Easy World History Quiz


1 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

2 - What palace is shown below?

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

4 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

5 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

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

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

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

9 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

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

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

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

13 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

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

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

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

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

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

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

20 - The Balkan Wars lasted from: