Easy World History Quiz


1 - What was Ferdinand de Lesseps's greatest achievement?

2 - Where was the largest Jewish state in history located?

3 - What is the latest state to join the United States, bringing the number to 50?

4 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

5 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

6 - What is the red outlined area in the southeast corner?

7 - Which sultan extended the Ottoman Empire to within 90 miles of Vienna, which he unsucessfully beseiged?

8 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

9 - How many U.S. Presidents were assassinated during their terms in office, and who were they?

10 - Who was Premier of the Soviet Union in the Cuban Missle Crisis?

11 - Which of these modern-day areas did Rome not completely conquer?

12 - In what year did a Wall Street crash start the "Great Depression"?

13 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?

14 - Only one South American country had a Monarchy. Which was it?

15 - Which of those territories was never under European control during the 19th century?

16 - The church below, later converted into a mosque, was the largest Christian cathedral for nearly a thousand years. Where does it stand?

17 - During the American Civil War, who was President of the Confederate States of America?

18 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

19 - Which American nation had a native European-style monarchy for over fifty years?

20 - The ancient city of Antioch lay within the boundaries of what modern country?