Easy World History Quiz


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

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

3 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

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

5 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

6 - To which country did Russia send 200,000 troops to stop its loss of land to multiple independent nations?

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

8 - Before the Meiji Restoration, who was the effective ruler of Japan?

9 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

11 - What U.S. naval commander signed the Treaty of Kanagawa in 1854, opening Japan to the west for the first time?

12 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

13 - Between which two countries was the 1939 Pact of Steel signed?

14 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

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

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

17 - Which of the following is one of the Seven Wonders of the World?

18 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

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

20 - What world-famous monument is shown below?