Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 336

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
What was the Rigvedic name of river Ravi?
A
Kubha
B
Vipas
C
Vitasta
D
Parushni
Question 2
The main purpose of Brahmo Samaj for which it was set up are
A
Purify Hinduism and to preach monotheism
B
Criticize social evils, oppose idolatry and emphasize human dignity
C
Both A and B
D
None of the above
Question 3
Which of the following statement is wrong?
A
Chandragupta I started the Gupta Era in 319-20 AD
B
During the reign of Skandagupta, Gupta Empire was invaded by Huns.
C
Samudragupta was the greatest king of Gupta dynasty.
D
Chandragupta II was succeeded by his son Skandagupta.
Question 4
Which of the following rulers did not enter the Buddhist Cold?
A
Ashoka
B
Kanishka
C
Samudragupta
D
Harsha
Question 5
Who founded the 'All India Harijan Samaj' in 1932?
A
Jagjivan Ram
B
B R Ambedkar
C
Mahatma Gandhi
D
Acharya Narendra Dev
Question 6
The brain trust of Chandra Gupta Maurya was
A
Megasthanes
B
Kautilya
C
Fahien
D
Nandagopala
Question 7
Which dynasty initiated the dravidian style of architecture?
A
Pallavas
B
Cholas
C
Vijayanagar
D
Chalukyas of Kalyani
Question 8
The majority of the Buddhist vases in India are found in Western Maharashtra because:
A
Many of the royal dynasties of Western India were patrons of Buddhism
B
The Sahyadri mountain in western Maharashtra with its hard trap was best suited for rock-cut architecture
C
The caves in this region provided a safe sanctuary away from foreign invaders
D
There was a long-standing tradition in this region of royal patronage to rock-cut architecture
Question 9
The greatest painter of birds at Jahangir's Court was
A
Syed Au Tabrizi
B
Mansur
C
Basawan
D
Khwaja Abdus Samad
Question 10
Different Sufi schools or orders in India were known as
A
Silsilahs
B
Qalandars
C
Khangahs
D
Darveshs
Question 11
During whose reign did the Hunas start posing a threat to the Gupta empire?
A
Skandagupta
B
Bhanugupta
C
Kumaragupta I
D
Vishnugupta
Question 12
What was the rate of land revenue as given in the dharma shastras?
A
3-Jan
B
8-Jan
C
6-Jan
D
4-Jan
Question 13
Who abolished the dual system of Government Bengal?
A
Clive
B
Spencer
C
Warren Hastings
D
Comwallis
Question 14
Who was the first to decipher the inscriptions of Ashoka and the Brahmi script?
A
Alexander Cunningham
B
James Princep
C
Mortimer Wheeler
D
Max Muller
Question 15
Boghazkai Inscription refers to
A
Indra, Varuna & Mitra
B
Indra & Varuna
C
Indra & Mitra
D
Indra, Varuna, Mitra, Nats
Question 16
Who among the following Governor Generals formed the Triple Alliance against Tipu Sultan?
A
Warren Hastings
B
Lord Cornwallis
C
Lord Wellesley
D
Lord William Bentinck
There are 16 questions to complete.

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