Easy World History Quiz
1 - The ancient city of Antioch lay within the boundaries of what modern country?
2 - Which of those territories was never under European control during the 19th century?
3 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:
4 - Which of these modern-day areas did Rome not completely conquer?
5 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?
6 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?
MetamorphosesDe Bello GallicoRes Gestae Divi AugustiPro Marcello
De Bello Gallico
Res Gestae Divi Augusti
7 - 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
8 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?
9 - Which Roman Emperor converted to Christianity, legalised and supported it though never made it the official religion?
10 - What country won the first World Cup of football (soccer) in 1930?
11 - 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
12 - Who was Premier of the Soviet Union in the Cuban Missle Crisis?
13 - In what year did a Wall Street crash start the "Great Depression"?
14 - What happened in France in 1789?
The coronation of Napoleon the FirstThe beheading of Louis the XIVthThe declaration of war against AustriaThe fall of the Bastille prison
The coronation of Napoleon the First
The beheading of Louis the XIVth
The declaration of war against Austria
The fall of the Bastille prison
15 - To which country did Russia send 200,000 troops to stop its loss of land to multiple independent nations?
ChinaGreat BritainOttoman EmpireAustria
16 - From which Macedonian general was Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt, descended?
SeleucusAlexander the GreatAntipaterPtolemy
Alexander the Great
17 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?
18 - What is the latest state to join the United States, bringing the number to 50?
19 - Before the Meiji Restoration, who was the effective ruler of Japan?
The TokaiThe SamuraiThe ShogunThe Genroku
20 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?