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Information About US History

Information About US History

MCQS FOR USA HISTORY

(1) The Pilgrim reached Plymouth in:

1620

(2) Thomas Jafferson wrote ‘Declaration of Independence’ in:

1776

(3) Boston Tea Party was an act of:

Throwing Tea into the water

(4) The Americans signed a Treaty of alliance with France in:

1778

(5) General Cornwallis Surren dies at:

None of these

(6) The Constitution of USA was adopted in:

None of these

(7) George Washington was elected as the President of America for the first time in:

1789

(8) The first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of America was:

John Jay

(9) The first capital of the United States of America was:

New York

(10) The statue of Liberty was donated to USA by:

France

(11) Locomotive was invented by Peter Couper in:

1830

(12) United States of America Steel Corporation was established in:

1901

(13) America entered World War-I in:

1917

(14) Alva Edison invented Phonograph in:

None of these

(15) Elijah Muhammad assumed leadership of the Black Muslims Movement in:

1930

(16) Korean war started in:

1950

(17) D. David Eisenhower was elected U.S. President (I term) in:

1952

(18) Who had said, ‘Ask not what your country do for you’, say what you can do for your country?

John F. Kennedy

(19) Martin Luther King won the Novel Peace Prize in:

1964

(20) American Troops finally left Vietnam after the end of the war in:

1973

(1) During his first voyage, Columbus accidentally landed at the:

Watlings Island in the Bahamas

(2) Which of the following English Colonies in America was named after Queen Elizabeth?

Maryland

(3) Which of the following States in the United States of America was famous for its gold mines?

California

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

1607

(5) The Pilgrims from England reached Plymouth (New England) in a ship called:

Mayflower

(6) Which one of the following leaders of American Revolution was also a scientist, a printer, a satirist and a political philosopher?

Benjamin Franklin

(7) How many political parties are mentioned by name in the U.S. Constitution?

Two

(8) The Bill of Rights was incorporated in the U.S. Constitution in the year:

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?

Jefferson Davis

(10) In which capacity did Alexander Hamilton work with George Washington, the first President of United States of America:

Secretary of Treasury

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

Thomas Jefferson

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

Mississippi

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

France

(14) Under which treaty United States acquired Florida from Spain?

Adams-Onis Treaty

(15) Which of the American Presidents won four consecutive presidential elections and remained president for the longest period of time:

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

(16) Alaska was acquired by United States from:

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?

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?

Jimmy Carter

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

Ronald Reagan

(20) Which one of the American presidents remained the head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) before becoming the president?

George Herbert Walker Bush

(1)The colony of Virginia was founded in 1607 by :

Johan Smit

(2)The colony of New Netherland, founded by the Dutch in 1621, came under English rule in 1664 and was renamed:

New York

(3)The first ten amendments to the American Constitution are known as:

Bill of rights

(4)A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed, is the:

Second amendment

(5) The confusion at the time of Jefferson’s election was corrected by the adoption in 1804 of the:

Twelveth amendment

(6) The Navigation Act was passed in:

1660

(7) The PENDLIETON Act, an act to regulate and improve the civil service of the United States, was enacted on:

January 16, 1883

(8) President Roosevelt proclaimed an unlimited emergency on:

May 27, 1941

(9) The Atlantic Charter of August 14, 1941 was a statement of common war aims formulated between:

Roosevelt and Winston Churchill

(10) The United States of America formally declared war on Germany on:

None of these

(11)The BAY of PIGs invasion of Cuba happened during the Presidency of:

John F Kenedy

(12) Herbert Hoover became President of the USA in:

1929

(13) The National security of the USA is a document prepared by the:

Executive Branch

(14) The first President of USA from 1787-1797 was:

George Washington

(15) William Harrison was the president of US in the period:

1841-1850

(16) The 40th President of the USA was:

Ronald Wilson Reagon

(17) Dwight D Eisenhower served two terms in office from 1953-1961. Who was his vice-President?

Richard Nixon

(18) Which President of the USA resigned from the office in his second term?

Richard Nixon

(19) United States of America joined with Western European nations to form North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in:

1949

(20) The 25th amendment providing for Presidential succession was ratified by states in:

1967

(1) Columbus discovered the New World in:

1492

(2) Jamestown was founded in:

1607

4) George Washington became president in:

1789

(5) Thomas Jefferson was the ________ president of America.

Third

(6) The 1783 treaty of Paris that defined original border of the United States was with:

Great Britain

(7) The Louisiana purchase completed in 1803 was negotiated by:

Robert Livingston

(8) The treaty of 1819 with Spain, that resulted in Spain’s cession of East Florida, Sabine Free State and surrender of Spain’s claim to Oregon State was called the:

Adams-Onis Treaty

(9) Virgin Islands were purchased from:

Denmark

(10) The Virgin Islands were bought for US $:

None of these

(11) Which American president was elected for two non-consecutive terms:

Grover Cleveland

(12) Jimmy Carter was the President of the USA from:

1977-1981

(13) Give the correct order of the states’ entry into the Union

Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia

(14) Which joined the Union after Alaska:

(d) Hawaii

(15) The BAY of PIGS invasion of Cuba happened during the Presidency of:

John F. Kennedy

(16) The Declaration of Independence was formally adopted on:

July 4, 1776

(17) The constitution of the United States of America was adopted in the period:

1787-1788

(18) In the amendments to the constitution of the USA freedom of religion, speech and the press and right to assembly are protected by:

First Amendment

(19) The National security of the USA is a document prepared by the:

Executive Branch

(20) “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed,” is the:

Second amendment

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