Easy World History Quiz


1 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

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

3 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

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

6 - What U.S. naval commander signed the Treaty of Kanagawa in 1854, opening Japan to the west for the first time?

7 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

8 - During the American Civil War, who was President of the Confederate States of America?

9 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

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

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

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

13 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?

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

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

16 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

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

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

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

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