Easy World History Quiz


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

2 - Which American nation had a native European-style monarchy for over fifty years?

3 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

4 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

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

6 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

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

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

9 - What palace is shown below?

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

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

12 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

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

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

15 - 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?

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

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

18 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

19 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

20 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?