World History Questions

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The oldest dynasty still ruling in which country   ?

A) India B) Iran
C) Japan D) England
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Japan

Explanation:

The longest-surviving dynasty in the world is the Imperial House of Japan.

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Who was the modern world's first woman head of government ?

A) Indira Gandhi B) Sirimao Bandaru nayake
C) Isabel Peron D) Golda Mayor
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Sirimao Bandaru nayake

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Which of the following tribes does not share its name to a mountain peak ?

A) Khasi B) Jaintia
C) Gaaro D) Bheel
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Bheel

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Who was among the famous Roman poets ?

A) Tacitus B) Plinky
C) Virgil D) Marcus
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Virgil

Explanation:

Virgil and Horace were the famous Roman poets.

Tacitus and Plinky were the famous Roman historians.

Marcus was a Roman Philosopher.

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What was the name of the atom bomb dropped by USA on Hiroshima in Japan during the second world war ?

A) Little Boy B) Little Fly
C) Little Devil D) None of these
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Little Boy

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Which Battle marked the end of Napoleon era

Answer

Waterloo

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Who among the following empasized the 'Five Relationships' ?

A) Lao-tse B) Buddha
C) Confucius D) Mahavira
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Confucius

Explanation:

To Confucius, Five Relationships were inportant : between ruler and subject

father and son

husband and wife

older brother and younger brother

older friend and younger friend

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When did the first Railway Train begin to carry passengers and freight?

A) 1814 AD B) 1830 AD
C) 1853 AD D) 1784 AD
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1830 AD

Explanation:

In 1814, George Stephenson developed steam engine to haul coal from mines to ports by railways. In 1830, the first railway train began to carry passengers and freight from Liverpool to Manchester.

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