World History quiz questions

Q1: The world’s first intercity rail line was between

A    Liverpool and Manchester

B    Washington and New York

C    Moscow and St Petersburg

D    Rome and Naples

Q2: The First World War started in the year

A    1912

B    1914

C    1916

D    1919

Q3: On 28 June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian Empire was assassinated in Sarajevo. This event ultimately led to the breakout of ________.

A    World war 1

B    World war 2

C    The Great Depression

D    Civil rights movement.

Q4: From 1918 to 1946, which of these armies was commonly known as the Red Army

A    U.S. Army

B    People's Liberation Army

C    British Army

D    Russian National Military Forces

Q5: Who was the last Soviet premier?

A    Mikhail Gorbachev

B    Alexei Kosygin

C    Nikolai Bulganin

D    Vladimir Lenin

Q6: The construction of Eiffel tower completed in the year

A    1810

B    1889

C    1910

D    1945

Q7: Who said this famous quote "government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth".

A    Vladimir Lenin

B    Mahatma Gandhi

C    Abraham Lincoln

D    Nelson Mandela

Q8: Vladimir Lenin was a revolutionary politician who served as the head of government of


B    China

C    Cuba

D    Venezuela

Q9: The transition from hand production methods to machines, the increasing use of steam power and water power, the development of machine tools and the rise of the mechanized factory system in Europe and the US, in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 is known as

A    The European revolution

B    European renaissance

C    The Social revolution

D    Industrial Revolution

Q10: The Industrial Revolution began in

A    Great Britain

B    France

C    Spain

D    Germany

Q11: The Treaty of Paris, signed in Paris by representatives of King George III of Great Britain and representatives of the United States of America on September 3, 1783, ended the

A    Civil rights movement

B    American Revolutionary War

C    Industrial crisis

D    World war 1

Q12: Under which of the following treaties did the British recognize the independence of 13 American Colonies ?

A    Treaty of Paris

B    Treaty of Salisbury

C    York Treaty

D    Treaty of Washington

Q13: At the end of World War II, East Germany was occupied by the forces of

A    USA


C    Spain

D    Britain

Q14: Reunification of East and West Germany happened in the year

A    1985

B    1990

C    1995

D    1998

Q15: In the World war 2, the Axis powers fought against the

A    Brazil

B    Cuba

C    Allies

D    None of these.

Q16: The Pact of Steel, known formally as the Pact of Friendship and Alliance was a military and political alliance between

A    USA and UK

B    Russia and Japan

C    South Korea and North Korea

D    Italy and Germany

Q17: In the World war 2, which of these countries was not a member of the Allies

A    United Kingdom

B    France

C    Japan

D    USA

Q18: In the World war 2, which of these countries was not a member of the Axis powers.

A    Japan

B    Hungary

C    Romania

D    Belarus

Q19: The first Atomic bomb was dropped on which city

A    Hiroshima

B    Nagasaki

C    Both

D    None of these.

Q20: The last of the Axis powers to surrender in the World war 2 was

A    Germany

B    Italy

C    Japan

D    Hungary