Easy World History Quiz


1 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

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

3 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

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

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

6 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

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

8 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

9 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

10 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

11 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?

12 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

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

14 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

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

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

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

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

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