Easy World History Quiz


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

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

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

4 - Which of those books was written by Caesar?

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

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

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

8 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

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

10 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

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

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

13 - What happened in France in 1789?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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