Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 282

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Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
During the Mauryan age 'bhaga' was
A
Hiranya
B
Water Tax
C
Land Tax
D
House Tax
Question 2
The Mahabharata and the Ramayana are:
A
Aryan epic poems.
B
Aryan histories.
C
Aryan ritual books.
D
Aryan hymns of creation.
Question 3
Which of the following native states was first to conclude Subsidiary Alliance with East India Company?
A
Avadh
B
Mysore
C
Mewar
D
Hyderabad
Question 4
The Mughal Emperor, who built the Peacock Throne?
A
Akbar
B
Nadirshah
C
Shah Jahan
D
Aurangazeb
Question 5
Which of the following was not one of the reasons why the conquest of Kalinga was of strategic and economic importance to the Mauryan empire?
A
It stood in the way of the southern routes from the Ganges valley
B
It was also a powerful maritime state and, therefore a convenient source of income
C
Its rich and fertile land could contribute to the economic prosperity of the empire
D
It provided continuity to the Mauryan territories of Andhra and Bengal
Question 6
Which of the following works taken up even after the decline of the movement?
A
Fight for women's rights and education
B
Carry forward Raja Ram Mohan Roy's tradition of public education on social, economic and political questions.
C
Took up farmers issues and fought for their better treatment and against oppressive zamindars
D
All the above
Question 7
Which one was not a pioneer industry in India during British rule?
A
Jute
B
Cotton
C
Iron
D
Coal
Question 8
Who was the first leader to preside over the INC?
A
S Subramanya Iyer
B
Ananda Charlu
C
Surendranath Bannerjee
D
WC Banerji
Question 9
The Widow Remarriage Act was passed by
A
Lord Auckland
B
Lord Canning
C
Lord Dalhousie
D
Lord Wavell
Question 10
Who is the only women historian to have written a historical account of Mughal Period?
A
Noorjahan Begum
B
Zebun-nissa Begum
C
Gulbadan Begum
D
Jahanara Begum
Question 11
Lord Mountbatten had held detailed discussions on the approaching partition of India with
A
Mohammed Ali Jinnah
B
Jawaharlal Nehru
C
Mahatma Gandhi
D
All of the above
Question 12
One of the following Mauryan provinces, which had a foreign (Yavana-Greek) Governor, was:
A
Eastern province-Tosali
B
Western province-Ujjain
C
Saurashtra-Junagarh
D
Southern province-Suvarngiri
Question 13
When Alexander invaded India, Magadha was being ruled by the
A
Mauryas
B
Nandas
C
Sisunagas
D
Haryankas
Question 14
The Sunga period saw the growth of one of the following religions. Identify.
A
Nature worship
B
Saivism
C
Brahmanism
D
Buddhism
Question 15
Nana Sahib the adopted son of Peshwa Baji Rao II had become a great enemy of the British because
A
The Queen had humiliated him
B
He had lost his title
C
The British had stopped his pension
D
His estate had been snatched from him
Question 16
Ibn Batuta, the famous traveller of 14th Century, lived in?
A
Geneva
B
North Africa
C
Spain.
D
Venice
There are 16 questions to complete.

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