Easy World History Quiz


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

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

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

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

5 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

6 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

7 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

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

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

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

11 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

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

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

14 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

15 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

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

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

18 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

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

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