Easy World History Quiz


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

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

3 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

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

5 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

6 - 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?

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

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

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

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

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

12 - What happened in France in 1789?

13 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

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

15 - What palace is shown below?

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

17 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

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

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

20 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?