Easy World History Quiz


1 - 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?

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

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

4 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

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

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

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

8 - Who became Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1945, replacing Winston Churchill?

9 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

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

11 - What palace is shown below?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

19 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?

20 - The Balkan Wars lasted from: