The World History General Knowledge Quiz is a test to assess your knowledge and understanding of important historical events, people and civilizations that have shaped the world we live in today. Quizzes can cover a variety of topics including ancient civilizations, world wars, important historical figures, major events and their impact on society, culture and politics.
11 April 2023
It aims to challenge participants' understanding of the past and help them learn more about important events and people who have contributed to the development of our world.
Which 3 countries formed Axis Powers in World War 2?
The three principal partners in what was eventually referred to as the Axis alliance were Germany, Italy, and Japan. These countries were led by German dictator Adolf Hitler, Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, and Japanese Emperor Hirohito.
Which prison stormed on July 14th, 1789 in Paris, France?
On 14 July 1789, a state prison on the east side of Paris, known as the Bastille, was attacked by an angry and aggressive mob.
In which decade did American involvement in the Korean War take place?
Jun 27, 1950 CE: U.S. Enters Korean War. On June 27, 1950, U.S. President Harry Truman announced support for South Korea in repelling an invasion by North Korea, entering the U.S. in the Korean War.
Who was the first Western explorer to reach China?
Marco Polo 1254 – 8 January 1324) was an Italian merchant, explorer and writer from the Republic of Venice who travelled through Asia along the Silk Road between 1271 and 1295.
Who painted 15th century mural “The Last Supper”?
Last Supper, Italian Cenacolo, one of the most famous artworks in the world, painted by Leonardo da Vinci probably between 1495 and 1498 for the Dominican monastery Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan.