Easy World History Quiz


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

2 - From which Macedonian general was Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt, descended?

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

4 - The ancient city of Antioch lay within the boundaries of what modern country?

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

6 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?

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

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

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

10 - What happened in France in 1789?

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

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

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

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

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

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

17 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

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

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

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