Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 146

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
The East India Company had taken Bombay from
A
The Portuguese
B
The Dutch
C
Charles II
D
Charles I
Question 2
The capital of the kingdom of Maharaja Ranjit Singh was
A
Kapurthala
B
Amritsar
C
Patiala
D
Lahore
Question 3
Which of the following statements is not applicable to the Mahalwari settlement?
A
It was a permanent measure introduced as an improvement on the other two measures
B
It was applied to each village and the estate separately
C
The government instead of coming in contract with the cultivator made settlement with the village community as a whole
D
It was introduced in the Gangetic valley, the Punjab and the parts of Central India
Question 4
Vasco da Gama a sailor belongs to....
A
Portuguese
B
American
C
South American
D
German
Question 5
The Gandhi Mandapam where Gandhiji's ashes were placed before immersion is in
A
Ahmedabad
B
Kanyakumari
C
Ganga
D
Gandhinagar
Question 6
From which of the following months did the Mauryan fiscal year use to begin?
A
Asadha (July)
B
Phalgun (March)
C
Jyestha (June)
D
Pausa-Magha (January-February)
Question 7
The chief item that China received in its trade with Russia was:
A
silver.
B
furs.
C
timber.
D
guns.
Question 8
Which fort built by Shivaji at Murbad ranges?
A
Purandar
B
Rajgad
C
Raygad
D
Rohida
Question 9
The Cholas, the Pandyas, the Kealaputras and the Satyaputras are mentioned as his neighboring powers by Ashoka in
A
Rock Edict II
B
Minor Rock Edicts
C
Pillar Edict VII
D
Rock Edict XIII
Question 10
Chandragupta Maurya with the help of Chanakya decided to overthrow the Nandas because
A
the Nandas were low-born
B
Chanakya wanted to restore the ideal of Kshatriya rule
C
the Nandas had accumulated a great deal of wealth by extortion and oppression of the people
D
Chanakya had been humiliated by the Nandas
Question 11
Identify the prominent members of the ''Servants of India Society''. (1) N.M. Joshi (2) N.H. Kunzru (3) Shri Ram Bajpai (4) Jyotiba Phule (5) Gopal Ganesh Agarkar
A
1, 4, 5
B
1, 2, 3
C
2, 3, 4
D
3, 4, 5
Question 12
Who among the following modern writers of Malayalam Literature, has received the Jnanpeeth (Gyan peeth) Award?
A
Pallathu Raman
B
Kuttippurath Kesavan
C
G. Sankar Kurupa
D
Krishna Pillai
Question 13
Which of the following statement (s) is correct about Alvar Saints?
A
The twelve Alvars were Tamil poet-saints, who lived between 6th and 9th centuries AD and espoused???emotional devotion' or bhakti to VisnuKrishna in their songs.
B
The 63 Alvars saints were the Shiva devotional poets, who lived between 5th and 10th centuries.
C
Only B
D
Both A & B
Question 14
Consider the following statements with reference to the history of Press in India:
  1. First law to curb press was Censorship of Press Act, 1799.
  2. James Augustus Hicky began publication of Bengal Gazette on January 29, 1780.
  3. Charles Metcalfe lifted of restrictions from the press. Thus he is termed as 'liberator of the press in India'.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A
1 and 2 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1, 2 and 3
Question 15
Which Bhakti saint preached the concept of Visitadvaita?
A
Nimbarka
B
Ramanuja
C
Sankara
D
Madhava
Question 16
The following are the legislative contributions of Raja Rammohan Roy
A
Abolition of Sati
B
Indianisation of superior services
C
Reduction of export duties on Indian goods
D
Abolition of East India company's trading rights
There are 16 questions to complete.

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