World History Quizzes & Trivia

Ever wondered how much do you know about Babylonians, Greeks, Romans, British, German, French, or the lesser-known Scythians, Persians, Zulus, Mayans, and Amazonians? Take these online world history quizzes and step back into the pages of history and learn interesting facts.
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Is history your favorite subject? Do you have enough knowledge of world history? If so, then this quiz is definitely for you. It is based on basic world history and tests your understanding of how much do you know about history....

Questions: 18  |  Attempts: 165944   |  Last updated: Oct 1, 2020
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    World War I began in which year?

History can be defined as the knowledge obtained through scrutinizing the past based on written documents which relate to past events as memory, discovery, collection, and interpretation of facts about events. The people who...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 10891   |  Last updated: Apr 29, 2019
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    Which of the following was a technological innovation of the Paleolithic peoples?

You might be the kind of person who prefers to look to the future or live in the present than to dwell on the past but studying history can actually be a very enriching experience, be it with regards to war, society or any...

Questions: 16  |  Attempts: 5062   |  Last updated: Mar 26, 2019
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    The creation of agricultural surpluses resulted in:

This quiz is designed to explore your general knowledge of World History and to assist me in understanding how I should approach class

Questions: 50  |  Attempts: 4511   |  Last updated: Jun 20, 2017
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    What letter designates the Amazon river?

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Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 2201   |  Last updated: Dec 15, 2013
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    The marriage of Ferdinand and Isabellla accomplished all of the following EXCEPT:

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World History Questions & Answers

Who fought in the war of 1812?
Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson was the commanding general of the Battle of New Orleans in 1815. Napoleon also fought during this time, but in the aptly named Napoleonic wars.
Why did people choose river valleys locations? What resources did these locations provide? The major early civilizations arose in river valleys.
Being located in river valleys provided many benefits to early civilizations. The rivers gave them a mode of transportation for both travel and trade, as well as providing water for irrigating crops. It also provided fish, and people could hunt the a
What famous 5th century A.D conqueror was known as The Scourge of God?
Attila the Hun is the answer to this question. He is known to be the 5th-century king of the Hunnic Empire but in order to get there, he had to kill his brother first. He was truly a king to his people but he is also ruthless and is also known to be
What was the name of the disease that ravaged and killed a third of Europe's population in the 14th century?
Bubonic plague is one of three forms of plague(disease caused by the bacterium yersinia pestis) now known to exist. The others are septicemic and pneumonic. The relative importance of the three in the epidemic that struck 14th century europe is the s
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