Easy World History Quiz


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

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

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

4 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

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

6 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

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

8 - 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?

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

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

11 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

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

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

15 - Between which European Powers was the Crimean War mainly fought?

16 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

17 - What happened in France in 1789?

18 - From which Macedonian general was Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt, descended?

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

20 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?