Thursday, February 2, 2012

British History

1- Menmouth was reputed son of:
a) James-II
b) Charles-II
c) William-I
d) James-I
e) None of these

2- The Glorious Revolution of England took place in:
a) 1685
b) 1688
c) 1698
d) 1680
e) None of these

3- George-III occupied the throne for more than:
a) 40 years
b) 45 years
c) 51 years
d) 48 years
e) None of these

4- The battle of Waterloo drew to an end on:
a) 1810
b) 1815
c) 1820
d) 1822
e) None of these

5- As Prime Minister of Great Britain Walpole is known for his:
a) Conquests
b) Economic Reforms
c) Foreign Policy (with the motto - Let the Sleeping Dogs lie)
d) Parliamentary Acts
e) None of these

6- Peel became member of the Parliament in 1809 at the age of:
a) 18 years
b) 23 years
c) 25 years
d) 27 years
e) None of these

7- Queen's Affair (1821) was the result of extra vagancy and Mistresses of George-IV. Which of the following sided with the king?
a) Liverpool
b) General Public
c) Radicals
d) Whigs
e) None of these

8- Treaty of London (1827) resulted in the self government of:
a) Austrians
b) Prussians
c) Turks
d) Greeks
e) None of these

9- The campaign to get the Combination Laws of 1824 repealed was mounted by:
a) Joseph Home
b) Francis Place
c) Benthamites
d) Francis Burdett
e) None of these

10- "Quadruple Alliance" turned into "Quintuple Alliance" with the joining of:
a) Britain
b) Austria
c) France
d) Prussia
e) None of these

11- The Repeal Bill to phase out the Corn Laws was passed by the House of Lords with the help of:
a) Benjamin
b) Brntinck
c) Willington
d) Whigs
e) None of these

12- Parliamentary Reforms Act was passed in:
a) 1822
b) 1732
c) 1832
d) 1825
e) None of these

13- The names of "Whigs" and "Tory's" originated in England during the reign of:
a) James-I
b) Charles-II
c) William-II
d) George-III
e) None of these

14- The after-effects of the wars (1739 to 1815) created many problems for Britain. Which of these was most aggravating?
a) Price Hike
b) Industrial Slump
c) Unemployment
d) Over Production by farmers
e) None of these

15- Humanitarian Movement was started to ensure:
a) Basic Rights
b) To improve working conditions
c) Short working hours
d) Reduced output
e) None of these

16- The abolition of Slavery Act was passed in:
a) 1834
b) 1833
c) 1733
d) 1734
e) None of these

17- Lord Palmerston was Foreign Secretary of Britain from:
a) 1800-1810
B) 1830-1841
c) 1815-1820
d) 1836-1844
e) None of these

18- Which of the following books is authored by Southgate?
a) A text book of Modern British History
b) England in the Eighteenth Century
c) History of Britain
d) Modern Britain
e) None of these

19- The main cause of disintegration of Tory Party in 1830 was:
a) Death of Liverpool
b) Emergence of old squabbles
c) Government sympathy with Catholics
d) Foreign Policy of Peel
e) None of these

20- George-III created a new group which was called:
a) King's loyalists
b) King's supporters
c) King's friends
d) King's servants
e) None of these


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