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.

21. Which of the following was the official name of Lenin’s new government?

[A] The Soviet of the People’s Commissars
[B] The Politburo
[C] The Executive Committee
[D] The Supreme Soviet

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22. The invasion of Germany on which of the following country started world war II?

[A] France
[B] Poland
[C] Japan
[D] China

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23. Which of the following was the Commander General of Italy during WWII?

[A] Benito Mussolini
[B] Winston Churchill
[C] Francisco Franco
[D] Vladimir Lenin

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24. Which of the following was the result of the Great Depression?

[A] A stable exchange rate system.
[B] Increased trade barriers and devalued currencies.
[C] Free international capital flows.
[D] None of the above

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25. Bretton Woods Conference of July 1944, established which of the following institutions?
1) IBRD
2) IMF
3) WTO
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

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

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26. The Bolshevik group in Russian Revolution was led by which of the following?

[A] Stalin
[B] Karl Mark
[C] Vladimir Lenin
[D] Tsar

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27. 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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28. Woodrow Wilson’s ‘fourteen-point peace proposal’ pertained to which of the following events?

[A] Paris Peace Conference
[B] Solving Balkan Crisis
[C] League of Nations only
[D] Disarmament only

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29. Consider the following statements with respect to the Mustafa Kemal Pasha:

  1. He led a nationalist reaction against the humiliating treaty signed by the Sultan of Turkey after the WWI.
  2. He converted Turkey into a republic.
  3. He reinstated the office of Caliph which had been abolished under a previous treaty with the victorious countries in the WWI.

Which of the above is / are correct?

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

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30. In which of the following cities was the Charter of UNO adopted?

[A] San Francisco
[B] New York
[C] Washington
[D] London

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