Do you know your kings from your dukes?
They aren't just supposed to rule over us. Ideally, royalty - no matter where they are from - are supposed to strive to make their homeland better, be positive role models for their subjects, and foster beneficial relationships with other parts of the world. However, as history has shown us, this isn't always the case. Both the past and present are filled with with examples of royalty who have used their influence as a weapon for good, as well as others who have abused their privilege and caused negative repercussions. In this quiz we've selected just a small handful of the countless kings, queens, pharaohs, sultans and princesses who have ruled throughout history to see if you can correctly identify their titles.
The concept of royalty is not just European. In fact, it is a concept that has existed all over Asia, Africa and even parts of the Americas! This quiz takes a look at royalty from all over the world, including the queens of Europe and Africa, the emperors of India and Japan, and even the kings and queens of Hawaii! So jump right in and get ready to test your knowledge of all things royal!
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