Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 373

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Which one of the following indicates the correct chronological order of the Later Mughal Emperors?
A
Farrukh Siyar, Bahadur Shah-I, Jahandar Shah, Muhammad Shah
B
Bahadur Shah-I, Farrukh Siyar, Jahandar Shah, Muhammad Shah
C
Bahadur Shah-l, Jahandar Shah, Farrukh Siyar, Muhammad Shah
D
Jahandar Shah, Bahadur Shah-l, Muhammad Shah, Farrukh Siyar
Question 2
Consider the following statements regarding Ashoka's Dhamma is not correct?
  1. Major Rock Edict XIII is of paramount importance in understanding the Ashokan policy of Dhamma.
  2. The Policy of Dhamma was an attempt at founding a new religion.
  3. Major Rock Edict III relates to social welfare measures like medical centers for animals as well as men, road construction and planting of medicinal herbs.
  4. Pillar Edict I states that through the king's care and love of Dhamma it had grown and that it was the king's principle to administer affairs.
A
1 and 4
B
2 and 3
C
2 and 4
D
None of these
Question 3
Rani Laxmi Bai died fighting the British in the Battle of
A
Gwalior
B
Kalpi
C
Jhansi
D
Kanpur
Question 4
One of the earliest and the best known mutinies before the Revolt of 1857 was
A
the Native Infantry Mutiny (1824)
B
Sholapur Mutiny (1838)
C
Assam Soldiers Mutiny (1824)
D
Indian Soldiers Mutiny at Vellore (1806)
Question 5
Which one among the following is correct about the Doctrine of Lapse?
A
It did not allow the Indian rulers to adopt any heir
B
It did not allow an adopted heir to rule a state after the death of the ruler
C
It made the annexation of Indian State compulsory after the death of a ruler
D
It made the annexation of Indian State compulsory if the adoption of heir had not been approved by the British authorities
Question 6
Bring out the correct statement about British expansion in Madras (1) In 1658, all the English settlement on the Coromandel and in Eastern India were placed under the control of Fort St. George. (2) In 1801, Lord Wellesley created the Madras presidency as it existed till Indian Independence. (3) In 1640, the British obtained the site of Madras from the Raja of Valikondapuram. (4) The British built a fortified factory, viz. Fort St George, at Madras.
A
1, 2, 3
B
2, 3, 4
C
1, 2, 4
D
1 & 3
Question 7
When Alexander invaded India, Taxila was ruled by
A
Porus
B
Ambhi
C
Ashoka
D
Bimbisara
Question 8
Which of the following organizations did Raja Ram Mohan Roy conceive of ahead of his times?
A
Common Market
B
League of Nations
C
World Court of Justice
D
Economic Community
Question 9
Statement I: The Permanent Zamindari Settlement of land created a new class of landlords. Statement II: The new class of landlords became strong political allies of the British and were interested in the continuance of British dominion.
A
Both the statements are true and Statement II is the correct explanation of Statement I
B
Both the statements are true, but Statement II is not the correct explanation of Statement I
C
Statement I is true, but Statement II is false
D
Statement I is false, but Statement II is true
Question 10
Gandhiji started the renowned???Dandi March' from Sabarmati Ashram on the 12th. March, 1930, for breaking the salt laws along with
A
Seventy-five hundred followers
B
Seventy-five thousands followers
C
Seven hundred followers
D
Seventy-five followers
Question 11
Name the Rajput General who bravely fought the Battle of Khanwa before losing to Babar.
A
Raja Jai Singh
B
Rana Pratap
C
Rana Man Singh
D
Rana Sanga
Question 12
Which one of the following indicates the correct chronological order in which the four give important forts were captured by Emperor Akbar?
A
Asirgarh-Ranthambhor-Kalinjar-Merta
B
Merta-Kalinjar-Ranthambhor-Asirgarh
C
Merta-Ranthambhor-Kalinjar-Asirgarh
D
Asirgarh-Kalinjar-Ranthambhor-Merta
Question 13
What was the contribution of Sayyid Ahmad Khan towards the education of Muslims?
  1. Brought translation of books to Urdu
  2. Founded Aligarh Muhammedan Anglo-Oriental College for spreading western sciences
  3. Encouraged people to send their children to schools.
A
Only II
B
Only I and II
C
Only I and III
D
All the above
Question 14
Which of the following was not one of the Raja Rammohan Roy's suggestions for organising the Company's government on a more rational basis?
A
Constitutional reforms must be guaranteed
B
Civil liberties and individual rights must be guaranteed
C
The rule of law ought to be supreme
D
The absolute ownership of property by the individual must be recognised
Question 15
Which of the following was not of the achievements of the Extremist Group in the Congress?
A
Nationalism took root among the progressive sections of society
B
The partition of Bengal was annulled in 1911
C
The Calcutta Corporation Act and the Indian Universities Act were taken off the statute book
D
The Extremists taught people self-confidence and self-reliance and prepared the social base of the nationalist movement
Question 16
Indian National Movement was influenced by-in the early twentieth century
A
The Russian Revolution, 1917
B
The outbreak of the First World War, 1914.
C
Boer War, 1899
D
The Russian-Japanese War, 1904-5
There are 16 questions to complete.

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