Indian History Questions

Objective Question on Indian History

  • Q.1 The trident-shaped symbol of Buddhism does not represent


    2) Sangha

    3) Buddha

    4) Dhamma

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  • Q.2 The Battle of Plassey was fought in


    2) 1764

    3) 1757

    4) 1748

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  • Q.3 Under Akbar, the Mir Bakshi was required to look after

    1)Military affairs

    2) The state treasury

    3) The royal household

    4) The land revenue system

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  • Q.4 The territory of Porus who offered strong resistance to Alexander was situated between the rivers of

    1)Sutlej and Beas

    2) Jhelum and Chenab

    3) Ganga and Yamuna

    4) Ravi and Chenab

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  • Q.5 Tripitakas are sacred books of


    2) Jains

    3) Hindus

    4) Buddhists

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  • Q.6 The Turko-Afghan rule in India lasted for about

    1)A little over one century

    2) Two centuries

    3) Three centuries

    4) Four centuries

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  • Q.7 The Venetian traveler who travelled with his wife and reached Vijayanagar around 1420 was

    1)Nicolo de Conti

    2) Athanasius Nikitin

    3) Ferishta

    4) Ibn Batuta

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  • Q.8 The twenty-third Jaina teacher, Parsva, the immediate predecessor of Mahavira enjoined on his disciples four great vows. To these Mahavira addes which of the followings as the fifth vow?

    1)Abstention from stealing

    2) Non-injury

    3) Brahmacharya or continence

    4) Non-attachment

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  • Q.9 The year 788 AD was a good one for Hinduism. Why?

    1)All Muslim invaders were defeated.

    2) Samudragupta converted to Hinduism.

    3) Harsha Vardhana, the last Buddhist king, died.

    4) Shankracharya was born that year.

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  • Q.10 The Uprising of 1857 was described as the first Indian war of Independence by

    1)S.N. Sen

    2) V.D. Savakar

    3) B.G. Tilak

    4) R.C. Mazumdar

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  • Q.11 The Vijayanagara ruler, Kirshnadev Raya's work Amuktamalyada, was in


    2) Tamil

    3) Sanskrit

    4) Kannada

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  • Q.12 Through which one of the following, the king exercised his control over villages in the Vijayanagar Empire?


    2) Nayaka

    3) Mahanayakacharya

    4) Sumanta

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  • Q.13 The theory of economic drain of India during British imperialism was propounded by

    1)Jawaharlal Nehru

    2) Dadabhai Naoroji

    3) M.K. Gandhi

    4) R.C. Dutt

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  • Q.14 The system of competitive examination for civil service was accepted in principle in the year


    2) 1857

    3) 1858

    4) 1882

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  • Q.15 The treaty of Srirangapatna was signed between Tipu Sultan and

    1)Robert Clive

    2) Dalhousie

    3) Warren Hastings

    4) Cornwallis

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  • Q.16 The term Nirgrantha is associated with


    2) Charvakas

    3) Jainas

    4) Pasupatas

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  • Q.17 Under the Guptas in eastern India, there was probably an intermediate level of administration between vishayas and villages. Identify it.


    2) Bhukit

    3) Pradesa

    4) Ahara

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  • Q.18 The Kalinga was fought in

    1)241 BC

    2) 261 BC

    3) 281 BC

    4) 301 BC

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  • Q.19 The two principles monuments of Alaud-din Khilji's reign - the Jama at Kana Masjid and Alai Darwaza - were constructed at


    2) Dhar

    3) Gulbarga

    4) Delhi

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  • Q.20 Under the Government of India, Provincial Legislatures consisted of two chambers, except in the case of


    2) Bihar

    3) Punjab

    4) Rajasthan

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