Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 314

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
British colonialism in India saw the emergence of new cities. Calcutta, now Kolkata, was one of the first cities. Which of the following villages were, amalgamated to form the city of Calcutta?
A
Midnapur, Thakurgaon,
B
Midnapur, Chittagong, Burdwan
C
24-Parganas, Kalikata, Thakurgaon
D
Sutanuti, Kalikata, Gobindapur
Question 2
Which one of the following statements about Mohenjo-Daro is correct?
A
The houses were made of cut and polished stone
B
Axes, chisels, knives and fish-hook were all made of iron
C
The floor of the Great was made of burnt brick
D
Gold ornaments were unknown to the inhabitants
Question 3
In the Harappan buildings mostly burnt bricks were used, not stones, because
A
Without iron tools stone-cutting was difficult
B
Bricks provided better flood defence
C
Bricks were ideally suited for the moist climate
D
Stone was not readily available
Question 4
The Headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission established by Vivekananda in 1898 are at
A
Murshidabad
B
Hyderabad
C
Belur
D
Kanyakumari
Question 5
Who among the following were associated with the starting of the Rahnumai Mazdayasan?
  1. Nauroji Furdoonji
  2. Dadabhai Nauroji
  3. S. S. Bangali
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below
A
land2
B
land3
C
2 and 3
D
1, 2 and 3
Question 6
Which of the following sect of Buddhism was primarily responsible for the spread of Buddhism outside the frontiers of India?
A
Vajrayana
B
Mahayana
C
Hinyana
D
None of these
Question 7
Under Mauryas each province was placed under a...
A
Minister
B
Prince
C
Commander
D
Council
Question 8
Tilak called him the 'Diamond of India' the jewel of Maharashtra and the Prince of Workers'. Who is referred in these words
A
Madhava Rao
B
Gokhale
C
Lajpat Rai
D
Shivaji
Question 9
Who is known as the Hindu Luther of Northern India during 19th century was?
A
Dayanand Saraswati
B
Radhakant Dev
C
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
D
Keshav Chandra Sen
Question 10
The north Indian dynasties that confronted the Rashtrakutas were
A
The Chalukyas and the Chahamans
B
The Palas and the Chandelas
C
The Pratiharas and the Paramaras
D
The Pratiharas and the Palas
Question 11
The first vernacular paper, Samachar Darpan, was published during the tenure of
A
Lord Metcalfe
B
Lord Macaulay
C
Lord Minto
D
Lord Hastings
Question 12
The Hindu painting was closely connected with pictorial art of the
A
Jain monks
B
Artistic schools of the Far East
C
Buddhist priests
D
The Mughal school
Question 13
Chandra Gupta Maura defeated Nandas with the help of?
A
Aswaghosa
B
Harisena
C
Jayasimha
D
Chanakya
Question 14
There was an administrative unit under the Cholas named Kurram. What did it signify?
A
A province
B
A district
C
A group of villages
D
A village
Question 15
What is the correct chronological order of the following British Officials in India?
  1. Sir John Sore
  2. Marquis Cornwallis
  3. Earl of Minto
  4. Marquess of Wellesley
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
A
2, 1, 3, 4
B
1, 2, 4, 3
C
2, 1, 4, 3
D
1, 2, 3, 4
Question 16
Panini was a famous scholar of?
A
Ayurveda
B
Astronomy
C
Biology
D
Language and grammar
There are 16 questions to complete.

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