Easy World History Quiz


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

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

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

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

5 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

6 - 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?

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

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

9 - What happened in France in 1789?

10 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?

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

12 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

13 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

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

15 - The ancient city of Antioch lay within the boundaries of what modern country?

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

17 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

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

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

20 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?