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.

31. What set the commencement of the French Revolution?

[A] abnormal increase in taxes
[B] bankruptcy of French treasury
[C] shutdown of ten banks together
[D] fall of economy

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32. With respect to French revolution, the third Estates Chambers of States General is known as:

[A] National Committee
[B] National Assembly
[C] National Mission
[D] National Estate

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33. Who led the Jacobian Club?

[A] Robespierre
[B] Roland
[C] Danton
[D] Leonardo

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34. The ‘spinning jenny’ was invented in:

[A] 1764
[B] 1756
[C] 1765
[D] 1777

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35. Who invented the power loom?

[A] Carter
[B] Cartwright
[C] Cameron
[D] Hargreaves

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36. Which was the fastest communication method before telegraph?

[A] Town crier
[B] Letters
[C] Morse Code
[D] Semaphore

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37. Who introduced coal for charcoal in blast furnace?

[A] Eddie
[B] Watt
[C] Iyer
[D] Darby

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38. The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk ended participation of which country from World War-I?

[A] Russia
[B] Germany
[C] Italy
[D] England

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39. Russian Social Democratic Labour Party was formed in:

[A] 1888
[B] 1898
[C] 1899
[D] 1989

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40. “April Theses” was given by:

[A] Marx
[B] Kerensky
[C] Nicholas
[D] Lenin

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