Easy World History Quiz


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

2 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

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

4 - 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?

5 - Which of the following is one of the Seven Wonders of the World?

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

7 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

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

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

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

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

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

13 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?

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

15 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

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

17 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

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

19 - What happened in France in 1789?

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