How Well Do You Know Your World History? Take This 20-Question Quiz to Find Out!

How Well Do You Know Your World History?

Take this 20-question quiz to find out!

Question 1: Which civilization is considered the oldest in the world?

  1. Sumerian
  2. Indus Valley
  3. Egyptian

Question 2: Who was the first emperor of Rome?

  1. Julius Caesar
  2. Augustus Caesar
  3. Nero

Question 3: The Magna Carta was signed in which year?

  1. 1215
  2. 1415
  3. 1515

Question 4: The Renaissance began in which country?

  1. France
  2. Italy
  3. England

Question 5: Who is known for proposing the heliocentric theory in the 16th century?

  1. Galileo Galilei
  2. Nicolaus Copernicus
  3. Johannes Kepler

Question 6: The Battle of Hastings took place in which year?

  1. 1066
  2. 1166
  3. 1266

Question 7: Which empire was ruled by emperors such as Tiberius, Caligula, and Nero?

  1. Roman Empire
  2. Ottoman Empire
  3. Byzantine Empire

Question 8: The Great Wall of China was primarily built by which dynasty?

  1. Qin Dynasty
  2. Han Dynasty
  3. Ming Dynasty

Question 9: Who was the Russian leader during the Cuban Missile Crisis?

  1. Joseph Stalin
  2. Nikita Khrushchev
  3. Leonid Brezhnev

Question 10: The Treaty of Versailles ended which conflict?

  1. World War I
  2. World War II
  3. The Franco-Prussian War

Question 11: Who was the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?

  1. Margaret Thatcher
  2. Indira Gandhi
  3. Angela Merkel

Question 12: The ancient city of Troy is located in which modern-day country?

  1. Greece
  2. Italy
  3. Turkey

Question 13: The Aztec Empire was located in which modern-day country?

  1. Peru
  2. Mexico
  3. Colombia

Question 14: Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during World War II?

  1. Vladimir Lenin
  2. Joseph Stalin
  3. Mikhail Gorbachev

Question 15: The first successful printing press was developed by whom?

  1. Johannes Gutenberg
  2. Benjamin Franklin
  3. William Caxton

Question 16: The Spanish Armada attempted to invade which country in 1588?

  1. France
  2. England
  3. Portugal

Question 17: The Mughal Empire was centered in which modern-day country?

  1. India
  2. Pakistan
  3. Bangladesh

Question 18: The fall of the Berlin Wall occurred in which year?

  1. 1987
  2. 1989
  3. 1991

Question 19: The ancient Library of Alexandria was located in which country?

  1. Greece
  2. Egypt
  3. Italy

Question 20: Who was the first President of the United States?

  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. John Adams
  3. George Washington

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