General Knowledge of European History

European History

(i) ‘Taille’ was:
(a) Land tax
(b) Church tax
(c) Rent
(d) None of these

(ii) The French Revolution gave an impetus to the movements of Reforms in England:
(a) Parliamentary Reforms
(b) Social Reforms
(c) Financial Reforms
(d) None of these

(iii) ‘Reflections of the Revolution in France’ is composed by:
(a) PITT the Younger
(b) E. Burke
(c) William Godwin
(d) None of these

(iv) ‘The Social Contract’ became a gospel to a renounced revolutionary of France. He was
(a) Danton
(b) Mirabeau
(c) Robespierre
(d) None of these

(v) Tom Paine wrote a book in 1791 which created an alarm in England. The name of the book was:
(a) Rights of Man
(b) Political justice
(c) England and French Revolution
(d) None of these

(vi) Admiral Nelson lost his life in the battle of:
(a) Nile
(b) Trafalgar
(c) England
(d) None of these

(vii) Lovis phillipe was placed on the French throne by:
(a) Congress of Vienna
(b) July Revolution 1830
(c) Revolution of 1848
(d) None of these

(viii) Peace of villafranea was concluded on:
(a) August 1860
(b) July 1859
(c) September 1859
(d) None of these

(ix) Alexander-I, the Czar of Russia was succeeded by his ________.
(a) Cousin
(b) Brother
(c) Uncle
(d) None of these

(x) Napoleon III was completely defeated and taken prisoner at _________.
(a) Sadowa
(b) Modena
(c) Sedan
(d) None of these

(xi) Scheleswing was a fief of Denmark while Holestine was a Member of the
(a) German confederation
(b) Austrian
(c) Hungary
(d) None of these

(xii) Von Moltke was a general of
(a) Austria
(b) Prussian
(c) Russian
(d) None of these

(xiii) Bucharest is the capital of
(a) Hungary
(b) Bulgaria
(c) Romania
(d) None of these

(xiv) Who propounded the ‘Principle of Legitimacy’ in the Congress of Vienna
(a) Czar Alexander
(b) Castlereagh
(c) Talleyrand
(d) None of these

(xv) Pan-Slavic Nationalism was championed in Balkan by
(a) Montenegro
(b) Serbia
(c) Croatia
(d) None of these

(xvi) ‘Palacky’ was the
(a) Bohemian Historian
(b) Hungarian writer
(c) Austrian playwright
(d) None of these

(xvii) ‘The Drangnach osten’ means to Germany
(a) The advance to Eastwards
(b) The advance to Northwards
(c) The advance to the far-east
(d) None of these

(xviii) Who dispatched ‘the panther’ to Agadir on July 1911
(a) The Porte
(b) Germany
(c) Franch
(d) None of these

(xix) The League of Balkan States consists of
(a) Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece and Montenegro
(b) Serbia, Greece, Albania, Macedonia
(c) Serbia, Romania, Croatia, Greece
(d) None of these

(xx) ‘Stolypin’ was
(a) The Russian Bismark
(b) The Prussian Minister
(c) The King of Poland
(d) None of these

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