A General World History Knowledge Quiz!

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World History Quizzes & Trivia

Studying world history will help you to develop a deeper understanding of the world. We can learn how past societies and systems evolved and changed throughout time. As far as this quiz goes, you must know the name of the Japanese Emperor during the Second World War and in what country was the longest-lasting dynasty of monarchs located. This quiz will give you the knowledge, and the rest is history.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was Kaiser Wilhelm II?
    • A. 

      The founder of the Holy Roman Empire

    • B. 

      The German Emperor from 1888-1914

    • C. 

      An advisor to Otto Von Bismarck

    • D. 

      A member of the Habsburg family during the time of Martin Luther

    • E. 

      A Prussian nobleman who served as one of Hitler's generals

  • 2. 
    What was the name of the last imperial dynasty of China, lasting from 1644-1911?
    • A. 

      Ming

    • B. 

      Qin

    • C. 

      Qing

    • D. 

      Tang

    • E. 

      Jin

  • 3. 
    What was the name of the Japanese Emperor during the Second World War?
    • A. 

      Ito Hirobumi

    • B. 

      Mizoguchi Kenji

    • C. 

      Hideyoshi Toyotomi

    • D. 

      Mizoguchi Kenji

    • E. 

      Hirohito Michinomiya

  • 4. 
    In what war, did Hannibal serve as the head general for the Carthaginians?
    • A. 

      The Second Punic War

    • B. 

      The First Punic War

    • C. 

      The War of Spanish Succession

    • D. 

      The Spanish Civil War

    • E. 

      The Roman Civil War

  • 5. 
    In what country, is/was the longest lasting dynasty of monarchs located?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Burma

    • E. 

      India

  • 6. 
    What countries constituted the Central Powers in World War I?
    • A. 

      Italy, Germany and the Ottoman Empire

    • B. 

      England, France and Russia

    • C. 

      Austria-Hungary, France and Russia

    • D. 

      England, The United States and the Ottoman Empire

    • E. 

      Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Germany

  • 7. 
    What two countries fought in the 100 year war?
    • A. 

      England and Spain

    • B. 

      France and England

    • C. 

      Italy and France

    • D. 

      Italy and Spain

    • E. 

      France and Spain

  • 8. 
    Who was NOT a major figure of the Italian Renaissance?
    • A. 

      Cesare Borgia

    • B. 

      Giovanni Boccaccio

    • C. 

      Vittorio Emanuele II

    • D. 

      Francesco I Sforza

    • E. 

      Lorenzo de Medici

  • 9. 
    What event caused the outbreak of World War II in Europe?
    • A. 

      The German invasion of France

    • B. 

      The German invasion of Austria

    • C. 

      The German invasion of Czechoslovakia

    • D. 

      The German invasion of Poland

    • E. 

      The Bombing of Pearl Harbor

  • 10. 
    What political party did George Washington belong to during his presidency?
    • A. 

      Republican

    • B. 

      Democrat

    • C. 

      Anti Federalist

    • D. 

      Whig

    • E. 

      Federalist

  • 11. 
    What English King first converted to Protestantism? 
    • A. 

      Henry VIII

    • B. 

      Henry I

    • C. 

      Henry V

    • D. 

      Henry III

    • E. 

      Henry VI

  • 12. 
    What Russian monarch succeeded in making Russia into a great power in Early Modern Europe?
    • A. 

      Ivan the Terrible

    • B. 

      Peter the Great

    • C. 

      Feodor I

    • D. 

      Alexis I

    • E. 

      Nicholas II

  • 13. 
    Which dictator was responsible for the deaths of millions of people in Cambodia?
    • A. 

      Saloth Sar (Pol Pot)

    • B. 

      Deng Xiaoping

    • C. 

      Mobutu Sese Seko

    • D. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • E. 

      Ho Chi Minh

  • 14. 
    In what year did the Second Sino Japanese War (WW2, Pacific Theatre) begin?
    • A. 

      1939

    • B. 

      1941

    • C. 

      1931

    • D. 

      1937

    • E. 

      1945

  • 15. 
    Regions of which three contries comprised Charlemagne's Empire in the Early Middle Ages?
    • A. 

      Spain, England and France

    • B. 

      Italy, Germany and Croatia

    • C. 

      Italy, Germany and France

    • D. 

      Greece, Croatia and Turkey

    • E. 

      Turkey, Croatia and Germany

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