Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 226

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
As per the Indian Independence Act of 1947, Which of the following did not form a part of Pakistan?
A
The North West Frontier
B
Sind and British Baluchistan
C
Assam
D
East Bengal and the West Punjab
Question 2
Which one of the following proved to be Dalhousie's worst political blunder?
A
Abolition of the 'Doctrine of Lapse'
B
Occupation of lower Burma
C
Annexation of Oudh
D
Annexation of Punjab
Question 3
The most learned medieval Muslim ruler who was well versed in various, branches of learning including astronomy, mathematics and medicine was
A
IItutmish
B
Sikandar Lodhi
C
Alauddin Khalji
D
Muhammad-bin-Tughluq
Question 4
The entry port for trade between the Indus trading centers and Mesopotamia was:
A
Elam
B
Oman
C
Bahrain
D
None of the above
Question 5
A 19th century social reformer who is regarded as the bridge between the past and the future is
A
Ishwar Chandra
B
Keshab Chandra Sen
C
Raja Ram Mohun Roy
D
Devendra Nath Tagore
Question 6
The Vishnu Purana, gives an account of......
A
Mauryan Dynasty
B
The Andhras
C
The Vardhanas
D
Life in Indus Valley
Question 7
Which of the following statements about the new landlords is not correct?
A
They were mere rent collecting absentee businessmen
B
They were free to harass the cultivators
C
They were town dwelling merchants and moneyed classes with no roots in the village
D
They had converted the peasants to mere cultivators by taking away their traditional rights over their land
Question 8
Which of the following pairs of dynasties and cognomens used by them is/are correctly matched?
  1. Cholas: Rajkesari and Parakesari
  2. Pandyas: Satyavakya and Nitimarga
  3. Western Gangas: Marvarman and Chadaiyavarman
A
2 and 3
B
l and 3
C
1 only
D
2 only
Question 9
Which of the following writers did not have a profound influence on the thinking of Mahatma Gandhi?
A
Ruskin
B
Tolstoy
C
Marx
D
Thoreau
Question 10
Which among the following combinations is correct?
A
Pushyamitra Shunga-Patanjali
B
Menander-Ashvaghosh
C
Chandragupta I-Harishena
D
Kanishka-Thera Nagasena
Question 11
Which of the following stands for 'Iqta'?
A
The grant of revenue from a territory in lieu of salary
B
Law of primogeniture
C
State's share in the war booty
D
Crown land donated to army officers
Question 12
Akbar granted the present site of Amritsar to the Sikh Guru
A
Arjan
B
Amar Das
C
Angad
D
Ram Das
Question 13
Which of the following locations have been famous ancient centers for higher education?
  1. Nalanda in Bihar
  2. Takshashila
  3. Valabhi, in Gujarat
  4. Kanchipuram, in Tamil Nadu
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
A
1, 2 and 3 only
B
1 and 2 only
C
1, 2, 3 and 4
D
2, 3 and 4 only
Question 14
The first battle of the American War of Independence took place in the year
A
1776, 28 July
B
1789, 14 July
C
1778, 14 August
D
1776, 4 July
Question 15
Which of the following brought Aurobindo Ghose into the fold of the Indian National Movement?
A
The famines of 1896-97 and 1899-1900
B
The partition of Bengal
C
The Surat Split
D
The Jallianwala Bagh episode
Question 16
Consider the following pairs, regarding the tax imposed on medieval India:
  1. Kharaj-Land
  2. Jizya-On non-Muslims
  3. Khams-On property
Which of the pairs given above are correct?
A
1 and 3 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1, 2 and 3
D
1 and 2 only
There are 16 questions to complete.

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