MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 3 US Hegemony in World Politics

MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 3 US Hegemony in World Politics

1. The US Hegemony began in
(a) 1990.
(b) 1991.
(c) 1992.
(d) 1993.
► (b) 1991.

2. The first business school in the world is
(a) Harvard School.
(b) Oxford School.
(c) Wharton School.
(d) Stanford School.
► (c) Wharton School.

3. The root of the word 'hegemony' lies in the
(a) Latin.
(b) Classical Greeks.
(c) French.
(d) Spanish.
► (b) Classical Greeks.

4. The duration of Cold War was_______.
(a) 1914 - 1919
(b) 1939 - 1945
(c) 1945 - 1991
(d) 1965 – 1991
► (c) 1945 - 1991

5. United States was founded in which year?
(a) 1774
(b) 1776
(c) 1778
(d) 1780
► (b) 1776

6. The hegemony that shapes minds through ideological forces like values, beliefs, etc., is referred as
(a) Hegemony as unlimited power.
(b) Hegemony as structural power.
(c) Hegemony as hard power.
(d) Hegemony as soft power.
► (d) Hegemony as soft power.

7. The 'Operation Iraqi Freedom' was launched on __________.
(a) 19th March, 2003
(b) 19th March, 2004
(c) 21st March, 2003
(d) 21st March, 2004
► (a) 19th March, 2003

8. The headquarters of the US defence department is at
(a) New York.
(b) Washington.
(c) Pennsylvania.
(d) Virginia.
► (d) Virginia.

9. The World Trade Center and Pentagon buildings of USA were attacked by:
(a) Zamait–e-Islami.
(b) Al-Qaeda.
(c) Al-Badr.
(d) Hamas.
► (b) Al-Qaeda.

10. US embassies were bombed by Al-Qaeda in
(a) Dublin.
(b) New Delhi.
(c) Dar-es-Salaam.
(d) Zimbabwe.
► (c) Dar-es-Salaam.

11. The US operation in Iraq was called:
(a) Operation Desert Suicide
(b) Operation Desert Storm
(c) Operation Desert Qaeda
(d) Operation Desert Hamas
► (b) Operation Desert Storm

12. Why was the 'First Gulf War' called the ‘Video Game War’?
(a) Use of military's in large number.
(b) Use of Mass Destruction Weapons
(c) Widespread television coverage
(d) None of the above
► (c) Widespread television coverage

13. When Iraq invaded Kuwait?
(a) June1990
(b) July1990
(c) August 1990
(d) September1990
► (c) August 1990

14. ‘What was ‘Operation Iraqi Freedom’?
(a) A Military operation
(b) An Economic operation
(c) A Military Pact
(d) An Economic Pact
► (a) A Military operation
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