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01 The first Olympiad was held in Greece in the year 776 BC
02 Rome was founded in the year 753 BC
03 The Great wall of China was built in the year 214 BC
04 The first voyage around the world was undertook by whom in 1522 Magellan
05 The first President of USA was George Washington
06 Which Battle marked the end of Napoleon era Waterloo
07 The American War of Independence was fought between America and Great Britain
08 Adolf Hitler was also known as Fuhrer
09 The first woman in world to become the Prime minister of a country was Sirimao Bandara Naike
10 The Emperor of Germany who dismissed his Chancellor Bismark in 1980 was William II
11 Two Presidents of USA were father and son.Their names were John Adams & Quincey
12 The UNO came into existance in 1945 AD
13 The king of England before Elizabeth II was George VI
14 Queen Elizabeth I ascended the throne of England in the year 1558 AD
15 The Statue of Liberty of New York was a gift from France
16 Hitler's secret service was also known as Gestapo
17 The last Emperor of Rome was Romulus Augustus
18 Florence Nightingale was known as Lady of the Lamp
19 Mao Tse Tung died in the year 1976 AD
20 In 1806,the Holy Roman Empire was dissolved by Napolean
21 The country which celebrates Independence day on 15th August, apart from India, is South Korea
22 The first World War ended in 1918 AD
23 The US President who was forced to resign due to the Watergate scandal was Nixon
24 The Second World War ended in 1945 AD
25 The first communist manifesto was issued in 1848 AD
26 The first Prime Minister of Independent Kenya was Jomo Kenyatta
27 Malenkov became the Soviet Prime Minister after the death of Stalin
28 The first British Prime Minister was Sir Robert Walpole
29 The French revolution took place during the years 1789-1799 AD
30 The British Commander who surrendered before the Americans and French at York town in 1781 was Lord Cornwallis
31 The American War of Independence was faught during the years 1775-1783 AD
32 Stalin became the Premiere of USSR in 1924 AD
33 Lenin was succeeded by Stalin
34 In the Second World War,atomic bombs were dropped in Japan which destroyed Hiroshima
35 Leningrad was built by Peter I
36 White House,the residence of the President of the USA is located at Washington DC
37 In European History,the year 1848 is known as Year of Revolution
38 The first Prime Minister of Israel was David Bengurian
39 The English King who was prepared to exchange his kingdom for a horse was Richard III
40 Nixon was succeeded by Gerald Ford
41 Nixon resigned in the year 1974 AD
42 The First World War broke out in 1914 AD
43 In the year 1959,Chinese occupied Tibet
44 A big Naval expedition sent by Philip II against England was known as the Spanish Armada
45 Magna Karta is also known as the Bible of English Constitution
46 The king who was forced to sign the Magna Karta was King John II
47 Winston Churchil died in the year 1965 AD
48 Battle of Britain was fought in the year 1940 AD
49 Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa in 1941 against the Soviet Union
50 Bolschevik Revolution took place in 1917 AD
51 Christopher Columbus died in the year 1506 AD
52 De Champlain was a French Explorer
53 China was also known as Chung hua
54 Alexandria was founded by Alexander
55 In the first Punic War fought in 264-261 BC,the Romans defeated Carthaginians
56 Modern Parliament was introduced by Edward I
57 The Disease which struck Europe in the 14th Century was Plague
58 In the thirteenth Century,Russia was overun by Mongols
59 In 1260,the Mongol army was defeated by the armies of Islam at Ain Jalut
60 Timur died in the year 1405 AD
61 The first colony established by the English in north America was Jamestown
62 Henry IV was assassinated in 1610 AD
63 The War of the Grand Alliance was fought during 1689-97 AD
64 The War of the Spanish succession was fought during 1701-14 AD
65 In 1707,the two countries who became united were England and Scotland
66 Napoleon crowned himself as Emperor in 1801 AD
67 Napoleon brought a detailed revision of the French Legal System called as Code Napoleon
68 In 1805,the French fleet was destroyed at The Battle of Trafalgar
69 The unification of Italy took place during 1858-1870 AD
70 The unification of Germany was carried-out during 1864-1870 AD
71 In 1870,Germany waged war with France
72 In 1822,the country which was declared an independent empire was Brazil
73 Abraham Lincoln,the American President was a republican from Illinois
74 The 1849 Gold-Rush was due to gold discovered at Northern California
75 Between 1836-1847,USA was at war with Mexico
76 In 1898,USA was at war with Spain
77 In 1867,USA purchased Alaska from Russia
78 In 1770,James Cook,the English Captain landed at Botany Bay of Australia
79 Suez Cananl was opened in 1869 AD
80 In 1818,the Zulu Kingdom was founded by Shaka
81 In 1911,Italy invaded Libya
82 King Leopold was from Belgium
83 The Union of South Africa was formed in 1909 AD
84 In earlier times,Turkey was referred to as The sick man of Europe
85 In 1877,Russia went to war with Turkey
86 In July 1914,Austria invaded Serbia
87 In August 1914,Germany attacked France
88 In the first World War,German forces were defeated Grumbinnen by Russia
89 In the first World War,Austria fought alongside Germany
90 In the first World War,Austria & Germany were known as Central powers
91 Finland Won Independence in 1917 from Russia
92 In 1935,Italy attacked Ethiopia
93 Benito Mussolini was the dictator of Italy
94 Mein Kampf was written by Adolf Hitler
95 Adolf Hitler was the dictator of Germany
96 In a mass genocide,Hitler targetted The Jews
97 In 1939,Hitler and Stalin concluded the Nazi-Soviet Pact
98 The Bolschevik revolution occurred in 1917 AD
99 Franco came to power in Spain in 1939 AD
100 Hitler's Nazy party came to power in 1933 AD
101 In 1940,Germany defeated Poland
102 In 1940,Germany invaded France
103 Winston Churchill was the premier of Britain
104 In December 1941,Japan attacked Pearl Harbour
105 In June 1941,Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa
106 Operation Barbarossa was launched against Soviet Union
107 In 1942,Russians broke the German front at Stalingrad
108 In 1942,British defeated the Africa Corps at El Alamein
109 The Marshall Plan was launched in June 1947
110 The European Ecomic Community was formed in 1952 AD
111 The Berlin Wall was built in 1961 AD
112 In 1937,Japan attacked China
113 In the first World War, Japan allied with Germany
114 Pearl Harbour is located in Hawai
115 During the first World War,America's President was Roosewelt
116 In February 1942,Singapore fell to Japan
117 Indonesia became independent in 1948 AD
118 Phillipines became independent in 1946 AD
119 Malaya became independent in 1957 AD
120 The Cultural Revolution was launched in China in 1966 by Mao Tse-tung
121 Prior to its Independence,Korea was a Colony of Japan
122 The Korean War was fought in 1950-53 AD
123 Tibet is presently occupied by China
124 During 1945-52,Japan was occupied by United States troops
125 In 1997,Hong Kong was reunified with China
126 Ghana became independent in 1957 AD
127 Before independence Ghana was a colony of Britain
128 The earlier name of Ghana was Gold Coast
129 Kenya became independent in 1963 AD
130 Zimbabwe became independent in 1976 AD
131 Before independence,Zimbabwe was a colony of Britain
132 Zaire became independent in 1960 AD
133 The earlier name of Zaire was Congo
134 Before independence,Zaire was under the control of Belgians
135 Before independence,Angola was under the control of Portuguese
136 The unpopular practise of South Africa was Apartheid
137 South Africa withdrew from the British Common Wealth in 1961 AD
138 In 1994,the African National Congress won the elections in South Africa under the leadership of Nelson Mandela
139 The popular leader of Cuba is Fidel Castro
140 In 1990,Iraq attacked and occupied Kuwait
141 In 1979,Afghanistan witnessed invasion by Soviet Union
142 Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty was signed in 1991 AD
143 During the Gulf War,Iraq fought under the leadership of Saddam Hussein
144 The Shah of Iran was overthrown in 1979 AD
145 Ayatollah Khomeini was the religious leader of Iran


 
 
 
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