Question for GK

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Question for GK the questions and answers for the GK Mock Test on historical battles.

Q: Name the battle fought in 490 BC between Athenians and Persians, where King Darius of Persia was defeated?
A: Battle of Marathon.

Q: In which battle in 480 BC did Spartans led by Leonidas face off against Persians led by Xerxes, resulting in a Greek defeat?
A: Battle of Thermopylae.

Q: Which battle took place in 480 BC in the bay of Salamis, where the Athenian fleet defeated the Persian fleet?
A: Battle of Salamis.

Q: When did the Battle of Plataea occur, where Greek and Persian forces clashed resulting in the defeat of the Persians?
A: 479 BC.

Q: Which battle in 479 BC witnessed the defeat of the Persian fleet by the Greek and Persian fleets?
A: Battle of Mycale.

Q: What was the name of the war between Sparta and Athens that lasted for 30 years, starting in 459 BC?
A: Peloponnesian War.

Q: During which period did the second Spartan War take place, involving Sparta and Athens, with the Spartans emerging victorious?
A: 431 BC-421 BC.

Q: Which battle in 331 BC involved Greek and Persian forces, resulting in a Greek victory?
A: Battle of Arbela.

Q: In the Battle of Magnesia in 190 BC, which forces were defeated by the alliance of Syrian and Roman forces?
A: Syrian forces.

Q: Which battle in 48 AD saw Caesar emerge victorious over Pompey?
A: Battle of Pharsalus.

Q: In the Battle of Hastings in 1066, who defeated Harold, the king of England, resulting in England coming under the control of Normans?
A: William, the Duke of Normandy.

Q: Which war, fought between 1338 and 1453, was a struggle for the throne of France between England and France?
A: Hundred Years’ War.

Q: What was the name of the civil war in England between the royal houses of Lancaster and York, which took place from 1455 to 1485?
A: War of the Roses.

Q: In the Anglo-Spanish War, also known as the Spanish Armada War, which year did the Spanish fleet face defeat in the English Channel?
A: 1588.

Q: In the Battle of Gibraltar Bay in 1607, which forces were defeated by the Dutch?
A: Spanish and Portuguese forces.

Q: Which war, lasting from 1618 to 1648, began as a religious and political conflict in Germany but eventually turned into an international war?
A: Thirty Years’ War.

Q: Between 1642 and 1649, which two sides were involved in the civil war in England, resulting in the execution of King Charles I?
A: Cavaliers (King Charles I supporters) and forces of Parliament led by Oliver Cromwell.

Q: In the Battle of Blenheim in 1704, which forces defended France and Russia against England and Austria?
A: England and Austria forces led by Marlborough.

Q: Which war, fought from 1740 to 1748, saw Queen Maria Theresa of Austria challenged by King Frederick II of Prussia?
A: War of Austrian Succession.

Q: Which battle took place in 1756-1763 between Britain and France, with Britain and its allies emerging victorious?
A: Seven Years’ War.

Q: In the Battle of the Nile in 1798, which fleet emerged victorious, British or French?
A: British fleet.

Q: Which battle in 1805 saw the British fleet, commanded by Admiral Nelson, defeat the fleets of France and Spain?
A: Battle of Trafalgar.

Q: In the Battle of Austerlitz in 1805, which countries were on one side and France on the other side, with France emerging victorious?
A: Britain, Austria, Russia, and Prussia were on one side, and France was on the other side.

Q: When did the Battle of Borodino take place, where France and Russia clashed and marked the beginning of the downfall of the French Empire?
A: 1812.

Q: Which battle in 1813 witnessed the combined force of Austria, Prussia, and Russia defeating Napoleon?
A: Battle of Leipzig.

Q: In the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, who defeated the French forces led by Napoleon?
A: British forces led by Duke of Wellington (Sir Arthur Wellesley).

Q: What was the name of the war fought between 1840 and China, where China yielded opium?
A: First Opium War.

Q: The Crimean War, fought from 1854 to 1856, saw the combined forces of which countries defeating Russia?
A: The combined forces of Britain, France, and Turkey defeated Russia.

Q: During the American Civil War, which side emerged victorious, the Northern states under Abraham Lincoln or the Southern states?
A: The Northern states under Abraham Lincoln emerged victorious.

Q: Which war took place from 1894 to 1895, resulting in Japan’s victory over China and the occupation of Formosa and Korea?
A: Sino-Japanese War.

Q: In the Battle of Omdurman in 1898, which forces defeated the forces of Khalifa (Mehdits)?
A: British and Egyptian forces.

Q: Which war, lasting from 1899 to 1901, suppressed the revolt of Transvaal Boers by the British forces?
A: Boer War.

Q: The Russo-Japanese War, which took place from 1904 to 1905, saw Russia being defeated by which country in the Sea of Japan?
A: Japan.

Q: Which war in 1912 involved Turkey and Balkan countries, with Turkey being defeated?
A: First Balkan War.

Q: In the Second Balkan War in 1913, which country invaded Serbia and Greece but was defeated by the combined forces of Serbia, Greece, Romania, and Montenegro?
A: Bulgaria.

Q: World War I, lasting from 1914 to 1918, witnessed the defeat of which alliance: Central Powers or Allied Powers?
A: Central Powers were defeated by the Allied Powers.

Q: World War II, which took place from 1939 to 1945, saw the defeat of which alliance: Axis Powers or Allied Powers?
A: Axis Powers were defeated by the Allied Powers.

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