Easiest World History Quiz
1 - By which of those ancient civilizations was Machu Pichu built?
The AztecsThe EgyptiansThe MayasThe Incas
2 - Where was Napoleon born?
3 - How many of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still exist?
4 - Where are these pyramides located?
5 - What political system based on a strict social hierarchy with land-owning nobles at the top was dominant in middle-age Europe?
6 - Which state sold Corsica to France in 1768?
GenoaVeniceThe Papal StatesThe United Kingdom
The Papal States
The United Kingdom
7 - 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
8 - Which French king built Versailles?
François ILouis XIILouis XIVLouis XVI
9 - Who founded the Mongol Empire?
Genghis KhanKublai KhanBatu KhanJoan of Arc
Joan of Arc
10 - Who was America's first president?
John AdamsThomas JeffersonAbraham LincolnGeorge Washington
11 - What Italian city was called the 'Queen of the Adriatic' during the Renaissance period?
12 - 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
13 - By what name was Iran known before the 20th century?
14 - 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
15 - Who famously delcared 'Veni, vidi, vici' ?
Julius CaesarAugustusCiceroCato the elder
Cato the elder
16 - Which Spanish conquistador destroyed the Aztec (or Mexica) empire in what is now Mexico?
Francisco PizzaroHernan CortésDiego VelazquezPonce de Léon
Ponce de Léon
17 - Of which country was James I the King before becoming King of England?
18 - 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
19 - Who was defeated at the Battle of Tours (or of Poitiers) by the Franks led by Charles Martel?
The EnglishThe GermansThe SpanishThe Arabs
20 - What was the capital of West-Germany from 1949 to 1989?