Easy World History Quiz


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

2 - Which sultan extended the Ottoman Empire to within 90 miles of Vienna, which he unsucessfully beseiged?

3 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

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

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

6 - What happened in France in 1789?

7 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

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

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

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

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

12 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

13 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

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

15 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

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

17 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

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

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

20 - The Balkan Wars lasted from: