Easy World History Quiz


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

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

3 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

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

5 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

6 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?

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

8 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

9 - Which Roman Emperor converted to Christianity, legalised and supported it though never made it the official religion?

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

11 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

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

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

14 - What happened in France in 1789?

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

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

17 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

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

19 - Before the Meiji Restoration, who was the effective ruler of Japan?

20 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?