Last Updated: 5 June 2020
World History General Knowledge Questions and Answers are always asked in competitive exams like UPSC, NDA, CDS, SSC, Railways, State PSC, and several other competitive exams.
These GK questions can be very helpful for exam preparation, interviews, and online test. Practice and read as much as you can, Wish you a bright future ahead.
World History GK Questions And Answer
1. Which Country did Greek Historian Herodotus called “Gift of the Nile“?
2. When did Julius Caesar first invade Britain?
Answer: August 26th, 55 BC
3. Where did the First Industrial Revolution started?
Answer: Great Britain
4. Longest River in the world?
Answer: River Nile
5. During the American Civil War, Who was the President of America?
Answer: Abraham Lincoln
6. Which Country had the First Women’s Institute?
7. Independence Day of United States?
Answer: July 4, 1776
8. First president of United States?
Answer: George Washington
9. Full name of Gandhi?
Answer: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
10. Who was the last Emperor of Rome?
Answer: Flavius Romulus Augustus
11. Who was the king during the French revolution?
Answer: Louis XVI
12. When did Alexander the Great served as the king of Macedonia?
Answer: 336 BC
13. When was East India Company formed?
Answer: December 31, 1600
14. What is the name of the Autobiography of Adolf Hitler?
Answer: Mein Kampf
15. When did World War 1 started and ended?
Answer: 28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
16. When did World War 2 started and ended?
Answer: 1 September 1939 – 2 September 1945
17. Who was the first King of India?
Answer: Chandragupta Maurya
18. When did Christopher Columbus discovered America?
19. Who Discovered India?
Answer: Vasco Da Gama, May 20, 1498
20. What is Revolt of the Netherlands called?
Answer: Eighty Years’ War (1568–1648)
21. Who is the Father of History?
22. Who was the Emperor of Russia during Russian revolution?
Answer: Tsar Nicholas II
23. Which Country started the first newspaper in the world?
24. Which civilization is considered as the oldest civilization of the world?
Answer: Mesopotamia civilization
25. When was Rome founded?
Answer: 21 April 753 BC
26. When did Chinese Revolution take place?
Answer: 1948 – 1952
27. Which Country has the Oldest Dynasty still ruling?
28. In which Country did the first Marxist revolution take place?
29. Who authored the Declaration of Independence of United States?
Answer: 5 people Authored the Declaration of Independence:
Robert R. Livingston
30. Which civilization is River Euphrates and River Tigris associated with?
Answer: Mesopotamian civilization
31. Where did Renaissance start?
Answer: Florence (Italy)
32. When did Ancient Olympic Games first started ?
Answer: 776 BC
33. What is the name of the first Roman Emperor?
Answer: Augustus (Full Name: Gaius Octavius Thurinus)
34. Who is considered as the Master of Greek comedy?
35. Who is the Father of Modern Medicine?
36. When did Marco Polo traveled from Europe to Asia?
37. Who was the first person to sail around the world?
Answer: Ferdinand Magellan
38. Who Discovered North Pole?
Answer: Robert Peary
39. When was Habeas Corpus Act was passed?
40. Independence Day of Sri Lanka?
Answer: 4 February, 1948
41. Independence Day of Bangladesh?
Answer: 26 March, 1971
42. In which Country Aztec Civilization was originated?
43. In which Country the First revolution of 1848 began that lead to a series of revolutions?
44. When was Brazil Discovered?
45. When did Boston Tea Party happened?
Answer: December 16, 1773,
46. In which period did American Revolution occured?
Answer: Between 1765 and 1783
47. Independence Day of Pakistan?
Answer: 14 August, 1947
48. Who is known as Man of Blood and Iron?
Answer: Otto Von Bismarck
49. Who said “Man is a Political Animal“?
Answer: Greek philosopher Aristotle
50. The Battle of Waterloo was fought in the Year?
Answer: June 18, 1815 in Belgium (It marked the final defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte)