Easy World History Quiz
1 - 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
2 - Which Roman Emperor converted to Christianity, legalised and supported it though never made it the official religion?
3 - In what year did a Wall Street crash start the "Great Depression"?
4 - Bolivia lost its access to the ocean in the Pacific War. Which country defeated Bolivia in that war?
5 - Between which two countries was the 1939 Pact of Steel signed?
France and the UK The UK and ItalyGermany and Italy Germany and the Soviet Union
France and the UK
The UK and Italy
Germany and Italy
Germany and the Soviet Union
6 - Where was the largest Jewish state in history located?
EgyptThe LevantMesopotamiaCentral Asia
7 - Who was Premier of the Soviet Union in the Cuban Missle Crisis?
8 - 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
9 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?
Victor EmmanuelHumbertGaribaldiCamillo Benso
10 - What U.S. naval commander signed the Treaty of Kanagawa in 1854, opening Japan to the west for the first time?
John RogersMatthew PerryJames BiddleFrancis Shermann
11 - What happened in France in 1789?
The coronation of Napoleon the FirstThe beheading of Louis the XIVthThe declaration of war against AustriaThe fall of the Bastille prison
The coronation of Napoleon the First
The beheading of Louis the XIVth
The declaration of war against Austria
The fall of the Bastille prison
12 - Only one South American country had a Monarchy. Which was it?
13 - 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
14 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?
15 - 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
16 - What country won the first World Cup of football (soccer) in 1930?
17 - Who became Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1945, replacing Winston Churchill?
Clement AttleeAnthony EdenStanley BaldwinNeville Chamberlain
18 - Which of these modern-day areas did Rome not completely conquer?
19 - Which of those territories was never under European control during the 19th century?
20 - 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