History Knowledge: General World History, Level 1

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 166

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World History Quizzes & Trivia

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 succeded 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. 
    What 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