MCQs Past Papers of History of US

(1) The total number of the British Colonies founded in Colonial America were:

(a) Thirteen
(b) Fifteen
(c) Twenty

(2) The “Sons of Liberty” was formed in:

(a) 1765
(b) 1767
(c) 1776

(3) The Peace Treaty of American Independence in 1783 was signed in the city of:

(a) Philadelphia
(b) London
(c) Paris

(4) Which one of the following enjoys the title of “Father of American Constitution”:

(a) Jefferson
(b) Washington
(c) Madison

(5) The first Ten Amendments to the Constitution of US ratified in 1791 are known as:

(a) Bill of Constitution
(b) Bill of Rights
(c) Bill of Justice

(6) The first Secretary of State of US was:

(a) Hamilton
(b) Jefferson
(c) John Adams

(7) The Great Depression of 1929 lasted for:

(a) Three years
(b) Four years
(c) A decade

(8) The XYZ affairs took place between:

(a) US-England
(b) US- Russia
(c) US-France

(9) Cornwallis surrendered to the American and French troops at:

(a) Yorktown
(b) Gettysburg
(c) Saratoga

(10) The battle of Bull Run was fought in:

(a) The American War of Independence
(b) The American Civil War
(c) The US-Spanish War

(11) Panama Canal was officially opened in the year:

(a) 1812
(b) 1906
(c) 1914

(12) On August 26, 1920 the 19th Amendment to US Constitution gave voting right to:

(a) Women
(b) Negroes
(c) Indians

(13) NATO was established in the year:

(a) 1949
(b) 1952
(c) 1953

(14) In 1900 the Open Door Policy was adopted with respect to:

(a) Japan
(b) South America
(c) China

(15) The book “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” was written by:

(a) Monica Lewinsky
(b) Paula Jones
(c) Harriet Beacher

(16) The Truman Doctrine was mainly designed to extend economic assistance to:

(a) Turkey-Iraq
(b) Turkey-Egypt
(c) Turkey-Greece

(17) The 26th Amendment in 1971 lowered the voting age to:

(a) 18
(b) 19
(c) 21

(18) The term “Big Stick Diplomacy” is associated with President:

(a) T. Roosevelt
(b) Carter
(c) Reagan

(19) During the American Civil War, the President of Confederacy was:

(a) Jefferson Davis
(b) Abraham Lincoln
(c) Johnson

(20) Judges of the American Supreme Court are appointed by:

(a) President
(b) Senate
(c) Congress


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