Easy World History Quiz


1 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

2 - In what year did a Wall Street crash start the "Great Depression"?

3 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

12 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

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

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

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

16 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

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

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

19 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

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