Easy World History Quiz


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

9 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

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

11 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

12 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

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

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

15 - Fifteen-century ruler Vlad III Dracula ('Vlad the Impaler') is best remembered today for inspiring Bram Stoker's novel Dracula. What land did he rule?

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

17 - From which Macedonian general was Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt, descended?

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

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

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