Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 37

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Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Which of the following statements about the revenue system of the Mughals is incorrect?
  1. Land revenue was collected as a fixed share varying from 1/3 rd to 1/2 of the total produce.
  2. Ryots were evicted from their holding for default of payment.
  3. Akbar followed Sher Shah's land revenue system.
  4. Patta system was started to control the cheatings of taxes by peasants.
Which of the above is/are not correct?
A
1, 3 and 4
B
2 only
C
2 and 3
D
4 only
Question 2
The system of civil services had been introduced into India by
A
Lord Hastings
B
Lord Bentick
C
Lord Ripon
D
Lord Dalhousie
Question 3
The founder of the autonomous kingdom of Avadh was
A
Saadat Khan Burhan-ul-Mulk
B
Safdarjung
C
Ahmed Shah Abdali
D
Zulfiqar Khan
Question 4
Muhammad Ghazni plundered Somnath temple in Kathiawar in
A
1030 A.D.
B
1025 A.D.
C
1020 A.D.
D
1029 A.D.
Question 5
The first Congress and nationalist leader to face repeated imprisonment was
A
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
B
BG Tilak
C
Pheroze Shah Mehta
D
Dadabhai Naoroji
Question 6
Gol Gumbad is located at?
A
Lucknow
B
Delhi
C
Bijapur
D
Hyderabad
Question 7
Which of the following Vedas is a collection of spells and incantations?
A
Atharva Veda
B
Yajur Veda
C
Rig Veda
D
Sama Veda
Question 8
What did the Devadana type of a land tenure signify?
A
Villages donated to Brahmins
B
Villages donated to the King
C
Villages donated to the gods
D
Villages not normally lived in
Question 9
What was the most important reason for the First Anglo-Sikh War (1845-46)?
A
The attempts of the English Company to interfere with the internal matters of the Lahore state
B
To divert the energies of ungovernable Khalsa army
C
The war-like preparations of the English across the Sutlej
D
The agreement entered into the Dogra Chief, Gulab Singh, by the English to sell Kashmir to the former
Question 10
The Greco-Roman merchants visiting South India during the Sangam Age were referred to in the Tamil literature as
A
Ayyavanas
B
Yauvanas
C
Pahalvlas
D
Yavanas
Question 11
The first Buddhist Council was held in the reign of
A
Ajatashatru
B
Bimbisara
C
Ashoka
D
Kanishka
Question 12
Which one of the following Harappan sites had a dock?
A
Alamgirpur
B
Lothal
C
Mohenjodaro
D
Harappa
Question 13
Which of the following were considered untouchable in early India?
  1. Charamakara
  2. Svarnakara
  3. Paraiyar
  4. Rathakara
Select the correct answer given below
A
3, 4
B
1, 2
C
1, 4
D
1, 3
Question 14
Mir Jumla was a/an
A
Prince
B
Amir
C
Soldier
D
Diamond Merchant
Question 15
The Portuguese established their first business centre at
A
Calicut
B
Goa
C
Surat
D
Cochin
Question 16
The merchants were attracted to a sect of Buddhism because:
A
They found it suitable for their vocation.
B
They were not granted a social status that was in resonance with economic prosperity.
C
They felt that the new materialistic conditions were corrupting society.
D
Brahamanical rituals were becoming expensive for them.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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