World History Practice Question and Answer

Q: 1 The Opium war id held between which two countries  ? 146 0

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    England and France
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    China and Russia
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    Russia and England
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    China and England
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Answer : 4. "China and England"
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Answer: D) China and England Explanation: The Opium Wars were two wars in the mid-19th century involving Anglo-Chinese disputes over British trade in China and China’s sovereignty. The disputes included the First Opium War (1839–1842) and the Second Opium War (1856–1860).

Q: 2 The oldest dynasty still ruling in which country   ? 154 0

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    India
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    Iran
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    Japan
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    England
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Answer : 3. "Japan"
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Answer: C) Japan Explanation: The longest-surviving dynasty in the world is the Imperial House of Japan.

Q: 3 Which among the following pairs is mismatched? 185 0

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    Electricity act – 2003
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    Green Revolution – 1991
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    National Telecom policy – 2012
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    National policy on skill & development–2009
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Answer : 2. "Green Revolution – 1991"
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Answer: B) Green Revolution – 1991 Explanation: The given matching is about the policies and acts names and in which year they took place. Here Green Revolution - 1991 is given and which is not TRUE. It took place in between 1960 - 1980.

Q: 4 In 1933 congress repealed prohibition with the 98 0

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    21st Amendment
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    20th Amendment
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    19th Amendment
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    18th Amendment
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Answer : 1. "21st Amendment"
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Answer: A) 21st Amendment Explanation: In 1933, Congress repealed prohibition with the 21st amendment. At it’s heart, the scopes trial was a clash between religion and science. Nativists were opposed to immigration because they feared that immigration would be a damage to America’s traditions and that it would result in a loss of jobs. The Prohibition Era in United States history lasted from 1919 to 1933. It was defined by a complete prohibition of the manufacturing, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages in the United States.

Q: 5 What resulted from the French and Indian war? 109 0

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    British lost its Canadian territory
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    France acquired its Canadian territory
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    France lost its Canadian territory
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    None
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Answer : 3. "France lost its Canadian territory"
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Answer: C) France lost its Canadian territory Explanation: The Seven Years’ War, a global conflict known in America as the French and Indian War, ends with the signing of the Treaty of Paris by France, Great Britain, and Spain. The Seven Years’ War ended with the signing of the treaties of Hubertusburg and Paris in February 1763. In the Treaty of Paris, France lost all claims to Canada and gave Louisiana to Spain, while Britain received Spanish Florida, Upper Canada, and various French holdings overseas. The treaty ensured the colonial and maritime supremacy of Britain and strengthened the 13 American colonies by removing their European rivals to the north and the south. The British victory in the French and Indian War had a great impact on the British Empire. Firstly, it meant a great expansion of British territorial claims in the New World. But the cost of the war had greatly enlarged Britain's debt.

Q: 6 Which is true of the 1912 presidential election? 407 0

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    Because all three major candidates were Progressive, the Socialist won
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    Because all three major candidates were Progressive, Progressive votes were split
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    Although none of the candidates was Progressive, the Progressives decided the election
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    Although none of the candidates was Progressive, Progressive ideas were important
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Answer : 2. "Because all three major candidates were Progressive, Progressive votes were split"
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Answer: B) Because all three major candidates were Progressive, Progressive votes were split Explanation: Because all three major candidates were Progressive, Progressive votes were split" is the one among the following that is true of the 1912 presidential election. The correct option among all the options that are given in the question is the option "B".

Q: 7 The first country to make a constitution 91 0

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    Russia
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    United States
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    France
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    North Korea
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Answer : 2. "United States"
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Answer: B) United States Explanation: The United States Constitution, ratified June 21, 1788, was influenced by the writings of Polybius, Locke, Montesquieu, and others. The document became a benchmark for republicanism and codified constitutions written thereafter. The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Constitution was passed on May 3, 1791.

Q: 8 Who wrote the first history book? 82 0

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    Herodotus
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    Euclid
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    Julius Caesar
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    Aristotle
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Answer : 1. "Herodotus"
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Answer: A) Herodotus Explanation: Herodotus, a Greek author written the first history book in 5th century B.C.

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