Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 242

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Which of the following was not one of the methods of disposal of the dead practiced in the Sangam Age?
A
Urn burial
B
Cremation
C
Simple burial
D
Giving watery grave to the dead
Question 2
Ka'bah is situated in the valley of:
A
Faran
B
Makkah
C
Medina
D
Taif
Question 3
Ibn Khaldun was an:
A
Architect
B
Historian
C
Muhaddith
D
None of these
Question 4
...... was primarily responsible for making India a secular State.
A
Gandhi
B
Patel
C
Jawaharlal Nehru
D
Gokhale
Question 5
Sankardeva was a great bhakti saint of
A
Assam
B
Gujarat
C
Maharashtra
D
Bengal
Question 6
Which of the following statements regarding Ahmadiyya Movement is/are correct?
  1. Founded by Mirza Ghulam Ahmed
  2. It described itself as standard bearer of Mohammedan Renaissance
  3. Based itself on the principles of Brahmo Samaj
  4. Opposed jihad and worked for spreading western liberal education among Indian Muslims
A
Only I and II
B
Only I and IV
C
Only I, II and IV
D
All the above are correct
Question 7
Which year of Akbar's reign has been regarded by the historian Vicent A. Smith as the most critical time?
A
1561 AD
B
1571 AD
C
1581 AD
D
1556 AD
Question 8
The famous astronomer who wrote Brihat Samhitha
A
Pliny
B
Varahamithra
C
Parrin
D
None of these
Question 9
Who was the Chairman of Boundary Commission to define the boundaries of the dominions under the Indian Independence Act of 1947?
A
Lord Mountbatten
B
Stafford Cripps
C
Lord Wavell
D
Cyril Radcliffe
Question 10
The successors of the Satavahanas in the Deccan were the
A
Chalukyas of Badami
B
Kadambas
C
Rashtrakutas
D
Vakatakas
Question 11
Which one of the following had supported the Noncooperation Resolution of Mahatma Gandhi in the special session of the Indian National Congress at Calcutta in 1920?
A
Moti Lal Nehru
B
C.R. Das
C
Madan Mohan Malviya
D
B.C. Pal
Question 12
What was the single most significant contribution of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel to Indian History?
A
As the Home Minister of free India he brought about the integration of 600-odd Indian States with the Indian Republic
B
As President of the Indian National Congress he engineered the passing of the Quit India Resolution
C
He was the leading light of Mahatma Gandhi's Non-Cooperation and Civil Disobedience Movements
D
he was responsible for the acceptance of the Mountbatten Plan by the Congress
Question 13
Of the following, with whom Akbar did not come into contact?
A
Christians
B
Parsis
C
Jains
D
Buddhists
Question 14
Who said ''If it were proved to me that it (untouchability) is an essential part of Hinduism I for one would declare myself an open rebel against Hinduism itself''?
A
B.G. Tilak
B
B.R. Ambedkar
C
Jyotiba Phule
D
M.K. Gandhi
Question 15
Which among the following pair accused of killing English officers in England was hanged?
A
Kartar Singh Sarabhai and Ashfaqullah Khan
B
Raj Guru and Sukhdev
C
Khudi Ram Bose and Suryasen
D
Madan Lal Dhingra and Udham Singh
Question 16
Who among the following is not associated with medicine In ancient India?
A
Susruta
B
Dhanvantri
C
Charaka
D
Bhaskaracharya
There are 16 questions to complete.

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