Ssc history objective questions for board exam


1. The European explorer Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci and ___________________ were
mainly responsible for discovering the northern, eastern and central parts of the American continent in 15th century. (Magellan, John Cabot, Vasco-da-Gama) 2. The seven years war concluded with the treaty of ____________ (London, Paris, New York) 3. The ___________ of 1764 was passed by the British Parliament.(stamp Act, Sugar Act, Import Duties Act) 4. By an Act of 1773, the East India Company acquired a monopoly of the _____________ trade with America. (cloth, tea, sugar) 5. The common man of France had to suffer from forced labour, payment of salt-tax and ___________ a tax of 1/10th of income to be paid to church.(income-tax, tithe, religious tax) 6. Montesquieu was a ____________ by profession. ( doctor, lawyer, teacher) 7. ____________was exiled from France.(Montesquieu, Voltaire, Rousseau) 8. “Without _______________ the French revolution would not have taken place.” (Montesquieu, Voltaire, Rousseau) 9. ____________ had read Rousseau. (Louis XIV, Louis XV, Louis XVI) 10. The 18th century _____________ was a formidable naval power in Europe. (France, Britain, Portugal) 11. France and _____________ made rapid advance in iron and steel and chemical industry in the early phase of industrial Revolution. (Italy, Germany, Spain) 12. In 1615 A.D. the British obtained permission to start a factory at __________ ( Mumbai, Surat, Madras) 13. The British obtained permission to start a factory at Surat, from emperor____________ (Shahajahan, Jahangir, Akbar) 14. Africa was called as _______________ (The province of slaves, The dark Continent, The backward) 15. During the years 1740 A.D. 1761 A.D. the internal politics gave rise to confrontation between the French and the British in _____________ province. (Central, Carnatic, Bengal) 16. ___________ was known as the ‘hermit nation’. (India, China, Japan) 17. In 1871, Germany annexed the provinces of Alsace and Lorraine that belonged to _______________ (England, France, Italy) 18. ______________ acquired some territories in central Africa and China. (Bismark, Kaiser William II, French Ferdinand) 19. A revolution broke out in _______________ in 1908. (Bosnia, Turkey, Herzegovina) 20. On 28the June 1914, at ________________ capital of Bosnia, Franz Ferdinand, the Crown Prince of Austria, was assassinated by a Serbian Nationalist. (Bucharest, Sarajevo, Belgrade) 21. Karl Marx was a _____________ philosopher. (Russian, German, Polish) 22. Karl Marks and ____________ published the famous pamphlet ‘The Communist Manifesto’. (Pushkin, Fredrick Engels, Maxim Gorky) 23. In February 1917, a workers’ strike started in ____________ (Leningrad, Petrograd, Moscow) 24. Italy had a hope of acquiring the Italian speaking provinces under ___________ and Germany. (Prussia, Austria, Turkey) 25. From Turkey Mussolini acquired islands in the _________ Sea. (Caspian, Aegean, Mediterranean) 26. In 1936 Italy annexed Ethiopia in _____________ (Europe, Africa, Asia)

27. A major revolt by ‘Spartacist’, the______________ party, was crushed. (Socialist,
communist, Democratic) 28. Western democracies Kept ___________ as an outcaste in international politics till 1934. (Italy, Soviet Russia, Germany)

29. Adopting ____________ Russia made unbelievable progress. (revolution, Economic Planning, Socialist Policy)

30. Especially ____________ had an important role in determining policies of the League of Nations. (U.S.A, England, U.S.S.R) 31. In 1941, Japan launched an air attack on pearl Harbour, the _____________ navel base of America. (Indian, Pacific, Atlantic) 32. After suffering siege of 900 days _____________ refused to surrender. (Moscow, Leningrad, Stalingrad) 33. After 1945, _____________ fought for freedom against the French under the able leadership of Hochi-minh. (Burma, Indo-China, Indonesia) 34. East Indies islands had to fight against their _______________ rulers after 1945. (French, Dutch, British) 35. The Indian Constitution was drafted by the committee headed by ________________ (Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar)

36. The ___________ Congress (1878) was aimed at maintaining the world peace. (Paris,

London, Berlin) 37. The headquarter of the league was located at Geneva in _____________ ( Denmark, Switzerland, Norway) 38. The basic foundation of the U.N.O. was laid down by the ____________ charter of august 1941. ( Atlantic, 39. Albert Einstein, a_______________ scientist prepared the basis for the basis for the atomic age. (German, French, Polish)

40. The League of nation was the brainchild of _____________idealism. (Franklin Roosevelt’s, Woodrow
Wilson’s, Winston Churchill’s)

41. There are 5 Permanent members on the Security Council of the UN. (4, 5, 6) 42. The USA has remained the only super power after 1991. (USA, USSR, UK) 43. WTO was set up in 1995. (1995, 1996, 1997) 44. The League of Nations settled the disputes between Sweden and Finland over Aaland 45. The industrial revolution had began in ___________(England, France, Germany) 46. Napoleon Bonaparte crowned himself as the emperor in 1804. 47. The French Revolution is regarded as an epoch-making event. 48. The social classes in France were known as Estates 49. Hong Kong was ceded to Britain by the Treaty of Nanking.

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