Conquered lands are eventually lost!

‘Challenge’ yourself with our “Quiz on the Greatest Empires in History”.

Which was the last imperial dynasty in Chinese history—that existed in Northeastern China—where typical government policies were followed alongside fundamental, dynastical ones, but ended due to rebellions, natural catastrophes, and successive defeats in wars against the western kingdoms?





Which was the largest maritime empire in history that existed from 1868 and ended in 1947 during World War II after successive defeats culminating in two atom bombs being dropped in Hiroshima and Nagasaki?





Which multinational, multilingual empire that covered parts of Asia, Europe, and Africa—the present-day nation of Turkey—was established with the conquest of Constantinople by Mehmed II in 1453, lasted 469 years, and ended with the abolishment of monarchy in 1922?





Which empire that existed for 427 years—the last in Persian soil until overthrown in 651 A.D. by the Arab Caliphate and the rise of Islam—covered western parts of Europe, Africa, China and India, and played a significant role in the development of European and Asian medieval culture?





Which empire—the largest in the Indian subcontinent—was founded in 322 B.C. by Chandragupta Maurya, whose advancements in trade, commerce, and agricultural productivity was backed by an economic system governed by the military and government?





Which “first person to conquer the entire world” aimed to reach the “ends of the world and the Great Outer Sea” and established the Macedonian Empire—conquering everything between the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas—making himself one of the most successful commanders in history?





Which 1,500-year-old empire headquartered in Rome had a profound and lasting influence on many fundamental components of the modern world, such as development of language, religion, architecture, philosophy, law, and forms of government in the global territory it governed, particularly Europe?





Correctly match the Empire Names on the left with its Descriptions on the right.
1. British Empire a. Made of colonies and territories in Oceania, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe.
2. Mongol Empire b. “Arab Golden Age”. Second of the four Islamic caliphates. Largest Arab-Muslim state in history.
3. Russian Empire c. Established in modern day Mongolia by Genghis Khan.
4. Spanish Empire d. The sun never sets here. Always shines on at least one territory Overseas.
5. Umayyad Caliphate e. Second-largest contiguous in the world, stretching towards Eastern Europe, across Asia and North America.





Comments (3)


    Shuhasini R. Adidravidar says:

    good quiz

    Uma Venkata says:

    improves knowledge about history

    Capt. Sikandar Mhaisale says:

    Very Good quiz.

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