Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 35

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Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Harihara and Bukka, the founders of the empire of Vijayanagar, named their dynasty as
A
Saluva
B
Aravidu
C
Tuluva
D
Sangama
Question 2
The capital of the kingdom of Maharaja Ranjit Singh was-
A
Kapurthala
B
Amritsar
C
Lahore
D
Patiala
Question 3
Which of the following was not one of the factors responsible for the wide acceptance of the cult of extremism?
A
The terrible famines of 1896-97 and 1899-1901 followed by bubonic plague took a very heavy toll of life and the people attributed the 'phenomenon of ever-recurring famines to the anti-national economic policy of the Government.'
B
The anti-Indian and imperialist policies of Lord Curzon such as the Calcutta Corporation Act, the Official Secrets Act, the Indian Universities Act and above all the Partition of Bengal in 1905, created resentment and provoked violence.
C
The constant economic drain on the resources of the country on account of the global expansion of the British Empire.
D
Indian nationalists gained more confidence and drew inspiration from Abyssinia's repulsion of the Italian army (1896) and Japan's thumping victory over Russia (1905) which exploded the myth of European superiority
Question 4
Who is the author of the book ''Satyarth Prakash''?
A
Rajaram Mohan Ray
B
Ramakrishna Bhandarkar
C
Mahadev Govind Ranade
D
Dayanand Saraswati
Question 5
Who is the writer of 'Tabqat-i-Akbari'?
A
Abul Fazl
B
Khwaja Nizamuddin Ahmad
C
Badauni
D
Khwand Mir
Question 6
Consider the following statement:
  1. Jainism in ancient India condemned the varna system.
  2. Jain religious literature was written in Ardhamgadhi
  3. Mahavira admitted women into the order of his follows.
Which of these statement is/are correct?
A
all of the above
B
2 and 3
C
1 and 3
D
only 3
Question 7
The basis, on which the chronology or period of the Sangam literature is fixed between the first to third century A.D., is:
A
King Gajabahu I of Sri Lanka was contemporary of the Chera monarch Senaguttuvan
B
Striking similarity between the Sangam poems and the Greco-Roman accounts on trade
C
Both A and B
D
Reference to the Chola-Chera-Pandya' kingdoms in Ashokan edicts
Question 8
Which one of the following correctly describe the function of the Amatya in the Ashtapradhan System'?
A
The Prime Minister
B
The Finance Minister
C
The minister who preserved a daily record of the king's acts and the proceedings of his court
D
None of athe above
Question 9
Male Spartans lived in military barracks from the age of
A
8 to 70
B
9 to 50
C
10 to 80
D
7 to 60
Question 10
Which one of the following statements regarding Harappan civilisation is correct?
A
The inhabitants of Harappa had neither knowledge of copper nor bronze
B
The standard Harappan seals were made of clay
C
The inhabitants of Harappan grew and used cotton
D
The Harrapan civilisation was rural based
Question 11
Who was the founder president of Harijan Sevak Samgha founded by Mahatma Gandhi?
A
Amrit Lal Thakkar
B
G. D. Birla
C
B. R. Ambedkar
D
Mahadev Desai
Question 12
Under the Mughals the Commander-in-Chief of the Army was
A
Emperor
B
Zamindar
C
Mansabdar
D
The crown prince
Question 13
With reference to Jainism which one of the following statements is correct?
  1. Jainism enjoyed the patronage of the kalinga king Kharavela in the 1st century BC.
  2. In the initial stage of Jainism, the Jainas worshipped images unlike Buddhist.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 14
During the period of Harshavardhana the fields were watered by the pots of the Ghatiyantra.'' This is known from the writings of
A
Dandin
B
Subandhu
C
Bana
D
Hiuen-Tsang
Question 15
Which is not a characteristic of the Taj Mahal's architecture?
A
Double Dome
B
White Marble
C
Charbagh Plan
D
Pietra Dura
Question 16
The commercial rivalry between the Dutch and the English in India came to an end
A
Following issuance of orders granting monopoly in favour of the British East India Company by the Pope
B
As a result of an agreement between the trading stations at Government of Britain and Holland in 1609.
C
With the defeat of the Dutch at the battle of Bedara in 1759
D
As a result of the 'Massacre at Amboyna'
There are 16 questions to complete.

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