Easy World History Quiz


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

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

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

4 - 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?

5 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

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

7 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

8 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

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

10 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?

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

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

13 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

14 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

15 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

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

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

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

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

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