Easy World History Quiz


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

2 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

3 - Who became Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1945, replacing Winston Churchill?

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

5 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

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

7 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

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

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

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

11 - What palace is shown below?

12 - What happened in France in 1789?

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

14 - The church below, later converted into a mosque, was the largest Christian cathedral for nearly a thousand years. Where does it stand?

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

16 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

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

18 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

19 - 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?

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