Easy World History Quiz


1 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

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

3 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

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

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

6 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?

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

8 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

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

10 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

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

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

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

14 - What palace is shown below?

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

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

17 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

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

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

20 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?