Police Bharti Q&A : history questions and answers

  1. What event started World War II? Answer: The invasion of Poland by Germany on September 1, 1939.
  2. Who was the first president of the United States? Answer: George Washington.
  3. When did the French Revolution begin? Answer: The French Revolution began on July 14, 1789, with the storming of the Bastille.
  4. Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during World War II? Answer: Joseph Stalin.
  5. What was the significance of the Battle of Waterloo? Answer: The Battle of Waterloo, fought on June 18, 1815, was a decisive victory for the Allied forces led by the Duke of Wellington and marked the end of Napoleon’s reign as Emperor of France.
  6. Who was the first female Prime Minister of Great Britain? Answer: Margaret Thatcher.
  7. What was the Marshall Plan? Answer: The Marshall Plan was a United States program of economic aid to Western Europe to help rebuild the countries devastated by World War II, named after Secretary of State George C. Marshall.
  8. What was the significance of the Berlin Wall? Answer: The Berlin Wall, built in 1961, was a physical barrier that divided Berlin and symbolized the divide between Western and Eastern Europe during the Cold War. Its fall in 1989 marked the end of the Cold War and the reunification of Germany.
  9. Who was the founder of Buddhism? Answer: Siddhartha Gautama, also known as the Buddha.
  10. What was the significance of the Industrial Revolution? Answer: The Industrial Revolution, which began in the late 18th century in Britain, marked a period of significant economic and technological growth, with the widespread adoption of new manufacturing processes and the development of new machinery. It led to the growth of cities, the expansion of global trade, and the rise of the modern capitalist economy.

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