Easy World History Quiz


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

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

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

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

5 - What happened in France in 1789?

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

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

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

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

10 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

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

12 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

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

14 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

15 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

16 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

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

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

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

20 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?