Easy World History Quiz


1 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

2 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

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

4 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

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

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

7 - What palace is shown below?

8 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

9 - What happened in France in 1789?

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

11 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

12 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

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

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

16 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

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

18 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

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

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