Easy World History Quiz


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

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

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

4 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

5 - What palace is shown below?

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

7 - Which of these modern-day areas did Rome not completely conquer?

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

9 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

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

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

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

14 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

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

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

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

18 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

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

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