Easy World History Quiz


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

2 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

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

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

5 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

6 - What palace is shown below?

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

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

9 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

10 - What happened in France in 1789?

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

12 - 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?

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

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

15 - Before the Meiji Restoration, who was the effective ruler of Japan?

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

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

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

19 - Between which two countries was the 1939 Pact of Steel signed?

20 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?