World History GK Questions and Answers

World History GK Questions and Answers

The study of human history across boundaries is known as macrohistory. World historians study movements (of peoples, cultures, commodities, diseases, and ideas), cross-cultural contact, and exchange that extend beyond single states, cultures, and regions. In competitive exams under the General Knowledge section, many questions of World History GK are generally asked.

World History GK

Therefore, here I am providing easy and important World History GK Questions and Answers to better prepare for upcoming RPSC, RRB, UPSC, and SSC examinations, which will help to increase your general knowledge and score. Also, these World History GK Questions and Answers will prove to be very beneficial for those candidates who are interested in getting the whole points in general knowledge.

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World History GK Questions and Answers 

  Q :  

During whose reign most Mongol invasions took place?

(A) Balban

(B) Alauddin Khalji

(C) Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq

(D) Firoz Tughlaq

Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

1. During the reign of Alauddin Khilji, Mongols attacked Delhi the most number of times.

2. First in the year 1299 and then in 1302-03. Alauddin Khilji built a new garrison town called Siri for his troops.

3. The administrative measures of Muhammad Tughlaq failed.

Q :  

‘Anand Temple’ of the Pegan Dynasty is located in

(A) Pakistan

(B) India

(C) Myanmar

(D) China

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

The famous painting "Last Supper" was the creation of -

(A) Leonardo-da-Vinci

(B) Pablo Picasso

(C) Claude Monet

(D) Michelangelo

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

1. The "Last Supper" was painted by Leonardo da Vinci between 1494 and 1498 in the city of Milan, Italy, depicting the last "supper" between Jesus and his followers.

2. This is a fresco and is approximately 15 feet x 29 feet in size.

  3. The painting still hangs on the wall of the Convent of Maria delle Grazie in Milan.

Q :  

When is the Hiroshima Day observed?

(A) August 5

(B) August 4

(C) August 6

(D) August 3

Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

Hiroshima Day is an annual observance held on August 6 to commemorate the atomic bombing of Hiroshima by the United States in 1945. The bombing killed over 140,000 people and left hundreds of thousands more injured.

Q :  

Chichen Itza is located in which country?

(A) Mexico

(B) United States

(C) Chile

(D) Argentina

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

Chichen Itza is located in (A) Mexico.

Chichen Itza is a famous archaeological site and ancient city located in the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico. It was a major center of the Maya civilization and is renowned for its well-preserved pyramid, known as El Castillo. Chichen Itza is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most visited archaeological sites in Mexico, attracting tourists and researchers interested in exploring the rich history and architecture of the Maya people.

Q :  

World Trade Organization came into existence in……

(A) 1992

(B) 1993

(C) 1994

(D) 1995

Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

The World Trade Organization (WTO) officially came into existence on January 1, 1995. It replaced the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and was established to facilitate international trade negotiations, resolve trade disputes, and provide a framework for the conduct of international trade. The WTO aims to promote free and fair trade among its member countries by establishing rules and agreements that govern global commerce. It serves as a forum for member nations to negotiate trade agreements and address issues related to trade policies and practices.

Q :  

When did the war of Americans Independence take place?

(A) 1770

(B) 1772

(C) 1774

(D) 1776

Correct Answer : D
Explanation :
The War of American Independence, also known as the American Revolutionary War, took place between 1775 and 1783. Therefore, the correct option is not listed among the provided choices. If we consider the closest option, (D) 1776, it is a significant year within the timeframe of the war as the Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776. The war itself had already begun in 1775.

Q :  

What is the full form of ISI Pakistan?

(A) Inter Services Intelligence

(B) Inter Solution Intelligence

(C) Inter Surgical Improvement

(D) International Survey

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is the premier intelligence agency of Pakistan, responsible for providing critical national security and intelligence assessments to the government. It was established in 1948 and operates under the jurisdiction of the Pakistan Ministry of Defence. The ISI is primarily focused on safeguarding Pakistan's interests, both domestically and internationally, and plays a crucial role in counterintelligence, counterterrorism, and strategic intelligence.

Q :  

Under whose leadership did America achieve independence in 1776 AD?

(A) Abraham Lincoln

(B) Jeorge W. Bush

(C) Jeorge Washington

(D) None of these

Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

America achieved independence in 1776 under the leadership of (C) George Washington. Abraham Lincoln and George W. Bush were Presidents of the United States in later periods, and they were not involved in the events leading to the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

Q :  

Which organization publishes ‘World Development Report’?  

(A) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

(B) World Economic Forum

(C) International Monetary Fund (IMF)

(D) World Bank

Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

The "World Development Report" is an annual publication by the World Bank. It provides in-depth analysis and insights into key development issues facing the world. Each report focuses on a specific theme, addressing economic, social, and environmental challenges. The aim is to offer policymakers, researchers, and development practitioners valuable information and perspectives to inform decision-making and promote sustainable development globally.

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