Easy World History Quiz


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

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

3 - What world-famous monument is shown below?

4 - Which of the following was a Portuguese colony?

5 - Where did Ernesto 'Che' Guevara die?

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

7 - Who was crowned King of Italy in 1861?

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

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

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

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

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

13 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?

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

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

16 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?

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

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

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

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