Easy World History Quiz


1 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

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

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

4 - What happened in France in 1789?

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

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

7 - Between which two countries was the 1939 Pact of Steel signed?

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

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

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

11 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

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

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

14 - What country won the first World Cup of football (soccer) in 1930?

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 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

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

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

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

20 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?