World GK MCQs

World Famous Historical Figures MCQs with Answers

Who is considered the father of modern physics?
a) Isaac Newton
b) Albert Einstein
c) Galileo Galilei
d) Nikola Tesla
Answer: b) Albert Einstein

Who was the leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Martin Luther King Jr.
c) Nelson Mandela
d) Abraham Lincoln
Answer: b) Martin Luther King Jr.

Who is known for his theory of evolution by natural selection?
a) Charles Darwin
b) Albert Einstein
c) Isaac Newton
d) Sigmund Freud
Answer: a) Charles Darwin

Who is considered the father of modern psychology?
a) Sigmund Freud
b) Carl Jung
c) Ivan Pavlov
d) B.F. Skinner
Answer: a) Sigmund Freud

Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize?
a) Marie Curie
b) Rosa Parks
c) Amelia Earhart
d) Margaret Thatcher
Answer: a) Marie Curie

Who was the first President of the United States?
a) Abraham Lincoln
b) George Washington
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) John F. Kennedy
Answer: b) George Washington

Who is known for his contributions to the field of mathematics and his famous theorem?
a) Isaac Newton
b) Albert Einstein
c) Pythagoras
d) Leonardo da Vinci
Answer: c) Pythagoras

Who is considered the greatest playwright in history?
a) William Shakespeare
b) George Bernard Shaw
c) Oscar Wilde
d) Henrik Ibsen
Answer: a) William Shakespeare

Who was the first person to step on the moon?
a) Neil Armstrong
b) Buzz Aldrin
c) Yuri Gagarin
d) John Glenn
Answer: a) Neil Armstrong

Who painted the Mona Lisa?
a) Leonardo da Vinci
b) Vincent van Gogh
c) Pablo Picasso
d) Michelangelo
Answer: a) Leonardo da Vinci

Who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Jawaharlal Nehru
c) Subhas Chandra Bose
d) Indira Gandhi
Answer: a) Mahatma Gandhi

Who is considered the father of modern computer science?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Mark Zuckerberg
Answer: a) Alan Turing

Who is known for his theory of relativity?
a) Isaac Newton
b) Albert Einstein
c) Galileo Galilei
d) Nikola Tesla
Answer: b) Albert Einstein

Who is considered the founder of psychoanalysis?
a) Sigmund Freud
b) Carl Jung
c) Ivan Pavlov
d) B.F. Skinner
Answer: a) Sigmund Freud

Who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean?
a) Amelia Earhart
b) Marie Curie
c) Rosa Parks
d) Margaret Thatcher
Answer: a) Amelia Earhart

Who was the author of the famous novel “Pride and Prejudice?
a) Jane Austen
b) Virginia Woolf
c) Emily Brontë
d) Charlotte Brontë
Answer: a) Jane Austen

Who is known for his theory of gravity?
a) Isaac Newton
b) Albert Einstein
c) Galileo Galilei
d) Nikola Tesla
Answer: a) Isaac Newton

Who was the leader of the African National Congress and the first black President of South Africa?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Martin Luther King Jr.
c) Nelson Mandela
d) Abraham Lincoln
Answer: c) Nelson Mandela

Who is known for his famous experiments with conditioning in psychology?
a) Sigmund Freud
b) Carl Jung
c) Ivan Pavlov
d) B.F. Skinner
Answer: c) Ivan Pavlov

Who was the first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize?
a) Marie Curie
b) Rosa Parks
c) Amelia Earhart
d) Mother Teresa
Answer: d) Mother Teresa

Who is known for his contributions to the field of electricity and the invention of alternating current (AC)?
a) Thomas Edison
b) Nikola Tesla
c) Benjamin Franklin
d) Alexander Graham Bell
Answer: b) Nikola Tesla

Who was the leader of the Indian National Congress and the first Prime Minister of India?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Jawaharlal Nehru
c) Subhas Chandra Bose
d) Indira Gandhi
Answer: b) Jawaharlal Nehru

Who is known for his famous painting “The Starry Night”?
a) Leonardo da Vinci
b) Vincent van Gogh
c) Pablo Picasso
d) Michelangelo
Answer: b) Vincent van Gogh

Who was the first President of the United States to be assassinated?
a) Abraham Lincoln
b) George Washington
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) John F. Kennedy
Answer: a) Abraham Lincoln

Who is known for his famous discovery of penicillin?
a) Alexander Fleming
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Jonas Salk
d) Edward Jenner
Answer: a) Alexander Fleming

Who was the leader of the Indian independence movement and the first Prime Minister of India?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Jawaharlal Nehru
c) Subhas Chandra Bose
d) Indira Gandhi
Answer: b) Jawaharlal Nehru

Who is known for his famous painting “The Last Supper”?
a) Leonardo da Vinci
b) Vincent van Gogh
c) Pablo Picasso
d) Michelangelo
Answer: a) Leonardo da Vinci

Who was the first person to orbit the Earth?
a) Neil Armstrong
b) Buzz Aldrin
c) Yuri Gagarin
d) John Glenn
Answer: c) Yuri Gagarin

Who is known for his famous theory of psychoanalysis?
a) Sigmund Freud
b) Carl Jung
c) Ivan Pavlov
d) B.F. Skinner
Answer: a) Sigmund Freud

Who was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature?
a) Marie Curie
b) Rosa Parks
c) Amelia Earhart
d) Toni Morrison
Answer: d) Toni Morrison

Who is known for his famous painting “The Scream”?
a) Leonardo da Vinci
b) Vincent van Gogh
c) Edvard Munch
d) Pablo Picasso
Answer: c) Edvard Munch

Who was the leader of the Indian independence movement and the first female Prime Minister of India?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Jawaharlal Nehru
c) Subhas Chandra Bose
d) Indira Gandhi
Answer: d) Indira Gandhi

Who is known for his famous theory of gravity?
a) Isaac Newton
b) Albert Einstein
c) Galileo Galilei
d) Nikola Tesla
Answer: a) Isaac Newton

Who was the leader of the African National Congress and the first black President of South Africa?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Martin Luther King Jr.
c) Nelson Mandela
d) Abraham Lincoln
Answer: c) Nelson Mandela

Who is known for his famous experiments with conditioning in psychology?
a) Sigmund Freud
b) Carl Jung
c) Ivan Pavlov
d) B.F. Skinner
Answer: c) Ivan Pavlov

Who was the first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize?
a) Marie Curie
b) Rosa Parks
c) Amelia Earhart
d) Mother Teresa
Answer: d) Mother Teresa

Who is known for his contributions to the field of electricity and the invention of alternating current (AC)?
a) Thomas Edison
b) Nikola Tesla
c) Benjamin Franklin
d) Alexander Graham Bell
Answer: b) Nikola Tesla

Who was the leader of the Indian National Congress and the first Prime Minister of India?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Jawaharlal Nehru
c) Subhas Chandra Bose
d) Indira Gandhi
Answer: b) Jawaharlal Nehru

Who is known for his famous painting “The Starry Night”?
a) Leonardo da Vinci
b) Vincent van Gogh
c) Pablo Picasso
d) Michelangelo
Answer: b) Vincent van Gogh

Who was the first President of the United States to be assassinated?
a) Abraham Lincoln
b) George Washington
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) John F. Kennedy
Answer: a) Abraham Lincoln

Who is known for his famous discovery of penicillin?
a) Alexander Fleming
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Jonas Salk
d) Edward Jenner
Answer: a) Alexander Fleming

Who was the leader of the Indian independence movement and the first Prime Minister of India?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Jawaharlal Nehru
c) Subhas Chandra Bose
d) Indira Gandhi
Answer: b) Jawaharlal Nehru

Who is known for his famous painting “The Last Supper”?
a) Leonardo da Vinci
b) Vincent van Gogh
c) Pablo Picasso
d) Michelangelo
Answer: a) Leonardo da Vinci

Who was the first person to orbit the Earth?
a) Neil Armstrong
b) Buzz Aldrin
c) Yuri Gagarin
d) John Glenn
Answer: c) Yuri Gagarin

Who is known for his famous theory of psychoanalysis?
a) Sigmund Freud
b) Carl Jung
c) Ivan Pavlov
d) B.F. Skinner
Answer: a) Sigmund Freud

Who was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature?
a) Marie Curie
b) Rosa Parks
c) Amelia Earhart
d) Toni Morrison
Answer: d) Toni Morrison

Who is known for his famous painting “The Scream”?
a) Leonardo da Vinci
b) Vincent van Gogh
c) Edvard Munch
d) Pablo Picasso
Answer: c) Edvard Munch

Who was the leader of the Indian independence movement and the first female Prime Minister of India?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Jawaharlal Nehru
c) Subhas Chandra Bose
d) Indira Gandhi
Answer: d) Indira Gandhi

Who is known for his famous theory of relativity?
a) Isaac Newton
b) Albert Einstein
c) Galileo Galilei
d) Nikola Tesla
Answer: b) Albert Einstein

Who was the leader of the African National Congress and the first black President of South Africa?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Martin Luther King Jr.
c) Nelson Mandela
d) Abraham Lincoln
Answer: c) Nelson Mandela

Who is known for his famous experiments with conditioning in psychology?
a) Sigmund Freud
b) Carl Jung
c) Ivan Pavlov
d) B.F. Skinner
Answer: c) Ivan Pavlov

Who was the first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize?
a) Marie Curie
b) Rosa Parks
c) Amelia Earhart
d) Mother Teresa
Answer: d) Mother Teresa

Who is known for his contributions to the field of electricity and the invention of alternating current (AC)?
a) Thomas Edison
b) Nikola Tesla
c) Benjamin Franklin
d) Alexander Graham Bell
Answer: b) Nikola Tesla

Who was the leader of the Indian National Congress and the first Prime Minister of India?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Jawaharlal Nehru
c) Subhas Chandra Bose
d) Indira Gandhi
Answer: b) Jawaharlal Nehru

Who is known for his famous painting “The Starry Night”?
a) Leonardo da Vinci
b) Vincent van Gogh
c) Pablo Picasso
d) Michelangelo
Answer: b) Vincent van Gogh

Who was the first President of the United States to be assassinated?
a) Abraham Lincoln
b) George Washington
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) John F. Kennedy
Answer: a) Abraham Lincoln

Who is known for his famous discovery of penicillin?
a) Alexander Fleming
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Jonas Salk
d) Edward Jenner
Answer: a) Alexander Fleming

Who was the leader of the Indian independence movement and the first Prime Minister of India?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Jawaharlal Nehru
c) Subhas Chandra Bose
d) Indira Gandhi
Answer: b) Jawaharlal Nehru

Who is known for his famous painting “The Last Supper”?
a) Leonardo da Vinci
b) Vincent van Gogh
c) Pablo Picasso
d) Michelangelo
Answer: a) Leonardo da Vinci

Who was the first person to orbit the Earth?
a) Neil Armstrong
b) Buzz Aldrin
c) Yuri Gagarin
d) John Glenn
Answer: c) Yuri Gagarin

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