World History GK Questions And Answer: 50+ Questions

World History Gk Questions And Answer

Last Updated: 27 March 2021

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“?

Answer: Egypt

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?

Answer: Canada

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?

Answer: 1492

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)

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21. Who is the Father of History?

Answer: Herodotus

22. Who was the Emperor of Russia during Russian revolution?

Answer: Tsar Nicholas II

23. Which Country started the first newspaper in the world?

Answer: China

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?

Answer: Japan

28. In which Country did the first Marxist revolution take place?

Answer: Russia

29. Who authored the Declaration of Independence of United States?

Answer: 5 people Authored the Declaration of Independence:
Benjamin Franklin
John Adams
Roger Sherman
Robert R. Livingston
Thomas Jefferson

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?

Answer: Aristophanes

35.  Who is the Father of Modern Medicine?

Answer: Hippocrates

36. When did Marco Polo traveled from Europe to Asia?

Answer: 1271–95

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?

Answer: 1679

40. Independence Day of Sri Lanka?

Answer: 4 February 1948

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41. Independence Day of Bangladesh?

Answer: 26 March, 1971

42. In which Country Aztec Civilization was originated?

Answer: Mexico

43. In which Country the First revolution of 1848 began that lead to a series of revolutions?

Answer: Italy

44. When was Brazil Discovered?

Answer: 1500

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)

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