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Which of the following events of World History marked the beginning of the Second World War?

A) Invasion of Poland by German armies B) Occupation of Latvia , Estonia and Lithuania by the soviet Union
C) War against Finland declared by the USSR D) The period of 'Phoney war"

Answer:   A) Invasion of Poland by German armies



Explanation:

On 1 september 1939 German armies marched into poland. On 3 September Britain and France declared war on Germany.Thus the invasion of poland marked the beginning of the Second World War. The German armies completed the conquest of poland in less than three weeks as no aid reached poland. In spite of the declaration of war, however, there was little actual fighting for many months. Therefore, the war during the period from  september 1939 to April 1940 when germany invaded Narway and Denmark is known as the "Phoney War"

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In which year Pakistan became a federal republic?

 

A) 1948 B) 1956
C) 1971 D) 1975
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1956

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When was the "Boxer Rebellion" happened in China?

 

A) 1895   B) 1900  
C) 1905   D) 1909
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1900  

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The main goal of Zionism was to

 

A) Establish a Jewish homeland B) Assimilate Jews into other cultures
C) Fight against anti-Semitism D) Increase Arab residents in Palestine
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Establish a Jewish homeland

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Japan invaded Manchuria in 1931 because

 

A) Japan wanted to take back lands that belonged to it B) Manchuria had refused to make peace with Japan
C) Manchuria had invaded Japan during World War I D) Japan wanted raw materials and natural resources
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Japan wanted raw materials and natural resources

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In which country did the hotaki dynasty flourish?

A) Sri Lanka B) China
C) Nepal D) Afghanistan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Afghanistan

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When did Bangladesh become an independent parliamentary democracy?

A) December, 1971 B) January, 1972
C) March, 1972 D) February, 1972
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) January, 1972

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The Harlem Renaissance refers to

A) a celebration of African-American culture in literature and art. B) the struggle between science and religion in American schools.
C) the African Americans move back to Africa. D) None
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) a celebration of African-American culture in literature and art.

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In 1991 the Soviet Union collapsed MAINLY because

A) the United States was a better country and capitalism ruled the world. B) a civil war erupted in the southern republics.
C) years of economic stagnation left it far behind Western and Asian countries. D) key Soviet leaders were assassinated.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) a civil war erupted in the southern republics.

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