Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 116

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Pick out the wrong statement with respect to the Neolithic sites of Burzahom and Gufkral.
A
The excavations yield lots of bone tools
B
Bones of animals such as goat, sheep, cattle are seen
C
Pit dwellings were seen in both the sites
D
The sites were predominantly pastoral economics
Question 2
General policy of the Delhi Sultanate toward the native religions of India became:
A
indecisive.
B
disinterested.
C
increasingly repressive.
D
increasingly tolerant.
Question 3
Vidhushaka, common character in Sanskrit drama is invariably a-
A
Brahmana
B
Shudra
C
Kshatriya
D
Vaishya
Question 4
The Government of India Act of 1935 borrowed its preamble from
A
From Pitt's India Act
B
The Constitution of Australia
C
The Constitution of the USA
D
From the Government of India Act of 1919
Question 5
Which one among the following was not a demand of the Prarthana Samaj?
A
Widow remarriage
B
Women education
C
Abolition of untouchability
D
Raising the age of marriage for boys and girls
Question 6
Who among the following was known as a Nirguna saint and reformer?
A
Surdas
B
Tulsidas
C
Sant Kabir
D
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
Question 7
The earliest rock cut caves in western India are those at
A
Ajanta, Bhaja and Kondane
B
Nasik, Ellora and Ajanta
C
Bhaja, Pitalkhora and Kondane
D
Junnar, Kalyan and Pitalkhora
Question 8
Which of the following newspapers advocated revolutionary terrorism during the period of Indian freedom struggle?
  1. Sandhya
  2. Yugantar
  3. Kaal
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
A
2, 3
B
1, 2
C
1, 2 and 3
D
1, 3
Question 9
Gautama Buddha was brought up by
A
Kundavi
B
Sangamitra
C
Mayadevi
D
Mahaprajapati
Question 10
Which of the following subjects is not dealt with in the Puranas?
A
Primary creation
B
Secondary creation
C
Genealogies of gods
D
Arithmetic
Question 11
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 12
Which of the following are marked by the agrarian structure in the Post-Gupta period?
  1. Large-scale grants of land in different parts of India.
  2. Undermining of communal rights over land
  3. Subjection of peasants
A
1 and 2
B
2 and 3
C
1, 2 and 3
D
1 and 3
Question 13
Most of the rock-cut caves, chaityas, monasteries, temples, etc. at Ajanta and Ellora were built during the period of
A
Chalukyas of Badami
B
Rastrakutas of Manyakheda
C
Both A and B above
D
Imperial Guptas
Question 14
Who was the founder of Ajeevika sect?
A
Mahavira
B
Suddhodana
C
Vasudeva Krishna
D
Makkali Gosala
Question 15
Who was the father of vardhamana Mahavira
A
Sidhartha
B
Varthmana varagunan
C
Kirthivarman
D
None of these
Question 16
Tobacco cultivation was introduced in the Deccan by the Portuguese during the 16th century. Tobacco smoking reached the Mughal Court because of which one of the following?
A
The Mughal ambassador to Bijapur, Mirza Asad baig introduced it to Akbar
B
The soldiers of the Deccan spread this among the Mughal nobility
C
The Portuguese missionaries introduced it into the Mughal Court
D
The farmers who took tobacco cultivation introduced this to the Mughal Court
There are 16 questions to complete.

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