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  • KIPS Bureau
  • May, 2019
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YOUR YARDSTICK THE KIPS BUREAU’S BRAINY QUIZZERS HAVE DRAWN TO SCALE A STRING OF QUESTIONS WITH A MEASURE OF ADVENTURE THROUGH AMERICAN HISTORY (‘18TH-19TH CENTURY’), GENDER STUDIES (‘LOCAL & GLOBAL FEMINISM’), INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (‘TREATIES & AGREEMENTS’), ISLAMIC STUDIES (‘QUR’AN & HISTORY’) AND PAKISTAN AFFAIRS (‘PAKISTAN & WORLD’)

HISTORY EXTRA

18th-19th Century

1- The Southern states were home to carpetbaggers after the American Civil War and were perceived to be exploiting the local populace.

Who were these ‘carpetbaggers’?

a. Texans

b. Californians

c. Southerners

d. Northerners

2- Thomas Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) was an American statesman and academic who served as the 28th president of between 1913 and 1921.

Which party did he pick?

a. the Republican Party

b. the Democratic Party

c. the Liberal Party

d. none of these

3- The Open Door Policy is a term in foreign affairs initially used to refer to the American policy established in the late 19th Century and the early 20th Century that would allow for a system of trade.

But with respect to which country was this policy adopted?

a. Japan

b. the Philippines

c. Vietnam

d. China

4- British Colonies were a group of British colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America founded in the 17th and 18th Centuries.

How many were these colonies?

a. 13

b. 14

c. 15

d. 17

LOCAL & GLOBAL FEMINISM

5- Feminism is theory that men and women should be equal politically, economically and socially.

What’s this theory called then?

a. Core Feminism

b. Core Feminist Theory

c. Core Feminist Theory

d. all of them

6- The All Pakistan Women’s Association has been an advocate for women and girls over decades and stands steadfast in its work exploring the root causes, political underpinnings and budgetary decision-making that has left a track record of unequal opportunity for women.

When was it set up?

a. 1970

b. 1960

c. 1950

d. 1949

7- The WAF, a women’s rights organisation in Pakistan, was set up in Karachi in September 1981.

What does ‘WAF’ stand for?

a. Women Man Forum

b. Women All Forum

c. Women Action Forum

d. Women Active Forum

8- In 1960, the world of American women was limited in almost every respect, from family life to the workplace.

What was the percentage of them worked outside the home, mostly as teachers, nurses or secretaries?

a. 28%

b. 38%

c. 48%

d. 58%

Global view

TREATIES & AGREEMENTS

9- The Central Treaty Organisation (CENTO), originally known as the Baghdad Pact or the Middle East Treaty Organisation, was a military alliance of the Cold War.

When did Pakistan join it?

a. 1954

b. 1955

c. 1956

d. 1957

10- The Dayton Agreement is the peace agreement reached at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, America, on November 1, 1995, and formally signed in Paris, France, on December 14, 1995.

What was the purpose of it?

a. East Timor

b. Kosovo

c. Bosnia

d. Yugoslavia

11- The British Raj was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian Subcontinent between 1858 and 1947. The rule is also called Crown rule in India, or direct rule in India.

How many states did pre-Partition India consist of?

a. 579 princely states

b. 580 princely states

c. 582 princely states

d. 584 princely states

12- Nationality is a legal relationship between an individual person and a state.

Which Latin word is it derived from?

a. nation

b. natian

c. natia

d. natio

QUR’AN & HISTORY

13- The House of Wisdom (Arabic: بيت الحكمةý; Bayt al-Ḥikmah) refers either to a major Abbasid public academy and intellectual centre in Baghdad or...

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