Easy World History Quiz


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

2 - Which Roman Emperor converted to Christianity, legalised and supported it though never made it the official religion?

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

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

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

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

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

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

9 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

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

11 - What happened in France in 1789?

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

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

14 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

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

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

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

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

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

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