Easy World History Quiz


1 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

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

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

5 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

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

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

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

9 - What palace is shown below?

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

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

12 - Between which European Powers was the Crimean War mainly fought?

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

14 - Fifteen-century ruler Vlad III Dracula ('Vlad the Impaler') is best remembered today for inspiring Bram Stoker's novel Dracula. What land did he rule?

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

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

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

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

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

20 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?