Easy World History Quiz


1 - Only one South American country had a Monarchy. Which was it?

2 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

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

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

5 - What happened in France in 1789?

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

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

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

9 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?

10 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

11 - What palace is shown below?

12 - What U.S. naval commander signed the Treaty of Kanagawa in 1854, opening Japan to the west for the first time?

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

14 - The church below, later converted into a mosque, was the largest Christian cathedral for nearly a thousand years. Where does it stand?

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

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

17 - Which of those territories was never under European control during the 19th century?

18 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

20 - What world-famous monument is shown below?