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?
MetamorphosesDe Bello GallicoRes Gestae Divi AugustiPro Marcello
De Bello Gallico
Res Gestae Divi Augusti
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?
Selim the GrimMehmet the ConquerorIshmael I Sulieman the Magnificent
Selim the Grim
Mehmet the Conqueror
Sulieman the Magnificent
6 - Between which European Powers was the Crimean War mainly fought?
The Russians, British, and French against the OttomansThe British and French against the OttomansThe Ottomans, British and French against the RussiansThe Russians against the Crimean Tartars
The Russians, British, and French against the Ottomans
The British and French against the Ottomans
The Ottomans, British and French against the Russians
The Russians against the Crimean Tartars
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?
The Fulda GapThe Pusan PerimeterThe Maginot LineThe Falaise Gap
The Fulda Gap
The Pusan Perimeter
The Maginot Line
The Falaise Gap
10 - Where was the largest Jewish state in history located?
EgyptThe LevantMesopotamiaCentral Asia
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?
Building the Channel TunnelBuilding the Suez CanalBuilding the Eiffel TowerBuilding the Arc de Triomphe
Building the Channel Tunnel
Building the Suez Canal
Building the Eiffel Tower
Building the Arc de Triomphe
15 - Before the Meiji Restoration, who was the effective ruler of Japan?
The TokaiThe SamuraiThe ShogunThe Genroku
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?
The Great Wall of ChinaThe Great Library of AlexandriaThe Taj MahalThe Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
The Great Wall of China
The Great Library of Alexandria
The Taj Mahal
The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
19 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?
20 - Who became Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1945, replacing Winston Churchill?
Clement AttleeAnthony EdenStanley BaldwinNeville Chamberlain