Register New Player - Log In
Welcome to our world of fun trivia quizzes and quiz games:     New Player quiz register Play Now! trivia game

World History Made Simple: 1215-1500

Created by rblayer

Fun Trivia : Quizzes : World History
World History Made Simple 12151500 game quiz
"I continue my series with this quiz covering some important events following the Magna Carta up to the exploration of the New World."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. What leader died in 1227 after conquering much of the Persian Empire?
    Louis IX
    Frederick the Great
    Genghis Khan
    Kublai Khan


2. Where, in 1232, was gunpowder first used for military purposes?
    England
    Japan
    China
    France


3. What empire began in 1326 with the fall of the fortress of Bursa?
    Ottoman
    Prussian
    Persian
    Holy Roman


4. Between 1347 and 1353 the Black Death spread throughout Europe killing between 19 and 35 million people. Where did the plague first enter Europe?
    Lisbon
    Barcelona
    Sicily
    Calais


5. In 1415 the French army was defeated at the Battle of Agincourt. Who led the victorious English?
    King William II
    King John I
    King Henry V
    King Richard III


6. Joan of Arc was burned at the stake in 1431. Where did her execution take place?
    England
    France
    Spain
    Italy


7. Where was the Inca Dynasty founded in 1438?
    Mexico
    Peru
    Chile
    Argentina


8. In what area did Johannes Gutenberg make a revolutionary development in 1450?
    Explosives
    Astronomy
    Weaponry
    Printing


9. The capture of what city in 1453 brought an end to the Byzantine Empire?
    Jerusalem
    Cairo
    Constantinople
    Ankara


10. Who was the first European to discover the North American mainland in 1497?
    Cristoforo Colombo
    Amerigo Vespucci
    Sebastian Cabot
    Giovanni Caboto


Copyright, FunTrivia.com. All Rights Reserved.
Legal / Conditions of Use
Compiled Jun 18 13