Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 286

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
The East India Company began to use the term???investments in India' for
A
The loot from Buxar for purchasing Indian goods
B
Their bullion imports to purchase Indian goods
C
The profits made from duty free inland trade and the surplus from Diwani revenue
D
The borrowed money from Indian money lenders for purchases in India
Question 2
The British paramountcy in India was completed in 1856 with
A
Annexation of Carnatic
B
Annexation of Sind
C
Annexation of Awadh
D
Annexation of Punjab
Question 3
Which of the following statements in regard to the 3rd June Plan are correct?
  1. The successor governments would be given dominion status.
  2. There was a provision for the Boundary Commission to determine boundaries of the successor states of India and Pakistan.
  3. It was mandatory for India and Pakistan to remain within the British Commonwealth.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
A
2 and 3 only
B
1 and 3 only
C
1 and 2 only
D
1, 2 and 3
Question 4
The Great Wall of China built by the Chinese rulers has the length
A
2400 km and 6 meters
B
2700 km
C
2600 km
D
2500 km
Question 5
Jyotiba Phule, popularly known as Baba Phule, was a social reformer in Maharashtra. Which of the Coli owing Is not true about him
A
He was the first to raise his voice against Brahmans in Maharashtra in the 1870s
B
Phule through his book Ghulamagiri (1872) and his organization Satyashodhak Mandal, proclaimed the need to save the lower castes from the hypocritical Brahmans and their scriptures
C
His Satyashodhak Mandal contained both an elite based conservative trend and a genuine mass-based radicalism
D
The urban educated Marathas were his most ardent followers
Question 6
Who was the court poet of Harsha-vardhana?
A
Bana
B
Vishnu Sharma
C
Ravi Kirti
D
Bhani
Question 7
Akbar defeated Hemu in which of the following battle?
A
Second Battle of Panipat
B
Battle of Haldighati
C
Battle of Talikota
D
Third Battle of Panipat
Question 8
Which Mauryan ruler was called 'Amitraghat' by Greek writers?
A
Dasharatha
B
Chandragupta Maurya
C
Bindusara
D
Ashoka
Question 9
Under the dual government in Bengal, the administration was carried on by-
A
The East India Company and the British government.
B
The British government and the Indian government
C
The East India Company and the Nawab of Bengal.
D
The English Company and the Mughal emperor of India.
Question 10
The most commonly used coin during the Mauryan period was
A
Kakini
B
Nishka
C
Suvarna
D
Karashopana
Question 11
A contemporary rival dynasty of the Cholas in South India was
A
Chalukyas of Vengi
B
Pandyas of Madurai
C
Cheras
D
Chalukyas of Kalyani
Question 12
Vardhamana Mahavira the 24th Tirthankar of Jainism was born at.... and died at.....
A
Kusinara and Pava
B
Vaishali and Rajagriha
C
Kashi and Champa
D
Kundagrama and Pava
Question 13
At the Battle of Hastings in 1066, William of Normandy conquered
A
Italy.
B
Jerusalem.
C
Germany.
D
England.
Question 14
When the Simon Commission visited India the Viceroy was
A
Lord Irwin
B
Lord Ripon
C
Lloyd George
D
Lord Reading
Question 15
Who among the following had got the Upanishads translated into Persian?
A
Akbar
B
Jahangir
C
Abul Fazl
D
Dara Shukoh
Question 16
How did medieval cathedrals help to educate an illiterate public?
A
They held religious education classes.
B
They required Church members to learn and to read the Bible.
C
They supported tax-based public education.
D
They featured sculptures and stained glass that portrayed biblical stories.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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