Most important Historical Events that changed the World
Ques. Which among the following is known as the earliest period in history
Ques. In a mass genocide, Hitler targeted –
Ques. What country was forced to withdraw from the British Commonwealth in 1961 and was reinstated in 1994?
(a) Northern Rhodesia
(d) South Africa
Ques. What is the name for attacks on Jewish communities, especially those instigated by the authorities?
Ques. The first parliamentary form of Government formed by which country ?
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Ques. In 1939, Hitler and Stalin concluded the –
(a) Nazi-Soviet Pact
(b) Nazi-Italy Pact
(c) Dutch-Nazi Pact
(d) Jew-Christ Pact
Ques. The treaty of Mangalore was signed between
(a) the East India Company and Haidar Ali
(b) the East India Company and Tipu Sultan
(c) the Mughals and Marathas
(d) the French and Tipu Sultan
Ques. The Bolschevik revolution occurred in –
Ques. The Jallianwcla Bagh massacre Amritsar took place In the year:
(d) 1920 AD
Ques. The Marshall Plan was launched in
(a) June 1945
(b) June 1946
(c) June 1947
(d) June 1948
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Ques. The city which was the capital of the ancient Persian Empire was –
Ques. What began when Bohemia revolted against the Habsburgs in 1618?
(a) The Great Fire of London
(b) The rise of protestant religions
(c) The Renaissance
(d) Thirty Years War
Ques. In 1818, the Zulu Kingdom was founded by –
Ques. In 1822, the country which was declared an independent empire was –
Ques. Glencoe, Praga, Peterloo, Waterloo Creek, and Hue are known as what?
(a) Music festivals
(d) University cities
Ques. The Union of South Africa was formed in –
Ques. Which city was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles as a trading settlement in 1819?
(a) Hong Kong
Ques. Who is said to be ”the father of history”?
Ques. During 1945-52, Japan was occupied by –
(d) United States
Ques. The first Emperor of Germany was –
(a) Abbas the Great
(b) Catherine the Great
Ques. The last French Monarch was –
(a) Ramesses II
(b) Louis Napoleon III
(c) Frederick the Great
(d) Alfred the Great
Ques. The Pax Mongolica which influenced Mongolia, China and a large swathe of Eurasia as far westward as Hungary in the 13th and 14th centuries CE owed its force to what?
(a) Treaties by Grand Prince Alexander Nevsky and his dynasty
(b) Conquests by Emperor Zhu and the Ming dynasty
(c) Trading through the Silk Road
(d) Conquests by Genghis Khan and his Successors
Ques. Which of these was a ruler of the Aztec empire?
(c) Santa Anna
Ques. Bolschevik Revolution took place in
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Ques. The first communist manifesto was issued in
Ques. Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty was signed in –
Ques. In which country were elections planned for 1991 stopped by the military, were held in 1995, and, in 1999, after a series of short-term military leaders, Abdelaziz Bouteflika was elected president?
Ques. Alexandria was founded by
(a) Peter the Great
(b) Genghis Khan
(c) Constantine the Great
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Ques. In the year 1959, Chinese occupied
Ques. Of the over 2,400 people killed in the 1953 North Sea Flood, in which country were most living?
(b) The Netherlands
Ques. The Babylonians invented the clepsydra. What was it?
(a) A pump for a well
(b) Fine-bladed surgical knife
(c) Water clock
(d) Swivelling hook for hanging baskets
Ques. The system of Dual Government during the latter half of the 18th century AD is associated with the name of
(c) Waren Hastings
(d) William Bentinck
Ques. What did the London Agreement 1949 concern?
(a) Hong Kong’s relationship to the new People’s Republic of China
(b) A partition plan for Palestine
(c) Effects of Burma’s independence
(d) Newly republican India’s continued membership in the Commonwealth of nations
Ques. The Oath of Tennis Court was associated with which event
(a) Russian Revolution
(b) French Revolution
(c) American Civil War
(d) English Civil War
Ques. Which of the following came in India first for trade?
Ques. Carbonari Society was associated with which historical development?
(b) The Social War
(c) Italian Unification
(d) Rome Expels its Last King
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Ques. The Continental Congress was associated with which Revolution?
(a) American Civil War
(b) American Revolution
(c) Indian Mutiny
(d) English Civil War
Ques. The Bill of Rights was associated with which revolution?
(a) French Revolution
(b) Russian Revolution
(c) English Revolution
(d) English Civil war
Ques. Name the nations dominated in the multi polar world of domination till the 1980s
(a) USA and Britain
(b) China and Britain
(c) USA and USSR
(d) USA and China
Ques. The catastrophic disaster at a plant in Chernobyl in the Ukraine in April 1986 is described as what kind of accident?
(c) Waiting to happen