Easy World History Quiz


1 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

2 - What happened in France in 1789?

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

4 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

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

6 - What palace is shown below?

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

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

9 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?

10 - 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?

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

12 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

14 - Between which European Powers was the Crimean War mainly fought?

15 - During the American Civil War, who was President of the Confederate States of America?

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

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

18 - Which of these modern-day areas did Rome not completely conquer?

19 - In which city did the Russian Revolution start?

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