Easy World History Quiz


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

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

3 - 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?

4 - Which sultan extended the Ottoman Empire to within 90 miles of Vienna, which he unsucessfully beseiged?

5 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

7 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

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

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

10 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

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

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

13 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

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

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

16 - What happened in France in 1789?

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

18 - Who was Premier of the Soviet Union in the Cuban Missle Crisis?

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

20 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?