USA History Solved MCQs Questions Answers CSS NTS Competitive Examination Tests Preparation

(1) James Town was founded in:

(a) 1607
(b) 1609
(c) 1611

(2) Who wrote “The White House Years”?

(a) Monica Lewinsky
(b) Jacky Kennedy
(c) Henry Kissinger

(3) “I have a dream.” Who delivered this oration?

(a) John F. Kennedy
(b) Rev. Martin Luther King
(c) Bill Clinton

(4) The Capital of New York State is:

(a) New York
(b) Syracuse
(c) Albany

(5) Abolitionism was to:

(a) Ban Alcohol
(b) Ban Slavery
(c) Ban Child Labour

(6) Before Civil War the Principal Crop of the South was:

(a) Tobacco
(b) Cotton
(c) Rice

(7) Henry Clay was a:

(a) Musician
(b) Businessman
(c) Sportsman
(d) None of these

(8) US entered the Second World War in:

(a) 1939
(b) 1940
(c) 1941

(9) Gold Rush in California took place in:

(a) 1842
(b) 1849
(c) 1852
(d) None of these

(10) The Civil Right Act was passed in:

(a) 1964
(b) 1965
(c) 1966

(11) Louis Armstrong was a:

(a) Pianist
(b) Drummer
(c) Trumpeter

(12) ‘Four Freedoms’ were announced by:

(a) Truman
(b) Wilson
(c) FDR

(13) Affirmative Action policy is to help:

(a) Whites
(b) Blacks
(c) Women
(d) None of these

(14) Rockefellers made their fortune in:

(a) Oil
(b) Steel
(c) Railroads

(15) The Liberty Bell is located in:

(a) Washington D.C.
(b) New York
(c) Pennsylvania

(16) Which state was known as Lone Star Republic?

(a) California
(b) Texas
(c) Ore gone

(17) MORMONS are settled in:

(a) Nevada
(b) Utah
(c) New Mexico

(18) BABE RUTH was a:

(a) Priest
(b) Political Agitator
(c) Player

(19) The total number of British colonies in North America was:

(a) 11
(b) 13
(c) 15

(20) The Declaration of Independence was written by:

(a) George Washington
(b) Thomas Jefferson
(c) John Adams

(1) Virgin Island were purchased from:

(a) Spain
(b) Denmark
(c) Portugal

(2) Rhode Island was _________ state to enter original 13 States which joined the Union.

(a) First
(b) Last
(c) Penultimate

(3) Philippine Islands were acquired by US in _________.

(a) 1909
(b) 1799
(c) 1899

(4) Puerto Rico ceded to US by _________.

(a) Spain
(b) Denmark
(c) Russia

(5) John Adams was _________ US President.

(a) Third
(b) Eleventh
(c) Twenty Fifth
(d) None of these

(6) Spain financed Westward voyage of Columbus in _________.

(a) 1492
(b) 1482
(c) 1472

(7) The Albany Congress (1754) was attended by delegates of _________ colonies.

(a) Thirteen
(b) Seven
(c) Eleven

(8) The Boston Massacre took place in _________

(a) 1763
(b) 1770
(c) 1773

(9) Oregon was acquired in _________.

(a) 1812
(b) 1839
(c) 1846

(10) The Gadsen purchase of 50,000 square mile of land was primarily for the construction of _________.

(a) University Town
(b) Railways
(c) Canals

(11) Black birding is _________.

(a) Seven
(b) Eight
(c) Nine

(12) Black birding is _________.

(a) Legal importation of slaves
(b) Illegal importance of slaves
(c) Legal hunt of birds

(13) Congress of US consists of _________.

(a) Senate, House of Lords
(b) Senate and President
(c) House of Representative & President
(d) None of these

(14) Article 1 of US constitution says, “No person can be a Representative who shall not have attained to the age of _________ years and _________ years a citizen of the US”:

(a) Twenty Five and 10 years
(b) Thirteen and 07 years
(c) Twenty Five and 07 years

(15) First _________ amendments were passed by the congress on September 25, 1789.

(a) Ten
(b) Fourteen
(c) Four

(16) KKK stands for Ku-Klux Klan

(17) Delaware State is nicknamed _________ state.

(a) Donkey
(b) Dog
(c) Diamond

(18) Era of Good Feeling was during the presidency of _________.

(a) George Washington
(b) James Monroe
(c) Franklin D. Roosevelt

(19) The slogan of ‘Fair Deal’ was given by _________.

(a) President Truman
(b) President Nixon
(c) President Andrew Jackson.

(20) _________ is known as father of the constitution:

(a) George Washington
(b) Samuel Adams
(c) James Madison

(1) Columbus discovered the New World in:

(a) 1096
(b) 1295
(c) 1492
(d) 1493

(2) Jamestown was founded in:

(a) 1607
(b) 1616
(c) 1919
(d) 1628

(3) In 1602:

(a) Pope Draw’s demarcation line
(b) Harvard College is established
(c) Hudson explores Hudson River
(d) Pilgrims land at Plymouth
(e) None of these

(4) George Washington became president in:

(a) 1781
(b) 1789
(c) 1801
(d) 1804

(5) Thomas Jefferson was the ________ president of America.

(a) First
(b) Second
(c) Third
(d) Fifth

(6) The 1783 treaty of Paris that defined original border of the United States was with:

(a) France
(b) Portugal
(c) Spain
(d) Great Britain

(7) The Louisiana purchase completed in 1803 was negotiated by:

(a) George Washington
(b) James Madison
(c) Robert Livingston
(d) Martin Van Buren

(8) The treaty of 1819 with Spain, that resulted in Spain’s cession of East Florida, Sabine Free State and surrender of Spain’s claim to Oregon State was called the:

(a) Rush-Bagot Agreement
(b) Adams-Onis Treaty
(c) Missouri Compromise
(d) Panama Congress

(9) Virgin Islands were purchased from:

(a) Spain
(b) Denmark
(c) Portugal
(d) Great Britain
(e) None of these

(10) The Virgin Islands were bought for US $:

(a) 25
(b) 250
(c) 2500
(d) 25000
(e) None of these

(11) Which American president was elected for two non-consecutive terms:

(a) Chester A. Arthur
(b) Benjamin Harrison
(c) Grover Cleveland
(d) Woodrow Wilson

(12) Jimmy Carter was the President of the USA from:

(a) 1969-1974
(b) 1974-1977
(c) 1977-1981
(d) 1981-1989

(13) Give the correct order of the states’ entry into the Union:

(a) Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia
(b) Massachusetts, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland
(c) Maryland, Georgia, New Jersey, Texas
(d) New Hampshire, Virginia, Massachusetts, Georgia

(14) Which joined the Union after Alaska:

(a) Arizona
(b) Oklahoma
(c) Utah
(d) Hawaii

(15) The BAY of PIGS invasion of Cuba happened during the Presidency of:

(a) Dwight D. Eisenhower
(b) Lyndon B. Johnson
(c) Richard Nixon
(d) John F. Kennedy

(16) The Declaration of Independence was formally adopted on:

(a) July 2, 1775
(b) July 4, 1776
(c) August 8, 1777

(17) The constitution of the United States of America was adopted in the period:

(a) 1681-1682
(b) 1764-1765
(c) 1787-1788

(18) In the amendments to the constitution of the USA freedom of religion, speech and the press and right to assembly are protected by:

(a) First Amendment
(b) Second Amendment
(c) Third Amendment
(d) Fifth Amendment

(19) The National security of the USA is a document prepared by the:

(a) Executive Branch
(b) House of Representative
(c) Senate
(d) Brookings institute

(20) “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed,” is the:

(a) First amendment
(b) Second amendment
(c) Sixth amendment