Easy World History Quiz
1 - The church below, later converted into a mosque, was the largest Christian cathedral for nearly a thousand years. Where does it stand?
In Rome, ItalyIn Alexandria, EgyptIn Jerusalem, IsraelIn Istanbul, Turkey
In Rome, Italy
In Alexandria, Egypt
In Jerusalem, Israel
In Istanbul, Turkey
2 - From which Macedonian general was Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt, descended?
SeleucusAlexander the GreatAntipaterPtolemy
Alexander the Great
3 - What is the red outlined area in the southeast corner?
The Fulda GapThe Pusan PerimeterThe Maginot LineThe Falaise Gap
The Fulda Gap
The Pusan Perimeter
The Maginot Line
The Falaise Gap
4 - The ancient city of Antioch lay within the boundaries of what modern country?
5 - Which of these modern-day areas did Rome not completely conquer?
6 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?
MetamorphosesDe Bello GallicoRes Gestae Divi AugustiPro Marcello
De Bello Gallico
Res Gestae Divi Augusti
7 - What is the latest state to join the United States, bringing the number to 50?
8 - Who became Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1945, replacing Winston Churchill?
Clement AttleeAnthony EdenStanley BaldwinNeville Chamberlain
9 - Between which two countries was the 1939 Pact of Steel signed?
France and the UK The UK and ItalyGermany and Italy Germany and the Soviet Union
France and the UK
The UK and Italy
Germany and Italy
Germany and the Soviet Union
10 - What happened in France in 1789?
The coronation of Napoleon the FirstThe beheading of Louis the XIVthThe declaration of war against AustriaThe fall of the Bastille prison
The coronation of Napoleon the First
The beheading of Louis the XIVth
The declaration of war against Austria
The fall of the Bastille prison
11 - Who was Premier of the Soviet Union in the Cuban Missle Crisis?
12 - Where was the largest Jewish state in history located?
EgyptThe LevantMesopotamiaCentral Asia
13 - Only one South American country had a Monarchy. Which was it?
14 - To which country did Russia send 200,000 troops to stop its loss of land to multiple independent nations?
ChinaGreat BritainOttoman EmpireAustria
15 - What was Ferdinand de Lesseps's greatest achievement?
Building the Channel TunnelBuilding the Suez CanalBuilding the Eiffel TowerBuilding the Arc de Triomphe
Building the Channel Tunnel
Building the Suez Canal
Building the Eiffel Tower
Building the Arc de Triomphe
16 - In 1945, an Allied conference decided the partition of Germany in four occupation zones. Where was that conference held?
17 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?
18 - What country won the first World Cup of football (soccer) in 1930?
19 - Which of the following is one of the Seven Wonders of the World?
The Great Wall of ChinaThe Great Library of AlexandriaThe Taj MahalThe Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
The Great Wall of China
The Great Library of Alexandria
The Taj Mahal
The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
20 - During the American Civil War, who was President of the Confederate States of America?
Robert E. LeeAndrew JohnsonThomas 'Stonewall' JacksonJefferson Davis
Robert E. Lee
Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson