Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 296

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
The Mauryan king who issued the Nagarjuna Hill Cave Inscriptions and assumed the royal title of Devanampriya was:
A
Ashoka
B
Dasharatha
C
Bindusara
D
Brihadratha
Question 2
The historical site wherein and early inscription referring to the five heroes of the Vrishnis is found is
A
Mathura
B
Besnagar
C
Ghoshundi
D
Dwarka
Question 3
The term used to denote a group of families in the Vedic society was
A
Jana
B
Vish
C
Grama
D
Gotra
Question 4
Who among the following was the first leader to organize labour movement in India?
A
B. P. Wadia
B
N. G. Ranga
C
N. M. Lokhandy
D
Lala Lajpat Rai
Question 5
Which of the following statement is not correct about Portuguese?
A
They established a first printing press in India at Goa in AD 1556.
B
They spread Catholicism in the western and eastern coast of India.
C
They brought tobacco cultivation in India.
D
???The Indian Medicinal Plants' was the first scientific work which was published at Andhra Pradesh in 1563.
Question 6
Consider the following statements about Champaran Satyagraha (1917)
  1. The Champaran Satyagraha marked Mahatma Gandhi's first appearance in Indian politics as a leader of the masses.
  2. Young nationalists like Rajendra Prasad and J.B. Kriplani and worked with Mahatma Gandhi at Champaran.
  3. It was during this movement that Mahatma Gandhi formulated his philosophy of Satyagraha.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A
3 only
B
1 and 3
C
2 and 3
D
1 and 2
Question 7
Which of the following are true about Jahangir?
  1. The full name of Jahangir was Nuruddin Md. Jahangir
  2. Jahangir had ended a long drawn out struggle with Mewar
  3. Mahabat Khan revolted against Jahangir and captured Jahangir and his wife Nurjahan at Lahore
A
Only I
B
I and II
C
II and III
D
All the above
Question 8
What was the Normal rate of interest on loans during the Guptas period
A
10%
B
20%
C
25%
D
15%
Question 9
Who lamented upon the drain of gold from Rome to India?
A
Strabo
B
Pliny
C
Ptolemy
D
Nero
Question 10
Who of the following was responsible for the collection of taxes at the intermediate level of administration between the district and the village?
A
Gopa
B
Prativedaka
C
Sthanika
D
Pulisa
Question 11
The people who migrated from the region of the Caspian sea were called
A
Aryans
B
Dravidians
C
Africans
D
Euro Asians
Question 12
Vardhamana Mahavira died at
A
Pavapuri
B
Taxila
C
Pataliputra
D
Kundagrama
Question 13
Which of the following is not true about Rajputs?
A
They comprised the ruling and warrior chiefs
B
Their rise was an important social phenomenon of the early medieval period.
C
They were a landed aristocracy
D
The medals were denied entry to their ranks
Question 14
Consider the following statements:
  1. Jehangir was the ruler of India when the East India company was set up.
  2. The famous queen Chand Bibi belonged to Ahmednagar kingdom.
Choose the right option:
A
Both i and ii are correct
B
Neither i nor ii is correct
C
Only i is correct
D
Only ii is correct
Question 15
Which of the following Government of India Act introduced the diarchy system in the provinces of India?
A
Government of India Act, 1909
B
Government of India Act, 1919
C
Government of India Act, 1935
D
None of these
Question 16
Consider the following statements regarding the revolt of the Royal Indian Navy in 1946:
  1. The revolt was launched to protest against racial discrimination and unpalatable food.
  2. Lord Wavell the concurrent viceroy of India condemned the response of the Indian Army towards the revolt.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
There are 16 questions to complete.

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