Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 163

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Which of the following books were written by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru?
  1. Discovery of India
  2. Outline of History
  3. Glimpses of World History
  4. A Study of History
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
A
I & III
B
I & IV
C
II & IV
D
I, II, III & IV
Question 2
What was the real objective of the partition of Bengal?
A
Build up separate administrative units for better efficiency of administration.
B
Create division among the ranks of Indian nationalists.
C
Appease the large majority of Muslims.
D
Stop the tide of nationalism in Bengal.
Question 3
What was the percentage (of the total revenue charged) of the extra tax charged by Sher Shah for the use of general welfare in calamities and emergencies?
A
2.5%
B
1.50%
C
7.50%
D
5.00%
Question 4
The term 'nishka' which meant an ornament in the Vedic period was used in later times to denote a/an
A
Weapon
B
Coin
C
Script
D
Agricultural implement
Question 5
Babar came to India originally from
A
Ferghana
B
Khorasan
C
Seistan
D
Khiva
Question 6
Which one of the following statements is not correct about the social and cultural conditions in the post-Gupta period?
A
The number of castes increased
B
The Central control increased
C
The tantric activities increased
D
The number of land-grants increased
Question 7
Atharvana veda has as its Brahman Book.
A
Satpath
B
Gopath
C
Panchvimsh
D
Aiterya
Question 8
In ancient Indian social structure the term???anirvasta' related to
A
Vaisyas & Sudras
B
Brahmanas & Kshatriyas
C
People outside the Varna classification
D
Sudras only
Question 9
Which of these is not one of the titles adopted by Aurangzeb?
A
Padshah
B
Ghazi
C
Alamgir
D
Sultan Sulaiman
Question 10
Which of the following was not one of the ideas of Sanskrit literature incorporated into Sangam literature?
A
Uttar-Kuru (northern country) as a land of perpetual enjoyment
B
The concept of three-fold debt (rinatraya) of man
C
Worship of Indra as the principal deity
D
Arundhati as the ideal of chastity
Question 11
The paintings of Palaeolithic age have not been found in
A
Kaimur range
B
Maski
C
Mirzapur District
D
Sangapur
Question 12
The fortification of Calcutta by the British in 1756 was regarded by the Nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-Daulah, as
A
an attack upon his sovereignty
B
insecurity of the British in India
C
British control over Bengal
D
growth of large-scale British trade
Question 13
Who among the following was the ruler of Kanchi during the time of Samudragupta?
A
Mantaraya
B
Hastivarman
C
Nilaraja
D
Vishnugopa
Question 14
Name the militant nationalist who had a leading role in propagating the Swadeshi sentiments to the rest of the country.
A
Lala Lajpat Rai
B
Aurobindo Ghosh
C
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
D
Bipin Chandra Pal
Question 15
Consider the following statements regarding Rigvedic period:
  1. Rigvedic economy marked a continuation of its preceding civilizations
  2. Rigvedic period was characterized by the extensive use of iron tools.
  3. Establishment of vast trade networks with far-off countries was a feature of the Rigvedic era.
Which of the above statements is/are NOT true?
A
2 only
B
3 only
C
1, 2 and 3
D
1 and 3 only
Question 16
The world's greatest traveller of pre-modern times, believed to have put behind him a distance of over 73000 miles and visited territories the equivalent of about 44 modern countries, is
A
Hiuen Tsang
B
Marco Polo
C
Ibn-Batuta
D
Fahien
There are 16 questions to complete.

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