Easy World History Quiz


1 - Who was Premier of the Soviet Union in the Cuban Missle Crisis?

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

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

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

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

6 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

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

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

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

10 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?

11 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

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

13 - What is the red outlined area in the southeast corner?

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

15 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

16 - Fifteen-century ruler Vlad III Dracula ('Vlad the Impaler') is best remembered today for inspiring Bram Stoker's novel Dracula. What land did he rule?

17 - Which of these modern-day areas did Rome not completely conquer?

18 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

20 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?