Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 121

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Alexander the great defeated Porus in the year
A
324 BC
B
327 BC
C
326 BC
D
325 BC
Question 2
Which of the following sets of books and authors has been incorrectly matched?
A
Mudrarakshasa-Vishakhadatta
B
Uttarramcharita-Bhavabhuti
C
Arthasastra-Kalhana
D
Kadambari-Banabhatta
Question 3
Which great war was fought between the years 1914 and 1918?
A
The First World War
B
The Battle of Tarain
C
The Battle of Plassey
D
The Second World War
Question 4
Which of the statements given below about Vivekananda are correct?
  1. He believed that Vedanta was fully rational.
  2. He criticised his countrymen for having lost touch with the outside world.
  3. He condemned the caste system.
  4. He considered the Veda to be infallible.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
A
1, 3 and 4
B
2, 3 and 4
C
1 and 2
D
1, 2 and 3
Question 5
Which Chola king is credited with the first conquest of Maldives?
A
Rajendra I
B
Rajendra II
C
Rajadhiraja
D
Rajaraja
Question 6
Who built the famous Shalimar bagh of Srinagar?
A
Humayun
B
Akbar
C
Shahjahan
D
Jahangir
Question 7
In Bengal, the East India Company's headquarters were located at
A
Fort St George
B
Shantiniketan
C
Fort William
D
Fort St David
Question 8
That the Rig Vedic Aryana were a pastoral people is borne out by the fact that
A
there are many references to the cow in the Rig Veda
B
Most of the wars were fought for the sake of cows
C
Gifts made to priests were usually cows and not land
D
All of the above
Question 9
It is said that Muhammad-bin-Bakhtiyar Khalji, one of the commanders of Muhammad Ghuri, conquered Nadia (one of the capitals of Bengal) with only 18 horsemen. The king of Bengal who then fled barefoot from his palace was
A
Samantasena
B
Hemantasena
C
Ballalasena
D
Lakshamanasena
Question 10
Who among the following presided over the Buddhist council held during the reign of Kanishka at Kashmir?
A
Vasumitra
B
Sudraka
C
Parsva
D
Nagarjuna
Question 11
The idea of starting a Home Rule League in 1915 was first propounded by
A
B G Tilak
B
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
C
Annie Besant
D
Both A and B above
Question 12
What was the name of the Gurjara-Pratihara king who was defeated by the Pala king Devapala?
A
Nagabhatta II
B
Mihirbhoja
C
Mahipala
D
Mahendrapala
Question 13
An inscription of 1400 B.C. which describes the Vedic Gods was found in Asia Minor at.................
A
Boghaz-Koi
B
Hitti
C
Euphratide
D
Cilicia
Question 14
Which of the following is associated with Lord Wellesley, the Governor General of India from 1798 to 1805?
A
Doctrine of Lapse
B
Subsidiary Alliance
C
First Mysore War
D
Conquest of Rajputana
Question 15
The spies during the Sangam Age were known as:
A
Sanjayans
B
Spasas
C
Orrars
D
Dutas
Question 16
Which nationalist had stoutly preached "Be proud that you are an Indian, proudly claim I am an Indian"?
A
Swami Vivekanand
B
Jawaharlal Nehru
C
MK Gandhi
D
Lala Lajpat Rai
There are 16 questions to complete.

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