Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 158

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Banabhatta, a great scholar, lived during the reign of
A
Harsha
B
Ashoka
C
Chandragupta II
D
Kanishka
Question 2
Until the late nineteenth century, literacy in Asia was:
A
confined to the upper class.
B
very low.
C
higher than in the West.
D
about the same as in the West.
Question 3
The Mansabdari system of the Mughals was a complex system. Its efficient functioning depended upon:
  1. The practice of offering the title of 'Mansabdar' to military personnel only.
  2. Proper functioning of the dagh (branding) system.
  3. Proper functioning of the Jagirdari system.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
A
2 and 3 only
B
1 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1, 2 and 3
Question 4
In Which year was the title of Governor-general chanced to that of the Viceroy?
A
1878
B
1861
C
1885
D
1858
Question 5
Consider the following statements
  1. The last Mauryan ruler, Brihadratha was assassinated by his commander-in-chief, Pushyamitra Sunga.
  2. The last Sunga king, Devabhuti was assassinated by his Brahman minister Vasudeva Kanva who usurped the throne.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 6
Consider the following statements-
  1. Balwantrai Mehta was one of the persons chiefly responsible for the initiative to convene the All India. States People's conference in 1927.
  2. C. Rajagopalachari was chiefly responsible for persuading Mahatma Gandhi to decide to initiate the 'Individual Satyagraha.'
Which of the above is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 7
The Sultan who completed the conquest of the South and broke the political barriers between the North and the South was
A
Ghiyasuddin Tughluq
B
Muhammad-bin-Tughluq
C
Firuz Tughluq
D
Alauddin Khalji
Question 8
Rig Veda is believed by the historians to have been written when it was
A
Beginning of IronAge
B
Bronze Age
C
Copper Age
D
Stone Age
Question 9
Who was the most trusted Advisor of Emperor Bahaudur Shah during the Revolt of 1857?
A
Prince Zawan Bakht
B
Prince Bakht Khan
C
Haqim Ahsanulla
D
Queen Zeenat Mahal
Question 10
Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
A
Udiyanjeral: Chera King
B
Nedunjeliyan: Pandya King
C
Senganan: Chola King
D
Pari: Pahallava King
Question 11
Which one of the following rulers of Magadha was the contemporary of Alexander, the great?
A
Dhanananda
B
Chandragupta Maurya
C
Mahapadmananda
D
Sukalp
Question 12
Who is called the ''Lokhitwadi''?
A
Mahadev Govind Ranade
B
Dayanand Saraswati
C
Mul Sankara
D
Gopal Hari Deshmukh
Question 13
The chief opponents of the Aryans were the indigenous people of non-Aryan origin known as Panis and Dasas or Dasyus. The factor which enabled the Aryans to emerge victorious in the struggle against the indigenous tribes was
A
Superior military equipment of the Aryans
B
Cultural superiority
C
Better organization among the Aryans
D
Lack of unity among the indigenous tribes
Question 14
Jahandar ascended the throne after the death of
A
Muhammad Shah
B
Bahadur Shah I
C
Azam Shah
D
Farrukh Siyar
Question 15
Consider the following passage and identify the three tribal principalities referred to therein using the code given below. In the early history of the far South in India, three tribal principalities are mentioned in Ashokan inscriptions of the third century BC and Kharavela inscription of the third century BC and Kharavela inscription of the first century BC.
A
Vakatakas, Cholas and Satvahanas
B
Cholas, Pandyas and Cheras
C
Ikshvakus, Vakatakas and Pandyas
D
Pallavas, Cholas and Pandyas
Question 16
Alexander was the son of Philip II of.......
A
Carthage
B
Athens
C
Macedonia
D
Sparta
There are 16 questions to complete.

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