Statistics for History of Afghanistan

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  • This quiz has been taken 943 times
    (613 since last reset)
  • The average score is 10 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What terrorist group took control of Afghanistan in August 2021?Taliban
99%
What Greek ruler conquered in 330 BC?Alexander the Great
92%
Who was the most prominent founder of the above?Osama bin Laden
77%
What group of people invaded Afghanistan in the 12th century?Mongols
75%
What country fought three wars against Afghanistan between 1842–1919?United Kingdom
73%
What Islamic terrorist group was founded in 1988 by some members of the above?Al-Qaeda
72%
What was the state ideology of Afghanistan from 1978–1992?{Commun}ism
67%
What statues were destroyed by that terrorist group in 2001?{Buddha}s of Bamiyan
62%
What famous photo was taken by Steve McCurry, and was on the front page
of a 1985 edition of National Geographic?
Afghan {Girl}
58%
What was the most famous book published by Khaled Hosseini?The {Kite} Runner
54%
What mountain pass was an integral part of the ancient Silk Road?Khyber Pass
52%
What term was used for the Islamic insurgent groups during the Soviet–Afghan War?Mujahideen
42%
What city served as the capital of Afghanistan until 1772?Kandahar
40%
What term is for the struggle between the above and Russia for control
over Afghanistan in the 19th century?
The Great {Game}
34%
Who was the President of Afghanistan between 2001–2014?Hamid Karzai
29%
What city in northwestern Afghanistan was Timurid Empire's last capital until 1507?Herat
29%
What was abolished in 1973?Monarchy
26%
Which poet was born in 1207 in the city of Balkh and now, according to some,
is the best-selling poet of all time in the United States?
Rumi
23%
What Mughal Emperor's remains were moved from Agra to Kabul and reburied in 1540s?Babur
16%
What name was used by some Greek and Roman authors to refer to the
region of modern-day Afghanistan? (hint: Grande's first name)
Ariana
13%

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