Easy World History Quiz


1 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

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

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

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

5 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

6 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

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

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

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

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

12 - What happened in France in 1789?

13 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

14 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

15 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

16 - What palace is shown below?

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

18 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

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

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