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No.

Question

Answer

01

When was the first Olympiad held in Greece

776 BC

02

The First President of USA was

George Washington

03

The Great wall of China was built in the year

214 BC

04

The first voyage around the world was undertook by whom in the year 1522

Magellan

05

Rome was founded in the year

753 BC

06

Which Battle marked the end of Napoleon era

Waterloo

07

The American War of Independence was fought between

America and Great Britain

08

Adolf Hitler was also known as

Fuhrer

09

Who was the first woman in world to become the Prime minister of a country

Sirimao Bandara Naike

10

The Emperor of Germany who dismissed his Chancellor Bismark in 1980 was

William II

11

Two Presidents of USA were father and son.Their names were

John Adams & Quincey

12

 The Statue of Liberty of New York was a gift from

France

13

The king of England before Elizabeth II was

George VI

14

Queen Elizabeth I ascended the throne of England in the year

1558 AD

15

The UNO came into existence in

1945 AD

16

Hitler's secret service was also known as

Gestapo

17

Mao Tse Tung died in the year

1976AD

18

Florence Nightingale was known as

Lady of the Lamp

19

The last Emperor of Rome was

Romulus Augustus

20

In 1806,the Holy Roman Empire was dissolved by

Napolean

21

The country which celebrates Independence day on 15th August, apart from India, is

South Korea

22

The First World War ended in

1918 AD

23

The US President who was forced to resign due to the Watergate scandal was

Nixon

24

The First communist manifesto was issued in

1848 AD

25

The Second World War ended in

1945AD

26

The First Prime Minister of Independent Kenya was

Jomo Kenyatta

27

Malenkov became the Soviet Prime Minister after the death of

Stalin

28

The First British Prime Minister was

Sir Robert Walpole

29

The French revolution took place during the years

1789-1799 AD

30

The British Commander who surrendered before the Americans and French at York town in 1781 was

Lord Cornwallis

31

The American War of Independence was faught during the years

 1775-1783 AD

32

Stalin became the Premiere of USSR in

1924 AD

33

Lenin was succeeded by

Stalin

34

In the Second World War,atomic bombs were dropped in Japan which destroyed

Hiroshima

35

Leningrad was built by

Peter I

36

White House,the residence of the President of the USA is located at

Washington DC

37

In European History,the year 1848 is known as

Year of Revolution

38

The first Prime Minister of Israel was

David Bengurian

39

The English King who was prepared to exchange his kingdom for a horse was

Richard III

40

Nixon was succeeded by

Gerald Ford

41

Nixon resigned in the year

1974 AD

42

The First World War broke out in

1914 AD

43

Chinese occupied Tibet in the year

1959 AD

44

A big Naval expedition sent by Philip II against England was known as the

Spanish Armada

45

Magna Karta is also known as the

Bible of English Constitution

46

The king who was forced to sign the Magna Karta was

King John II

47

Bolschevik Revolution took place in

1917 AD

48

Battle of Britain was fought in the year

1940 AD

49

Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa in 1941 against the

Soviet Union

50

Winston Churchil died in the year

1965 AD

51

China was also known as

Chung hua

52

De Champlain was a

French Explorer

53

Christopher Columbus died in the year

1506AD

54

Alexandria was founded by

Alexander

55

In the first Punic War fought in 264-261 BC,the Romans defeated

Carthaginians

56

Modern Parliament was introduced by

Edward I

57

The Disease which struck Europe in the 14th Century was

Plague

58

In the thirteenth Century,Russia was overun by

Mongols

59

In 1260,the Mongol army was defeated by the armies of Islam at

Ain Jalut

60

Timur died in the year

1405 AD

61

The first colony established by the English in north America was

Jamestown

62

Henry IV was assassinated in

1610 AD

63

The War of the Grand Alliance was fought during

1689-97 AD

64

The War of the Spanish succession was fought during

1701-14 AD

65

In 1707,the two countries who became united were

England and Scotland

66

Napoleon crowned himself as Emperor in

1801 AD

67

Napoleon brought a detailed revision of the French Legal System called as

Code Napoleon

68

In 1805,the French fleet was destroyed at

The Battle of Trafalgar

69

The unification of Italy took place during

1858-1870 AD

70

The unification of Germany was carried-out during

1864-1870 AD

71

In 1870,Germany waged war with

France

72

In 1822,the country which was declared an independent empire was

Brazil

73

Abraham Lincoln,the American President was a republican from

Illinois

74

The 1849 Gold-Rush was due to gold discovered at

Northern California

75

Between 1836-1847,USA was at war with

Mexico

76

In 1898,USA was at war with

Spain

77

In 1867,USA purchased Alaska from

Russia

78

In 1770,James Cook,the English Captain landed at

Botany Bay of Australia

79

Suez Cananl was opened in

1869 AD

80

In 1818,the Zulu Kingdom was founded by

Shaka

81

In 1911,Italy invaded

Libya

82

King Leopold was from

Belgium

83

The Union of South Africa was formed in

1909 AD

84

In earlier times,Turkey was referred to as

The sick man of Europe

85

In 1877,Russia went to war with

Turkey

86

In July 1914,Austria invaded

Serbia

87

In August 1914,Germany attacked

France

88

In the first World War,German forces were defeated Grumbinnen by

Russia

89

In the first World War,Austria fought alongside

Germany

90

In the first World War,Austria & Germany were known as

Central powers

91

Mein Kampf was written by

Adolf Hitler a

92

In 1935,Italy attacked

Ethiopia

93

In a mass genocide,Hitler targeted

The Jews

94

Finland Won Independence in 1917 from

Russia

95

Adolf Hitler was the dictator of

Germany

96

Benito Mussolini was the dictator of

Italy

97

In 1939,Hitler and Stalin concluded the

Nazi-Soviet Pact

98

The Bolschevik revolution occurred in

1917 AD

99

Franco came to power in Spain in

1939 AD

100

Hitler's Nazy party came to power in

1933 AD

101

In 1940,Germany  invaded

France

102

In 1940,Germany defeated

Poland

103

Winston Churchill was the premier of

Britain

104

In December 1941,Japan attacked

Pearl Harbour

105

In June 1941,Hitler launched Operation

Barbarossa

106

In 1979,Afghanistan witnessed invasion by

Soviet Union

107

Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty was signed in

1991 AD

108

During the Gulf War, Iraq fought under the leadership of

Saddam Hussein

109

The Shah of Iran was overthrown in

1979 AD

110

Ayatollah Khomeini was the religious leader of

Iran

111

The Berlin Wall was built in

1961 AD

112

In 1937, Japan attacked

China

113

In the first World War, Japan allied with

Germany

114

Pearl Harbour is located in

Hawai

115

During the first World War, America's President was

Roosewelt

116

In February 1942,Singapore fell to

Japan

117

Indonesia became independent in

1948 AD

118

Phillipines became independent in

1946 AD

119

Malaya became independent in

1957 AD

120

The Cultural Revolution was launched in China in 1966 by

Mao Tse-tung

121

Prior to its Independence,Korea was a Colony of

Japan

122

The Korean War was fought in

1950-53 AD

123

Tibet is presently occupied by

China

124

During 1945-52,Japan was occupied by

United States troops

125

In 1997,Hong Kong was reunified with

China

126

Ghana became independent in

1957 AD

127

Before independence Ghana was a colony of

Britain

128

The earlier name of Ghana was

Gold Coast

129

Kenya became independent in

1963 AD

130

Zimbabwe became independent in

1976 AD

131

Before independence,Zimbabwe was a colony of

Britain

132

Zaire became independent in

1960 AD

133

The earlier name of Zaire was

Congo

134

Before independence,Zaire was under the control of

Belgians

135

Before independence,Angola was under the control of

Portuguese

136

The unpopular practise of South Africa was

Apartheid

137

South Africa withdrew from the British Common Wealth in

1961 AD

138

In 1994,the African National Congress won the elections in South Africa under the leadership of

Nelson Mandela

139

The popular leader of Cuba is

Fidel Castro

140

In 1990,Iraq attacked and occupied

Kuwait

141

Operation Barbarossa was launched against

Soviet Union

142

In 1942,Russians broke the German front at

Stalingrad

143

In 1942,British defeated the Africa Corps at

El Alamein

144

The Marshall Plan was launched in

June 1947

145

The European Ecomic Community was formed in

1952 AD

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