UPSC,PCS,CDS,NDA /World History MCQ Questions Set-1 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
American Civil War was started in the year

1.1756

2.1806

3.1861

4.1890


Question:
Cold War refers to

1.Tension between East and West

2.Ideological rivalry between Capitalist and Communist world

3.Tension between Superpowers

4.Tension between Superpowers


Question:
Crimean War was started in the year

1.1853

2.1857

3.1862

4.1870


Question:
Democracy is a ZXCgovernment in which everyone has a share was the opinion of

1.Jeovans

2.Seeley

3.Plato

4.Abraham Lincoln


Question:
During the First World War which country signed the Peace Treaty (1917) with Germany

1.England

2.USA

3.Russia

4.Austria


Question:
Fascism believes in the application of the principle of

1.Dictatorship

2.Democracy

3.Utilitarianism

4.Totalitarianism


Question:
First Sino-Japanese War was fought in the year

1.1848

2.1894

3.1901

4.1896


Question:
First war of Crusade was ended in the year

1.1099

2.1095

3.1123

4.1323


Question:
From which language has the term democracy been derived?

1.Greek

2.Hebrew

3.English

4.Latin


Question:
Genghis Khan died in the year

1.1209

2.1219

3.1227

4.1232


Question:
In which year Alexander the Great become the king of Macedonia

1.336 BC

2.323 BC

3.350 BC

4.200 BC


Question:
In which year America joined the Second World War

1.1939

2.1940

3.1941

4.1942


Question:
In which year Napoleon I crowned himself as Emperor of France

1.1799

2.1804

3.1807

4.1812


Question:
Marco Polo was a traveller from __________

1.Portugal

2.England

3.Italy

4.Spain


Question:
Napoleon was exiled to the Saint Helena after the defeat in the war of

1.Russia

2.Waterloo

3.Peninsular

4.Rivoli


Question:
Napoleon-I and the Duke of Wellington fought the famous

1.Battle of Austerlitz

2.Battle of Leipzig

3.Battle of Borodini

4.Battle of Waterloo


Question:
On which side did Japan fight in the First World War?

1. None it was neutral

2.With Germany against United Kingdom

3.Against Russia on its own

4.With United Kingdom against Germany


Question:
One of the important factors that led to the World War-II the humiliating provisions in one of the following treaties. Which is that treaty?

1.Treaty of Paris

2.Treaty of Versailles

3.Treaty of Lorraine

4.Treaty of Brussels


Question:
Pearl Harbour an American Naval and Airforce base was attacked by

1.Germany

2.Japan

3.France

4.England


Question:
Queen Elizabeth I of England belongs to which dynasty

1.Stuart

2.York

3. Tudor

4.Normandy


Question:
The Crimean War in 1854-1856 was fought between

1.Russia and Turkey

2.USA and England

3.Russia and Japan

4.England and France


Question:
The Falklands War was fought in the year

1.1973

2.1977

3.1982

4.1989


Question:
The famous painting Monalisa was the creation of

1.Michael Angelo

2.Leonardo-da-Vinci

3.Picasso

4.Van Gogh


Question:
The First Opium War was fought between British and __________

1.Chinese

2.Indian

3.Japanese

4.Thai


Question:
The Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire started in the year

1.1805

2.1821

3.1852

4.1895


Question:
The Hundred Years War (from 1337 to 1453) was fought between

1.England and France

2.Germany and Russia

3.America and Argentina

4.England and Germany


Question:
The immediate cause for the out break of the first World War was

1.The assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand

2.The imprisonment of Lenin

3.The ambition of America to dominate the world

4.The sudden death of Lloyd George


Question:
The last country of Axis power to surrender during the end of the World War II was

1.Germany

2.Japan

3.Italy

4.France


Question:
The policy of racial discrimination followed in South Africa was called

1.Non-Aligned

2.Civil Rights Movement

3.Apartheid

4.Suffrage


Question:
The Second World War started in the year

1.1940

2.1939

3.1941

4.1942


Question:
The tomb of Tutankhamun was discovered by Howard Carter and George Herbert in the year

1.1920

2.1922

3.1998

4.1930


Question:
The war criminals of the World War-II were put to trial in

1.Nuremburg

2.Peitersburg

3.Gettysburg

4.Peitsburg


Question:
The war of Falklands was fought between which two countries

1.USA and Brazil

2.England and French

3.Japan and Korea

4.England and Argentina


Question:
The worlds first drainage system was build by the people of

1.Egyptian civilization

2.Indus Valley civilization

3.Chinese civilization

4.Mesopotamian civilization


Question:
Till when did the Hundred Years War last?

1.1327

2.1377

3.1376

4.1453


Question:
Till when did the Wars of the Roses last?

1.1420

2.1431

3.1453

4.1487


Question:
When did Greco-Persian Wars end?

1.460 BC

2.449 BC

3.447 BC

4.424 BC


Question:
When did Henry Tudor seize the crown?

1.1420

2.1431

3.1453

4.1485


Question:
When did the Chinese Civil War begin?

1.1927

2.1948

3.1950

4.1937


Question:
When did the Vietnam war occur?

1.1937

2.1948

3.1950

4.1955


Question:
When did United Kingdom declared war on Germany which lead to World War II?

1.4th April 1939

2.18th August 1939

3.28th August 1939

4.3rd September 1939


Question:
When was ancient Rome founded?

1.776 BC

2.753 BC

3.752 BC

4.742 BC


Question:
When was Bulgaria founded?

1.681

2.864

3.917

4.923


Question:
When was Hammer of the Witches published?

1.1414

2.1471

3.1484

4.1487


Question:
When was NATO signed?

1.1949

2.1990

3.1948

4.1950


Question:
When was Socrates born?

1. 469 BC

2.465 BC

3.460 BC

4.449 BC


Question:
When was Sputnik 1 launched?

1.1970

2.1957

3.1980

4.1990


Question:
When was the All Red Line inaugurated?

1.1901

2.1902

3.1922

4.1872


Question:
When was the first of the Geneva Conventions on the treatment of war victims adopted?

1.1832

2.1857

3.1864

4.1909


Question:
Where was republic established in Germany after the First World War

1.Munich

2.Weimer

3.Berlin

4.Bavaria


Question:
Which city was recaptured at the end of the first war of Crusade

1.Rome

2.Venice

3.Jerusalem

4.Vienna


Question:
Which Mountains volcano buried Pompeii city with ash in 79 AD

1.Mount Pelee

2.Mount Tambora

3.Mount Etna

4.Mount Vesuvius


Question:
Which of the following group of thinkers influenced Fascism?

1.Plato Machiavelli and Herbet Spencer

2.Aristotle St Augustine and T.H Green

3.Kant Fichte Hegel and Rosenberg

4.Karl Marx Engels and Lenin


Question:
Which one was the capital city of Byzantine Empire

1.Venice

2.Rome

3.Vienna

4.Constantinople


Question:
Who become the Chancellor of Germany for One Day after the death of Hitler during Second World War

1. Hermann Goering

2.Heinrich Himmler

3.Rudolf Hess

4.Joseph Goebbels


Question:
Who is the oldest British monarch to sit on the Throne?

1.Queen Victoria

2.Queen Elizabeth-II

3.Queen Mary Tudor

4.Queen Anne


Question:
Who made the famous statement Man is born free but everywhere he is in chains.

1.John Locke

2.Mirabeau

3.Voltaire

4.Jean Jacques Rousseau


Question:
Who made tripartite periodisation standard?

1.Andreas Cellarius

2.Christoph Cellarius

3.Flavio Biondo

4.Genseric


Question:
Who officially instituted the first system of imperial examinations in China?

1.Han Wu Di

2.Huo Qubing

3.Wei Qing

4.None


Question:
Who proclaimed the First Crusade?

1.Alexios I Komnenos

2.Peter the Hermit

3.Pope Gregory VII

4.Pope Urban II


Question:
Who united Norway Denmark and Sweden?

1.Albert King of Sweden

2.Eric of Pomerania

3.Haakon VI of Norway

4.Margaret I of Denmark


Question:
Who was a founder member of the Russian Populist Movement ZXCAnarchism?

1.Mikhail Bakunin

2.Gorkhy

3.Leo Tolstoy

4.Turganew


Question:
Who was popularly known as Africas Gandhi?

1.Mir Karzai

2.Firoz Gandhi

3.Nelson Mandela

4.M.K.Gandhi


Question:
Who was the first to distinguish between cause and immediate origins of an event?

1.Herodotus

2.Pericles

3.Plutarch

4.Thucydides


Question:
Who was the king during the french revolution

1.Napoleon

2.Louis XV

3.Louis XVI

4.Charles IX


Question:
Who was the King of Britain during the First World War?

1.Philip I

2.Anarew VIII

3.George V

4.Jonn Vll


Question:
Who was the President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War?

1. Abraham Lincoln

2.Jefferson Davis

3.Robert E. Lee

4.Stonewall Jackson


Question:
Who was the US President during World War II

1.Winston Churchill

2.Joseph Stalin

3.Franklin D Roosevelt

4.Harry S Truman


Question:
Who were the Axis powers in World War-II?

1.Poland Japan Germany

2.Italy Japan Britain

3.Germany Italy France

4.Germany Italy Japan


Question:
Whom did Henry Tudor defeat in 1485?

1.Edward IV

2.Richard I

3.Richard III

4.Edward V


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