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Indian History General Knowledge Questions Day-1

Indian History General Knowledge Questions Day-1

Indian History General Knowledge Questions Day-1

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Q1. When Mahatma Gandhi was arrested who among the following took over the leadership of Salt Satyagraha?

(a) Vinoba Bhave

(b) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

(c) Abbas Tyabji

(d) Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad

Q2. In which session of Congress the demand of “Pooma Swaraj” was accepted as the aim of the Congress?

(a) Calcutta

(b) Madras

(c) Nagpur

(d) Lahore

Q3. Who was the leader of the Bardoli Satyagraha?

(a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(b) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

(c) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

(d) Acharya J. B. Kripalani

Q4. Where is Muslim mosque situated where a hair of pagamber Mohammad Saheb has been preserved ?

(a) Ajmer

(b) Ahmedabad

(c) Srinagar

(d) Mecca

Q5. Naokhali is situated in—

(a) West Bengal

(b) Bangladesh

(c) Tripura

(d) Bihar

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Q6. Which is the correct chronological order of following ‘Acharyas?

(a) Shankara-Ramanuja-Madhav-Chaitanya

(b) Chaitanya-RamanujaMadhav-Shankara

(c) Ramanjua-ShankaraChaitanya-Madhav

(d) Madhav-ChaitanyaRamanuja-Shankara

Q7. Mahatma Gandhi was first arrested during ‘Satyagrah’ in the year—

(a) 1906

(b) 1908

(c) 1913

(d) 1917

Q8. Who among the following from the first cabinet of independent India was responsible for mass religious conversion?

(a) Dr. S. P. Mukherjee

(b) Dr. John Mathai

(c) Sardar Baldev Singh

(d) Dr. B. R, Ambedkar

Q9. The capital city ‘Daydo’ established by Kublai Khan is situated at—

(a) Samar qand

(b) Beijing

(c) Ulan Battor

(d) Alma Atta

Q10, Which among the following chronology is correct regarding four ‘samvatas’?

(a) Gupta-Gregorian-Hizri-Saka

(b) Gregorian-Saka-Hizri-Gupta

(c) Saka-Gregorian-Hizri-Gupta

(d) Hizri-Gupta-Gregorian-4Saka

Q11. The home of Gargi Maitrey and Kapila was at

(a) Vidisha


(c) Pataliputra

(d) Mithila

Q12. Which area of India was known as Avantika in ancient times ?

(a) Avadh

(b) Ruhelkhand

(c) Bundelkhand

(d) Malwa

Q13. What was the basis of transfer of power to India on 15thAugust by?

(a) On this day the Indian National Congress had demanded “Pooma Swaraj”.

(b) On this day Mahatma Gandhi started ‘Quit India Movement’.

(c) Anniversary of formation of Interim Government

(d) Anniversary of the surrender of Japanese army before Admiral Mountbatten

Q14. The Social System of the Harappans was: ‘

(a) Fairly egalitarian

(b) Slave-Labour based

(c) Colour (Varna) based

(d) Caste based

Q15. Which of the following Vedas provides information about the civilization of the Early Vedic Age?

(a) Rig-veda

(b) Yajur-veda

(c) Atharva-veda

(d) Sama-veda

Q16. The university which became famous in the post-Gupta Era was :

(a) Kanchi

(b) Taxila

(c) Nalanda

(d) Vallabhi

Q17. Banabhatta was the court poet of which emperor ?

(a) Vikramaditya

(b) Kumaragupta

(c) Harshavardhana

(d) Kanishka

Q18. The first Indian ruler, who established the supremacy of Indian Navy in the Arabian Sea was :

(a) Rajaraja l

(b) Rajendra I

(c) Rajadhiraja l

(d) Kulottunga l

Q19. The Mughal painting reaches its zenith during the reign of:

(a) Akbar

(b) Jahangir

(c) Shah jahan

(d) Aurangzeb

Q20. Permanent Revenue settlement of Bengal was introduced by :

(a) Clive

(b) Hastings

(c) Wellesley

(d) Cornwallis

Q21. The father of extremist movement in India is :

(a) Motilal Nehru

(b) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

(c) Vallabhbhai Patel

(d) Bal GangadharTilak

Q22. Through which principle or device did Gandhiji strive to bridge economic inequalities?

(a) Abolition of machinery

(b) Establishment of village industries

(c) Trusteeship theory

(d) None of the above

Q23. Mahatma Gandhi got his inspiration for Civil Disobedience from :

(a) Tuoreau

(b) Ruskin

(c) Confucius

(d) Tolstoy

Q24. The first Indian selected for Indian Civil Service was :

(a) Surendra Nath Banerji

(b) Sarojini Naidu

(c) Lala Lajpat Rai

(d) C.R. Das

Q25. Which statement on the Harappan Civilization is correct?

(a) Horse sacrifice was known to them.

(b) Cow was sacred to them.

(c) ‘Pashupati’ was venerated by them.

(d) The culture was not generally static.

Q26. The First Tirthankara of the Jains was :

(a) Arishtanemi

(b) Parshvanath

(c) Ajitanath

(d) Rishabha

Q27. The great silk-route to the Indians was opened by :

(a) Kanishka

(b) Ashoka

(c) Harsha

(d) Fa-Hien

Q28. The capital of the Yadava rulers was :

(a) Dwarasamudra

(b) Warangal

(c) Kalyani

(d) Devagiri

Q29. The system of communal electorate in India was first introduced by :

(a) Indian Council Act of 1892.

(b) Minto-Morley reforms of 1909

(c) Montagu-Chelmsford reforms of 1919

(d) Government of India of 1935

Q30. Who represented India in the Second Round Table Conference?

(a) Aruna Asaf Ali

(b) Sucheta Kripalani

(c) Sarojini Naidu

(d) Kalpana Joshi

Q31. The rulers of which dynasty started the practice of granting tax-free villages to Brahmanas and Buddhist Monks?

(a) Satavahanas

(b) Mauryas

(c) Guptas

(d) Cholas

Q32. The Bandung Conference was a major milestone in the history of :

(a) The Non-aligned movement

(b) Indo-Chinese relationship

(c) U.S.-Vietnam War

(d) Creation of ASEAN

Q33. The most important text of vedic mathematics is :

(a) Satapatha Brahman

(b) AtharvaVeda

(c) Sulva Sutras

(d) Chhandogya Upanishad

Q34. What was the ultimate goal of Mahatma Gandhi’s Salt Satyagraha?

(a) repeal of Salt Satyagraha

(b) curtailment of the Government’s power

(c) economic relief to the common people

(d) ‘Purna Swaraj’ for India

Q35. Who persuaded the ratings of the RIN (Royal India Navy) to surrender on the 23rd February 1946?

(a) Mahatma Gandhi

(b) Jawaharlal Nehru and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

(c) Vallabh Bhai Patel and M.A. Jinnah

(d) Morarji Desai and J.B. Kripalani

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Q36. On September 20, 1932 Mahatma Gandhi began a fast unto death in Yervada Jail against :

(a) British repression of the Satyagrahis

(b) Violation of the GandhiIrwin Pact.

(c) Communal award of Ramsay MacDonald.

(d) Communal riots in Calcutta.

Q37. In 1939, for the first time, Gandhiji tried out his specific techniques of controlled mass struggle in a native state. He allowed a close associate of his to lead a satyagraha. Who was he?

(a) K. T. Bhashyam in Mysore

(b) Jamnalal Bajaj in Jaipur

(c) Vallabh Bhai Patel in Rajkot

(d) Nebakrushna Chaudhri in Dhenkanal

Q38. One time associate of Mahatma Gandhi, broke off from him and launched a radical movement called ‘self-respect movement’. Who was he ?

(a) P.Thyagaraja Shetti

(b) Chhatrapati Maharaj

(c) E.V. Ramaswamy Naicker

(d) Jyotirao Govindrao Phule

Q39. The first attempt to introduce a representative and popular element in the governance of India was made through :

(a) Indian Council Act, 1861

(b) Indian Council Act, 1892

(c) Indian Council Act, 1909

(d) Government of India Act, 1919

Q40. What did Jyotiba Phule’s Satyashodhak Samaj attempt in the last century?

(a) Saving the lower castes from hypocritical Brahmans and their opportunistic scriptures

(b) Attacking the caste system

(c) Led an anti-landlord and antimahajan upsurge in Satara

(d) Separate representation for untouchables

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