Easy World History Quiz
1 - What country won the first World Cup of football (soccer) in 1930?
2 - In 1945, an Allied conference decided the partition of Germany in four occupation zones. Where was that conference held?
3 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?
4 - 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
5 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:
6 - To which country did Russia send 200,000 troops to stop its loss of land to multiple independent nations?
ChinaGreat BritainOttoman EmpireAustria
7 - Which of those territories was never under European control during the 19th century?
8 - Before the Meiji Restoration, who was the effective ruler of Japan?
The TokaiThe SamuraiThe ShogunThe Genroku
9 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?
10 - Who was Premier of the Soviet Union in the Cuban Missle Crisis?
11 - What U.S. naval commander signed the Treaty of Kanagawa in 1854, opening Japan to the west for the first time?
John RogersMatthew PerryJames BiddleFrancis Shermann
12 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?
13 - 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
14 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?
15 - Which of these modern-day areas did Rome not completely conquer?
16 - What is the red outlined area in the southeast corner?
The Fulda GapThe Pusan PerimeterThe Maginot LineThe Falaise Gap
The Fulda Gap
The Pusan Perimeter
The Maginot Line
The Falaise Gap
17 - Which of the following is one of the Seven Wonders of the World?
The Great Wall of ChinaThe Great Library of AlexandriaThe Taj MahalThe Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
The Great Wall of China
The Great Library of Alexandria
The Taj Mahal
The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
18 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?
Victor EmmanuelHumbertGaribaldiCamillo Benso
19 - The ancient city of Antioch lay within the boundaries of what modern country?
20 - 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