Easiest World History Quiz


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

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

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

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

5 - Of the following Napoleonic battles, which one was a defeat for Napoleonic France?

6 - Where are these pyramides located?

7 - Of which country was James I the King before becoming King of England?

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

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

10 - Which French king built Versailles?

11 - Who was defeated at the Battle of Tours (or of Poitiers) by the Franks led by Charles Martel?

12 - On which side did Italy fight in World War One?

13 - Which were in 1914 the three belligerent European countries who officially had an emperor?

14 - Which of those territories never was a Venitian possesion?

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

16 - By the end of the 19th century, which country was the biggest colonial power?

17 - How did Joan of Arc die?

18 - In 1895 which African country defeated Italy allowing it to stay independent?

19 - When was the Holy Roman Empire dissolved?

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