Solved History of USA CSS MCQs:
History of USA CSS 2013 Solved Mcqs
1. In his first voyage to the New World, Christopher Columbus first landed in:
(a) Cuba (b) Trinidad (c) Bahamas (d) None of these
2. Pinckney’s Treaty was signed by the U.S. with:
(a) Britain (b) France (c) Spain (d) None of these
3. Burr Conspiracy took place in the time of:
(a) Washington, (b) Jefferson, (c) Jackson, (d) None of these
4. Nullification crisis was about:
(a) Tariffs (b) Slavery (c) New states (d) None of these
5. Gadsden Purchase took place in:
(a) 1852 (b) 1843 (c) 1875 (d) None of these
6. Louisiana Purchase lost the U.S.:
(a) $16 million (b) $18 million (c) $15 million (d) None of these
7. Monticello is located in:
(a) Virginia (b) Washington (c) Maryland (d) None of these
8. Lewis and Clark were sent on an expedition by:
(a) Washington (b) Jefferson (c) Adams (d) None of these
9. Harriet Becher Stowe got renown by writing about:
(a) Revolution (b) Social evils (c) Slavery (d) None of these
10. Which of the following presidents served in U.S. Army as General?
(a) William Harrison (b) Zachary Taylor (c) Ulysses Grant (d) All of these (e) None of these
11. Charles Lindbergh was a famous:
(a) Senator (b) Author (c) Pilot (d) All of these (e) None of these
12. “Model T” was introduced by:
(a) Ford (b) Carnegie (c) Gompers (d) None of these
13. Which of the following Presidents were also Vice-President?
(a) Andrew Johnson (b) Richard Nixon (c) Lyndon Johnson (d) All of these (e) None of these
14. D-Day was:
(a) June 9, 1944 (b) March 6, 1945 (c) June 6, 1944 (d) None of these
15. An important Anglo-American Conference took place in January 1943 at:
(a) Cairo (b) Casablanca (c) Normandy (d) None of these
16. George Marshall delivered his Marshall Plan speech at:
(a) LINO (b) Congress (c) Harvard University (d) None of these
17. President Kennedy was assassinated in:
(a) Houston (b) New Orleans (c) Memphis (d) None of these
18. Man landed on the moon on:
(a) 21 July 1969 (b) 19 September 1969 (c) 21 October 1968 (d) None of these
19. 60s in America were known for:
(a) New left (b) Counter culture (c) Vietnam war (d) All of these (e) None of these
20. U.S. supported Contra rebels against the government of:
(a) Honduras (b) Cuba (c) Nicaragua (d) None of these
History of USA CSS 2011 Solved Mcqs
(i) During the Cuban Crisis, President Kennedy demanded:
(a) A “quarantine” to stop ships carrying offensive weapons to Cuba (b) The removal of Russian strategic missiles (c) Both of these (d) None of these
(ii) The American commitment to prevent spread of Communism was expressed in:
(a) The Marshal Plan (b) The Truman Doctrine (c) The Yalta Declaration (d) All of these (e) None of these
(iii) Europe’s rapid economic recovery after World War II was mainly due to:
(a) Truman Doctrine (b) Big Four Conference (c) Marshall Plan (d) All of these (e) None of these
(iv) Which of the following pertains to American involvement in World War II?
(a) Lend-Lease Act (b) Atlantic Charter (c) Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbour (d) All of these (e) None of these
(v) A major difference between World War I and World War II was:
(a) A global involvement (b) American intervention (c) War strategy and weapons (d) All of these (e) None of these
(vi) Which of the following was a reason for the Great Depression?
(a) Weakness in American Banking System (b) International Economic imbalance of trade (c) Low American wages gave inadequate purchasing power to support excessive capital investment (d) All of these (e) None of these
(vii) The “White man’s burden” refers to:
(a) A belief in the equality of all races of man (b) The assumed “Superiority of the white race with obligation to guide and develop “inferior” races (c) European isolation policies (d) All of these (e) None of these
(viii) The North American colonies enjoyed economic success because of:
(a) Hardworking populations (b) The practice of monoculture on plantations (c) The use of slave labour (d) All of these (e) None of these
(ix) During the height of European emigration between 1900 and 1910 most emigrants settled in:
(a) Australia (b) New Zealand (c) South America (d) All of these (e) None of these
(x) The Americas changed from continents inhabited by people of mongoloid stock to:
(a) The most racially mixed region of the world (b) Completely Indo-European Stock (c) Majority Negroid Stock (d) All of these (e) None of these
(xi) Large scale African slavery began as a means of:
(a) Dispersing the captives of African warfare (b) Dispersing populations from overcrowded areas (c) Supplying labour for New World plantations (d) All of these (e) None of these
(xii) In addition to natural harbours and a hospitable climate, America was easily accessible because of its:
(a) Well developed interior waterways (b) Exclusive Western deserts (c) Well travelled interior routes (d) All of these (e) None of these
(xiii) Eighteenth amendment pertained to:
(a) Abolition of slavery (b) Extension of suffrage to women (c) Popular election of senators (d) Right to keep and bear arms (e) None of these
(xiv) Fourteenth amendment pertained to:
(a) Definition of citizenship (b) Appointment of Representatives in Congress (c) Validity of public debt (d) All of these (e) None of these
(xv) In 1989 Summit meeting between Bush and Gorbachev was held in:
(a) Yalta (b) Malta (c) Camp David (d) Tehran (e) None of these (xvi) Civil Rights Act was passed in: (a) 1962 (b) 1966 (c) 1862 (d) 1866 (e) None of these
(xvi) Civil Rights Act was passed in:
(a) 1962 (b) 1966 (c) 1862 (d) 1866 (e) None of these
(xvii) In March 2001 George Bush announced rejection of Kyoto Protocol of:
(a) 1995 (b) 1996 (c) 1997 (d) 1998 (e) None of these
(xviii) President Carter secured senate ratification of treaties to return Panama Canal to Panama by:
(a) 1997 (b) 1999 (c) 2000 (d) 2001 (e) None of these
(xix) The Fair Deal was name, given to ____ programme of Harry Truman.
(a) Foreign (b) Security (c) Domestic (d) All of these (e) None of these
(xx) First shipload of Negroes landed in Virginia in:
(a) 1619 (b) 1570 (c) 1487 (d) 1729 (e) None of these
History of USA CSS 2010 Solved Mcqs
(i) The Pilgrim reached Plymouth in:
(a) 1616 (b) 1620 (c) 1630 (d) None of these
(ii) Thomas Jefferson wrote ‘Declaration of Independence’ in:
(a) 1774 (b) 1776 (c) 1777 (d) None of these
(iii) Boston Tea Party was an act of:
(a) Serving Tea in a Party (b) Exporting Tea to France (c) Throwing Tea into the water (d) None of these
(iv) The Americans signed a Treaty of alliance with France in:
(a) 1775 (b) 1777 (c) 1778 (d) None of these
(v) General Cornwallis Surren dies at:
(a) New York (b) Boston (c) York Town (d) None of these
(vi) The Constitution of USA was adopted in:
(a) 1783 (b) 1789 (c) 1790 (d) None of these
(vii) George Washington was elected as the President of America for the first time in:
(a) 1785 (b) 1787 (c) 1789 (d) None of these
(viii) The first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of America was:
(a) John Marshal (b) John Jay (c) J. Adams (d) None of these
(ix) The first capital of the United States of America was:
(a) New York (b) James Town (c) Washington (d) None of these
(x) The statue of Liberty was donated to USA by:
(a) Germany (b) Italy (c) France (d) None of these
(xi) Locomotive was invented by Peter Couper in:
(a) 1820 (b) 1830 (c) 1835 (d) None of these
(xii) United States of America Steel Corporation was established in:
(a) 1891 (b) 1897 (c) 1901 (d) None of these
(xiii) America entered World War-I in:
(a) 1915 (b) 1917 (c) 1918 (d) None of these
(xiv) Alva Edison invented Phonograph in:
(a) 1872 (b) 1876 (c) 1878 (d) None of these
(xv) Elijah Muhammad assumed leadership of the Black Muslims Movement in:
(a) 1930 (b) 1934 (c) 1936 (d) None of these
(xvi) Korean war started in:
(a) 1948 (b) 1950 (c) 1953 (d) None of these
(xvii) D. David Eisenhower was elected U.S. President (I term) in:
(a) 1950 (b) 1952 (c) 1953 (d) None of these
(xviii) Who had said, ‘Ask not what your country do for you’, say what you can do for your country?
(a) George Washington (b) Abraham Lincoln (c) John F. Kennedy (d) None of these
(xix) Martin Luther King won the Novel Peace Prize in:
(a) 1958 (b) 1960 (c) 1964 (d) None of these
(xx) American Troops finally left Vietnam after the end of the war in:
(a) 1970 (b) 1973 (c) 1975 (d) None of these
History of USA CSS 2009 Solved Mcqs
(i) During his first voyage, Columbus accidentally landed at the:
(a) Virgin Islands (b) Hawaiian Islands (c) Watlings Island in the Bahamas (d) Northern Mariana Islands (e) None of these
(ii) Which of the following English Colonies in America was named after Queen Elizabeth?
(a) Maryland (b) Florida (c) Virginia (d) Georgia (e) None of these
(iii) Which of the following States in the United States of America was famous for its gold mines?
(a) Maryland (b) Vermont (c) California (d) Massachusetts (e) None of these
(iv) The first permanent and successful English Colony in America, Jamestown Virginia, was founded in the year:
(a) 1492 (b) 1592 (c) 1607 (d) 1707 (e) None of these
(v) The Pilgrims from England reached Plymouth (New England) in a ship called:
(a) Nina (b) Pinta (c) Mayflower (d) Leopard (e) None of these
(vi) Which one of the following leaders of American Revolution was also a scientist, a printer, a satirist and a political philosopher?
(a) Samuel Adams (b) John Adams (c) Benjamin Franklin (d) Thomas Jefferson (e) None of these
(vii) How many political parties are mentioned by name in the U.S. Constitution?
(a) One (b) Two (c) Three (d) Four (e) None of these
(viii) The Bill of Rights was incorporated in the U.S. Constitution in the year:
(a) 1787 (b) 1789 (c) 1790 (d) 1791 (e) None of these
(ix) Who was elected as President of the Confederacy when the seceding Southern Slave State announced their secession from United States of America and founded the Confederate States of America in 1861?
(a) Thomas Jefferson (b) Jefferson Davis (c) James Madison (d) Aaron Burr (e) None of these
(x) In which capacity did Alexander Hamilton work with George Washington, the first President of United States of America:
(a) Secretary of Defense (b) Secretary of State (c) Secretary of Treasury (d) Attorney General (e) None of these
(xi) One of the first two political factions in United States, the Democratic-Republicans, was led by:
(a) Jefferson Davis (b) Alexander Hamilton (c) Thomas Jefferson (d) George Washington (e) None of these
(xii) The Treaty of Paris in 1783 fixed the Western boundary of the United States at the River:
(a) Missouri (b) Kentucky (c) Mississippi (d) Potomac (e) None of these
(xiii) During Jefferson’s Presidency, Robert R. Livingstone was the U.S. Minister to:
(a) England (b) Spain (c) France (d) Russia (e) None of these
(xiv) Under which treaty United States acquired Florida from Spain?
(a) Treaty of Paris (b) Adams-Onis Treaty (c) Pinckney’s Treaty (d) Jay’s Treaty (e) None of these
(xv) Which of the American Presidents won four consecutive presidential elections and remained president for the longest period of time:
(a) Theodore Roosevelt (b) Woodrow Wilson (c) Franklin Delano Roosevelt (d) Harry S. Truman (e) None of these
(xvi) Alaska was acquired by United States from:
(a) Spain (b) England (c) Canada (d) Russia (e) None of these
(xvii) Which of the American presidents was responsible for the Apollo Project that resulted in the man’s landing on the surface of moon?
(a) Dwight David Eisenhower (b) John F. Kennedy (c) Lyndon Baines Johnson (d) Richard Nixon (e) None of these
(xviii) Which of the American Presidents was present at the time of the signing of the Camp David Accords between Egypt and Israel?
(a) John F. Kennedy (b) Richard Nixon (c) Jimmy Carter (d) Ronald Reagan (e) None of these
(xix) Which of the American presidents called the former Soviet Union “An Evil Empire”?
(a) Richard Nixon (b) Jimmy Carter (c) Ronald Reagan (d) George Herbert Walker Bush (e) None of these
(xx) Which one of the American presidents remained the head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) before becoming the president?
(a) Richard Nixon (b) Jimmy Carter (c) George Herbert Walker Bush (d) Gerald Rudolph Ford (e) None of these
History of USA CSS Objectives
- In 1497, Henry VII of England sponsored an expedition to the New World headed by John Cabot, who explored a part of Newfoundland.
- St. Augustine, founded in 1565, was the first European settlement in what would
become the United States.
- In 1519, Hernan Cortes seized Mexico by defeating the forces of the Aztec emperor Montezuma.
- Roanoke Colony was the first British colony in the New World founded by Walter Raleigh, albeit a temporary one, founded in 1585.
- The history of English settlement in America began on April 1607, when three ships of Captain Christopher Newport anchored near the mouth of Chesapeake Bay.
- Jamestown Colony, first permanent English settlement in North America, was founded by John Smith on May 14, 1607.
- In 1612, John Rolfe began cross-breeding imported tobacco seed from the West Indies with native plants and produced a new variety that revolutionized Virginia’s economy.
- In 1608, Samuel de Champlain – the founder of New France, laid the foundations of Quebec, the first permanent French settlement in North America.
- New Netherlands was a Dutch colony founded in 1609 by the Dutch East India Company to maintain Dutch fur-trading practices.
- In Jamestown, Virginia, the first elected legislative assembly in American Colonies—the House of Burgesses— was established in 1619.
- Plymouth Colony, the second permanent English settlement in North America, was founded in 1620, by settlers including a group of religious dissenters referred to as the Pilgrims.
- The fundamental reason for the Puritan migration to Massachusetts was to establish a Church-State and not to find religious freedom.
- The Puritans were not religious radicals; they were religious conservatives. In England, they had believed in the Church of England but had wished to modify it.
- Massachusetts Bay Colony was settled in 1630 by a group of Puritans from England under the leadership of Governor John Winthrop.
- In 1634, the colony of Maryland sprang into existence under the guidance of liberal-minded Cecilius Calvert.
- In 1636, Roger Williams founded the town of Providence and the colony of Rhode Island as a place of perfect religious toleration.
- Harvard University was established in 1636 in Massachusetts.
- The first written constitution in the American colonies was the ‘Fundamental Orders‘ that was written in Hartford, Connecticut mainly by Roger Ludlow in 1639.
- Maryland Act of Toleration was passed in 1649.
- In 1662, the Charter of Connecticut superseded the Fundamental Orders.
- Charleston was established in 1670.
- William Penn was a Quaker leader who founded the colony of Pennsylvania in 1681.
- Massachusetts Bay was made a royal province in 1691.
- In 1756, The Seven Years’ War between the British and the French begins, with Native American alliances aiding the French.
- Yale University was established in 1701 in New Haven, Connecticut.
- Treaty of Paris was signed on Feb 10, 1763, by the representatives of Great Britain and Hanover on one side, and France and Spain on the other.