Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 360

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Lord Cornwallis has been criticised for not destroying Tipu Sultan when he had the chance to do so after the third Anglo-Mysore war. Which one of the following consideration was not a factor taken into account by Cornwallis in taking his decision?
A
Sickness spread among the English troops
B
War with France, and the consequent alliance between Tipu and the French, were apprehended
C
The territory was too large to be administered with any
D
Cornwallis was ill-disposed towards the court of Directors who were advising full annexation
Question 2
The earliest inscriptions were written in which language?
A
Tamil
B
Pali
C
Sanskrit
D
Prakrit
Question 3
To which Sakha does the published Rigveda Samhita belong?
A
Sakala
B
Sankhayana
C
Asvalayan
D
Sawnaka
Question 4
Writing about the volume of Indo-Roman trade, who bitterly remarked ''not a year passed without the (Roman) Empire paying out 100 million sesterces (nearly one and a half-crore rupees) to India, to the Chera land and Arabia''?
A
Caldwell
B
Ptolemy
C
Pliny
D
Author of Periplus
Question 5
Cereal(s) grown by the people of the Harappan Civilisation was/were
A
Wheat
B
Rice
C
Millet
D
All the above
Question 6
An association which merged with the Congress in 1886 was the
A
Indian League
B
British Indian Association
C
Indian National Conference
D
East Indian Association
Question 7
The first Bengali Drama, written to highlight the brutality of the British indigo planters, was
A
Rast Goftar
B
Neel Darpan
C
Shome Prakash
D
None of the above
Question 8
Consider the following Bhakti Saints:
  1. Dadu Dayal
  2. Guru Nanak
  3. Tyagaraja
Who among the above was/were preaching when the Lodi dynasty fell and Babur took over?
A
2 and 3
B
2 only
C
1 and 3
D
1 and 2
Question 9
The Pallava king responsible for carving the Rathas of Mahabalipuram was
A
Narsimhavarman
B
Simhavarma
C
Mahendravarman-I
D
Nandivaraman-II
Question 10
Which noted scholar wrote Vikramankadevacharita?
A
Kalidas
B
Kalhan
C
Jaydeva
D
Bilhana
Question 11
Under Cholas village administration the land revenue was collected by
A
Ur
B
Mahasabha
C
A Special Dal
D
Uparika
Question 12
The Mughal leader Babur originally invaded northern India
A
To defeat his longstanding enemy, the sultan of Delhi.
B
Because he was unable to achieve his ambitious goals in central Asia.
C
To creates a Shiite Muslim state.
D
To control the trade routes into Southeast Asia.
Question 13
What is Chivalry?
A
The code Charlemagne implemented
B
The code by which a Christian family lived
C
The code by which young men lived
D
The code by which knights lived
Question 14
What was the objective of Vaikom Satyagraha launched in Kerala?
A
Open the temples for the entry of the lower castes avarnas.
B
Ban the institution of Devadasis for temple service.
C
Remove untouchability.
D
Force the temple authorities to appoint non-brahmins as priests.
Question 15
Gupta kings ruled North India for a period of
A
430
B
330
C
230
D
130
Question 16
Who organized the Satyagraha Sabha whose members took a pledge to disobey the Rowlatt Acts?
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Saifuddin Kitchlew
C
Maulana Shaukat Ali
D
Motilal Nehru
There are 16 questions to complete.

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