War Questions and Answers:
Ques. Which Battle marked the end of Napoleon era?
(a) Battle of Waterloo
(b) Battle of Gettysburg
(c) Siege of Orleans
(d) Battle of Vienna
Ques. The Terracotta Army marched underground frozen in time from the burial of an emperor in the third century BCE until 1974 CE, where?
(a) Potters’ Field
Ques. The two atom bombs dropped in Hiroshima and Nagashaki in Japan by USA during
(a) World war I
(b) World war II
(c) Gulf war I
(d) Gulf war II
Ques. After the Battle of Landriano, French monarch Francois I was forced to concede defeat in which war?
(a) The War of the League of Burgundy
(b) The War of the League of Cognac
(c) The War of the League of Brandy
(d) The War of the League of Champagne
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Ques. “Operation Market Garden” took place in the Netherlands and Germany during
(a) War of Attrition
(b) World War II
(c) The Crusades
(d) The American Civil War
Ques. The American War of independence concluded by which treaty
(a) The Treaty of Paris
(b) The Treaty of York Town
(c) The Treaty of Oslo
(d) The Treaty of Washington
Ques. Which war included North Africa, the Philippines, Italy, Germany?
(a) World War I
(b) American Civil War
(c) Korean War
(d) World War II
Ques. When Chiang Kai-shek and the Kuom-intang lost the civil war in China to Mao Zedong where did they escape to in 1949?
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Ques. What was the name of the German troops that were sent to assist General Franco in the Spanish Civil War?
(a) The Eagle Squad
(b) The Condor Legion
(c) Franco’s Force
(d) The Brown Shirts
Ques. Who famously put his telescope to his blind eye to ignore the orders of his superiors at the Battle of Copenhagen?
(a) Lord Nelson
(b) The Duke of Lock
(c) The Lord of Misrule
(d) Prince Innarnia
Ques. By which treaty the Franco- Prussian war of 1870-71 came to an end ?
(a) The Treaty of Frankfurt
(b) The Treaty of Salisbury
(c) The Treaty of Rome
(d) The Treaty of Berlin
Ques. The American War of Independence was fought between
(a) America and France
(b) America and Great Britain
(c) America and Spain
(d) America and Portugal
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Ques. The French revolution took place during the years –
(a) 1787 – 1797
(b) 1791 – 1799
(c) 1789 – 1799
(d) 1798 – 1799
Ques. The ”New Model Army” was formed to fight in which war?
(a) Hundred Years’ War
(b) Korean War
(c) World War I
(d) English Civil War
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Ques. Battle of Britain was fought in the year –
Ques. Which military powers fought the Punic Wars?
(a) Sparta and Troy
(b) Rome and Carthage
(c) Sparta and Greece
(d) Rome and Troy
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Ques. In the first Punic War fought in 264-261 BC, the Romans defeated –
Ques. In the thirteenth Century, Russia was overun by –
Ques. In 1260, the Mongol army was defeated by the 59 armies of Islam at –
(a) Ain Jalut
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Ques. The War of the Grand Alliance was fought during –
Ques. The War of the Spanish succession was fought during –
Ques. In 1805, the French fleet was destroyed at –
(a) The Battle of Seville
(b) The Battle of Trafalgar
(c) The Battle of Cadiz
(d) The Battle of Cordoba
Ques. In which country, which was neutral in World War II, was there a revolution which deposed the monarchy in 1910, then a military coup d’etat in 1926, followed by a right-wing dictatorship?
(c) Great Britain
Ques. In 1870, Germany waged war with –
Ques. Between 1836-1847, USA was at war with –
(a) Great Britain
Ques. In 1911, Italy invaded –
Ques. The battles of Talavera and Salamanca took place during which war?
(a) Peninsular War
(b) Crimean War
(c) Boer War
(d) World War I
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Ques. In 1877, Russia went to war with –
Ques. In 1898, USA was at war with –
(a) Great Britain
Ques. War of the Roses was
(a) civil war in England
(b) religious-cum-political war between the Lutherans Catholics in Germany
(c) war between Syrian and Roman forces
(d) None of the above
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Ques. The RMS ”Lancastria” was the subject of the worst single loss of life in British maritime history and the bloodiest single engagement for UK forces in World War II; she was sunk by German bombers on 17 June 1940 when taking part in an operation o evacuate 150,000 troops from where?
(c) St Nazaire
Ques. Finland Won Independence in 1917 from –
Ques. In 1935, Italy attacked –
Ques. Quantrill’s Raiders, a loosely organized force of Partisan rangers under the leader ship of William Clarke Quantrill, fought in which war?
(a) Korean War
(b) American War of Independence
(c) Spanish-American War
(d) American Civil War
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Ques. Who was the British nurse executed on 12 October 1915 for harbouring wounded and refugee soldiers in Brussels during the German occupation, and assisting escapes
(a) Florence Nightingale
(b) Edith Cavell
(c) Mata Hari
(d) Tokyo Rose
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Ques. A big Naval expedition sent by Philip II against England was known as the
(b) Spanish Armada
(c) Franco’s Force
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Ques. In 1937, Japan attacked –
(a) Soviet Union
Ques. The Korean War was fought in –
(a) 1950 – 53
Ques. In 1990, Iraq attacked and occupied –
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Ques. In 1979, Afghanistan witnessed invasion by –
(a) Saudi Arabia
(d) Soviet Union
Ques. Second battle of Panipat was held in 1556 and it was fought between ?
(a) Hemu and Akbar
(b) Akbar and Humayun
(c) Hemu and Sher shah
(d) Akbar and Sivaji
Ques. During the Gulf War, Iraq fought under the leadership of –
(a) Fuad Masum
(b) Saddam Hussein
(c) Jalal Talabani
(d) Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr
Ques. The Shah of Iran was overthrown in –
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Ques. The American War of Independence was faught during the years –
(a) 1775 – 1786
(b) 1772 – 1790
(c) 1775 – 1783
(d) 1770 – 1783
Ques. The British Commander who surrendered before the Americans and French at York town in 1781 was –
(a) Lord Dyer
(b) Lord Wandere
(c) Lord Cornwallis
(d) Lord Wallace
Ques. The Indo- Pak war of __________ resulted in the creation of a new country in the sub continent called Bangladesh.
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Ques. Who led his troops to victory against Guthrum’s Danish army at the Battle of Edington?
(b) Alfred the Great
(c) Ethelred I
(d) King Arthur
Ques. At the Battle of Hastings in 1066, William of Normandy conquered
Ques. The second battle of Tarain was held between __ and __
(a) Muhammad Ghori and Siddharaja
(b) Prithviraj and Bhoja Parmar
(c) Muhammad Ghori and Suryavarman
(d) Prithviraj and Muhammad Ghori
Ques. Which of these events occurred during the Crimean War?
(a) The Seige of Sevastopol
(b) The Battle of the Somme
(c) The Seige of Troy
(d) The Battle of Midway
Ques. Who was the leader of the Peasant’s Revolt in 1381 who, after killing a poll tax collector, marched on London with supporters and was killed there at Smithfield by the Lord Mayor of London?
(a) John Luddite
(b) Martin Luther
(c) Henry Tolpuddle
(d) Wat Tyler
Ques. The Battle of Tewkesbury in 1471 was decisive in which conflict?
(a) The English Civil War
(b) The Wars of the Roses
(c) ‘The Seven Years’ War
(d) The Boer War
Ques. About which conflict did Winston Churchill say ”never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few”?
(a) Battle of the Somme
(b) Battle of Bannockburn
(c) Battle of Trafalgar
(d) Battle of Britain
Ques. The Visigoth army led by Alaric famously sacked what city in 410 CE?
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Ques. Which is the last major military engagement of the American Civil War?
(a) Battle of Five Forks
(b) Battle of Nashville
(c) Battle of Cedar Creek
(d) Siege of Petersburg
Ques. Identify military alliance formed during the Cold War era.