World History MCQs

World History Multiple Choice Quiz Questions (MCQs) on Ancient World History, Medieval World History and Modern World History for various UPSC, PCS and other Competitive Examinations.

11. Which of the following is the political body of France?

[A] Duma
[B] Lok Sabha
[C] Estates General
[D] Reichstag

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12. The Bastille symbolized which of the following?

[A] Despotic power of the King
[B] Benevolence of the King
[C] Armed might of France
[D] Prestige and power

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13. Elle, a measuring unit in Germany, was used to measure which of the following?

[A] Cloth
[B] Land
[C] Height
[D] Thread

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14. Which of the following was another name of World War I?

[A] The War to End All Wars
[B] Battle of Marne
[C] Battle of Somme
[D] None of the above

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15. Which of the following was the King of England during the First World War?

[A] George V
[B] Albert
[C] Edward VIII
[D] None of the above

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16. Which of the following won the First World War?

[A] Nazi Party
[B] Allied Powers
[C] Central Powers
[D] None of the above

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17. Hitler invaded the Soviet Union due to which of the following reasons?

[A] He wanted more land for the Germans to live on
[B] He wanted control of Moscow
[C] He wanted control of the country’s oil and wheat fields
[D] None of the above

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18. Who commanded Operation Overlord?

[A] Churchill
[B] Stalin
[C] De Gaulle
[D] Eisenhower

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19. Which of the following is / are correct statements regarding the ‘Washington Consensus’?

  1. The consensus in Washington about matters of foreign policy.
  2. The ten-point guideline to liberal economic reform for development around the world
  3. The ten-point guideline for economic growth in Europe

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] Only 3

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20. Which of the following was the last battle of World War II?

[A] Battle of North Borneo
[B] Battle of Okinawa
[C] Battle of the Atlantic
[D] None of these

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