GK Questions on World History for Competitive Exams

GK Questions on World History for Competitive Exams

In this set of General Knowledge (GK) questions on World History, we will embark on a fascinating journey through the annals of world history. These questions have been carefully curated to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of significant events, notable personalities, and major civilizations that have shaped our world. History is not merely a collection of dates and facts; it is a tapestry woven with stories of triumphs and struggles, revolutions and reforms, and the rise and fall of empires. By delving into the past, we gain insights into the present and lay the foundation for a better future.

World History Questions

These GK Questions on World History are specifically designed for competitive exams, ensuring that you are well-prepared to tackle the historical section with confidence and knowledge. From ancient civilizations such as Mesopotamia and Egypt to the great empires of Rome and China, from the Age of Exploration to the World Wars, each question will transport you to a different era, presenting you with the opportunity to test your historical acumen.

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GK Questions on World History for Competitive Exams

Q :  

The policy of 'imperial preferences' adopted by Britain in its colonies in the year 1932 is also known as

(A) Hong Kong Agreement

(B) London Agreement

(C) Ottawa Agreement

(D) Paris Agreement

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

Who said that “Adolf Hitler is Germany and Germany is Adolf Hitler”. One who is committed to Hitler is committed to Germany”?

(A) R. Hayes

(B) Mussolini

(C) Hitler

(D) Communist International

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

In which year was Napoleon finally defeated in the Battle of Waterloo?

(A) 1814

(B) 1813

(C) 1815

(D) 1816

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

Like the Vedic Aryans, the practice of sacrificial fire was also followed by them

(A) Romans

(B) Greek people

(C) Iranian people

(D) all of the above

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

Where is the slash-and-burn agriculture known as 'Milpa'?

(A) Venezuela

(B) Brazil

(C) Central Africa

(D) Mexico and Central America

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

One of the important reasons for the outbreak of the Second World War was that the provisions of any one of the following treaties were humiliating. That was the treaty.

(A) Treaty of Paris

(B) Treaty of Versailles

(C) Treaty of Lorraine

(D) Treaty of Brussels

Correct Answer : B

Q :  

With which country did Britain go to war to gain control of the Falkland Islands when Margaret Thatcher was prime minister?

(A) Chile

(B) Argentina

(C) Brazil

(D) None of the above

Correct Answer : B

Q :  

Pamphlet related to the French Revolution – “What is the Third Estate?” Who wrote it?

(A) Marquis Lafayette

(B) Edmund Burke

(C) Joseph Foulan

(D) Abe Sieys

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

Who among the following played an important role during the "Reign of Terror" in France?

(A) Voltaire

(B) Marat

(C) Robespierre

(D) Montesquieu

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

Who among the following was not associated with the unification of Italy?

(A) Kevoor

(B) Garibaldi

(C) Mussolini

(D) Mazzini

Correct Answer : C

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