Easiest World History Quiz


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

2 - Who founded the Mongol Empire?

3 - What was the original name of New York?

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

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

6 - By the end of the 19th century, which country was the biggest colonial power?

7 - Which of these empires was not based in Mexico?

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

9 - Of the following Napoleonic battles, which one was a defeat for Napoleonic France?

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

11 - Where are these pyramides located?

12 - Which state sold Corsica to France in 1768?

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

14 - What nation exploded its first nuclear bomb in the Rajasthan desert in 1974?

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

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

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

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

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

20 - When was the Holy Roman Empire dissolved?