Modern History - MCQs with answers - Part 21. When was Government of India Act passed?
d) 1800View Answer / Hide Answer
2. Who founded the city of Singapore?
ANSWER: c) 1858
Its provisions called for the termination of the British east India Company.
a) Francis Light
b) Herman Willem Daendels
c) Lee Kuan Yew
d) Stamford RafflesView Answer / Hide Answer
3. Who was elected as First Consul of the Consulate of France?
ANSWER: d) Stamford Raffles
In 1819, he founded the city of Singapore.
a) Adolf Hitler
b) Napoleon Bonaparte
c) Napoleon III
d) Maximiliean RobespierreView Answer / Hide Answer
4. Who was "The First American"?
Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and its associated wars.
a) Benjamin Franklin
b) James Madison
c) John Adams
d) George WashingtonView Answer / Hide Answer
5. Who was the principal author of the United States Declaration of Independence?
ANSWER: a) Benjamin Franklin
In June 1776, Benjamin Franklin was appointed a member of the Committee of Five that drafted the United States Declaration of Independence.
a) Benjamin Franklin
b) George Washington
c) Thomas Edison
d) Thomas JeffersonView Answer / Hide Answer
6. When was the Bill of Rights sanctioned?
ANSWER: d) Thomas Jefferson
He was a spokesman for democracy, and embraced the principles of republicanism and the rights of the individual with worldwide influence.
d) 1791View Answer / Hide Answer
7. When did the king Ferdinand VII die?
ANSWER: d) 1791
The Bill of Rights comprises ten constitutional amendments guaranteeing many fundamental civil rights and freedoms.
d) 1898 View Answer / Hide Answer
8. When was the modern petroleum industry started?
ANSWER: c) 1833
He reestablished the absolutist monarchy and rejected the liberal constitution of 1812.
d) 1898View Answer / Hide Answer
9. Who invented kerosene?
ANSWER: c) 1846
Kerosene was the chief finished product.
a) Abraham Pineo Gesner
b) Benjamin Silliman
c) Edwin Drake
d) John William DawsonView Answer / Hide Answer
10. Who was the first to distill petroleum?
ANSWER: a) Abraham Pineo Gesner
He discovered the process of refining kerosene from coal.
a) Benjamin Silliman
b) Cathryn J. Prince
c) Edward Hitchcock
d) James Dwight DanaView Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: a) Benjamin Silliman
He was an early American chemist and science educator.