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History of India quiz-2022

History of India quiz-2022

Students trying to appear in many exams can check their knowledge while going thorough the questions.

Quiz On Indian History plays a key role for various competitive exams like IAS, State Public Service Commission, SSC and other similar competitive exams.

1- Which literature was composed by 473 poets, some 102 anonymous?

2- Champa was the capital of one of the following Mahajanapadas in Ancient India?

A. Anga

B. Magadha

C. Vajji

D. Kasi

3- Who was a revered Indian sage of Hinduism?

4- Who are the celebrated authors of hymns 1.165 to 1.191 in the Sanskrit text Rigveda and other Vedic literature?

5- What is ‘The Varaha Purana’?

6- What is ‘The Linga Purana’?

7- What does ‘The Varaha Purana’ includes?

8-The Bhagavata Purana is also known as?

9- Who is Narada or Narad Muni?

10- Who is Damayanti?

History of India quiz

11- Who is Shri-Harsha?

12- Who is Kalidasa?

13- Who are ‘The Pandavas’?

14- Who is Dhritarashtra?

15- Who is Duhshala?, also spelt as Dushala or Dussala.

16- Who is Abhimanyu?

17- Who is Subhadra?

18- Who is Draupadi?

19- Who is Duryodhana?

History of India quiz

20- Who is Gandhari?

21-Who is Shakuni?

22-When was Shakuni killed, and by whom?

23- Who is Shakuntala?

24- Who retained the title of Rajarshi or ‘royal sage’?

25- The Kanva Dynasty or Kanvayana ruled from?

ANSWERS

History of India quiz

1- The Sangam

2- Anga

3- Sage Agastya

4-Agastya and his wife Lopamudra

5- It is a Sanskrit word from the Puranas genre of literature in Hinduism.

6- One of the eighteen Mahapuranas is Longa Purana. It is a Hinduism Shaivism text. The term Linga relates to Shiva’s iconography.

History of India quiz

7- It involves mythology, particularly the Varaha avatar of Vishnu who saves the earth amid a tremendous flood.

8- It is also referred to as the Srimad Bhagavatam, the Srimad Bhagavata Mahapurana, or simply Bhagavata. Bhagavata Purana is one of the eighteen main Puranas of Hinduism (Mahapuranas)

9- Narada is a god-sage and one of Brahma’s mind-created progeny. He is well-known in Hindu traditions as a wandering musician and storyteller.

10- Damayanti was a princess of the Vidarbha Kingdom who married King Nala of the Nishadha Kingdom. She was the daughter of Bhima (not the Pandava).

11- Srihara is an Indian philosopher and poet who lived in the 12th century. Śrīharṣa was the son of Śrīhira and Mamalladevī.

History of India quiz

12- Kalidasa is a Sanskrit author who wrote in Classical Sanskrit. He is widely regarded as the finest writer and dramatist of ancient India.

13- They are Yudhishthira, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula, and Sahadeva, the five brothers. The Pandavas are Pandu’s five recognised sons.

14- Dhritarashtra is the Kuru Kingdom’s temporary ruler, and Hastinapur is its capital. Ambika, Vichitravirya’s first wife, gave birth to Dhritarashtra, who was born blind.

15-Dushala is Hastinapur’s Princess. She is King Dhritarashtra’s and Queen Gandhari’s only child. In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, she was the sister of the Kauravas.

16-Abhimanyu is a heroic warrior from the Mahabharata, an ancient Hindu epic. Arjuna, the third Pandava prince, and Subhadra, the Yadava princess, gave birth to Abhimanyu.

History of India quiz

17-Subhadra is Vasudeva’s favoured child and the younger sister of the gods Krishna and Balarama.

18- Draupadi was the common wife of the Pandava brothers—Yudhishthira, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula, and Sahadeva.

19- In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, the primary adversary is Duryodhana. Duryodhana was the eldest of the Kauravas, and he was also known as Suyodhana.

20-Gandhari was a Gandharan princess. She was the wife of Hastinapura’s blind king, Dhritrashtra.

21- Shakuni was Gandhari’s brother and the Kauravas’ maternal uncle.

22- During the Kurukshetra War, the youngest Pandava, Sahadeva, assassinated Shakuni.

23- Shakuntala is Dushyanta’s wife and Emperor Bharata’s mother.

24-Brahmarishi Vishvamitra.

25- 75 BCE to 30 BCE.

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Quiz On Indian History- December 3, 2020

Quiz On Indian History

Quiz On Indian History- December 3, 2020

Quiz On Indian History questions have been collected from the ancient, medieval and modern history.

Students trying to appear in many exams can check their knowledge while going thorough the questions.

Quiz On Indian History plays a key role for various competitive exams like IAS, State Public Service Commission, SSC and other similar competitive exams.

Herewith presenting a various set of Quiz On Indian History Questions answers.

1- Name the only city from indus valley civilization that didn’t have a citadel?

2- Name the texts of Kalidasa, where Sati system has been mentioned?

3- What is Kumarasaṃbhavam?

4- What is advocated by the doctrine of Advaita?

5- By whom the doctrine of Advaita was propounded?

6- By whom the ‘Saptanga Theory of State’ (Theory of Seven Limbs of the State) was propounded?

7- What according to Kautilya in Arthashastra are the seven limbs of a state?

Kautilya

8- Name the place where prophet Mohammed was buried?

9- Name the place that was a mint centre of the Yaudheyas.

10- Who was the principal deity of the Yaudheyas?

11- The Somapuri University was founded by which Pala ruler?

12- Where the Somapuri University is situated?

13- Name the Gupta ruler who set up the University of Nalanda.

14- Where the University of Nalanda was established?

15- Name the place, where Mahavira attained Niravana.

16-At what age Tirthankar Mahavira passed away?

Tirthankar Mahavira

17- By whom Pushyabhuti Dynasty was founded?

18- Name the inscriptions that mentions the name of Kalidasa.

19- Who was the sister of Harshavardhan?

20- Name the brother-in-law of Harshavardhan.

ANSWERS-

1-Chanhudaro.

2-Kumārasambhava.

3-It is a poem by Kālidasa.

4- God is Unique

5-Adi Shankaracharya.

6-Kautilya in Arthashastra.

7-The seven limbs of a state are King, Amatya (Bureaucrats), Durga (Fort), Janapada (territory), Kosa (Treasure), Mitra (ally), Danda (coercive authority).

8- Mecca The Green Dome, Medina, Saudi Arabia.

9- Rohtak.

10-Karttikeya.

11-Dharmapala.

12-North Bengal

13- Kumargupta I.

14- The Nalanda University was established at Badagoan, Bihar in the 5th century.

15- Pavapur, Bihar.

16- At the age of 72 in 468 BC.

17- Pushyabhuti

18-Aihole inscription.

19-Rajyasri.

20-Grahavarmana. He was the king of Kanauj.

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Indian History MCQ- Multiple Choice Questions For Various Competitive Exams

Indian History MCQ- Multiple Choice Questions For Various Competitive Exams

Indian History MCQ

Indian History MCQ comprises of multiple questions and answers types.

These questions have been collected from the ancient, medieval and modern history.

Students trying to appear in many exams can check their knowledge while going thorough the multiple choice questions.

Indian History plays a key role for various competitive exams like IAS, State Public Service Commission, SSC and other similar competitive exams.

Herewith presenting a various set of Indian History Questions answers in the form of mcqs(Multiple Choice Questions)

1- Who was the first governor general of India?

a) Sir Charles Metcalfe.

b) Lord Amherst.

c) Lord William Bentinck.

d) Robert Clive.

2- When Goa was captured by Portuguese?

a) 1510 AD.

b) 1600 AD.

c) 1575 AD.

d) 1478 AD.

3- In which place British opened their first factories in Eastern part of India?

a) Odisha.

b) Bihar.

c) Assam.

d) Manipur.

4- Who was the first governor general of Bengal?

a) Warren Hastings.

b) Wellesley.

c) Robert Clive.

d) Lord William Bentinck.

5- Who declared Sati as illegal and punishable?

a) Lord Dalhousie.

b) Lord Canning.

c) Lord Ripon.

d) Lord William Bentinck.

6- Which among the following is the first English Newspaper in India?

a) The Calcutta Gazette.

b) The Bengal Journal.

c) The Bombay Herald.

d) The Bengal Gazette.

7- Who among the following first translated Bhagvad Gita to English?

a) Alexander Cunningham.

b) Charles Wilkins.

c) John Marshall.

d) William Johns.

8- Who among the following introduced English as an official language?

a) Lord William Bentinck.

b) Lord Canning.

c) Lord Ripon.

d) Sir Charles Wood.

9- Name the first Indian leader who underwent imprisonment?

a) Bipin Chandra Pal.

b) Dadabhai Naoroji

c) C Vijaraghavachari.

d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

10- National demand – Swaraj was first spread by whom?

a) Mahatma Gandhi

b) Annie Besant

c) Subhas Chandra Bose

d) Dadabhai Naoroji.

Indian History MCQ

11- Which was the first movement against the British in India?

a) Quit India movement

b) Khilafat Movement

c) Swadeshi Movement

d) Non-Cooperative movement

12-The song Vande Mataram was first sung at the 12th session of the Indian National Congress. Who was the president of Indian National Congress then?

a) Rahimtulla M Sayani

b) Pandit Bishan Narayan Dar.

c) Rahsbehari Ghosh.

d) Badruddin Tyabji.

13- Who returned the Knighthood to protest against the atrocities of the Jaliwanwala Bagh Massacre?

a) Jawaharlal Nehru.

b) Bipin Chandra Pal.

c) Rabindranath Tagore.

d) Arabinda Ghosh.

14- Who founded the first women university in India?

a) D.K Karve.

b) Sucheta Kripalini.

c) J.P Kripalini

d) Sarojini Naidu.

15- Who wrote the book ‘poverty and un-British rule in India’?

a) D.R. Gadgil.

b) R.C. Dutta.

c) P.C. Mahalnobis.

d) Dadabhai Naoroji.

Indian History MCQ

16- In which place Moplah revolt took place?

a) Uttar Pradesh.

b) Bihar.

c) Bengal.

d) Kerala.

17- Who wrote the book ‘Tuzuk-i- jahangiri’?

a) Mulla Daud

b) Akbar.

c) Sharjahan.

d) Jahangir.

18- By whom the organization ‘servants of Indian society’ was founded?

a) Dayanand Saraswathi.

b) Gopal Krishna Gokhle.

c) Mahatma Gandhi.

d) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.

19- The name of capital of Anga (a mahajapada) was?

a) Kaushambi.

b) Viratnagar.

c) Varanasi.

d) Champa.

20- The Ryotwari System in India was introduced by whom?

a) John shore.

b) )Lord Cornwallis.

c) Munro and Charles Reed.

d) Lord Hastings.

21- The Rigvedic name of river Ravi is?

a) Vipas.

b) Vitasta.

c) Kubha.

d) Parushni.

22- Who among the following is known as ‘beacon of light of Asia’?

a) Mahatma Gandhi.

b) Abdul Gaffer khan.

c) Subhash Chandra Bose.

d) Gautam Buddha.

23- By whom the Indian Independence League was set up?

a) Rasbihari Bose.

b) S.M Yoshi.

c) Jawaharlal Nehru.

d) Subhas Chandra Bose.

24- Who presided the Lahore Session of Indian National Congress in 1909?

a) Madan Mohan Malaviya

b) Rashbihari Ghosh.

c) Dadabhai Naoroji.

d) Bishan Narayan Dar.

25- Under whose presidency, the first session of the Indian National Congress was held?

a) JB Kriplani.

b) WC Bannerjee.

c) Badruddin Tyabji.

d) AO Hume.

Indian History MCQ

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ANSWERS:-

1- Lord William Bentinck.

2- 1510 AD.

3- Odisha.

4- Warren Hastings.

5- Lord William Bentinck.

6- The Bengal Gazette.

7- Charles Wilkins.

8- Sir Charles Wood.

9- C Vijaraghavachari.

10- Dadabhai Naoroji.

11- Swadeshi Movement.

12- Rahimtulla M Sayani.

13- Rabindranath Tagore.

14- D.K Karve.

15- Dadabhai Naoroji.

16- Kerala.

17- Jahangir.

18- Gopal Krishna Gokhle.

19- Champa.

20- Munro and Charles Reed.

21- Parushni.

22- Subhash Chandra Bose.

23- Rasbihari Bose.

24- Madan Mohan Malaviya.

25- WC Bannerjee.

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History One-Liners for competitive examination- November 6, 2019

History One-Liners for competitive examination- November 6, 2019

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History Bits 

1- Vikramaditya was Chandra Gupta II.

2- Ajathasatru has founded the city of modern Patna.

3-Wheat and Barley were the staple food of Indus Valley people.

4-Dravidians were the architects of Indus Valley Civilization.

5- The Johar custom prevailed among the women of Rajputs.

6- Herbert Bekar designed the Indian parliament Building.

7-Rashtrakuta king Krishna constructed the Kailash Nath Temple at Ellora.

8-Mohenjodaro and Harappa are now in Pakistan.

9- In Uttar Pradesh Buland Darwaza is situated.

10-The modern name for Panipat is Kurukshetra.

11-Battle of Buxar in India gave superior status to the Britishers.

12- Chengizkhan was known as the ‘Whip of the God’.

13- Lord Wellesley, British Governor-General of India from 1798 to 1805 introduced the subsidiary alliance system in India.

14-Revolution in Turkey event was a major set back to the Khilafat Movement.

15-Passage of the Rowlatt Act event took place immediately before the massacre at Jallianwalla Bagh.

16-Mahatma Gandhi authored Hind Swaraj.

17- The first census was conducted in India in the year 1872.

18- The Ghadar Journal was first published in Urdu.

19-In 1953, under Kaka Kalelkar chairmanship the first OBC Commission was formed.

20-Martyrdom of Chandrashekhar Azad took place on February 17, 1931.

21-The first municipal corporation i.e Madras Municipal Corporation set up in India in the year 1687 preceding the Bombay and Delhi municipal corporations.

22-Sarojini Naidu was the first Indian woman to preside a session of the Indian National Congress.

23- Kumaran Asan is associated with the social renaissance in Kerala.

* He was also known as Mahakavi Kumaran Asan, and he was one of the triumvirate poets of Kerala, South India.

* He was a philosopher, a social reformer and a disciple of Sree Narayana Guru.

24- Mahalwari System of Revenue Settlement was introduced in North-Western Provinces.

25- In Bombay and Madras, the Ryotwari System was introduced.

26-In the Northwest Provinces, the Punjab, Delhi, Parts of Central India and Uttar Pradesh, Mahalwari system was introduced.

27-Lord Cornwallis introduced Permanent settlement in Bengal, Bihar, Orissa, and districts of Benaras and Northern districts of Madras in 1793.

28- The annulment of the Partition of Bengal was done by Lord Hardinge.

* Lord Hardinge held a durbar to celebrate the coronation of King George V in December 1911.

* During his time, the Capital was shifted from Calcutta to Delhi 1911.

* During his time, Mahatma Gandhiji came back to India from South Africa (1915).

* In his regime, Annie Besant announced the Home Rule Movement.

* It is during his time only, Hindu Maha Sabha was founded by Madan Mohan Malvi in 1915.

* On December 23, 1912, a bomb was thrown at him but luckily he escaped unhurt.

29-Shankaran Nair resigned from the membership of the Viceroy’s Executive Council as a protest against Jallianwala Bagh Massacre.

30-Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place on April 13, 1919.

31- Ras Bihari Ghosh presided over the Surat Session of Indian National Congress in 1907.

32-Lok Manya Tilak started the Ganapati Festival in 1893 and thereby gave it national character.

33-Vinoba Bhave was nominated as first Satyagrahi by Mahatma Gandhi for the Individual Satyagraha of 1940.

34- The Vernacular Press Act was introduced by Lord Lytton.

35-The Madras Labour Union was founded by B.P. Wadia along with V. Kalyanasundaram Mudaliar.

36-Muslim League observed the Direct Action Day on August 16, 1946.

37- Vinoba Bhave was nominated as first Satyagrahi by Mahatma Gandhi for the Individual Satyagraha of 1940.

38-The first registered Trade Union of India was Madras Labour Union.

39-Brihadrata was the last ruler of the Mauryan Dynasty, who was assassinated by Pushyamitra Sunga, his commander-in-chief.

40- Kushan Emperor Kujula Kadphises was the first to introduce the gold coinage in India.

41-The most unique feature of the Dholavira site of the Indus Valley Civilization is that its cities were divided into 3 parts.

42-Parshvanath was the 23rd Jain Tirthankara.

* He was the son of Ashvasena, King of Banaras (Varanasi).

43-According to Gautama, the king was the ruler of all except Brahmanas.

42-Chandragupta Il succeeded Samudragupta as the next ruler of the Gupta Dynasty.

More History Bits

* Some titled Chandragupta ll (380-412 A.D.) adopted were Vikramank, Vikramaditya and Parambhagawat.

* He was also popularly called as Devgupta, Devraj, and Devshree.

43- Indian scholar, journalist, historian, administrator, and diplomat K. M. Panikkar said that the British established a robber state in Bengal between 1765 and 1772.

44- By the Treaty of Bassein, the Peshwa accepted the Subsidiary Alliance with the British.

45-Mehrgarh, located in the Baluchistan state of Pakistan has given the earliest evidence of agriculture in the Indian subcontinent.

46- Shivaji established an independent Maratha nation in 1674.

47-Peshwas were the loyal ministers of Marathas state.

48-Among seven Peshwas, Balaji Rao I was the ablest Peshwas.

49-Balaji Vishwanath- (AD 1713 to 1721) was appointed as a Peshwa (Prime Minister) by Sahuji in 1713.

50-Bajirao Peshwa I (AD 1721 to 1740) was the eldest son of Balaji Vishwanath.

51-Balaji Baji Rao (AD 1740-1761) was popularly known as Nana Saheb.

52-Peshwa Madhav Rao I was the eldest surviving member of the Peshwas family.

53-Bajirao Peshwa I was known for his guerrilla tactics after Shivaji.

* He has succeeded his father Balaji Vishwanath as Peshwas at the young age of 20.

54-The Peshwas called their secretariat as Huzur Daftar which was situated in Poona.

55-Chhatrapati Shivaji was the son of Shahji Bhosle and Jija Bai.

56- Chhatrapati Shivaji appointed eight ministers. They were called ‘Astapradhan’. They assist him in the administrative helm of affairs.

57-Under the supervision of his mother and an able Brahmin Dadaji Konda-dev, Shivaji was brought up at Poona.

58- It is Dadaji Konda-dev, who made Shivaji an expert soldier and an efficient administrator.

59-The Sultan of Bijapur as part of his conspiracy sent his general, Afzal Khan, to capture Shivaji.

* Shivaji escaped and killed him with a deadly weapon called Baghnakh or tiger’s claw.

60-The Sultan of Bijapur made a peace treaty with Shivaji in the year 1662 and made him as an independent ruler of his conquered territories.

61-Shivaji declared himself as an independent ruler of Maratha Kingdom in AD 1674.

* He was crowned as Chhatrapati at Raigarh.

62- Shivaji gets the title of ‘Haidava Dharmodharka’ (Protector of Hindu faith) after the coronation.

63-Shivaji levied a tax on the land which was one-fourth of the land revenue i.e. Chauth or Chauthai.

64-The Maratha Empire or the Maratha Confederacy ruled from 1674 to 1818.

65-The Maratha administration is learned to be studied under three heads namely Central Administration; Revenue Administration; and Military Administration.

66-Shivaji abolished the Jagirdari System and he replaced it with Ryotwari System.

67-Shivaji supervised the Mirasdars who had hereditary rights inland.

68-Chauth and Sardeshmukhi were other sources of income in Sivaji’s administration.

69-The Pratiharas and the Palas are the two dynasties of Northern India, which confronted with the Rashtrakutas.

70- The Dholavira is the largest Indus Valley Site in independent India.

* The Dholavira site has been excavated by the R S Bisht team of ASI. It had three citadels.

History Snippets

71-The British East India Company secured the Diwani right of Bengal, Bihar, and Orissa under the Treaty of Allahabad ( 16 August 1765).

72-S. N. Sen has given a statement with reference to 1857 mutiny that ‘The Meerut outbreak was sudden and short-lived like a summer gale’.

73- In 1668 A.D. Bombay transferred to the East India Company by Charles II.

74-Subhash Chandra Bose is called a beacon of light of Asia.

75-Jahangir had written the book Tuzuk-i- jahangiri.

76- The name of the capital of Anga (a mahajapada) was Champa.

77-Moplah revolt had taken place at Kerala.

78-Munro and Charles Reed introduced the Ryotwari System in India.

79-The Rigvedic name of river Ravi was Parushni.

80-Dadabhai Naoroji had written the book poverty and un-British rule in India.

81- Unicorn is the most common motif of the Indus Seals.

82- The Shatapatha Brahmana is related to Yajurveda.

* Yajurveda is the book of sacrificial prayers.

83- Ashoka made his famous declaration, ‘All men are my children’ on Separate Kalinga Rock Edict I inscriptions.

84- The Harappans worshipped Mother Goddess, Pashupati Shiva, Peepal, Pigeon, Swastik.

85-Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru presided the historic Lahore session of 1929 of the Indian National Congress.

86-Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel presided the Karachi session of the Indian National Congress in 1931.

87-Annie Besant launched the Home Rule Movement in 1916.

88-Rajendra Prasad joined Mahatma Gandhi in the Champaran Satyagraha held on April 10, 1917.

89- The execution of Bhagat Singh took place on March 23, 1931.

90- Bankim Chandra Chatterjee was the author of Anand Math.

History Bits Continue

91-Gopal Krishna Gokhle founded the organization servants of Indian society.

92-Under the leadership of Vyomesh Chandra Banerjee, the first meeting of the Indian National Congress was held in Bombay in 1885 A.D.

93-Wood’s Despatch, 1854 is the Magna Carta of the western education system in India.

94-Sri Narayan Guru preached the doctrine of ‘One religion, one caste and one God for mankind’.

95- The English, Nizam of Hyderabad and The Marathas entered into a triple alliance against Haider immediately before the first Anglo-Mysore war of 1767-69.

96- Colbert was the founder of the French East India Company for trade in India.

97- Mysore was annexed into the East India territories via the Doctrine of Lapse.

98-Begum Hazrat Mahal was the leader of the revolt of 1857 in Lucknow.

99-Poverty and Un British Rule in India is the book written by Dadabhai Naoroji.

* In this book, Dadabhai Naoroji made important observations about the decline of the Indian Economy during the British Era.

100- During the times of Governor-General Lord Ellenborough, Act V declared slavery as illegal.


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History One-Liners for competitive examination-July 21, 2019

 

 

History One-Liners for competitive examination-July 21, 2019

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1-Which is known as the Magna-Carta of English Education in India?

(A) Indian Universities Act of 1904.
(B) Charter of Act of 1813
(C) Indian Education Commission’s Report of 1882
(D) Educational Despatch of 1854.


2- By whom the Civil Service was brought into existence in India?

(A) Warren Hastings
(B) Dalhousie.
(C) Ripon
(D) Cornwallis


3- By whom the ‘Sunset Law’ was introduced?

(A) Lord Cornwallis
(B) Lord Canning
(C) Lord Bentinck.
(D) Warren Hastings


4- By whom the Rajrajeshwara Temple was constructed?

(A) Rajendra
(B) Raja Raja
(C) Rajadhiraja
(D) Virrajendra


5- Kadambari was authored by whom?

(A) Kalhana
(B) Khemendra
(C) Banabhatta
(D) Bhababhuti


6- By whom the Nasik Inscription was issued?

(A) Gautamiputra Satkarni.
(B) Harshavardhan
(C) Dharmapala
(D) Samudragupta


7-Chandragupta Maurya was succeeded by

(A) Bindusara
(B) Harsha
(C) Ajatasatru
(D) Ashoka


8- In which place, Chalukya have established their empire?

(A) Gujarat
(B) Malwa
(C) Deccan
(D) Far South India


9-Who founded the National Council of Education?

(A) Raja S. C. Mallik
(B) Aurobindo Ghosh.
(C) Rabindranath Tagore
(D) Satish Chandra Mukherjee


10- We shall make the settled fact unsettle. This was said by whom?

(A) Lord Curzon
(B) Mahatma Gandhi.
(C) B.G. Tilak
(D) Surendranath Banerjee


11- Under what category, Anusilan Samity falls?

(A) Agrarian Organisation.
(B) Religious Organisation
(C) Pro Womanist Organisation
(D) Revolutionary Organisation


12- By whom Ganapati Festival was inaugurated?

(A) Dadabhhai Naroji.
(B) G.K.Gokhale
(C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak.
(D) Lalmohan Ghosh


13- In which year, the Chicago Parliament of Religions was held?

(A) 1890.
(B) 1880
(C) 1893
(D) 1900


14- In which year, Gandhi was arrested in charge of sedition and given six years sentence?

(A) 1922
(B) 1924
(C) 1932
(D) 1930


15- Who founded Hind Mazdoor Sangh?

(A) N. M. Joshi
(B) G. L. Nanda
(C) Dadabhai Naoroji
(D) V. B. Patel


ANSWERS

1- Educational Despatch of 1854.

2- Cornwallis.

3- Cornwallis.

4- Raja Raja.

5- Banabhatta.

6- Gautamiputra Satkarni.

7- Bindusara

8- Deccan.

9- Rabindranath Tagore.

10-Surendranath Banerjee

11- Revolutionary Organisation

12-Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

13-1893.

14- 1922.

15- G. L. Nanda.


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History One-Liners for competitive examination-June 23, 2019

 

 

History One-Liners for competitive examination-June 23, 2019

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1- The University of Calcutta was founded in-

(A) 1857.
(B) 1854
(C) 1874
(D) 1860


2- In which among the following, Indigo Revolt was regularly highlighted?

(A) Hindu Patriot
(B) Times of India.
(C) Statesman
(D) Englishman


3- The most famous Bengal journalist who championed the cause of Indigo cultivators was-

(A) Sisir Kumar Ghosh.
(B) Harish Mukherjee
(C) Shibnath Sastri
(D) Iswar Chandra Gupta


4- Who introduced the railways and telegraphs in India?

(A) Lord Dalhousie
(B) Lord Canning.
(C) Lord Hardinge
(D) Lord Ripon


5- The widow-remarriage Act was passed in?

(A) 1829
(B) 1833
(C) 1856
(D) 1857


6-The Age of Consent Act was passed under whose efforts?

(A) Krishnashastri Chipkulankar
(B) Harinarayan Apte
(C) B.M. Malabari.
(D) K.R. Cama


7- Ramakrishna Mission was founded in which year?

(A) 1885
(B) 1897
(C) 1905
(D) 1902


8- By whom Ramakrishna Mission was founded?

(A) Ramakrishna
(B) Devendranath.
(C) Vivekananda
(D) Rabindranath


9- In which the A.I.T.U.C.was established?

(A) 1915
(B) 1920
(C) 1925
(D) 1930


10- Name the first National News Agency of India-

(A) The Free Press of India
(B) The Indian Review
(C) The Associated Press of India
(D) The Hindustan Review


11- He founded a national paper, a national school, and a national gymnasium in the second half of the nineteenth century.

(A) Jatindranath Tagore
(B) Rajnarayan Bose.
(C) Nabagopal Mitra
(D) Satyendrailath Tagore


12- Who among the following has written Nil-Darpan?

(A) Dinabandhu Mitra
(B) Harish Chandra Mukherjee.
(C) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(D) Rames Chandra Datta


13- The Wahabi movement is all about?

(A) A religious movement led by S.A Brelvi
(B) Movement of organizing people
(C) A move to oppose religions attitude
(D) None of these


14- From which place, `Voice of India’ was published?

(A) Calcutta
(B) Bombay
(C) Madras
(D) Delhi


15- Name the first Newspaper that was published in India?

(A) Madras Courier
(B) Bombay Herald
(C) The Calcutta Chronicle
(D) The Bengal Gazette


ANSWERS-

1- 1857.

2- Hindu Patriot.

3- Harish Mukherjee.

4- Lord Dalhousie.

5- 1856.

The widow-remarriage Act passed during the governor-general, Lord Dalhousie.

6- B.M. Malabari.

7- 1897.

8- Vivekananda.

9- 1920.

A.I.T.U.C.- All India Trade Union Congress.

* It was the oldest trade union in India.

10- The Free Press of India.

11-Nabagopal Mitra.

12- Dinabandhu Mitra.

13- Religious movement led by S.A Brelvi

14-Bombay.

15-The Bengal Gazette.


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History One-Liners for competitive examination-May 17

 

 

History One-Liners for competitive examination-May 17

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1- Who among the following was the court poet of Amir Khasru?

(A) Alauddin Khilji
(B) Balban
(C) Akbar
(D) Ghiyasuddin Tughluq.


2-On the banks of which river, Alexander fought against the Purus?

(A) Jhelum.
(B) Indus
(C) Iravati
(D) Ravi.


3- This Sultan of Delhi wanted to become Second Alexander and conquer the world.

(A) Alauddin Khilji
(B) Muhammad Bin Tugluq
(C) Ghiyasuddin Balban
(D) None of them


4- Kadambari was written by?

(A) Kalhana
(B) Kshemendra
(C) Banabhatta
(D) Bhababhuti


5- He among the following was the founder of the Nanda Dynasty.

(A) Nagadasaka.
(B) Dhana Nanda
(C) Mahapadma
(D) Kalasoka


6- Who among the following was the General of Sher Shah?

(A) Dilir Khan
(B) Brahmajit Gaur
(C) Jaisingh
(D) Shayestha Khan


7- This Sultan among the following introduced Rationing System in India.

(A) Ghiyasuddin Balban
(B) Alauddin Khalji
(C) Muhammad bin Tughlaq
(D) Firuz Tughlaq


8- Muhammad Ghuri fought the battle with whom in the battle of Tarain?

(A) Rama Hambirdeva.
(B) Prithviraj Chauhan
(C) Rana Pratap
(D) Rana Sanga


9- What is the meaning of the word Mansab?

(A) Rank.
(B) Proprietorship of land
(C) Possession of army personnel
(D) Land Revenue


10- This Delhi Sultans had set up a separate department of Slaves.

(A) Iltutmish
(B) Firuz Shah Tughlaq
(C) Balban
(D) Muhammad Bin Tughlaq


11- During which period Gandhara Art flourished?

(A) Maurya Period
(B) Sunga Period
(C) Kushana Period
(D) Gupta Period.


12- This Magadha ruler was known as Seniya.

(A) Bimbisara
(B) Ajatashatru
(C) Mahapadma Nanda
(D) Chandragupta Maurya


13- Independent Sultanate of Bengal was founded by whom?

(A) Alivardi Khan
(B) Murshid Quli Khan
(C) Hussain Shah
(D) Ilias Shah


14- Ibn Batuta came to India during the period of whom?

(A) Akbar
(B) Muhammad Bin Tughlaq
(C) Iltutmish
(D) Alauddin Khilji


15- Sultan Chenghiz Khan invaded India during the period of whom?

(A) Alauddin Khilji
(B) Iltutmish
(C) Muhammad Bin Tughlaq
(D) Ghiyasuddin Balban


ANSWERS-

1- Alauddin Khilji.

2- Jhelum.

3- Alauddin Khilji.

4- Banabhatta

5- Mahapadma.

6- Brahmajit Gaur

7- Alauddin Khalji

8- Prithviraj Chauhan.

9- Rank.

10- Firuz Shah Tughlaq

11-Kushana Period

12-Bimbisara.

13- Ilias Shah

14- Muhammad Bin Tughlaq.

15- Iltutmish.


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History One-Liners for competitive examination-May 15

 

 

History One-Liners for competitive examination-May 15

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1- Name the ruler of one of the following states who entered into matrimonial alliance with Akbar.

(A) Jaipur
(B) Ranthambore
(C) Marwar
(D) Mewar.


2- By whom among the following the Gurmukhi script was introduced?

(A) Guru Nanak
(B) Guru Angad
(C) Guru Ramdas
(D) Guru Amardas.


3- Babur’s main adversary in the battle of Khanwa was.

(A) Mahmud Lodi
(B) Hemu
(C) Rana Sanga
(D) None of them.


4- Sher Shah defeated – at Kanauj

(A) Gobind Singh
(B) Humayun
(C) Akbar
(D) Babur


5- Taccavi refers to-

(A) A fertile category of Lahti
(B) Loans to the Peasants
(C) Barren land
(D) A tax on the Hindus


6- Name the Mughal Emperor who transferred the Mughal Capital from Agra to Delhi.

(A) Jahangir
(B) Aurangzeb
(C) Shahjahan
(D) Bahadur Shah.


7- Ibadat Khana at Fatehpur Sikri refers to-

(A) A house for religious discourses of all religions
(B) A house for eating
(C) A magnificent building for residence
(D) None of the above.


8- The Mughal Emperor who lifted the Zijya on Hindus was?

(A) Akbar
(B) Babar
(C) Shah Jehan
(D) Jahangir


9- By whom the zabti system of land revenue was introduced during the reign of Akbar?

(A) Raja Bhagawandas
(B) Raja Biharimal
(C) Raja Todarmal
(D) Raja Mansingh

10- The Zabt system of revenue settlement was introduced during the rule of-
(A) Shah
(B) Akbar
(C) Sher Shah
(D) Ala-ud-din Khilji


11- Dam refers to-

(A) Copper coin introduced by Sher Shah
(B) Copper coin introduced by Akbar
(C) Copper coin introduced by Shah Jahan
(D)Copper coin introduced by Aurangzeb


12- Jalaluddin Mangabarni was-

(A) Ruler of Khwarizm or Khiba
(B) Ruler of Mongolia
(C) Ruler of Persia
(D) Ruler of Afganistan


13- During which ruler’s reign Ibn Battuta came to India?

(A) Muhammad bin Tughlaq
(B) Akbar
(C) Alauddin Khilji
(D) Illtutmish.


14- The word Iqta means-

(A) The grant of revenue from  territory in lieu of salary
(B) States share of 1/3of spoils of war
(C) Crown lands donated to army officers
(D) Law of primogeniture


15- Name the foreigner who visited Jahangir’s Court?


(A) Athanasius Nikitin
(B) Sir Thomas Roe
(C) Francois Bernier
(D) Niccolo Conti


ANSWERS-

1- Jaipur.

2- Guru Angad.

3- Rana Sanga.

4- Humayun

5- Loans to the Peasants.

6- Shahjahan

7- A house for religious discourses of all religions.

8- Akbar.

9- Raja Todarmal.

10- Akbar.

11- Copper coin introduced by Sher Shah.

12- Ruler of Khwarizm or Khiba

13-Muhammad bin Tughlaq.

14- The grant of revenue from territory in lieu of salary.

15-Sir Thomas Roe.


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History One-Liners for competitive examination-May 9

 

 

History One-Liners for competitive examination- May 9

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1- Who among the following founded the Atmiya Sabha?

(A) Rammohon Roy
(B) Debendranath Tagore
(C) Shibnath Shastri
(D) Keshab Chandra Sen.


2- Name the first National News Agency of India

(A) The Free Press of India
(B) The Indian Review
(C) The Associated Press of India
(D) The Hindustan Review


3- Who founded a national paper, a national school, and a national gymnasium in the second half of the nineteenth century?

(A) Satyendrailath Tagore
(B) Nabagopal Mitra
(C) Rajnarayan Bose
(D) Jatindranath Tagore


4- Who among the following has written Nil-Darpan?
(A) Harish Chandra Mukherjee
(B) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(C) Dinabandhu Mitra
(D) Rames Chandra Datta.


5- The Gayatri Mantra in the Rig Veda addresses to-

(A) Agni
(B) Indra
(C) Elisha
(D) Savitri


6- How many total numbers of Puranas are there?
(A) 18
(B) 10
(C) 11
(D) 43


7- Sabha and Samiti are two democratic institutions of
(a) Hilly tribes of India
(b) Indus Valley people
(c) Dravidians
(d) Rigvedic Aryans


8- Name the first permanent home of the Aryans in India.

(A) Sindh
(B) Gujarat
(C) Punjab
(D) Rajasthan


9- In which period the Indus Valley Civilization belongs to?
(A) Chalcolithic period
(B) Mesolithic period
(C) Paleolithic period
(D) Neolithic period


10- Name the metal that was unknown to the Indus people.
(A) Iron
(B) Copper
(C) Gold
(D) Bronze


11- Who among the following discovered the Indus valley civilization?
(A) A. L. Basham
(B) V. S. Agarwal
(C) Rakhaldas Banerjee
(D) Sir John Marsal.


12- By who among the following Allahabad pillar inscription was carved by
(a) Ravikirti
(b) Rudradaman
(c) Banabhatta
(d) Harisena.


13- Name the greatest scholar of Medical Science of ancient India
(a) Barahamihir
(b) Rudrasena
(c) Bagabhatta
(d) Charaka


14- Who has authored Fo-Kuo-King?
(a) Hiuen Tsang
(b) Megasthenes
(c) It-Tsing
(d) Fa-Hien


15- Name the emperor who has been called Napoleon of India.
(a) Kanishka
(b) Asoka
(C) Chandragupta II Vikramaditya
(d) Samudragupta


ANSWERS-

1- Rammohon Roy.

2- The Free Press of India

3- Nabagopal Mitra.

4- Dinabandhu Mitra.

5- Savitri.

6- 18.

7- Rigvedic Aryans.

* Assemblies like Sabha, Samiti, Vidhata and Gana as mentioned in Rig Veda.

8- Punjab.

9- Chalcolithic period.

10- Iron.

11- Rakhaldas Banerjee.

12- Harisena

13-Charaka

14- Fa-Hien

15- Samudragupta

* Samudragupta was also called the Hero of Hundred Battles.


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History One-Liners for competitive examination-January 29

 

 

 

History One-Liners for competitive examination-January 29

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1- The silver coin that was introduced by Sher Shah and continued by the Mughals was

1- Dinar.

2- Muhar.

3- Asharfi.

4- Rupaya.

2- Name the legendary Sufi saint of Chishti order, who was popularly known as ‘Chirag-e-Dehlavi (Chirag of Delhi)’?

1- Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki.

2- Nizamuddin Auliya.

3- Shaikh Nasiruddin Mahmud.

4- None of the above.

3- Name the Mughal emperor, who prohibited the use of tobacco?

1- Akbar.

2- Aurangzeb.

3- Babur

4- Jahangir.

4- This among the following states was ruled by the Ahom Dynasty in the Sultanate and Mughal era?

1- South Tamil Nadu.

2- Assam.

3- Kashmir.

4- Kerala.

5- Which among the following Mughal Emperors, Mirza Ghalib was a contemporary?

1- Muhammad Shah.

2-Farrukhsiyar.

3- Alamgir II.

4- Bahadur Shah Zafar.

6- With reference to the People of India, the word Hindu was first used by-

1- Romans.

2- Afghans.

3- Arabs.

4- Greeks.

7- Name the first writer, who used Urdu as a medium of poetic Expression.

1- Mirza Ghalib.

2- Amir Khusaru.

3- Faiz.

4- Bahadur Shah Zafar.

8- Astapradan was a council of Minister of?

1- Chola Administration.

2-Maratha Administration.

3-Gupta Administration.

4- Rajput administration.

9- Name the Mughal Emperor, who was also known as ‘Ali Gauhar’.

1- Muhammad Shah.

2-Bahadur Shah Zafar.

3- Aurangzeb.

4- Shah Aalam II.

10- Changez Khan invaded India during whose reign?.

1-Iltutmish.

2- Alauddin Khilji.

3- Razia.

4- Balban.

11- This Mughal emperor was famous as Shahi-Bekhabar.

1-Jahangir.

2-Shahjahan.

3-Bahadur Shah I.

4- Shah Alam.

12- The word coromandel cost has been derived from which among the following kingdoms?

1-Cholas.

2-Chalukyas.

3-Pandyas.

4-Cheras.

13-This place is the modern location of ‘Battle of Gogunda’.

1- Madhya Pradesh.

2- Harayana.

3- Gujarat.

4- Rajasthan.

14- This among the following assumed the title of Islam Shah Suri.

1-Jalal Khan.

2- Firuz Shah Suri.

3-Ibrahim Khan Suri.

4- Shershah Suri.

15-Who changed the name of Tanna Mishra to Tansen?

1- Raja Vikramjit of Gwalior.

2- Akbar.

3- Swami Haridas.

4- Raja Mansingh Tomar.


ANSWERS-

1-Rupaya.

2-Shaikh Nasiruddin Mahmud.

3-Jahangir.

4- Assam.

5- Bahadur Shah Zafar.

6- Arabs.

7- Amir Khusaru.

8- Maratha Administration.

9-Shah Aalam II.

10-Iltutmish.

11-Bahadur Shah I.

12-Cholas.

13-Rajasthan.

14-Jalal Khan.

15-Raja Vikramjit of Gwalior.


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