Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 335

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Who was the first Englishmen to preside over a Congress session?
A
George Yule
B
Dufferin
C
W. Wedderburn
D
None of these
Question 2
Which of the following works provides a beautiful account of Madurai during the Sangam Age?
A
Pattupattu
B
Manimekalai
C
Kural or Tirukural
D
Silappadikaram
Question 3
The Muslim League advocated a separate Muslim State?
A
During the Khilafat Movement
B
At the Lahore Session of 1940
C
In 1930, when it opposed the Civil Disobedience Movement
D
At its birth in 1906
Question 4
Mahavira was
A
the 20th Tirthankara
B
the 23rd Tirthankara
C
the 21st Tirthankara
D
the 24th Tirthankara
Question 5
The gold coins of Muhammad Ghori usually bear
A
Zodiac signs on the obverse and his name in Persian characters on the reverse
B
His name on the obverse and name of mint and year of minting on the reverse
C
Goddess Lakshmi on the obverse and his name in Nagari characters on the reverse
D
Kalima on one side and his name on the other in Arabic characters
Question 6
Perhaps the worst famine in Indian history till 1880 occurred in
A
1876-78
B
1868-70
C
1865-66
D
1860-61
Question 7
The Mughal empire reached its maximum territorial extent during the reign of
A
Akbar
B
Aurangzeb
C
Bahadur Shah I
D
Shah Jahan
Question 8
Which one among the following is a Tamil grammatical treatise?
A
Ettutogai
B
Silappadikaram
C
Tolkappiam
D
Pattupattu
Question 9
Bring out the correct statements about Raziya Sultana.
  1. She was murdered by some bandits at Khaital after being deposed by the nobles
  2. Iltutmish nominated her as his successor
  3. She was successful in coming to the throne immediately after her father's death
  4. She was the only daughter to be preferred to sons by any ruler of India
  5. Her fondness for the Abyssinian slave Yaqub turned the nobles against her
A
1, 2, 3
B
2, 3, 4
C
3, 4, 5
D
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Question 10
After the elections to the Constituent Assembly were held in July 1946, the Constituent Assembly met for the first time in New Delhi on
A
February 10, 1947
B
August 15, 1947
C
December 9, 1946
D
January 15, 1947
Question 11
Which is first manmade port in the world.
A
Quilon
B
Lothal
C
Muzris
D
None of these
Question 12
Which of the following port handled North Indian trade during the Gupta period?
A
Cambay
B
Broach
C
Sopara
D
Tamralipti
Question 13
Sher Shah was succeeded by
A
Sikandar
B
Alam Shah
C
Islam Shah
D
Hasan
Question 14
Ibn Batuta was a traveller from
A
Africa
B
Arab
C
China
D
Europe
Question 15
Identify the Englishman, who gave all the information about the ''Black-Hole Episode'', though in a single-sided way.
A
Minchin
B
Stephenson
C
John Surman
D
Holwell
Question 16
In the Vedic age, who was the head of ''Grama''?
A
Kulapa
B
Gopati
C
Gramini
D
Vispati
There are 16 questions to complete.

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