Easy World History Quiz


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

2 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

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

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

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

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

7 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

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

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

10 - What palace is shown below?

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

12 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

13 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

14 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

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

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

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

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

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