Easiest World History Quiz
1 - What Italian city was called the 'Queen of the Adriatic' during the Renaissance period?
2 - Over which province have India and Pakistan disputed ownership, leading to brief wars in 1948 and 1966?
3 - 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
4 - Who was America's first president?
John AdamsThomas JeffersonAbraham LincolnGeorge Washington
5 - 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)
6 - What nation exploded its first nuclear bomb in the Rajasthan desert in 1974?
7 - Between which countries was the Hundred Years war mainly fought?
Prussia and FranceSpain and FranceEngland and IrelandFrance and England
Prussia and France
Spain and France
England and Ireland
France and England
8 - By what name was Iran known before the 20th century?
9 - Where are these pyramides located?
10 - Which of those territories never was a Venitian possesion?
11 - Which of these empires was not based in Mexico?
12 - How did Joan of Arc die?
She received a fatal wound during a failed siege of ParisShe died of Black Fever during a campaignShe was assasinated on orders of the Earl of Warwick She was burnt as an heretic by the English in Rouen
She received a fatal wound during a failed siege of Paris
She died of Black Fever during a campaign
She was assasinated on orders of the Earl of Warwick
She was burnt as an heretic by the English in Rouen
13 - When was the Holy Roman Empire dissolved?
In 1637, during the Thirty Years WarIn 1806, during the Napoleonic WarsIn 1848, during the waves of revolts sweeping though EuropeIn 1918, following the defeat of Austria-Hungary and Germany
In 1637, during the Thirty Years War
In 1806, during the Napoleonic Wars
In 1848, during the waves of revolts sweeping though Europe
In 1918, following the defeat of Austria-Hungary and Germany
14 - Of which country was James I the King before becoming King of England?
15 - What was the capital of West-Germany from 1949 to 1989?
16 - In 1895 which African country defeated Italy allowing it to stay independent?
17 - By which of those ancient civilizations was Machu Pichu built?
The AztecsThe EgyptiansThe MayasThe Incas
18 - Which country never had a colony in North America?
19 - By the end of the 19th century, which country was the biggest colonial power?
FranceThe United KingdomSpainGermany
The United Kingdom
20 - Which French king built Versailles?
François ILouis XIILouis XIVLouis XVI