Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 300

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Which of the following was a common feature to all Bhakti Saints?
A
They attacked caste system
B
They encouraged participation of women
C
They composed their verses in languages of the local people
D
They rejected priestly classes
Question 2
The Hindus believe that good and evil:
A
are separate forces forever in conflict.
B
are contained in all things, even the gods.
C
contend for control of men's lives.
D
are limited only to things of this world.
Question 3
Who was the Killedar of Purandar Fort?
A
Sambhaji
B
Murar Baji Prabhu
C
Tnanji
D
Babajij
Question 4
In Which year did Mahmud of Ghaznavi perform the infamous plunder of the Somnath temple?
A
1026
B
1022
C
1008
D
1017
Question 5
Who among the following was named as Zinda Pir or Living Saint in Mughal period?
A
Aurangzeb
B
Babur
C
Jahangir
D
Akbar
Question 6
The founder of Jainism was
A
Neminath
B
Vardhaman Mahavira
C
Parsvanatha
D
Rishbha
Question 7
Which of the following is not one of the broad categories into which the edicts issued by Ashoka can be divided?
A
Public pronouncements meant for his subjects
B
Edicts issued for the propagation of dhamma
C
Pronouncement explaining the philosophy of Buddhism and its relevance in day-to day life
D
Personal epistles directed to the Sangha
Question 8
The youngest President of the Indian National Congress, who held that office at the age of 35, was
A
Jawaharlal Nehru
B
Annie Besant
C
Abul Kalam Azad
D
Subhash Chandra Bose
Question 9
Which one of the following was the primary assembly in the Chola village administration?
A
Ur
B
Mahasabha
C
Sabha
D
Nadu
Question 10
Which Sultan of Delhi died while playing the chaugan (polo)?
A
Shamsuddin IItutmish
B
Ghiyasuddin Balban
C
Nasiruddin Mahmud
D
Qutbuddin Aibak
Question 11
Who was the first to raise the slogan 'Inquilab zindabad'?
A
M Kelappan
B
Bhagat Singh
C
Veer Savarkar
D
Shankaran Nair
Question 12
Which of the following pairs is correctly matched?
A
Puranas-Ashoka's efforts to spread Buddhism to Sri Lanka
B
Dipavamsa-Socio-economic conditions of the Mauryan period
C
Digha Nikaya-Influence of Buddhist ideas on Mauryan polity
D
Jatakas-Mauryan chronology and genealogy
Question 13
The Sikh Guru who had been killed at the instance of Aurangzeb was
A
Guru Hargobind
B
Guru Tegh Bahadur
C
Guru Gobind Singh
D
Guru Atjan Dev
Question 14
Which one of the following was not a result of British colonial rule in India?
A
Ruin of Indian feudalism
B
Ruin of Indian agriculture
C
Ruin of Indian trade
D
Ruin of Indian industries
Question 15
India's earliest contact with Islam was established through
A
Turkish invasions of the 11th-12th centuries
B
Arab merchants of Malabar coast
C
Sufi saints and Arab travellers
D
Arab invasion of Sindh in the 7th century
Question 16
Who among the following Governors-General repealed the Vernacular Press Act of Lytton?
A
Ripon
B
Dufferin
C
Elgin-II
D
Northbrook
There are 16 questions to complete.

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