WORLD HISTORY
1 .
Which artist sculpted the lions at the foot of London's Nelson's Column?
A)
Sir Edwin Landseer
B)
Lord Henry III
C)
Sir Leopold
D)
None of the Above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Sir Edwin Landseer

Note : Nelson's Column is in the centre of the square, flanked by fountains designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens between 1937 and 1939 (replacements for two of Peterhead granite, now in Canada) and guarded by four monumental bronze lions sculpted by Sir Edwin Landseer.

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2 .
In which year American Independence was acknowledged by England?
A)
1781
B)
1782
C)
1783
D)
1784

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 1783

Note : Although Spain joined the war against Great Britain in 1779, it did not recognize U.S. independence until the 1783 Treaty of Paris . Under the terms of the treaty, which ended the War of the American Revolution, Great Britain officially acknowledged the United States as a sovereign and independent nation.

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3 .
America was discovered in?
A)
1491
B)
1492
C)
1493
D)
1494

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 1492

Note : It is commonly said that "Columbus discovered America." It would be more accurate, perhaps, to say that he introduced the Americas to Western Europe during his four voyages to the region between 1492 and 1502

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4 .
Vasco da Gama reached in India in the year?
A)
1498
B)
1489
C)
1488
D)
1492

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 1498

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