10000 Indian history MCQ

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Indian History MCQ

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The removal of the Cherokees was carried out during ..... presidency.
A
James Madison's
B
James Monroe's
C
Andrew Jackson's
D
Martin Van Buren's
Question 1 Explanation: 
On May 28, 1830, the Indian Removal Act was signed into law by President Andrew Jackson.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which among the following is not a name of old Delhi
A
Siri
B
Chandni Chock
C
Delhi-i Kuhna
D
Jahanpanah
Question 2 Explanation: 
Old Delhi or Purani Dilli is an area in the city of Delhi, India. It was founded as a walled city named Shahjahanabad in 1639, when Shah Jahan (the Mughal emperor at the time) decided to shift the Mughal capital from Agra.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
where was the British company's first trading port?
A
coromandel port
B
mumbai
C
chennai
D
none of the above
Question 3 Explanation: 
The British East India Company came to India as traders in spices, a very important commodity in Europe back then as it was used to preserve meat. Apart from that, they primarily traded in silk, cotton, indigo dye, tea and opium. They landed in the Indian subcontinent on August 24, 1608, at the port of Surat.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A traveller from Morocco .
A
Alauddin Khalji
B
Ibn Battuta
C
Muhammad Tughlaq
D
None of the above
Question 4 Explanation: 
Ibn Battuta (/ˌɪbənbætˈtuːtɑː/; 24 February 1304 – 1368/1369) was a Muslim Maghrebi scholar and explorer who travelled extensively in the lands of Afro-Eurasia, largely in the lands of Dar al-Islam, travelling more than any other explorer in pre-modern history, totalling around 117,000 km (73,000 mi), surpassing Zheng
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is/are correct about Nayanar female bhakts in Bhakti tradition?
  1. They renounced their social obligations
  2. They formed an alternative order and became nuns
  3. Their existence posed a challenge to patriarchal norms
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
A
1, 2 and 3
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 2 only
D
1 and 3 only
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Aurangzeb was against
A
all religion
B
Hindus
C
Islam
D
None of the above
Question 6 Explanation: 
At the same time, some historians question the historical authenticity of the claims of his critics, arguing that his destruction of temples has been exaggerated, and noting that he built more temples than he destroyed, paid for their maintenance, employed significantly more Hindus in his imperial bureaucracy than his
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Mekong Delta is located in present-day:
A
China.
B
Vietnam.
C
Cambodia.
D
Laos.
Question 7 Explanation: 
Mekong Delta Đồng bằng Sông Cửu Long Đồng Bằng Sông Mê Kông
Coordinates: 10°02′N 105°47′E
CountryVietnam
Area
• Total40,576.6 km2 (15,666.7 sq mi)
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Pick the odd one out
A
Deccan Expedition
B
Measures against Nobility
C
Token Currency
D
Revenue Reforms
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
who supported the rajputs
A
akbar
B
aurangzeb
C
mohammed bin tughlaq
D
sher shah
Question 9 Explanation: 
A Rajput (from Sanskrit raja-putra, “son of a king”) is a member of one of the patrilineal clans of western, central, northern India and some parts of Pakistan. They claim to be descendants of ruling Hindu warrior classes of North India. Rajputs rose to prominence during the 6th to 12th centuries.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Alexander the great, was obliged to go back because
A
his forces refused to go further
B
he did not like India
C
he fell ill
D
he suffered defeat in India
Question 10 Explanation: 
He had the dared elephants (Greeks were quite new to the use of Elephants in battle). So, men could not be persuaded to cross the Ganges. Understanding that his dreams would have to wait, Alexander decided to return back.
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
With the help of Baghnuk (Tiger-claws) Shivaji killed
A
Aurangzeb
B
Shayistakhan
C
Muhamad Khan
D
Afzalkhan
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The institution of varna appeared in the
A
Rigvedic period
B
Period of consolidation of text of the Mahabharata
C
Period of the Manava Dharm Shastra
D
Later Vedic period
Question 12 Explanation: 
The word appears in the Rigveda, where it means "colour, outward appearance, exterior, form, figure or shape".
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Sultan Balban was devoted to
A
Khwaja Muin-uddin chisti
B
Kaki
C
Shaikh aulia
D
Baba Farid
Question 13 Explanation: 
He broke up the 'Chahalgani', a group of the forty most important nobles in the court. Balban wanted to make sure everyone was loyal to the crown by establishing an efficient espionage system, in the style of the Umayyad Barid. Sultan Balban had a strong and well-organized intelligence system.
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The decline of the Nandas at the hands of Kautilya and Chandragupta Maurya has been vividly portrayed in the Sanakrit play written by Kalidasa
A
Mudrarakshas
B
Mrichhakatika
C
Malavikagnimitram
D
Devichandragupta
Question 14 Explanation: 
The correct answer is Mudrarakshasa.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Babur had a unique feature. What was it?
A
Use of Artillery
B
Use of strong shields
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 15 Explanation: 
According to Prof. Rushbrooke, Babur possessed these eight fundamental qualities: Lofty judgement, noble ambition, the art of victory, the art of government, the art of conferring prosperity upon his people, the talent of ruling mildly the people of God, ability to win the heart of his soldiers and love of justice.
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
'Akbarnama' is an example of .....
A
autobiography
B
biography
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Akbarnama, which translates to Book of Akbar, the official chronicle of the reign of Akbar, the third Mughal Emperor ( r . 1556–1605), commissioned by Akbar himself and written by his court historian and biographer, Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
How many times Akbar visited the shrine of Chishti?
A
15
B
14
C
17
D
None of the above
Question 17 Explanation: 
In a similar way, the later Mughal Emperor Akbar (d. 1605) visited the shrine no less than fourteen times during his reign.
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following was not contained in the Cripps Offer?
A
Control of Defence of India by the Indian National Government
B
Right to take part in highest Counsels
C
Dominion Status to India
D
Constituent Assembly
Question 18 Explanation: 
Control of Defence of India by the Indian National Government was not contained in the Cripps Offer.
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which Mughal officer helped Humayun capture the fort of Chunargarh from Sher Shah?
A
Dilwar Khan
B
Mahabat Khan
C
Rumi Khan
D
Hindal
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... became a puppet on the hands of the British after the battle of Plassey.
A
Siraj Ud Daula
B
Robert Clive
C
Mir jafar
D
Shah Alam
Question 20 Explanation: 
Mir Jafar became the Nawab of Bengal after Battle of Plassey, he gave British to become the Nawab.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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