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Kings, Queens, and Dictators III

Throughout history, there have been many notable kings, queens, and dictators. See if you can match up the clues with the person they describe.


Quiz ID:#17859
Fun:*** (2.47)
Difficulty:** (1.92)
Category:People > Royalty
Created By:rainbowboywjh


#1   This queen has the record for the longest reign in British history, having ruled for 63 years, 216 days. She is so well known that an entire era was named for her.

#2   What emperor of Rome, who is generally considered to be the worst emperor in that nation's history, ordered his own mother's murder and is responsible for the execution of many Christians, including Peter and Paul?

#3   What king of Babylon is best known for creating one of the first written codes of law in recorded history?

#4   What president of Venezuela is best known for his adoration of Fidel Castro and for his vehemently anti-American sentiments?

#5   What Roman emperor is responsible for the building of a massive wall in Great Britain that was intended to protect Roman lands from barbarian invasions?

#6   What ruler of China, known as "First Emperor", was the first to unify several warring states into one nation, was responsible for the beginning of the Great Wall of China, and was buried with a life-size terracotta army of around 8,000 soldiers?

#7   What Mughal emperor of India ordered the construction of the grand mausoleum, the Taj Mahal, to honor his wife, Mumtaz Mahal?

#8   What emperor of Japan, whose chosen reigning name ironically means "Enlightened Peace", ruled during World War II?

#9   What king of France, at first believed to be weak and ineffectual, succeeded in expelling the English from France, ending the Hundred Years War?

#10   Who was the last Shah of Iran, who was overthrown by a revolution in 1979 and lived out his final days in exile, dying of pancreatic cancer in Egypt in 1980?




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