Easy World History Quiz


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

2 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

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

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

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

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

7 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

8 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

9 - What happened in France in 1789?

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

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

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

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

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

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

16 - What palace is shown below?

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

18 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

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

20 - 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?