Easy World History Quiz


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

2 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

3 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

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

5 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

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

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

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

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

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

11 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

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

13 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

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

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

17 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

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

19 - What palace is shown below?

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