Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 371

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
What is said to be the original home of the Sungas?
A
Vidisa
B
Bharhut
C
Kalinga
D
Berar
Question 2
Who was the President of 3rd Buddhist Assembly?
A
Mahakassap
B
Vasumitra
C
Moggaliputta Tissa
D
Ashvaghosha
Question 3
Which of the following Acts had the provision of Indian Civil Services recruitment on the basis of competitive examination?
A
Government of India Act, 1858
B
Charter Act of 1813
C
Charter Act of 1853
D
Charter Act of 1833
Question 4
Most of the inhabitants of modern Southeast Asia originally came from:
A
China.
B
India.
C
Java.
D
Japan.
Question 5
Two major crops introduced in India during the Mughal period were
A
Potato and Mustard
B
Tobacco and Maize
C
Millet and Groundnut
D
Indigo and Maize
Question 6
Who was leader of a society popularly known as RED SHIRTS?
A
Muzaffar ahmed
B
Khan abdul ghaffar khan
C
Mohd. ali jinnah
D
Maulana Abul kalam azad
Question 7
The dhamma mahamattas (dharma mahamatras) appointed by Ashoka were entrusted with the job of:
A
Checking the abuses in the administration of justice
B
The moral uplift of the people through propagation of dhamma
C
Management of the welfare activities of the state
D
All the above
Question 8
According to Manu, a Brahamana was to be awarded higher punishment than the persons of other varnas for the offence of-
A
Treason
B
Murder
C
Theft
D
The use of abusive language for the persons of other varnas
Question 9
Who among the following is the author of the novel, Coolle?
A
Pallathu Rao
B
Mulak Raj Anand
C
R.K. Narayan
D
Bhabani Bhattacharya
Question 10
Who among the following Sultans received the title of 'Syed-us-Salatin' from the Caliph?
A
Alauddin Khilji
B
Balban
C
Firoz Shah Tughlaq
D
Iltutmish
Question 11
Consider the following historical places:
  1. Ajanta Caves
  2. Lepakshi Temple
  3. Sanchi Stupa
Which of the above places is/are also known for mural paintings?
A
1 only
B
1 and 2 only
C
1, 2 and 3
D
None
Question 12
The admission of which of the following to the Sangha, at the instance of Ananda (the personal attendant of the Master), marked the beginning of an order of nuns i n India?
A
Yashodhara, the wife of the Buddha
B
Sujata, the merchant's daughter who offered a bowl of milk to the Buddha after he had decided to give up austerities
C
Gautami, the widowed stepmother of the Buddha
D
Ghositaramma monastery at Piparhawa
Question 13
The Mongols under Changez Khan invaded India during the reign of
A
Iltutmish
B
Balban
C
Muhammad-bin-Tughluq
D
Firuz Tughluq
Question 14
This social reformer most ardently worked for the removal of untouchability and uplift the depressed classes before Gandhiji came on the scene
A
Dayanand Saraswati
B
Jyotiba Phule
C
M G Ranade
D
Atmaram Panduranga
Question 15
Who strongly opposed sectarianism and rites and insisted on the adoption of Hindi in place of Sanskrit?
A
Ramananda
B
Ramanuja
C
Sankaracharya
D
Chaitanya
Question 16
The Bhakti literature by the Nayanmars and Alva
A
opposed the practice of image worship.
B
advocated the austerities preached by the Buddhists and Jams.
C
preached personal devotion of God as a means of salvation.
D
stressed the rigidities of traditional rituals.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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