History GK

1. Renaissance began in:
(a) France
(b) Italy
(c) Russia
(d) United States


2. Which of the following is not true of the European Renaissance?
(a) It aimed at organising anti-Church movements.
(b) It developed an interest in science and fostered a spirit of adventure.
(c) It was an intellectual movement.
(d) None of these


3. “The Last Supper”, a famous renaissance painting is a masterpiece of:
(a) Michealangelo
(b) Leonardo da Vinci
(c) Tiziano Veillio Titian
(d) Raffaello Santi Raphael


4. With which the term Liberty, Equality and Fraternity is associated?
(a) French Revolution
(b) Russian Revolution
(c) Olympic Games
(d) Industrial Revolution


5. The author of the American Declaration of Independence is:
(a) Thomas Jefferson
(b) Thomas Paine
(c) Marquis de Lafayttee
(d) George Washington


6. The Industrial Revolution first took place in:
(a) France
(b) England
(c) America
(d) Germany


7. “Guernica”, the world’s famous painting, was painted by:
(a) Pablo Picasso
(b) Van Gogh
(c) Michealangelo
(d) Leonardo da Vinci


8. The author of the “New Deal Programme” was:
(a) President Roosevelt
(b) President Wilson
(c) President John Kennedy
(d) President George Washington


9. The book “Social Contract” was written by:
(a) T. H. Green
(b) Rousseau
(c) Plato
(d) Karl Marx


10. The Renaissance astronomer who gave laws of planetary motion is:
(a) Francis Bacon
(b) Francois Rabelais
(c) Johannes Kepler
(d) Marconi