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1. Who is the oldest British monarch to sit on the Throne?
(A) Queen Victoria
(B) Queen Elizabeth-II
(C) Queen Mary Tudor
(D) Queen Anne

2. From which city did the Russian Revolution begin ?
(A) St. Petersburg
(B) Moscow
(C) Kazan
(D) Odessa

3. Which country emerged as the biggest colonial power at the end of the nineteenth century ?
(A) France
(B) Spain
(C) Britain
(D) Germany

4. Where was Christopher Columbus from ?
(A) Venice
(B) Genoa
(C) Spain
(D) Portugal

5. Of the following, in which did Napoleonic France suffer final defeat?
(A) Battle of Trafalgar
(B) Battle of Wagram
(C) Battle of Pyramids
(D) Battle of Austerlitz

6. According to Marx, the source of value is
(A) Capital
(B) Land
(C) Labour
(D) None of the above

7. “The word impossible is found in the dictionary of fools” was the famous quote of :
(A) Hitler
(B) Alexander the Great
(C) Julius Caesar
(D) Napoleon

8. “What is the Third Estate ?” pamphlet associated with the French Revolution, was written by :
(A) Marquis-Lafayette
(B) Edmund Burke
(C) Joseph Foulon
(D) Abbe Sieyes

9. Which of the following countries is regarded as the home of ‘Fabian Socialism’?
(A) Russia
(B) England
(C) France
(D) Italy

10. The Crimean War came to an end by the
(A) Treaty of Trianon
(B) Treaty of Versailles
(C) Treaty of Paris
(D) Treaty of St. Germain

11. Who amongst the following was not associated with the Unification of Italy ?
(A) Cavour
(B) Garibaldi
(C) Mussolini
(D) Mazzini

12. Hitler became the Chancellor of Germany in
(A) 1930
(B) 1929
(C) 1936
(D) 1933
13. Name the country where the first Industrial Revolution took place :
(A) America
(B) Great Britain
(C) Germany
(D) France

14. The Opium wars were fought between
(A) Britain and China
(B) Britain and India
(C) India and China
(D) Britain and Japan

15. Who was the first Prime-Minister of England?
(A) Oliver Cromweli
(B) Benjamin Disraeli
(C) Robert Walpole
(D) Gladstone

16. Where was St. Paul beheaded?
(A) Rome
(B) Ephesus
(C) Kusadasi
(D) Jerusalem

17. The British Conservative Party was earlier known as
(A) Whigs
(B) Levellors
(C) Fabians
(D) Tories

18. Who said, ‘I am the State’?
(A) James II of England
(B) Napoleon I of France
(C) Louis XIV of France
(D) Hitler of Germany

19. Karl Marx lived in exile and wrote from
(A) Moscow
(B) London
(C) Paris
(D) Stockholm

20. Napoleon-I and the Duke of Wellington fought the famous
(A) Battle of Austerlitz
(B) Battle of Leipzig
(C) Battle of Borodini
(D) Battle of Waterloo

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21. The Cremean War was fought between
(A) France and Britain
(B) Russia and Turkey
(C) France and Turkey
(D) Britain and Turkey

22. Absolute sovereign power of the Monarch was advocated by
(A) Thomas Hobbes
(B) Rousseau
(C) John Locke
(D) Karl Marx

23. Alexander the Great died in 323 B.C. in
(A) Persia
(B) Babylon
(C) Macedonia
(D) Taxila

24. When was the first of the Geneva Conventions on the treatment of war victims adopted ?
(A) 1832
(B) 1857
(C) 1864
(D) 1909

25. Which slogan was given by the French Revolution to the world ?
(A) Liberty, Authority, Equality
(B) Liberty, Equality, Fraternity
(C) Liberty, Law, Fraternity
(D) Tradition, Authority, Law

26. The slogan of the French Revolution was
(A) One nation, one leader and one flag
(B) Government of the people, by the people and for the people
(C) Liberty, equality and fraternity
(D) None of these

27. Pablo Picasso, the famous painter was
(A) French
(B) Italian
(C) Flemish
(D) Spanish

28. 1917 is know for
(A) Battle of Trafalgar
(B) Battle of Waterloo
(C) End of the World War I
(D) The Russian Revolution

29. Who was a founder member of the Russian Populist Movement “Anarchism” ?
(A) Mikhail Bakunin
(B) Gorkhy
(C) Leo Tolstoy
(D) Turganev

30. Fascism believes in the application of the principle of :
(A) Dictatorship
(B) Democracy
(C) Utilitarianism
(D) Totalitarianism

31. What is ‘Reformation’?
(A) Rise of absolute monarchy
(B) Revival of classical learning
(C) The revolt against authority of pope
(D) Change in attitude of man

32. The National Emblem of Italy is :
(A) Eagle
(B) White Eagle
(C) White Lily
(D) Lily

33. Who advocated Nazism in Germany ?
(A) Fedrick William IV
(B) Adolf Hitler
(C) Bismark
(D) William III

34. The fall of Bastille is associated with the
(A) Russian Revolution of November, 1917
(B) French Revolution of 1789
(C) American War of Independence
(D) Greek War of Independence

35. John Locke profounded :
(A) Social Contract Theory
(B) Theory of Divine Rights
(C) Patriarchal Theory
(D) Theory of Force

36. The Greek viewed “politics” on the basis of :
(A) Both ethical and legalistic terms
(B) Ethical terms
(C) Terms of power
(D) Legalistic terms

37. Who among the following played a prominent role during the “Reign of Terror” in France ?
(A) Voltaire
(B) Marat
(C) Robespierre
(D) Montesquieu

38. Who discovered the sea route to India ?
(A) Vasco-da-gama
(B) Columbus
(C) Magellen
(D) Bartho-lomev-Dias

39. Potato was introduced to Europe by :
(A) Portuguese
(B) Germans
(C) Spanish
(D) Dutch

40. Marxian materialism came from the idea of
(A) Hegel
(B) Feuerbach
(C) Darwin
(D) Engels

41. Napoleon got finally overthrown in the Battle of Waterloo in the year
(A) 1814
(B) 1813
(C) 1815
(D) 1816

42. The Declaration of the Rights of Man is related with
(A) The Russian Revolution
(B) The French Revolution
(C) The American War of Independence
(D) The Glorious Revolution of England

43. The policy of ‘imperial preferences’ adopted by Britain in its colonies in 1932 is also known as the
(A) Hong Kong Agreement
(B) London Agreement
(C) Ottawa Agreement
(D) Paris Agreement

44. Who said, “Adolf Hitler is Germany and Germany is Adolf Hitler. He who pledges himself to Hitler pledges himself to Germany”?
(A) R. Hess
(B) Mussolini
(C) Hitler
(D) Communist International

45. Who has called the Prime Minister Primus inter pares (first among equals) ?
(A) Morely
(B) Harcourt
(C) Laski
(D) Lowell

46. French revolution broke out in the year :
(A) 1917
(B) 1911
(C) 1789
(D) 1790

47. Wall Street collapse led to ____
(A) World War II
(B) Recession
(C) U.S. attack on Iraq
(D) Great Depression

48. The ideas of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity, which influenced the Indian National Movement, was taken from ___
(A) American Revolution
(B) Russian Revolution
(C) Chinese revolution
(D) French revolution

49. Where was Pablo Picasso from?
(A) Spain
(B) Italy
(C) France
(D) Great Briton

50. “The Three Emperors’ League”, 1873 was also known as
(A) Dreikaiserbund Treaty
(B) Triple Alliance
(C) Reinsurance Treaty
(D) The Dual Alliance