Easy World History Quiz


1 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

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

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

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

5 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

7 - Which of the following is one of the Seven Wonders of the World?

8 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

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

10 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

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

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

13 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

14 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

15 - What happened in France in 1789?

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

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

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

19 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

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