Easy World History Quiz


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

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

3 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

4 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

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

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

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

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

9 - 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?

10 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

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

12 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

13 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

14 - Which of the following is one of the Seven Wonders of the World?

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

16 - What happened in France in 1789?

17 - What palace is shown below?

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

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

20 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?