Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 319

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
The last Nanda ruler of Magadha who was overthrown by Chandragupta Maurya with the help of Chanakya was
A
Not known
B
Mahapadmananda
C
Navananda
D
Dhanananda
Question 2
The famous Vedic saying "war begins in the minds of men.... " is contained in the
A
Rig Veda
B
Mundakopanishad
C
Atharva Veda
D
Mahabharata
Question 3
Arrange the following in chronological order:
  1. Viceroy Lytton
  2. Viceroy Mayo
  3. Viceroy Lansdowne
  4. Viceroy Linlithgow
A
IV, III, II, I
B
II, I, III, IV
C
II, III, I, IV
D
III, IV, I, II
Question 4
Which of the following ancient Indian states was an autonomous republic?
A
Sakya
B
Anga
C
Kosala
D
Magadh
Question 5
Which of the following areas was not conquered by Akbar?
A
Qandahar
B
Bidar
C
Orissa
D
Kashmir
Question 6
The main occupation of the people of the Indus valley civilization was
A
hunting
B
agriculture
C
cattle rearing
D
trade
Question 7
Who had expressed the view that the cotton cloth worn by Indians had a brighter white colour than any cotton found elsewhere?
A
Alexander
B
Nearchus
C
Pliny
D
Megasthenese
Question 8
To promote communal harmony Ashoka asked the people:
A
To attend to the essential elements of their religions rather than the non-essential ones
B
Not to glorify their own sect and be little another's sect
C
To maintain concord (samvaya) with all creeds
D
All the above
Question 9
Herodotus has been called the father of
A
Arts
B
History
C
Geography
D
Metallurgy
Question 10
The account of the local Administration was written in
A
Arthashastra
B
Mudrarakshasa
C
Account of Magasthanese
D
Vishnu Purana
Question 11
Who of the following is known as a Jain scholar?
A
Dharmakirti
B
Asvaghose
C
Diwakaramitra
D
Hemchandra
Question 12
The word Adivasi was used for the first time to refer to the tribal people by:
A
B.R. Ambedkar
B
Thakkar Bappa
C
Mahatma Gandhi
D
Jyotiba Phule
Question 13
'Every pearl in the Royal Crown is but the crystallized drop of blood fallen from the tearful eyes of the poor peasant.'' The above remark about the poverty of the Indian peasant during the Delhi sultanate was made by
A
Ziauddin Barani
B
Minhajuddin Siraj
C
Amir Khusrau
D
Ibn Battuta
Question 14
What was another name of 'Pledge of Indian Independence'?
A
Declaration of Independence
B
Declaration of Constitution
C
Declaration of Constituent Assembly
D
None of the above
Question 15
Market control had been first introduced in Medieval India by
A
Firuz Shah Tughluq
B
Alauddin Khalji
C
Ghiyasuddin Balban
D
Iltutmish
Question 16
Shuja-ud-Daulah wanted to acquire the territory of
A
Marathas
B
Rohelas
C
Tamils
D
Sikhs
There are 16 questions to complete.

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