Easiest World History Quiz


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

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

3 - How did Julius Caesar die?

4 - Where was Napoleon born?

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

6 - Where is the monument shown below located?

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

8 - Over which province have India and Pakistan disputed ownership, leading to brief wars in 1948 and 1966?

9 - Which state sold Corsica to France in 1768?

10 - Who founded the Mongol Empire?

11 - When was the Holy Roman Empire dissolved?

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

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

14 - Who was America's first president?

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

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

17 - Where was the last man to successfully conquer England from?

18 - How many of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still exist?

19 - Which European royal family, often the butt of inbreeding jokes, once ruled Austria?

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