Easy World History Quiz


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

2 - What palace is shown below?

3 - What country won the first World Cup of football (soccer) in 1930?

4 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

5 - Bolivia lost its access to the ocean in the Pacific War. Which country defeated Bolivia in that war?

6 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

7 - In 1945, an Allied conference decided the partition of Germany in four occupation zones. Where was that conference held?

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

9 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

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

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

12 - From which Macedonian general was Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt, descended?

13 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

14 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

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

16 - Between which European Powers was the Crimean War mainly fought?

17 - Who became Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1945, replacing Winston Churchill?

18 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

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

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