Easy World History Quiz


1 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

2 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

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

4 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?

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

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

7 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

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

9 - What was Ferdinand de Lesseps's greatest achievement?

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

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

12 - What palace is shown below?

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

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

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

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

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

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

19 - The Balkan Wars lasted from:

20 - What happened in France in 1789?