Easiest World History Quiz
1 - Who founded the Mongol Empire?
Genghis KhanKublai KhanBatu KhanJoan of Arc
Joan of Arc
2 - Who was defeated at the Battle of Tours (or of Poitiers) by the Franks led by Charles Martel?
The EnglishThe GermansThe SpanishThe Arabs
3 - What is the name of the explorer who led the first (proven) expedition around the globe?
Cristobal ColumbusAmerigo VespucciVasco da GamaFernão de Magalhães (Magellan)
Vasco da Gama
Fernão de Magalhães (Magellan)
4 - Which of those territories never was a Venitian possesion?
5 - Which Spanish conquistador destroyed the Aztec (or Mexica) empire in what is now Mexico?
Francisco PizzaroHernan CortésDiego VelazquezPonce de Léon
Ponce de Léon
6 - On which side did Italy fight in World War One?
With GermanyWith the AlliesBriefly against France, but aloneIt was neutral
With the Allies
Briefly against France, but alone
It was neutral
7 - Which region was France forced to cede to Germany in wake of its defeat in 1871?
8 - What was the capital of West-Germany from 1949 to 1989?
9 - Which state sold Corsica to France in 1768?
GenoaVeniceThe Papal StatesThe United Kingdom
The Papal States
The United Kingdom
10 - What Italian city was called the 'Queen of the Adriatic' during the Renaissance period?
11 - Which French king built Versailles?
François ILouis XIILouis XIVLouis XVI
12 - In 1895 which African country defeated Italy allowing it to stay independent?
13 - Where are these pyramides located?
14 - Where was the last man to successfully conquer England from?
15 - What political system based on a strict social hierarchy with land-owning nobles at the top was dominant in middle-age Europe?
16 - How many of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still exist?
17 - Where is the monument shown below located?
In western FranceIn southern SwedenIn southern EnglandIn Sicily, Italy
In western France
In southern Sweden
In southern England
In Sicily, Italy
18 - Which of these empires was not based in Mexico?
19 - Which European royal family, often the butt of inbreeding jokes, once ruled Austria?
the Hohenzollernsthe Hohenstaufensthe Habsburgsthe Hoechingens
20 - Which country never had a colony in North America?