Easiest World History Quiz


1 - Over which province have India and Pakistan disputed ownership, leading to brief wars in 1948 and 1966?

2 - By what name was Iran known before the 20th century?

3 - Where is the monument shown below located?

4 - How did Julius Caesar die?

5 - Which European royal family, often the butt of inbreeding jokes, once ruled Austria?

6 - Which region was France forced to cede to Germany in wake of its defeat in 1871?

7 - How many of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still exist?

8 - What is the name of the explorer who led the first (proven) expedition around the globe?

9 - By which of those ancient civilizations was Machu Pichu built?

10 - How did Joan of Arc die?

11 - Which of these empires was not based in Mexico?

12 - Who famously delcared 'Veni, vidi, vici' ?

13 - Where was the last man to successfully conquer England from?

14 - What political system based on a strict social hierarchy with land-owning nobles at the top was dominant in middle-age Europe?

15 - When was the Holy Roman Empire dissolved?

16 - What was the name of Istanbul before its capture by the Turks?

17 - Which Spanish conquistador destroyed the Aztec (or Mexica) empire in what is now Mexico?

18 - What was the original name of New York?

19 - Which French king built Versailles?

20 - What nation exploded its first nuclear bomb in the Rajasthan desert in 1974?