Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 140

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Which of the following officers held the office of minister under the Mughals?
A
Kotwal
B
Vakil
C
Sipahsalar
D
Siqdar
Question 2
The Indus Valley civilisation can be said to belong to the
A
Neolithic age
B
Primitive age
C
Paleolithic age
D
Bronze age
Question 3
India derives its name from
A
Lord Indra
B
The Hindus
C
The River Indus
D
The Aryans
Question 4
The great Indian king who helped spreading Buddhism in Asia was
A
Chandra Gupta I
B
Chandra Gupta Maurya
C
Ashoka, the Great
D
Harsha Vardhan
Question 5
Vidhushaka, a common character in Sanskrit drama is invariably a-
A
Brahmana
B
Kshatriya
C
Vaishya
D
Shudra
Question 6
Which among the following Vedas is partly in prose?
A
Yajurveda
B
Rigveda
C
Atharvaveda
D
Samaveda
Question 7
In the Gandhara sculptures the preaching mudra associated with the Buddha's First Sermon at Sarnath is-
A
Bhumisparsa
B
Dharmachakra
C
Dhyana
D
Abhaya
Question 8
The Aryans did not practice the craftsmanship of
A
Blacksmithry
B
Pottery
C
Carpentry
D
Jewellery
Question 9
Among the following Presidents of India, who was also the Secretary General of Non-Aligned Movement for some period?
A
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
B
Varahagiri Venkatagiri
C
Giani Zail Singh
D
Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma
Question 10
Who among the Gupta emperors in his Bhitari and Junagarh inscriptions claimed victory over the Hunas?
A
Skandagupta
B
Kumaragupta
C
Narasimhagupta
D
Bhanugupta
Question 11
The Harappas had commercial relations with......
A
China
B
Mesopotamia
C
Burma (Now, Myanmar)
D
Jawa
Question 12
The chief center of Portuguese trade with India was:
A
Surat.
B
Calicut.
C
Goa.
D
Agra.
Question 13
Which of the following Gupta emperors is represented on his coins as playing the flute or Veena?
A
Chandragupta II
B
Samudragupta
C
Chandragupta I
D
Skandagupta
Question 14
Which of the following statements about the Indian Councils Mt of 1892 are correct?
  1. It raised the number of additional members to a Maximum of 16 for the Supreme Council, 20 for the Legislative Council of Bombay, Madras, and Bengal and 15 for the North-Western Provinces and Qudh.
  2. It conceded the Congress demand of principle of direct election to the Legislative Councils.
  3. It conceded the Members of the Legislative Councils the right of discussing the Budget.
  4. It allowed the Members of the Legislative Councils on matters of public interest.
Choose the answer from the codes given below:
A
1, 3 and 4
B
1, 2 and 4
C
2, 3 and 4
D
1, 2 and 3
Question 15
Rock Edict XIII (also known as Separate Rock Edict, because it is not found elsewhere) is regarded as one of the most important documents of Ashokan history, because:
A
It expresses his regret and remorse at the suffering caused by the Kalinga War
B
It expresses a new idea of conquest that of dhammavijaya instead of victory by war and violence
C
It is the longest of the fourteen major Rock Edicts and is recorded in a tone of recapitulation
D
All the above
Question 16
The Paris Commune fought for
A
workers rights
B
landlords rights
C
people rights
D
industrialists rights
There are 16 questions to complete.

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