Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 309

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Who founded Ferguson College at Pune in 1885
A
Samaj Sewa Sangh
B
Bharatiya Sewak Samaj
C
Theosophical Society
D
Decan Educational Society
Question 2
Consider the following statement (s) is/are related to the Bhakti Movement:
  1. Originated as a reaction against caste division, untouchability and ritualism in India.
  2. Devotion was the pivotal point in the Bhakti cult in uniting human soul with God.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
A
I only
B
II only
C
Both I and II
D
Neither I nor II
Question 3
Who composed the Gayatri Mantra
A
Vishvamitra
B
Indra
C
Vasishtha
D
Parikshit
Question 4
The architectural structures constructed by Shah Jahan did not include
A
Red Fort in Delhi
B
Jahangir's mausoleum in Lahore
C
Moti Masjid in Agra
D
Jama Masjid in Delhi
Question 5
When was the first Independence day unofficially celebrated before Independence?
A
On 26th January 1935
B
On 26th January 1931
C
On 26th January 1930
D
On 26th January 1929
Question 6
In the Rigvedic period, after the king the next most Important functionary of the State was the
A
Revenue collector
B
Senani
C
Magician-doctor
D
Purohita
Question 7
Which of the following regions was were well-known during the seventeenth century for simultaneous production of saltpetre, indigo and opium?
A
Burhanpur and Sindh
B
Bihar
C
Gujarat
D
Bengal and Orissa
Question 8
The partition of Bengal made in 1905
A
Was annulled as a result of the Morley-Minto Reforms in 1919
B
Continued till India got independence
C
Was annulled by the king's proclamation at the Delhi Durbar in 1911
D
Was withdrawn in 1908 because of the immense protests it evoked
Question 9
Ashoka's conquest of Kalinga has been described in the minor rock edict numbered
A
IV
B
VIII
C
I
D
XIII
Question 10
Who is the author of the famous literary work Tahqiq-i-Hind?
A
Dandin
B
Badauni
C
Alberuni
D
Bhavabhuti
Question 11
On September 20, 1932 Mahatma Gandhi began a fast unto death in Yeravada Jail against
A
British repression of the satyagrahis
B
Violation of the Gandhi-Irwin pact
C
Communal Award of Ramsay McDonald
D
All the above
Question 12
The greatest claim to fame of the Satavahanas is on account of
A
Pursuing a tolerant religious policy and giving common patronage to Buddhism and Brahmanism
B
Great economic prosperity and brisk inland and foreign trade
C
Great contribution to Indian art as evident from the art of Amravati and Nagarjunakonda
D
Adoption of Prakrit as their court language in preference to Sanskrit
Question 13
Before the rise of Ranjit Singh to power, the Punjab was under the control of various
A
Sikh Misls (military brotherhoods)
B
Chiefs of Abmad Shah Abdali
C
Maratha commanders
D
Sikh Sardars
Question 14
What is the correct chronological order of setting up of the following Commissions?
  1. Macdonell Commission
  2. First Industrial Commission
  3. First Fiscal Commission
Select the correct answer from the code given below
A
1, 3, 2
B
2, 1, 3
C
2, 3, 1
D
1, 2, 3
Question 15
Which of the following Harappan sites had a dock?
A
Mohenjodaro
B
Harappa
C
Lothal
D
Alamgirpur
Question 16
Pushyamitra Sunga was a staunch.......
A
Hindu
B
Jain
C
Buddhist
D
Atheist
There are 16 questions to complete.

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