Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 262

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Which of the following were not the new industries introduced by the Britishers?
A
Jute
B
Ordinance
C
Iron, steel
D
Cotton
Question 2
Consider the following statements: In the reign of Jahangir, Kandahar could not be recaptured due to
  1. Inefficiency of Mughal Army
  2. Refusal of Khurram to proceed to that place
  3. Difficulties in organising an expedition
  4. Severe cold in Afghanistan
Which of these statements are correct?
A
2, 3 and 4
B
1 and 4
C
1, 2, and 3
D
1, 2, 3 and 4
Question 3
Hammurabi was the greatest king of
A
Iran
B
Akkad
C
Babylon
D
Agade
Question 4
Consider the following statements regarding Magadha?
  1. It became the most prominent Mahajanapada owing to its large standing army and walled city.
  2. The capital was initially Rajagriha and then shifted to Pataliputra.
Which of the above statements is/are true?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 and 2
Question 5
The Cholas were the only known rulers in the history of India to have undertaken successful overseas naval expeditions. Who of the following Chola rulers successfully invaded Laccadives, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Sumatra?
A
Parantaka-I
B
Rajaraja-I
C
Rajendra-I
D
Both B and C above
Question 6
Which of the following was not a method adopted by the Extremists?
A
Launching national education schemes and building the national spirit
B
Promoting the use of Swadeshi
C
Burning down shops and godowns storing foreign clothes
D
Boycott of schools, courts and government service
Question 7
How did Europeans use the term 'middle ages'?
A
The crisis of Western Europe
B
The medieval era of European history
C
The fact that Europe became mature from 500 to 1500
D
The time between the fall of Rome and the emergence of Christianity
Question 8
The first session of Indian National Congress was held in
A
Bombay
B
Surat
C
Calcutta
D
Lahore
Question 9
Who was among the following Bhakti saints gave a new orientation of Hinduism through his doctrine of Advaita or Monism?
A
Sankara
B
Ramanuja
C
Chaitanya
D
Guru Nanak
Question 10
Egyptians were the first people in the world to build
A
Temples
B
Palaces
C
Pyramids with mummies
D
Megaliths
Question 11
The Shimla Conference Which was convened as per Wavell's Plan ended in failure because of the stiff opposition of
A
Jawaharlal Nehru
B
Jinnah
C
Gandhi
D
Rajaji
Question 12
When Aurangzeb proceeded against Golconda it was ruled by
A
Sikandar
B
Abul Hasan
C
Durga Devi
D
Afzal Khan
Question 13
Who among the following had set up an association called Mitra Mela?
A
Barindra Kumar Ghosh
B
P. Mitra
C
V.D. Savarkar
D
Chapekar Brothers
Question 14
Who among the following was born into a Rathore royal family of Kudki district of Pali, Rajasthan and was a 16th-century Hindu mystic poet and devotee of Krishna?
A
Kabir
B
Mirabai
C
Ramananda
D
Tukaram
Question 15
In which of the following Major Rock Edicts does Ashoka introduce the institution of dhamma-mahamatta for the first time?
A
Rock Edict V
B
Rock Edict IV
C
Rock Edict II
D
Rock Edict III
Question 16
Who among the following rulers of the Travancore kingdom extended his dominion, organised a standing army and a rational administration and encouraged foreign trade in the middle of 18th century?
A
Zamorin of Calicut
B
Nanjaraj
C
Rama Varma
D
Martanda Varma
There are 16 questions to complete.

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