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1. One of the reason for the U.S entry into the I world war was the sinking of a passenger ship ‘Lusitania by German U-boat was owned by
(A) France
(B) England
(C) Belgium
(D) Mexico

2. When did the great depression reached it peak in the economic downtown in the history in the Western Industrialization world?
(A) 1912
(B) 1930
(C) 1932
(D) 1933

3. In which year was the ‘New deal’ introduced by Franklin D.Roosevelt?
(A) 1930
(B) 1931
(C) 1932
(D) 1933

4. When did the United States entered the IInd world war?
(A) 1940
(B) 1941
(C) 1942
(D) 1943

5. Who was the American President when the Atom bomb was dropped in Japan?
(A) Harry S.Truman
(B) Wilson
(C) Roosevelt
(D) Patton

6. Which Congressional election ended the New Deal period?
(A) 1937
(B) 1938
(C) 1939
(D) 1940

7. When did Adolf Hitler came into power in Germany?
(A) 1932
(B) 1933
(C) 1934
(D) 1935

8. Which American Act forbade loans to nations in default?
(A) Johnson Act of 1934
(B) Houver Act of 1934
(C) Theodore Act of 1939
(D) Congressional Act of 1934

9. The IInd world war began when Germany attack Poland in
(A) 1st September 1939
(B) 1st September 1940
(C) 14th September 1939
(D) 14th September 1915

10. What was the name of the tactic/method used by the Germans when they invade Poland?
(A) Blitzkrieg
(B) Understurm
(C) Luffwafee
(D) Feldwebel

11. The ” Four policeman”: Britain, China , Soviet union and the united States, was the word coined by
(A) Houver
(B) Roosevelt
(C) Truman
(D) Churchill

12. The American Pilots who were allowed to serve in China during the IInd world war were called?
(A) The flying Dragons
(B) The flying Tigers
(C) The flying tommy
(D) The flying devil

13. When did the Japanese planes attack Peare Harbors?
(A) 1 June 1941
(B) 8 July 1941
(C) 7 December 1941
(D) 6 May 1941

14. Who was the Japanese emperor during the IInd world war?
(A) Mitsubishi
(B) Kazukasi
(C) Hirohitu
(D) Tamanaki

15. Who was the American General who commended the joined forces of the Allies before the end of the IInd world war?
(A) General Patton
(B) General Eisenhower
(C) General Randelph
(D) General Parker

16. In 1942 , Japanese navel power was checked and ended as an offensive threat to the US at
(A) Saratago
(B) Macau
(C) Midway island
(D) Borneo

17. The first atom bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima in
(A) 1st August 1945
(B) 3rd August 1945
(C) 6th August 1945
(D) 7th August 1945

18. The formal surrender of Japan was signed on September 2nd 1945 on the battleship named
(A) Kamikaze
(B) Missouri
(C) Lincoln
(D) Washington

19. The chief advocate of Fascism was :
(A) Mussolini
(B) Adolf Hitler
(C) St. Simon
(D) Robert Owen

20. Whose teachings inspired the French Revolution?
(A) Locke
(B) Rousseau
(C) Hegel
(D) Plato

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21. Which two countries were involved in a Hundred Years War ?
(A) Turkey and Austria
(B) England and France
(C) Palestine and Israel
(D) Germany and Russia

22. Waterloo is located in
(A) England
(B) France
(C) Spain
(D) Belgium

23. Who is known as the “Lady with the Lamp” ?
(A) Joan of Arc
(B) Helen Keller
(C) Florence Nightingale
(D) Sarojini Naidu

24. ‘Anti Semitism’ to Adolf Hitler meant
(A) Anti Black policy
(B) Anti Jewish policy
(C) Anti Protestant policy
(D) Anti German policy

25. In Greek mythology, Apollo is the god of what ?
(A) Prophecy
(B) Medicine
(C) Love
(D) Peace

26. Who is the Duchess of Cornwall ?
(A) Diana
(B) Camilla
(C) Anne
(D) Margaret

27. The ideology of fascism developed in
(A) Germany
(B) Japan
(C) Italy
(D) Russia

28. Who among the following is referred to as ‘Desert Fox’ ?
(A) Lord Wavell
(B) Gen. Eisenhover
(C) Gen. Rommel
(D) Gen. McArthur

29. Which of the following group of thinkers influenced Fascism ?
(A) Plato, Machiavelli and Herbet Spencer
(B) Aristotle, St. Augustine and T.H. Green
(C) Kant, Fichte, Hegel and Rosenberg
(D) Karl Marx, Engels and Lenin

30. The United Kingdom is a classic example of a/an
(A) Aristocracy
(B) absolute monarchy
(C) constitutional monarchy
(D) polity

31. With the fall of which among the following, the French Revolution began ?
(A) Bastille
(B) Communes
(C) Jacobin Club
(D) Pillnitz

32. The island of Corsica is associated with
(A) Mussolini
(B) Hitler
(C) Napolean Bonaparte
(D) Winston Churchill

33. In which of the following wars, were the French completely defeated by the English ?
(A) Battle of Wandiwash
(B) Battle of Buxar
(C) Battle of Plassey
(D) Battle of Adyar

34. Marx belonged to
(A) Germany
(B) Holland
(C) France
(D) Britain

35. The Industrial Revolution in England represented the climax of the transition from
(A) slavery to feudalism
(B) feudalism to capitalism
(C) capitalism to socialism
(D) socialism to market socialism

36. When did the Soviet Union disintegrate into 15 independent Republics?
(A) 1990
(B) 1991
(C) 1992
(D) 1993

37. Where did the practice of ‘Shadow Cabinet’ originate ?
(A) United States of America
(B) Great Britain
(C) Italy
(D) France

38. The Treaty of Versailles humiliated
(A) Austria
(B) Germany
(C) England
(D) France

39. ‘Liberty, Equality and Fraternity’ is the call associated with
(A) American Revolution
(B) French Revolution
(C) Chinese Revolution
(D) Russian Revolution

40. The first emperor of the Ch’ing dynasty was:
(A) Chen-long
(B) K’ang-she
(C) Fu Lin
(D) Sun-chih

41. Arrange the following titles in ascending order:
(A) Sheng-yuan, Chu-zen, Kung-shih
(B) Chu-zen, Sheng-yuan, Kung-shih
(C) Kung-shih, Chu-zen, Sheng-yuan
(D) Sheng-yuan, Kung-shih, Chu-zen

42. How many provinces were there in the Ch’ing administration?
(A) 12
(B) 15
(C) 18
(D) 20

43. In Chinese society, the farmers constituted:
(A) 60% of the population
(B) 70% of the population
(C) 80% of the population
(D) 90% of the population