Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 370

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Where had civil rebellions against the British initially started?
A
Bengal and Bihar
B
Odisha
C
Madras and Calcutta
D
Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
Question 2
The book entitled 'Springing tiger' is a biography of-
A
Bhagat Singh
B
Subhas Chandra Bose
C
Shyamji Krishna Verma
D
Chandrashekhar Azad
Question 3
The kingdom which was most powerful among the Shodasa Mahajanapadas?
A
Anga
B
Vajji
C
Magadha
D
Kosala
Question 4
Khilafat Movement was organised by
A
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
B
Ali Brothers
C
Agha Khan
D
Jinnah
Question 5
The Egyptian calendar was a
A
Lunar
B
Solar lunar
C
Solar
D
Religious calendar
Question 6
Which literary figure of the Gupta period is referred to as the Indian Shakespeare?
A
Vishakhadatta
B
Harisena
C
Kalidasa
D
None of the above
Question 7
The eulogies or ''prashasti'' among the following inscriptions: I. Aihole Inscription of Pulakesin II. II. Allahabad Pillar Inscription of Samudra Gupta. III. Junagarh Inscription of Rudradaman. IV. Hathigumpha Inscription of Kharavela.
A
II and III are only correct.
B
I and II are only correct.
C
I, III and IV are correct.
D
I, II and III are correct.
Question 8
What was NOT a result of the Orientalist movement in India?
A
the Hindu Renaissance
B
British rejection of Indian culture
C
the creation of a literate middle class in India
D
the discovery of much of India's ''forgotten'' past
Question 9
Dhavanyaloka is
A
A work on poetics
B
A work on Buddhist epistemology
C
A play
D
An epic poem
Question 10
Who among the following were the Kushana rulers whose coins bear either Shiva, Shiva & bull or one of the emblems of Shiva?
  1. Huvishka
  2. Kanishka I
  3. Kujula Kadphisas
  4. Wim Kadphises
A
2, 3 & 4
B
1, 2 & 3
C
1, 3 & 4
D
1, 2 & 4
Question 11
Who among the following founded the Hindustan Republican Army (or Association) in 1924?
A
V. D. Savarkar
B
Surya Sen
C
Batukeshwar Dutta
D
Sachindra Nath Sanyal
Question 12
The Jaina temples known for the finest marble carvings in India are situated at
A
Kiradu
B
Gwalior
C
Modhera
D
Dilwara
Question 13
The great Hindu law-giver was
A
Kautilya
B
Manu
C
Kapil
D
Banabhatta
Question 14
With reference to the ancient India, which of the following was / were common to both Buddhism and Jainism?
  1. Avoidance to extremities of penance and enjoyment
  2. Indifference to the authority of the Vedas
  3. Denial of efficacy of rituals
Select the correct answers:
A
1 only
B
2 and 3
C
Both 1 and 2
D
1, 2 and 3
Question 15
The first serious Islamic attack on India came when the Turks attacked repeatedly under the leadership of:
A
Omar the Great.
B
Mahmud of Ghazni.
C
Abu Bekr.
D
Ali Pasha.
Question 16
October 26, 1947 is an important date in the Indian history, because of
A
Maharaja Hari Singh's signing on Instrument of Accession
B
declaration of war over India by Pakistan
C
ceasefire with Pakistan
D
merger of Sind
There are 16 questions to complete.

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