Easy World History Quiz
1 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?
2 - Before the Meiji Restoration, who was the effective ruler of Japan?
The TokaiThe SamuraiThe ShogunThe Genroku
3 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:
4 - Which of those territories was never under European control during the 19th century?
5 - In 1945, an Allied conference decided the partition of Germany in four occupation zones. Where was that conference held?
6 - What world-famous monument is shown below?
The Taj Mahal near Agra, IndiaThe Suleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul, TurkeyThe Angkor Vat temple in CambodiaHumayun's Tomb in Delhi, India
The Taj Mahal near Agra, India
The Suleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey
The Angkor Vat temple in Cambodia
Humayun's Tomb in Delhi, India
7 - The church below, later converted into a mosque, was the largest Christian cathedral for nearly a thousand years. Where does it stand?
In Rome, ItalyIn Alexandria, EgyptIn Jerusalem, IsraelIn Istanbul, Turkey
In Rome, Italy
In Alexandria, Egypt
In Jerusalem, Israel
In Istanbul, Turkey
8 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?
9 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?
10 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?
Victor EmmanuelHumbertGaribaldiCamillo Benso
11 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?
MetamorphosesDe Bello GallicoRes Gestae Divi AugustiPro Marcello
De Bello Gallico
Res Gestae Divi Augusti
12 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?
13 - Who became Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1945, replacing Winston Churchill?
Clement AttleeAnthony EdenStanley BaldwinNeville Chamberlain
14 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?
15 - In what year did a Wall Street crash start the "Great Depression"?
16 - Bolivia lost its access to the ocean in the Pacific War. Which country defeated Bolivia in that war?
17 - What U.S. naval commander signed the Treaty of Kanagawa in 1854, opening Japan to the west for the first time?
John RogersMatthew PerryJames BiddleFrancis Shermann
18 - Between which two countries was the 1939 Pact of Steel signed?
France and the UK The UK and ItalyGermany and Italy Germany and the Soviet Union
France and the UK
The UK and Italy
Germany and Italy
Germany and the Soviet Union
19 - During the American Civil War, who was President of the Confederate States of America?
Robert E. LeeAndrew JohnsonThomas 'Stonewall' JacksonJefferson Davis
Robert E. Lee
Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson
20 - To which country did Russia send 200,000 troops to stop its loss of land to multiple independent nations?
ChinaGreat BritainOttoman EmpireAustria