Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 4

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Consider the statements regarding Gupta period.
  1. The period was characterised by the revivalism of Hinduism
  2. Jati panchayats got strengthened in this period.
Which of the above statements is/are not true?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 and 2
Question 2
Who discovered a direct sea route to India?
A
Portuguese
B
The French
C
Germans
D
The Dutch
Question 2 Explanation: 
The discovery of the sea route to India is the description sometimes used in Europe and among the Portuguese for the first recorded trip made directly from Europe to India via the Atlantic Ocean. It was undertaken under the command of Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama during the reign of King Manuel I in 1497-1499.
Question 3
Harappan site of Banwali is situated in.
A
Rajasthan
B
Haryana
C
Eastern U.P
D
Western U.P
Question 4
Who among the following Hindu Painters was sent by Jehangir to make a portrait of Shah Abbas I of Persia?
A
Dasrath
B
Bishan Das
C
Basawan
D
Manohar
Question 5
When Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed, the Secretary of State for India was
A
Salisbury
B
Wedgwood Benn
C
Montagu
D
Curzon
Question 6
Of the five vows (Panch Anuvratas) of Jainism, four existed before Mahavira. The one Which he added was
A
not to steal
B
non-attachment to worldly things
C
celibacy
D
not to kill (non-injury)
Question 7
Who among the following did not become a prey of Dalhousie's policy of absorption?
A
Mysore
B
Nagpur
C
Scindia
D
Satara
Question 8
Who among the following teachers were visited by Siddhartha Gautama in the quest of knowledge before his enlightenment?
  1. Alara Kalama
  2. Udraka Ramaputra
  3. Makkhali Gosala
  4. Nigantha Nataputta
Indicate your answer from the codes given below:
A
2 and 3
B
1 and 2
C
1 and 4
D
4 and 2
Question 9
Of the following who did not find a place in the Legislative Council as per the Act of 1853?
A
The Governor-General
B
The Lieutenant Governor
C
The Commander-in-Chief
D
Additional Members
Question 10
When Chittor was captured by Akbar (1558), the Rana of Mewar was
A
Rana Kumbha
B
Rana Pratap
C
Rana Amar Singh
D
Rana Udai Singh
Question 11
umar khayyam is known for his work
A
shah nama
B
siyasat nama
C
ruba'iyyat
D
none of these
Question 12
Who said the following ''the British empire is rotten to the core, corrupt in every direction and tyrannical and mean''?
A
Mrs. Annie Besant
B
W. Digby
C
Sister Nivedita
D
William Wedderburn
Question 13
The President of the Congress Sessions of 1898 and 1902 was
A
S N Banerjee
B
Tilak
C
Hume
D
Dadabhai Naoroji
Question 14
In whose reign did the sultanate reach its farthest extent?
A
Qutub-ud-din Aibak
B
Ghiyasuddin Balban
C
Muhammad Tughlaq
D
Raziya
Question 15
The main aim of the attacks of Muhammad-bin-Tughluq in south India was
A
propagation of the Muslim culture in South India
B
extension of the empire
C
to compel the rulers of South India to accept the sovereignty of the Delhi Sultanate
D
plunder of wealth
Question 16
Consider the following passage-In the course of career on the road spanning almost thirty years, he crossed the breadth of the Eastern hemisphere, visited territories equivalent to about 44 modern countries and put behind him total distance of approximately 73000 miles. The world's greatest traveller of pre-modern times to whom the above passage refers is-
A
Ibn Battuta
B
Marco Polo
C
Megasthenes
D
Fa Hien
There are 16 questions to complete.

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