[History Test 5] RPSC College Lecturer Exam 2021

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Q1. Britain recognized the USA as an independent country in

(a) 1781

(b) 1782

(c) 1783

(d) 1784

Q 2. In Canada, the Metis revolted against the colonization of their land between

(a) 1869 and 1885

(b) 1870 and 1885

(c) 1871 and 1885

(d) 1872 and 1885

Q 3.The term Terra Nullius means:

(a) Land belonging to nobody

(b) Land belonging to natives

(c) Land belonging to the state

(d) Land of immigrants

Q4. Adolf Hitler committed suicide in?

[A]       1944

[B]       1945

[C]       1946

[D]       1947

Q5. Before independence Ukraine was part of?

[A]       USA

[B]       Britain

[C]       China

[D]       USSR

Q6. First World War started in which year?

[A]       1914

[B]       1916

[C]       1918

[D]       1920

Q7. India qualified for the Soccer World Cup in 1950 but were refused permission to take part; why?

[A]  They didn’t have coach.

[B]  They were not allowed to play on Political issues.

[C]  The players were not permitted to play in bare feet.

[D]  None of the Above

Q8. Who is considered as the master of Greek comedy?

[A]       Aeschylus

[B]       Sophocles

[C]       Aristophanes

[D]       Philip

Q9. When ancient Olympic Games first held?

[A]       776 BC

[B]       780 BC

[C]       790 BC

[D]       800 BC

Q10. Who is known as the father of Modern Medicine?

[A]       Euclid

[B]       Pythagoras

[C]       Hippocrates

[D]       Eratosthenes

Q11. In which year Bartholomew Diaz reached Cape of Good Hope ?

[A]       1480

[B]       1487

[C]       1495

[D]       1500

Q12. Rivers Tigris and Euphrates are associated with?

[A]       Mesopotamian Civilization

[B]       Egyptian Civilization

[C]       Harappan Civilization

[D]       Chinese Civilization

Q13. Which is considered as oldest civilization of the world?

[A]       Mesopotamian Civilization

[B]       Egyptian Civilization

[C]       Harappan Civilization

[D]       Chinese Civilization

Q14. The word ‘anserine’ relates to which type of birds?

[A]  Geese

[B]  Kingfisher

[C]  Sparrow

[D]  None of the Above

Q15. What year was Inheritance Tax introduced in the UK?

[A]  1988

[B]  1977

[C]  1986

[D]  1999

 Q16. Marco Polo, Venetian traveller, travelled from Venice to China and Japan in :

[A]       1285 – 90

[B]       1288 – 93

[C]       1290 – 96

[D]       1295 – 1301

Q17. What is the art of Japanese flower arranging called?

[A]  Feng Shui

[B]  Ikebana

[C]  Florabana

[D]  None of the Above

Q18. Which artist sculpted the lions at the foot of London’s Nelson’s Column?

[A]  Sir Edwin Henry

[B]  Sir Leopold

[C]  Lord Henry III

[D]  None of the Above

Q19. In 1983 which film did Barbra Streisand co-write, direct, produce and star in?

[A]  Terminator

[B]  Aliens

[C]  Star Wars 6

[D]  Yentl

Q20. If an object is hastate what shape is it?

[A]  Circular

[B]  Square

[C]  Rectangular

[D]  Triangular

Q21. Which country had the first Women’s Institute, in 1897?

[A]  Australia

[B]  Canada

[C]  Great Britain

[D]  Japan

Q22. Haldi is the Indian name for which spice?

[A]  Coriander

[B]  Star anise

[C]  Turmeric

[D]  Asafoetida

Q23. Which US organization’s headquarters is situated in Langley, Virginia?

[A]  NIA

[B]  Interpol

[C]  CIA

[D]  None of the Above

Q 24.Workers who provided cheap labour in Australia were

(a) Chinese immigrants

(b) African slaves

(c) Australian aborigines

(d) Indian labourers

Q 25. The Constitution Act in America, which accepted the existing aboriginal and treaty rights of the natives, was passed in the year

(a) 1984

(b) 1986

(c) 1982

(d) 1988

Q26. Which among following is called “Gift of the Nile”?

[A] China

[B] India

[C] Iraq

[D] Egypt

Q27. Who was among the famous Roman poets?

[A] Tacitus

[B] Plinky

[C] Virgil

[D] Marcus

Q 28. Europeans wanted to cut down native forests and replace them with

(a) Sugarcane fields

(b) Rice fields

(c) Cornfields

(d) Cotton fields

Q 29.The year in which Amerigo de Vespucci’s Travels was published was

(a) 1508

(b) 1507

(c) 1509

(d) 1510

Q 30.Karl Marx described the American frontier as the last positive capitalist utopia in his book

(a) Grundrisse

(b) Das Kapital

(c) The Communist Manifesto

(d) The German Ideology

Q 31.Which law gave natives in reservations the right to buy land and take loans?

(a) Indian Reorganisation Act of 1932 CE

(b) Indian Reorganisation Act of 1934 CE

(c) Indian Reorganisation Act of 1936 CE

(d) Indian Reorganisation Act of 1938 CE

Q 32.The natives of North America accepted citizenship of the USA by the _______ in 1954 CE

(a) Declaration of Indian Rights

(b) Declaration of British Rights

(c) Declaration of United States Rights

(d) Declaration of America Rights

Q33.The French Canadian rebellion occurred in the year:

(a) 1837

(b) 1838

(c) 1839

(d) 1840

Q 34. The Native American tribe, which was forcibly evicted by US President Andrew Jackson, was?

(a) Hopis

(b) Cherokees

(c) Metis

(d) Ottawas

Q 35. The Hundred Years’ War, fought intermittently between 1337 to 1453 was a war fought for control of lands in this modern nation?

[A] Germany

[B] France

[C] Italy

[D] Ireland

Q36. Which large East African nation, home to Mount Kilimanjaro, was formed when the former German, then British mainland colony was unified with an archipelago off its coast?

[A] Madagascar

[B] Kenya

[C] Somalia

[D] Tanzania

Q37.The Maya of Mesoamerica are best known for their achievements in:

[A] Ship building and navigation

[B] Mathematics and astronomy

[C] Animal husbandry

[D] Carpentry

Q38.The rapid colonization of Africa by the European powers after 1880 was motivated primarily by

[A] the demand for slaves to cultivate New World cotton and sugar

[B] the desire for new markets, raw materials, and strategic advantage

[C] the need to tap the hydroelectric potential of the African rivers

[D] the heavy demand for African workers in European factories

Q39. Which of the following statements is supported by the table below?

Percentage of 18-22 Year Olds of Working-Class Backgrounds Enrolled in Institutions of Higher Learning in 1960:

CountryPercentage
Yugoslavia56.0%
Czechoslovakia39.3%
Poland32.9%
Great Britain25.0%
France5.3%
West Germany5.2%

Select an Answer:

[A] A private enterprise system provided the greatest access for students to higher education.

[B] European women and men had equal access to higher education.

[C] In Eastern Europe the nationalization of industry had not displaced the former ruling classes from their social prominence.

[D] Students from working-class backgrounds in Eastern Europe had greater access to higher education than did students from similar backgrounds in Western Europe.

Q40. Brettonwood agreement was signed to establish which of the following organization?

[A] World Bank

[B] New York stock exchange

[C] Unite Nations

[D] WHO

Q41. Who among the following was the world’s first woman prime minister?

[A] Golda Meir

[B] Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike

[C] Indira Gandhi

[D] Vigdis Finboga

Q42. Warplane Enola Gay is associated with which of the following?

[A] Sinking of the ship Bismark

[B] The Hiroshima bombing

[C] Storming of Bastille

[D] None of the above

Q43. Battle of Waterloo was fought in which of the following countries?

[A] France

[B] Iran

[C] Belgium

[D] India

Q44. Which of the following was the world’s earliest form of paper that was invented by the Egyptians?

[A] Hieroglyphics

[B] Papyrus

[C] Cuneiform

[D] Bone Script

Q45. Which of the following was a central part of the Egyptian religion?

[A] The pharaohs

[B] The afterlife

[C] The pyramids

[D] The heavens

Q46. Which of the following is referred to as the land of human paradise on the Persian gulf, blessed by the gods?

[A] Egyptian Civilization

[B] Sumerian Civilization

[C] Babylonian Civilization

[D] None of the above

Q47. Which of the following was the major invention of the Sumerians which had a large impact on the forming of the first civilization?

[A] Writing

[B] Ziggurat

[C] Iron

[D] Chariot

Q48. Which of the following empire stretched from Egypt and Cyprus in the west to the borders of Persia—modern-day Iran—in the east?

[A] Akkadian Empire

[B] Assyrian Empire

[C] Sumerian

[D] None of the above

Q49. Which of the following was the son of TiglathPilesar III?

[A] Shalmaneser IV

[B] Sennacherib

[C] Assurbanipal

[D] None of the above

Q50. Which of the following dynasty developed the concept of Mandate of Heaven?

[A] Xia Dynasty

[B] Shang Dynasty

[C] Qin Dynasty

[D] Zhou Dynasty

Q51. The Qin dynasty ruled during which of the following period?

[A] 206 BCE-220 AD

[B] 386-589 AD

[C] 221-206 BC

[D] None of the above

Q52. The Han dynasty ruled during which of the following period?

[A] 221-206 AD

[B] 221-206 BC

[C] 386-589 AD

[D] 206 BCE-220 AD

Q53. Which of the following called themselves as ‘Hellens’?

[A] Chinese

[B] Mesopotamians

[C] Greeks

[D] Romans

Q54. Sea-trade was the main occupation of which of the following?

[A] Chinese

[B] Mesopotamians

[C] Greeks

[D] None of the above

Q55. Which of the following region came to be known as ‘Magna Grecia’ or Greater Greece?

[A] Arabian

[B] Persian

[C] Mediterranean

[D] None of the above

Q56. Which of the following wrote ‘Iliad’ and the ‘Odyssey’?

[A] Herodotus

[B] Sappho

[C] Homer

[D] Hesoid

Q57. Which of the following society was divided into two segments- Patrician or the upper Class and Plebian or the poor commoners?

[A] Greek society

[B] Roman society

[C] Babylonian society

[D] None of the above

Q58. Which of the following holds the view, “If Rome plundered she also civilized the worl[D]”?

[A] Homer

[B] H.[A] Davies

[C] Ptolemy

[D] Galen

Q59. Which of the following was the name of the river on which Rome was founded?

[A] Rubicon

[B] Forum

[C] Romulus

[D] Tiber

Q60. Which of the following made the Islamic religion Militant?

[A] Ali

[B] Abu Bakr

[C] Husayn

[D] Omar

Q65. Which of the following factors led to the decline of European nobles in Late Middle Age?

[A] Rise of nation states

[B] Decreasing importance of towns and cities

[C] Increase in influence of serfs

[D] Collapse of international trade

Q66. The western European societies were influenced most by which of the following during the early middle ages?

[A] The Byzantine empire

[B] Elected Parliaments

[C] The Roman Catholic Church

[D] National Monarchies

Q67. The process of Renaissance started at which of the following places?

[A] France

[B] Germany

[C] Britain

[D] Italy

Q68. Which of the following invented the printing machine?

[A] Macro Polo

[B] John Gutenberg

[C] Peter Abelard

[D] None of the above

Q69. Which of the following declared that the Sun was the Center of the Solar system and that the earth and other planets revolved around it?

[A] Galileo

[B] Copernicus

[C] Aristotle

[D] Ptolemy

Q70. Which of the following recorded his scientific theory in his book ‘Principia’?

[A] Galileo

[B] Harvey

[C] Newton

[D] Copernicus

Q71. Which of the following is the work of Thomas More?

[A] The Histories

[B] Of Mice and Men

[C] Mona Lisa

[D] Utopia

Q72. The age of Renaissance took the focus away from which of the following?

[A] The Church

[B] The Vikings

[C] The King

[D] Art and Literature

Q73. Which of the following figure of the Renaissance is most associated with the humanist movement?

[A] Luther

[B] Petrarch

[C] More

[D] Da Vinci

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