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Emergence of two power blocs after the second world war. What are they?

Answer

Emergence of two great power blocs:


Two power blocs came into existence after the Second World War. The United States of America and Soviet Russia became two Super Powers. They tried to dominate over other countries in their own way. Ultimately, it gave a headache to the world.


 


The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others) and powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its allies in the Warsaw Pact).

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The first news paper in the world was started by ?

A) Japan B) China
C) USA D) India
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) China

Explanation:
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Who is known as Man of Blood and Iron ?

A) Napoleon B) Bismarck
C) Ho Chi Minh D) Sir Walter Scott
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Bismarck

Explanation:

Otto von Bismarck (Prince Bismarck), called “man of blood” from his great war policy, and “iron” from his indomitable will. Many years Chancellor of Prussia and Germany. (Born in September 1st 1815)

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What were the watchwords for French Revolution?

Answer

 Liberty , Equality and Fraterenity

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Q:

Who is called the Napoleon of Iran?

Answer

Nader Shah

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Which is considered as oldest civilization of the world ?

A) Mesopotamian Civilization B) Harappan Civilization
C) Chinese Civilization D) Egyptain Civilization
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Mesopotamian Civilization

Explanation:

Mesopotamian Civilization (4000 BC - 6th Cen. BC)

Egyptain Civilization (3400 BC - 1000 BC)

Harappan Civilization (2500 BC - 1750 BC)

Chinese Civilization (1765 BC - 250 BC)

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Which of these was an action of Farmers Alliances?

A) Involving farmers in political action B) Encouraging farmers to give up farming
C) Helping farmers fight for better prices D) Both A & C
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Both A & C

Explanation:

The Farmers Alliance was an organized agrarian economic movement among American farmers that developed and flourished in 1875.

 

One of the goals of the organization was to end the adverse effects of the crop-lien system on farmers in the period following the American Civil War.

 

The Farmer's Alliance moved into politics in the early 1890s under the banner of the People's Party, commonly known as the "Populists."

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Who is considered as the master of Greek comedy ?

A) Aeschylus B) Sophocles
C) Aristophanes D) Philip
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Aristophanes

Explanation:

"Aeschylus" was the founder of Greek tragedy, he was author of "Promethus Bound".

"Sophocles" is considered as the greatest Greek tragedians.

"Philip" was the father of Alexander.

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