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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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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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History One-Liners for competitive examination-January 24

 

 

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1- Who said, ‘There is a danger of our religion getting into the kitchen’.

1-Bal Gangadhar Tilak

2- Vivekananda

3- Jawaharlal Nehru

4- Gopala Krishna Gokhale.


2-Father of modern India title was given to-

1- M.K. Gandhi

2- Sardar Patel.

3- Rajaram Mohan Roy

4- B.G. Tilak.


3- Name the first newspaper in India-

1- Satyaduta

2- Samvada kaumudi

3- Taufatul mujahidin

4- Bengal Gazette


4- Who among the following gave the message- ‘India for Indians’

1- Dayananda Saraswathi

2- B.G. Tilak

3- D.E. Wacha

4- S.C. Bose.


5- In which year the first split in Arya Samaj was seen?

1- 1875

2- 1892

3- 1888

4- 1882.


6- Who among the following established Deccan Educational Society?

1- N.M. Lokhandi

2- G.G. Agarkar

3- Raghunath Rao

4- N.M. Joshi.


7- Name the place where Dayananda Saraswathi received his education?

1-Benaras

2-Mathura

3-Bareilly

4- Pune.


8- Name the place from which Sister Nivedita.

1- France

2- Ireland

3- India.

4- Paris.


9- Name the Association established by Jyothiba Phule in 1873

1-Sangat Sabha

2-Tawabodini Sabha

3-Satyashodak Samaj

4-Bhahishkruta Bharathi.


10- Name the last peasant movement in India-

1-Telangana Peasant Movement

2-Teen Katiya movement

3-Tebaga movement

4-None of the above.


11-Name the person who had the title, Nanu Hasan

1- T.M.Nair

2-Narayanguru

3- Gopal baba Valangekhar

4- Padmanaba Pillai.


12-Name the biggest tribal revolt among the following?

1- Vorone

2- Bhils

3-Santhal

4-Mopla revolt.


13- In which year the Sharada Act was passed?

1930

1932

1926

1928.


14- In which year Indian reforms association come into being?

1-1856

2- 1829

3- 1896

4- 1870.


15- In which year Universities in Calcutta, Madras and Bombay were established?

1- 1878

2- 1848

3- 1826

4- 1857


ANS-

1- Vivekananda.

2-Rajaram Mohan Roy

3-Bengal Gazette

4-Dayananda Saraswathi

5-1892

6-G.G. Agarkar

7-Mathura

8-Ireland

9-Satyashodak Samaj

10-Telangana Peasant Movement

11-Narayanguru

12-Santhal.

13-1926.

14-1870.

15-1857.


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1- Who among the following was selected as president of Khilafat Conference met at Delhi in 1919?

A: Syed Ahmed Khan
B: Motilal Nehru
C: Ali Jinnah
D: Mahatma Gandhi


2- Name the viceroy of India who passed the ‘Ancient Monuments Preservation Act’?

A: Lord Chelmsford
B: Lord Mountbatten
C: Lord Curzon
D: Lord Ripon.


3-Who among the following gave the ‘Inquilab Zindabad’ slogan?

A: Iqbal
B: M.K. Gandhi
C: Bhagat Singh
D: S.C. Bose


4- Name the popular person who returned the Knighthood to protest against the atrocities of Jaliwanwala Bagh Massacre?

A: Rabindranath Tagore
B: Arabinda Ghosh
C: Bipin Chandra Pal
D: Jawaharlal Nehru


5-In this period ‘Mahatma’ Titled was given before the name of Gandhi?

A: During Champaran Satyagraha
B: During the Swadeshi Movement
C: During the Surat Session of 1907
D: During Implementation of Rowlatt Act in India.


6- This personality founded the first women university in India.

A: Sucheta Kripalini
B: Sarojini Naidu
C: J.P Kripalini
D: D.K Karve


7- Name the Urdu poet who was representative of both second and third round-table conference.

A: Muhammad Iqbal
B: Aruna Asaf Ali
C: Fiaz Ahmad Faiz
D: Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan


8- Name the Viceroy of India when the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place.

A: Lord Chelmsford
B: Lord Minto
C: Lord Curzon
D: Lord Bentick


9- Name the institution that was founded by Gandhi.

A: Seva Ashram
B: Jawaharlal Nehru University
C: Vishwa Bharati
D: Phoenix Ashram


10- In which year British had transferred the capital of India from Calcutta to Delhi?

A: 1930
B: 1900
C: 1912
D: 1911


11- This among the following revolutionary turned into a philosopher.

A: Dadabhai Naoroji
B: Arabindo Ghosh
C: Chittaranjan Das
D: Bal Gangadhar Tilak


12-The lady representative from India in the second round table conference was-

A: J. P Kripalini
B: Lakshmi Ghosh
C: Sarojini Naidu
D: Sucheta Kripalani


13-National demand Swaraj was first spread by whom?

A: Annie Besant
B: Subhas Chandra Bose
C: Gandhi
D: Dadabhai Naoroji


14-Indian Independence League was set up by whom?

A: Rasbihari Bose
B: Subhas Chandra Bose
C: S.M Yoshi
D: Jawaharlal Nehru


15- Name the first movement against the British in India

A: Quit India movement
B: Non-Cooperative movement
C: Swadeshi Movement
D: Khilafat Movement


ANS-

1-Mahatma Gandhi

2-Lord Curzon
3-Bhagat Singh
4-Rabindranath Tagore
5-During Champaran Satyagraha
6-D.K Karve
7-Muhammad Iqbal
8-Lord Chelmsford
9-Phoenix Ashram
10-1911
11-Arabindo Ghosh
12- Sarojini Naidu
13- Dadabhai Naoroji
14-Rasbihari Bose
15- Swadeshi movements


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1- Serfdom means-

1- Feudalism.

2-Middle-Class.

3-Corruption.

4- Agricultural Slavery.


2- In Russia, Socialism wiped off-

1-Communism.

2-Nihilism.

3-Democracy.

4- The rule of the Czars.


3- The ruler that tried to modernize Russia was-

1- Peter.

2-Frederick.

3- Catherine II

4- Czar Nicholas I.


4- Lenin developed Marxist ideas because-

1- He was forcibly exiled to Siberia.

2-He was very upset at the misery of the agriculturists.

3- He was imprisoned by Czar Alexander II for his revolutionary ideas.

4-His elder brother was hanged for plotting to kill Czar Alexander III.


5- Catherine II of Russia tried 

1-To liberate her tax policy.

2-To make Russia a powerful nation.

3- To make military training compulsory.

4-To expand Russian territories.


6- In Russia, Workmen’s Democratic party was established in –

1-1895.

2-1917.

3-1905.

4-1890.


7- The emperor of Germany at the time of the First World War was-

1- William IV.

2- William II.

3- William III.

4-William I.


8- Ferdinand was the prince of-

1-Italy.

2-Serbia.

3- Austria.

4- Russia.


9- Duma was –

1- The national assembly of Russia.

2-The Czar’s council in Russia.

3-The Russian People’s Party.

4- The representative body elected by workers.


10- The Russian Language was made compulsory for all races in Russia by-

1- Nicholas I.

2-Nicholas II.

3- Alexander II.

4- Rusputin.


11- The Union of the Socialist Soviet Republic was formed in –

1-1935.

2-1922.

3-1912.

4-1905.


12- The Country that won the war against Russia in 1905 was-

1- Thailand.

2- Philippines.

3- Japan.

4- China.


13- The Bloody Sunday happened in the History of 

1-Japan.

2- Russia.

3-China.

4-England.


14- Kerensky’s government was overthrown in Russia in the year-

1-1922.

2-1917.

3-1914.

4-1905.


15-The leader who introduced Compulsory military training in Germany was-

1-Kaiser Willaim I.

2- Kaiser William II.

3- Hitler.

4- Frederick I


ANS-

1-Agricultural Slavery.

2-Nihilism.

3-Peter.

4- His elder brother was hanged for plotting to kill Czar Alexander III.

5-To make Russia a powerful nation.

6-1895.

7- William II.

8-Austria.

9-The national assembly of Russia.

10-Nicholas II.

11-1922.

12-Japan

13-Russia.

14-1917.

15-Hitler


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