Easy World History Quiz


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

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

3 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

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

5 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

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

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

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

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

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

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

12 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

13 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

14 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

15 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

16 - 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?

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

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

19 - What is the latest state to join the United States, bringing the number to 50?

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