Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 358

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Tipu Sultan of Mysore was killed in a bloody engagement in
A
The fourth Mysore War
B
The first Mysore War
C
The third Mysore War
D
The second Mysore War
Question 2
Which one of the following vedas contains sacrificial formulae?
A
Sama Veda
B
Yajur Veda
C
Athrva Veda
D
Rig Veda
Question 3
Who among the following has started the Public Works Department in India in AD 1848?
A
Lord William Bentinck
B
Lord Dalhousie
C
Lord Wellesley
D
Lord Cornwallis
Question 4
The Ramosi & Gadkari revolts took place in
A
Rajasthan
B
Bengal
C
Maharashtra
D
Saurashtra
Question 5
Amir Khusrau's Khazain-ul-futuh gives an account of the military campaign of
A
Feroze Tughlaq in Orissa
B
Muhammad Tughlaq in Gujarat
C
Sultan Balban in the Mewat region
D
Malik Kafur in South India
Question 6
Consider the following statements
  1. Battle of Buxar provided the key to the English to establish their rule in India.
  2. The Treaty of Allahabad, concluded in 1765, enabled the British to establish their rule in Bengal.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A
Only 1
B
Only 2
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 7
Which of the following was not one of the causes for the rise of Extremism in the Congress?
A
The Indian Council Act, 1892 did not satisfy the aspirations of Congressmen and it was felt that the policy of appeals and prayers had brought no results.
B
There was widespread resentment against the passing of the Seditious Meetings Act and the Indian Press Act.
C
The exclusion of the Indian intelligentsia from all the big jobs in the country created bitterness.
D
Dissatisfaction with the progress of the past two decades made some leaders lose faith in the British sense of justice and fair play.
Question 8
What benefits did the Poona Pact offer to the depressed classes?
A
50% reservation in the ICS
B
18% seats in the central legislature and 148 seats in the provincial legislature
C
20% reservation in the provincial legislature
D
44 seats in the central legislature
Question 9
What was the capital of Chandelas?
A
Ajmer
B
Bhinmal
C
Khajuraho
D
Kannauj
Question 10
Identify the name of the wife of the Mughal Emperor who is believed to have sabotaged the work of the rebels by acting as an informer to the British.
A
Fatima Begum
B
Mumtaz Mahal
C
Zeenat Mahal
D
Hazrat Mahal
Question 11
Which was the chief or main region of copper mines in Mughal period?
A
Rajasthan
B
Bengal
C
Agra
D
Bihar
Question 12
During whose reign did Buddhism become the state religion?
A
Ashoka
B
Samudragupta
C
Chandragupta Maurya
D
Skandagupta I
Question 13
The term "Tirthankaras" is associated with
A
Buddhism
B
Zoroastrianism
C
Jainism
D
Hinduism
Question 14
The only Veda to have been rendered musically is
A
The Rig Veda
B
The Atharva Veda
C
The Yajur Veda
D
The Sama Veda
Question 15
After 1880, Railways were built during British rule in India through-
A
Indian merchants or money-lenders
B
Private enterprise
C
State Agency
D
A and B both
Question 16
Which of the following was not one of the reasons for the popularity of Buddhism in China?
A
The life of purity followed by the immigrant Indian Buddhists and their Chinese Disciples attracted the Chinese to Buddhism
B
The writing of such people as Mou-tseu created confidence in the minds of the educated chinese
C
The patronage of the reigning dynasties in China (e.g. Wei dynasty) helped the cause of Buddhism
D
There were no rival religions at the time of introduction of Buddhism in China
There are 16 questions to complete.

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