Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 250

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Which one of the following commissions/ committees was appointed by the British Government to investigate into the massacre in Jallianwala Bagh?
A
Butler Committee
B
Hunter Committee
C
Welby Commission
D
Simon Commission
Question 2
When was the battle of Buxar fought?
A
Jan. 1824
B
October 1764
C
October 1754
D
Sept. 1564
Question 3
Which of the following causes was not responsible for the downfall of Tipu?
A
He was not helped by any Indian rulers
B
He persecuted the Hindus
C
He was inferior in financial resources to the English
D
He was inferior in Man-power to the. English
Question 4
During the reign of which of the following did Vijaynagar Empire come into existence
A
Mohammed-bin-Tughlaq
B
Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
C
Nasiruddin Mahmud Shah
D
Firoze Shah Tughlaq
Question 5
In the beginning the political activities of the Muslim League were directed against
A
The British Government
B
The landlords and the zamindars
C
The Hindus and the Indian National Congress
D
The liberal socio-religious reformers
Question 6
Which was not one of the cardinal principles of Mahatma Gandhi's doctrine of Satyagraha?
A
Fearlessness
B
Non-violence
C
Abstinence
D
Truthfulness
Question 7
Which of the following statements regarding the hymns of the Rig veda are correct?
  1. They refer to the Himavant and the Nujavant.
  2. They mention geographical terms like Aryavarta and Dakshinatya.
  3. Most rivers mentioned in them flow in areas west of the Yamuna and the Ganga.
  4. They mention the ruling families on the Kurus, Panchalas and the Ikshvakus.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
A
1 and 2
B
1 and 3
C
1, 2, 3 and 4
D
2, 3 and 4
Question 8
The original name of Balban was
A
Muhammad
B
Ala-ud-Din
C
Ulugh Khan
D
Zia-ud-Din
Question 9
The famous Quit India Resolution was passed on
A
August 28, 1942
B
April 4, 1928
C
April 24, 1928
D
August 8, 1942
Question 10
What is the most satisfactory explanation for the popularity of Bhakti movement?
A
It was the response of Hinduism to the challenge posed by Islam which looked superior because of its concept of one God, simplicity of worship, and universal brotherhood
B
It was a new edition of the old theistic view of God
C
It was an answer to the loneliness of Hindus and Muslims in general, and more so that of the artisans and the cultivating class because of the stratified society of the day
D
It was inspired by Sufism which had something in common with the traditonal asceticism of India
Question 11
Which of the following descriptions of the Later Vedic officials is not correct?
A
Kshttri-Chamberlain
B
Akshavapa-Superintendent of gambling
C
Adhikari-Suuperintendent of Police
D
Bhagadugha-Collector of taxes
Question 12
On behalf of Aurangzeb Shivaji attacked
A
Poena
B
Surat
C
Gujarat
D
Konkan
Question 13
The family member of Ashoka mentioned in his edicts, is:
A
His son Tivara
B
His second wife Karuvaki
C
His wife Asandhamitra
D
His daughter Sanghamitra
Question 14
Which of the following was not one of the better known agricultural products of the Sangam Age?
A
Turmeric
B
Rice
C
Sugar-cane
D
Wheat
Question 15
Khilafat Movement was organised to protest against the injustice done to
A
Egypt
B
Turkey
C
Persia
D
Arabia
Question 16
The English who twice served as President of the Indian National Congress was
A
AO Hume
B
Mrs Annie Besant
C
Sir William Wedderburn
D
George Yule
There are 16 questions to complete.

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