World History MCQ-23

World History MCQ test for CDS,RRB,TSPSC,MPPSC,SSC,UPSC,NDA Exams

Which is considered as the oldest civilisation of the world?


What is the meaning of ‘Mesopotamia’?


Which of the following civilizations was watered by two rivers Tigris’ and ‘Euphrates’?


Which of the following statements are true?

1 . Hammurabi, the greatest Babylonian ruler, united the whole of what is now called Iraq into a single kingdom .
2 . The kingdom established by Hammurabi was destroyed by ‘Hittites’ who came from Asia Minor (now Turkey) .
3 . The ‘Hittites’ were the first to make regular use of horses for chariots and to make iron implements .


In Mesopotamian cities, the temple of the god was called ‘Ziggurat’. What is the meaning of word Ziggurat?


A system of writing evolved by Sumerians is known as


System of counting adopted by the people of Mesopotamia is known as ____.


Which of the following statements are correct about the Mesopotamians?

1 . In geometry, the Mesopotamians had discovered what was later called the Pythagoras theorem .
2 . The Mesopotamians could calculate the length of the day and the night, and the rising and setting of the sun and the moon .
3 . They divided the whole day into 24 hours, a time system followed all over the world .
4 . They divided the sky into twelve parts and assigned each a name . This has come down to us as the twelve signs of the Zodiac or rashis as we call them in India .


Which of the following statements is/are correct about the Mesopotamian civilization?


Which of the following civilizations is called the ‘Gift of the Nile’?


Who is known as the father of Modern Medicine?


Which period of the Egyptian ancient History is known as the ‘Age of the Pyramids’?


When ancient Olympic Games first held ?


The __ king was called ‘Pharaoh’,


Who were responsible to bring the horse to Egypt?


Which of the following was the most important ‘God’ of ancient Egyptians?


Which of the following statement is/are correct?


The most imposing of all the pyramids is the Great Pyramid at Gizeh near Cairo, was built about 2650 BC by the ___ of the Old Kingdom.


‘Sphinx’ is associated with which of the following civilizations?


Which temple is known as the ‘temple of the rising sun’?


Ancient Egyptian script is known as ___.


Who deciphered the Hieroglyphic script?


Which of the following statements is/are true about the Egyptian Civilization?


Which of the following is considered as the earliest Chinese Civilisation according to archaeologists?


Which was the first civilization in history of the world to have a system of selecting public officials on the basis of education and competitive examination?