Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 180

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Consider the following statements: Al-Beruni's Kitab-ul-Hind is
  1. A sympathetic study of Indian civilization.
  2. Mainly a political history of India.
  3. Critical of Mahmud Ghaznavi' s plundering raids of India.
  4. Mainly a study of India's cultural, social and intellectual history.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
A
Alone
B
2 and 4
C
1 and 4
D
1, 3 and 4
Question 2
Who were called barids?
A
Craftsmen working in state workshops
B
The spy reporters
C
Bodyguards of the sultan
D
Officer-in-charge of state exchequer
Question 3
What was the greatest contribution of Ishwar Chand Vidyasagar in the social reforms in India?
A
He ensured the widow's marriage and girl's education.
B
Help in the abolition of Sati Pratha.
C
He adopted 100 villages to relocate them from Andhra Pradesh to Bengal for a better life.
D
Established the Brahma Samaj
Question 4
The chief gain to Shivaji from his raids of Surat in 1664 and 1670 was
A
Immense increase in his prestige
B
Capture of the English factory
C
A lot of booty
D
Demoralisation of the Mughal forces
Question 5
By which Act, Rule of East India Company ended in India?
A
Morley-Minto Act, 1909
B
Regulating Act, 1773
C
Government of India Act, 1858
D
Pitt's India Act, 1784
Question 6
Which of the following was a republic in sixth century B.C.?
A
Vrijian state
B
None of these
C
Magadha
D
Avanti
Question 7
Which one of the following usages was a post-Vedic development?
A
Indra-Surya-Rudra-Marut
B
Dharma-Artha-Kama-Moksha
C
Brahmacharya-Grihasthashrama-Vanaprastha-Sanyasa
D
Brahmana-Kshatriya-Vaishya-Shudra
Question 8
On the basis of available evidence, the Harappan civilization contributed two important things to mankind which were
A
Growing wheat and cotton
B
Copper and bronze smelting technology
C
Making soak-pits and earthen pipes
D
Knowledge of mathematics and decimal system
Question 9
Indicate the correct chronological order of dynasties in North-west India.
A
Sakas, Parthians, Kushanas
B
Sakas, Kushanas, Parthians
C
Kushanas, Sakas, Parthians
D
Parthians, Sakas, Kushanas
Question 10
Mother of Gautam Buddha belonged to which dynasty?
A
Maya dynasty
B
Koliyan dynasty
C
Shakya dynasty
D
Lichchavi dynasty
Question 11
The center of French power in India was:
A
Madras.
B
Surat.
C
Goa.
D
Pondicherry.
Question 12
Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque was built by which ruler?
A
Qutubuddin Aibak
B
Muhammad bin Tughluq
C
Iltutmish
D
Aurangzeb
Question 13
Which of the following crops in Vijayanagar empire was widely exported?
A
Black Pepper
B
Tea
C
Tobacco
D
None of the above
Question 14
Who had converted Kanishka to Buddhism?
A
Parsva
B
Vasumitra
C
Asvaghosha
D
Nagarjuna
Question 15
What was Bargir in Maratha army?
A
Front liner
B
Water carrier
C
Infantry
D
Cavalry
Question 16
Consider the following passage: His records proclaim him as a feudatory of the emperor Somesvara II. He had his capitals at Talakad in the South and Bankapura in the North. It was in A. D. 1137 that he performed the great ceremony of Tulapursha. The above passage refers to
A
Anantavarman Chodaganga
B
Vishnuvardhana
C
Yayati Mahasivagupta I
D
Mayurasarman
There are 16 questions to complete.

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