Easiest World History Quiz


1 - Where are these pyramides located?

2 - What Roman general conquered Gaul in the First Century BC?

3 - Of which country was James I the King before becoming King of England?

4 - Which state sold Corsica to France in 1768?

5 - Which were in 1914 the three belligerent European countries who officially had an emperor?

6 - By which of those ancient civilizations was Machu Pichu built?

7 - Which region was France forced to cede to Germany in wake of its defeat in 1871?

8 - What was the name of Istanbul before its capture by the Turks?

9 - By what name was Iran known before the 20th century?

10 - Who was defeated at the Battle of Tours (or of Poitiers) by the Franks led by Charles Martel?

11 - What is the name of the explorer who led the first (proven) expedition around the globe?

12 - What was the original name of New York?

13 - Which Spanish conquistador destroyed the Aztec (or Mexica) empire in what is now Mexico?

14 - What Italian city was called the 'Queen of the Adriatic' during the Renaissance period?

15 - How did Joan of Arc die?

16 - On which side did Italy fight in World War One?

17 - Where is the monument shown below located?

18 - In 1895 which African country defeated Italy allowing it to stay independent?

19 - Between which countries was the Hundred Years war mainly fought?

20 - What political system based on a strict social hierarchy with land-owning nobles at the top was dominant in middle-age Europe?