Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 96

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Guptas period was a high water mark for
A
Agriculture
B
Religion
C
Sclupture
D
Administration
Question 2
After the ruin of India's trade, Industries and handicrafts, the burden of taxation in India had to be mainly borne by
A
Zamindars
B
Peasantry
C
Income-tax payers
D
All the above
Question 3
Identify the wrong statement with regard to Dutch interest and activities in India?
A
Several attempts were made by the Dutch to monopolies the channels of trade between India and the West
B
They treated the people of India ruthlessly and also exploited them
C
They became the carriers of trade between India and the islands of the Far East
D
They took no part in politics or cultural contacts
Question 4
'The Indica" was written by
A
Kautilya
B
Patanjali
C
Panini
D
Megasthanes
Question 5
Which one of the following ports handled the north Indian trade during the Gupta period?
A
Kalyan
B
Tamralipti
C
Broach
D
Cambay
Question 6
A harappan site is characterised by the discovery of a perpendicular ploughed fields, which among the following fits the description?
A
Lothal
B
Mohenjodaro
C
Sutkagendor
D
Kalibangan
Question 7
Annie Besant was
  1. responsible for starting the Home Rule Movement
  2. the founder of the Theosophical Society
  3. once the President of the Indian National Congress
Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below?
A
2 and 3 only
B
1, 2 and 3
C
1 and 3 only
D
1 only
Question 8
By the Act of 1858, India was to be governed
A
By the Company
B
In the name of the Crown
C
In the name of Governor-General of India
D
By a Board of Directors
Question 9
Megasthenese was succeeded as ambassador to the Mauryan court by
A
Deimachos
B
Nearchus
C
Hegesander
D
Athenaeus
Question 10
The first Carnatic War in India was an extension of the Anglo-French War in
A
Africa
B
America
C
Canada
D
Europe
Question 11
Who wrote the first textbook on Jyotish?
A
Bhrigu
B
Katyayan
C
Patanjali
D
Panini
Question 12
Who was the mastermind of bomb attack on Lord Hardinge at Chandani Chowk, Delhi in 1912?
A
Sachindranath Sanyal
B
Bhai Paramanand
C
Sohan Lal Pathak
D
Rasbehari Bose
Question 13
Which one of the following led to the failure of the Cripps Mission?
A
Indian demand for the full control of national defense
B
Indian demand for complete control over national finance
C
Demand for the Indianisation of the Civil Services
D
Demand for the release of all political prisoners
Question 14
Among the following four works, Which one is encyclopaedic in nature?
A
Ashtangahrudaya
B
Siddhanta Siromani
C
Amarakosa
D
Brihat Samhita
Question 15
Who was the first Indian ruler who had territory outside India?
A
Chandragupta Maurya
B
Ashoka
C
Huvishka
D
Kanishka
Question 16
Consider the statements regarding Indus valley civilization:
  1. Harappan architecture was characterized by the absence of stone buildings.
  2. IVC is called as the first urban civilization because all the sites exhibit the features of urban planning and lifestyle.
  3. Indus valley people had the knowledge for construction of canals for irrigation.
Which of the above statements is/are true?
A
1, 2 and 3
B
1 and 2 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1 only
There are 16 questions to complete.

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