Easy World History Quiz


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

2 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

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

4 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

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

6 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

7 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?

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

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

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

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

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

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

14 - What palace is shown below?

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

16 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

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

18 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

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