USA History MCQS for CSS PMS,PCS Exam


(1) James Town was founded in:
(2) Who wrote “The White House Years”?
Henry Kissinger
(3) “I have a dream.” Who delivered this oration?
Rev. Martin Luther King
(4) The Capital of New York State is:
(5) Abolitionism was to:
Ban Slavery
(6) Before Civil War the Principal Crop of the South was:
(7) Henry Clay was a:
None of these
(8) US entered the Second World War in:
(9) Gold Rush in California took place in:
None of these
(10) The Civil Right Act was passed in:
(11) Louis Armstrong was a:
(12) ‘Four Freedoms’ were announced by:
(13) Affirmative Action policy is to help:
None of these
(14) Rockefellers made their fortune in:
(15) The Liberty Bell is located in:
(16) Which state was known as Lone Star Republic?
(17) MORMONS are settled in:
(18) BABE RUTH was a:
(19) The total number of British colonies in North America was:
(20) The Declaration of Independence was written by:
Thomas Jefferson
(1) During his first voyage, Columbus accidentally landed at the:
(a) Virgin Islands
(b) Hawaiian Islands
(c) Watlings Island in the Bahamas
(d) Northern Mariana Islands
(2) Which of the following English Colonies in America was named after Queen Elizabeth?
(a) Maryland 
(b) Florida
(c) Virginia
(d) Georgia
(3) Which of the following States in the United States of America was famous for its gold mines?
(a) Maryland
(b) Vermont
(c) California
(d) Massachusetts

(4) The first permanent and successful English Colony in America, Jamestown Virginia, was founded in the year:

(a) 1492
(b) 1592
(c) 1607
(d) 1707
(5) The Pilgrims from England reached Plymouth (New England) in a ship called:
(a) Nina
(b) Pinta
(c) Mayflower
(d) Leopard
(6) Which one of the following leaders of American Revolution was also a scientist, a printer, a satirist and a political philosopher?
(a) Samuel Adams
(b) John Adams
(c) Benjamin Franklin
(d) Thomas Jefferson
(7) How many political parties are mentioned by name in the U.S. Constitution?
(a) One
(b) Two 
(c) Three
(d) Four
(8) The Bill of Rights was incorporated in the U.S. Constitution in the year:
(a) 1787
(b) 1789
(c) 1790
(d) 1791
(9) Who was elected as President of the Confederacy when the seceding Southern Slave State announced their secession from United States of America and founded the Confederate States of America in 1861?
(a) Thomas Jefferson
(b) Jefferson Davis 
(c) James Madison
(d) Aaron Burr
(10) In which capacity did Alexander Hamilton work with George Washington, the first President of United States of America:
(a) Secretary of Defense
(b) Secretary of State
(c) Secretary of Treasury
(d) Attorney General

(11) One of the first two political factions in United States, the Democratic Republicans, was led by:

(a) Jefferson Davis
(b) Alexander Hamilton
(c) Thomas Jefferson
(d) George Washington

(12) The Treaty of Paris in 1783 fixed the Western boundary of the United States at the River:

(a) Missouri
(b) Kentucky
(c) Mississippi
(d) Potomac

(13) During Jefferson’s Presidency, Robert R. Livingstone was the U.S. Minister to:

(a) England
(b) Spain
(c) France
(d) Russia
(14) Under which treaty United States acquired Florida from Spain?
(a) Treaty of Paris
(b) Adams-Onis Treaty 
(c) Pinckney’s Treaty
(d) Jay’s Treaty
(15) Which of the American Presidents won four consecutive presidential elections and remained president for the longest period of time:
(a) Theodore Roosevelt
(b) Woodrow Wilson
(c) Franklin Delano Roosevelt
(d) Harry S. Truman
(16) Alaska was acquired by United States from:
(a) Spain
(b) England
(c) Canada
(d) Russia 

(17) Which of the American presidents was responsible for the Apollo Project that resulted in the man’s landing on the surface of moon?

(a) Dwight David Eisenhower
(b) John F. Kennedy
(c) Lyndon Baines Johnson
(d) Richard Nixon
(18) Which of the American Presidents was present at the time of the signing of the Camp David Accords between Egypt and Israel?
(a) John F. Kennedy
(b) Richard Nixon
(c) Jimmy Carter
(d) Ronald Reagan

(19) Which of the American presidents called the former Soviet Union “An Evil Empire”?

(a) Richard Nixon
(b) Jimmy Carter
(c) Ronald Reagan
(d) George Herbert Walker Bush
(20) Which one of the American presidents remained the head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) before becoming the president?
(a) Richard Nixon
(b) Jimmy Carter
(c) George Herbert Walker Bush
(d) Gerald Rudolph Ford
(1) Virgin Island were purchased from:
(a) Spain
(b) Denmark
(c) Portugal
(2) Rhode Island was _________ state to enter original 13 States which joined the Union.
(a) First
(b) Last
(c) Penultimate
(3) Philippine Islands were acquired by US in _________.
(a) 1909
(b) 1799
(c) 1899
(4) Puerto Rico ceded to US by _________.
(a) Spain
(b) Denmark
(c) Russia
(5) John Adams was _________ US President.
(a) Third
(b) Eleventh
(c) Twenty Fifth
(d) None of these
(6) Spain financed Westward voyage of Columbus in _________.
(a) 1492
(b) 1482
(c) 1472
(7) The Albany Congress (1754) was attended by delegates of _________ colonies.
(a) Thirteen
(b) Seven
(c) Eleven
(8) The Boston Massacre took place in _________
(a) 1763
(b) 1770
(c) 1773
(9) Oregon was acquired in _________.
(a) 1812
(b) 1839
(c) 1846
(10) The Gadsen purchase of 50,000 square mile of land was primarily for the construction of _________.
(a) University Town
(b) Railways
(c) Canals
(11) Black birding is _________.
(a) Seven
(b) Eight
(c) Nine
(12) Black birding is _________.
(a) Legal importation of slaves
(b) Illegal importance of slaves
(c) Legal hunt of birds
(13) Congress of US consists of _________.
(a) Senate, House of Lords
(b) Senate and President
(c) House of Representative & President
(d) None of these
(14) Article 1 of US constitution says, “No person can be a Representative who shall not have attained to the age of _________ years and _________ years a citizen of the US”:
(a) Twenty Five and 10 years
(b) Thirteen and 07 years
(c) Twenty Five and 07 years
(15) First _________ amendments were passed by the congress on September 25, 1789.
(a) Ten
(b) Fourteen
(c) Four
(16) KKK stands for Ku-Klux Klan
(17) Delaware State is nicknamed _________ state.
(a) Donkey
(b) Dog
(c) Diamond
(18) Era of Good Feeling was during the presidency of _________.
(a) George Washington
(b) James Monroe
(c) Franklin D. Roosevelt
(19) The slogan of ‘Fair Deal’ was given by _________.
(a) President Truman
(b) President Nixon
(c) President Andrew Jackson.
(20) _________ is known as father of the constitution:
(a) George Washington
(b) Samuel Adams
(c) James Madison


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