World history is fascinating. There is so much to learn. There are so many lessons that can help us in our day-to-day life. From wars to philosophical thoughts that sparked famous revolution, from independence to famous personalities, this world history quiz covers some truly basic questions on world history.
Over time we will cover more advanced quizzes but for now, satiate the historian in you with this quick quiz that, we believe, will fascinate you and encourage you to play even more.
Nope! Don’t think that this is a wastage of your time. You will be learning and you never know, someday the knowledge you get from here can help you with your exams or a simple school homework project.
So, instead of wasting time any further, let us play the world history quiz! You ready?
The idea of fascism was first developed in which country?
The idea of fascism was developed globally in Italy by Benito Mussolini.
Who was the tutor of Alexander the Great?
King Philip II of Macedon hired Aristotle to teach his son Alexander the Great different subjects like geography, polity etc.
Which countries united to form Axis powers in World War II?
Japan, Germany and Italy are the Axis powers. They are also known as “Rome-Berlin-Tokyo Axis”. They were against Allied Powers which were Russia, US, Poland, UK and France.
Who headed the Vietnam’s independence movement?
Ho Chi Minh led Vietnam’s independence movement from 1941. He established Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945.
Fascism was influenced by which group of thinkers?
Thinkers like Kant, Fichte, Hegel and Rosenberg influenced fascism to a great extent.
Which revolution Boston Tea Party is associated with?
Boston tea party was a political protest by American colonists against Britain. It took place on 16th December, 1773 at Boston’s Griffin Wharf.
Rousseau’s study contributed to which one of the following historical events?
Rousseau was a French philosopher and he penned the “Age of Enlightenment”. His writings strongly influenced French Revolution.
What is the historical significance of 4th July 1776 for Americans?
America won her independence on 4th July, 1776 against British colonial empire.
French Revolution started with the fall of which of the following?
On 14th July, 1789, a Parisian mob broke down the gates of Bastille fortress which marked the beginning of French Revolution.
Which one of the famous historical personality is associated with Corsica, a small island?
Napoleon Bonaparte was connected with Corsica. He was born on 15th August, 1769 in Ajaccio, Corsica.
Karl Marx belonged to which country?
Karl Marx belonged to Germany. He was born on 5th May, 1818 in Trier, Germany.
England’s Industrial Revolution represented the end of the transition from?
England’s Industrial Revolution represented the end of transition from capitalism to socialism.
War criminals of WWII were trailed in which city?
War criminals were put to trial in Nuremberg, Germany by Allied Powers.
Which of the famous philosopher has said these words “Man is born free but he is in chains everywhere?”
Jean Jack Rousseau, the French philosopher said the famous words, “Man is born free but he is in chains everywhere.”
Which are the two nations that were involved in Hundred Years War?
House of Plantagenet, rulers of England was in a series of conflicts with House of Valois, rulers of France from 1337 to 1453. The series of conflicts is termed as Hundred Years War.
Who was given the nickname “Desert Fox” during WWII?
Erwin Rommel, a German general and a military theorist, was given the nickname “Desert Fox”. He was nicknamed that because of his string of successful battles.
In which year did the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty came into force?
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons or Non-Proliferation Treaty was signed on 1st July 1968 and was effective from 5th March, 1970.
When did India get her independence?
India gained her independence on 15th August, 1947 from British Empire.
What did Anti-Semitism mean to Hitler?
For Hitler, Anti-Semitism means being Anti Jews.
In which year did the WWI start?
World War I started on 28th July, 1914 and ended on 11th November, 1918. WWII started in 1938 and ended in 1945.
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