Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 222

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
The tank of Great Bath complex at Mohenjodaro had stairs on
  1. Northern side
  2. Southern side
  3. Eastern side
  4. Western side
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
A
3 only
B
1 only
C
1 and 2
D
3 and 4
Question 2
Which one among the following thinkers argued that Maratha rule in general and Shivaji in particular represented early nationalist consciousness in India?
A
MG Ranade
B
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
C
Bipin Chandra Pal
D
Pandita Ramabai
Question 3
In 1717, the British East India Co. was given:
A
control of south India.
B
control of Bengal.
C
the right to collect taxes.
D
the Portuguese trading post in India. 109
Question 4
Which of the following wr iters was the founder of Buddhist logic and has been called the Father of Medieval Nyaya?
A
Dharmakirti
B
Dignaga
C
Bhavaviveka
D
Budhhapalita
Question 5
Who had observed that "Political freedom is the life-breath of a nation"?
A
Rabindranath Tagore
B
Sri Aurobindo Ghose
C
BG Tilak
D
Annie Besant
Question 6
Shashgani was a small silver coin equal to
A
10 Jitals
B
6 Jitals
C
8 Jitals
D
4 Jitals
Question 7
The temples known as the Seven Pagodas had been built by the
A
Pallavas
B
Cholas
C
Hoysalas
D
Chalukyas
Question 8
Which of the following British policies undermined the caste system?
  1. Introduction of modern industries and railways
  2. Free sale of land
  3. Reforms in education system
  4. Entrance into administrative services
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
A
2, 3 and 4 only
B
1, 2 and 4 only
C
1, 2, 3 and 4
D
1, 3 and 4 only
Question 9
Which Mughal Ruler's permitted collecting Chauth and Sardesh Mukhi on Maratha land to Peshwa Balaji Vishwanath?
A
Farrukhsiyar
B
Rafi-ud-Daula
C
Muhammed Shah
D
Rafi-ud-Darajat
Question 10
Which is known as ''Tamil Bible''
A
Tholkapiyam
B
Pathittupath
C
Silapatigaram
D
Thirukuaral
Question 11
Of the four events mentioned below, which one was chronologically the last to take place?
A
Election of July 1946
B
Simla conference
C
The offer of the Cabinet Mission Plan
D
Muslim League joining the Interim Government
Question 12
Alberuni states that the antyajas, who were not reckoned amongst any of the four varnas, were composed of eight groups or guilds of craftsman or professionals. Which one of the following did not belong to any of the eight guilds?
A
Blacksmith
B
Fisherman
C
Shoemaker
D
Weaver
Question 13
Consider the following statements related to the cause of 1857 revolt.
  1. It was a great disparity in salaries between the Indian and European soldiers.
  2. The Indian sepoys were treated with contempt by their European officers.
  3. The sepoys were sent to distant parts of the empire, but were not paid any extra allowance.
Which is/are correct statements?
A
Only I
B
Only II
C
Both I and II
D
I, II and III
Question 14
One of the notable early writers of Hindi was
A
Amir Khusrau
B
Chandabardai
C
Namadeva
D
Nanak
Question 15
The gold coins of Gupta period were called-
  1. Dinara
  2. Dramma
  3. Rupaka
  4. Suvarna
Indicate the correct answer from the codes given below
A
1, 4
B
4 only
C
2, 3
D
1, 2, 3, 4
Question 16
The Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act.
A
1946
B
1865,
C
1858,
D
1856,
There are 16 questions to complete.

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