Easy World History Quiz
1 - What country won the first World Cup of football (soccer) in 1930?
2 - To which country did Russia send 200,000 troops to stop its loss of land to multiple independent nations?
ChinaGreat BritainOttoman EmpireAustria
3 - Which of these modern-day areas did Rome not completely conquer?
4 - 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?
5 - What world-famous monument is shown below?
The Taj Mahal near Agra, IndiaThe Suleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul, TurkeyThe Angkor Vat temple in CambodiaHumayun's Tomb in Delhi, India
The Taj Mahal near Agra, India
The Suleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey
The Angkor Vat temple in Cambodia
Humayun's Tomb in Delhi, India
6 - What is the latest state to join the United States, bringing the number to 50?
7 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?
Victor EmmanuelHumbertGaribaldiCamillo Benso
8 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?
The seawater around the island is particularly greenGrenn is the Old Norish word for rockTo convince potential settlers of its fertilityBecause it was used for initation rites for Icelandic Vikings
The seawater around the island is particularly green
Grenn is the Old Norish word for rock
To convince potential settlers of its fertility
Because it was used for initation rites for Icelandic Vikings
9 - Where was the largest Jewish state in history located?
EgyptThe LevantMesopotamiaCentral Asia
10 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?
MetamorphosesDe Bello GallicoRes Gestae Divi AugustiPro Marcello
De Bello Gallico
Res Gestae Divi Augusti
11 - Before the Meiji Restoration, who was the effective ruler of Japan?
The TokaiThe SamuraiThe ShogunThe Genroku
12 - Only one South American country had a Monarchy. Which was it?
13 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?
14 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?
15 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:
16 - 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
17 - In 1945, an Allied conference decided the partition of Germany in four occupation zones. Where was that conference held?
18 - 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
19 - Bolivia lost its access to the ocean in the Pacific War. Which country defeated Bolivia in that war?
20 - Which sultan extended the Ottoman Empire to within 90 miles of Vienna, which he unsucessfully beseiged?
Selim the GrimMehmet the ConquerorIshmael I Sulieman the Magnificent
Selim the Grim
Mehmet the Conqueror
Sulieman the Magnificent