Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 172

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Consider the following professions:
  1. Spinning
  2. Weaving
  3. Weeding and transplanting
  4. Rubble making and carrying bricks and plaster materials
Which of the above professions were largely carried on by women workers in Mughal India as is evident from the Mughal miniatures and Glossaries?
A
1, 2 and 3
B
1 and 4
C
3 and 4
D
1, 3 and 4
Question 2
Which one of the following items was collected only in a case under the Mauryas?
A
Kara
B
Hiranya
C
Pranaya
D
Bhaga
Question 3
Which of the following was not one of the distinguished tribes of the later Vedic period?'
A
Kurus
B
Videhas
C
Bharatas
D
Panchalas
Question 4
The Palas of Bengal patronised
A
Hinayana Buddhism
B
Jainism
C
Hinduism
D
Tantrika Buddhism
Question 5
After the Surat split, the Congress
A
Was temporarily disbanded
B
Was banned by the British Government
C
Went to the Extremists
D
Remained under the control of the Moderates
Question 6
Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
A
Ahadi: Gentlemen trooper
B
Muqaddams: revenue collectors
C
Charai: House Tax
D
Qalb: King's personal troops
Question 7
Pick out the incorrect statement?
A
After the conquest of Gujarat, Guptas issued a good number of silver coins.
B
Guptas issued more copper coins than the Kushanas.
C
Guptas had good trade contacts with Eastern Roman (Byzantine) empire.
D
In ancient India, Guptas issued the largest number of gold coins.
Question 8
Which of the following leader gave the safety valve theory for Indian National Congress and said that it was the brainchild of Lord Dufferin?
A
Lala Lajpat Rai
B
Dadabhai Nairoji
C
M N Roy
D
Motilal Nehru
Question 9
Loess is:
A
silt from rivers.
B
clay deposits.
C
rich layers of dust blown by glacial winds.
D
coastal sand.
Question 10
Which group made up the largest part of the population in feudal society?
A
peasants
B
knights
C
vassals
D
lords
Question 11
Which one of the following is not matched correctly?
A
Kalanju: Unit of weight
B
Angola: Unit of linear measure
C
Kamal: Unit for liquid measure
D
Veli: Unit for measuring space
Question 12
Among the precious stones, the most extensive foreign trade during the Gupta age was that of
A
pearl
B
sapphire
C
diamonds
D
ruby
Question 13
Consider the following statement (s) related to the Charter Act of 1793
  1. Renewed the Charter of the Company for 20 more years.
  2. Regulated the finances of the Company.
  3. Lay down that the salaries of the Board of Control and their staffs were to be paid from the British revenues.
  4. Prohibited the CommanderinChief from being a member of the Governor General's Council.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
A
II & III
B
I, II & IV
C
I, II & III
D
I & II
Question 14
Kharaj was meant by?
A
Land Tax
B
Law
C
House Tax
D
Loan
Question 15
Consider the following statements:
  1. The Harappan economy was based on agriculture, cattle rearing and crafts.
  2. The Indus valley people had an elaborate drainage system.
  3. In kotDiji pre-Harappan settlement has not been found.
  4. Sugarcane was not grown in Indus civilization.
Which of the above is/are correct?
A
3, and 4
B
1, 3 and 4
C
2 only
D
1 only
Question 16
Arrange the following Chisti Saints in correct chronological order-
  1. Sheikh Nizamuddin Aulia
  2. Syed Muhammad Gesudaraz
  3. Baba Farid Ganjshakar
  4. Sheikh Nasiruddin Chirage-Delhi
Select the correct answer from the code given below
A
1, 3, 4, 2
B
1, 2, 3, 4
C
3, 1, 4, 2
D
4, 3, 2, 1
There are 16 questions to complete.

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