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1

When did America drop an atomic bomb on Hiroshima

6 august 1945

2

Writing was invented in ....... BC

3000 BC

3

In which country Ming dynasty ruled

China

4

Name the axis powers of world war 2

Germany,Italy,Japan

5

Who was the roman emperor when Jesus was born

Augustus

6

Which country is divided into provinces

Canada

7

World war 2 broke out in

1939

8

Most populated state in U.S

New York

9

When did Louis XVI ascend the throne of France

1774

10

Livre ?

Unit of currency in France till 1794.

11

Envisage means

Conceives a possibility of

12

When was the meeting of estates general in France held in

5 May 1789

13

When was the national formed by the 3rd estate people in France

20 June ,1789

14

The National Assembly was at first leaded by who in France

Mirabeau and Abbé Sieyes

15

Bastille ?

A fortress prison in France.

16

Chateau (in France)

Castle or residence belonging to a king or noble.

17

Fraternity meaning

a group of people sharing a common profession or interests.

18

Fetter

a chain used to restrain a prisoner, typically placed around the ankles.

19

The Phrygian cap

Cap worn by a slave on becoming free.

20

Blue - white - red are the national colours of a country called

France

21

The winged women (In France) symbolises

Personification of law

22

The sceptre in France is a symbol of

Royal power.

23

When did the National Assembly of France vote to have war against

April 1792

24

National anthem of France and who composed it

Marseillaise by Roger de L’Isle (isle : pron)

25

Leader of the Jacobin club(a rallying point in France) was

Maximilian Robespierre

26

Insurrection

A violent uprising against an authority or government.

27

When did the government of France abolish monarchy

21 September 1792

28

When and where was Louis 16 died

In 21 January 1973. He was executed publicly in a place called Place de la Concorde.

29

When was Robespierre convicted by the court

In July , 1974.

30

When did women in France get the right to vote

1946

31

When was slavery in France 1st abolished

1794

32

Despotic meaning

Tyrannical

33

Remuneration

money paid for work or a service

34

When was Suez Canal opened

In 1869 , it reduced the distance between India and Europe by 7000km.