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Q:

Which is true of the 1912 presidential election?

A) Because all three major candidates were Progressive, the Socialist won B) Because all three major candidates were Progressive, Progressive votes were split
C) Although none of the candidates was Progressive, the Progressives decided the election D) Although none of the candidates was Progressive, Progressive ideas were important
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Because all three major candidates were Progressive, Progressive votes were split

Explanation:

Because all three major candidates were Progressive, Progressive votes were split" is the one among the following that is true of the 1912 presidential election.

The correct option among all the options that are given in the question is the option "B".

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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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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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A constitutional monarchy provides what power to a monarch?

A) Absolute power over parliament B) Only power given in the constitution
C) Power for kings, not queens D) A divine right of kings
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Only power given in the constitution

Explanation:

A constitutional monarchy is a form of monarchical government established under a constitutional system which acknowledges an elected or hereditary monarch as head of state.

 

The monarchs in a constitutional monarchy had only the power that was allocated to them in the constitution of their land or republic.

 

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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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Which of the following statements about Australian football is TRUE?

A) Goals are scored by kicking the ball through goal posts. B) Each team has a number of set plays for both offense and defense.
C) Constant movement of the ball is similar to baseball. D) The players tend to wear a large amount of padding.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Goals are scored by kicking the ball through goal posts.

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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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Q:

Which Battle marked the end of Napoleon era

Answer

Waterloo

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