GK/General history Sample Test,Sample questions

Question: The territory of Porus who offered strong resistance to Alexander was situated between the rivers of

1.Jhelum and Chenab

2.Ganga and Yamuna

3.Ganga and Chenab

4.Jhejum and Chenab


Question: A Janapadin was the

1.Prime minister of a janapada

2.Servant of a janapada

3.President of a janapada

4.Ruler of a janapada


Question: Bihar as an Indian State was formed in

1.1912

2.1921

3.1918

4.1948


Question: Greek civilization was flourished in the year

1.500BC

2.400BC

3.800BC

4.700BC


Question: How old was Buddha when he attained enlightenment?

1.37

2.33

3.32

4.None


Question: In which year did Semi-permanent settlements come up in Africa, Asia and Europe in the year?

1.10,000 BC

2.1000BC

3.100BC

4.None of the above


Question: Indias first multi modal terminal on the Ganga river has been opened in

1.Sahibganj

2.Gujrat

3.Bhopal

4.Varanasi


Question: Mohenjodaro and Harappa are now in

1.India

2.Panjab

3.Pakistan

4.Nepal


Question: Name the person who built Fort Necessity

1.Capt. Amundsen

2.James Madison

3.George Washington

4.None


Question: The kailashnath Temple at Ellora was constructed by

1.Herbert Bekar

2.Rajputs

3.Rashtrakuta king Krishna

4. Chandra Gupta


Question: The staple food of Indus Valley people was

1.Wheat and rice

2.Wheat and durum

3.Wheat and Barley

4.None


Question: The traces of Janapadas and Mahajanpadas are found in___?

1. Jaina text

2.Vedic text

3.A and B

4.None


Question: Upnishads are books on :

1.Ayurveda

2. Politics

3.A and B

4.Philosophy


Question: Vikramaditya was

1.Swami Vivekananda II

2.Rabindranath Tagore II

3.Chandra Gupta II

4.Pingali Venkayya II


Question: When did Buddha live?

1.560-460

2.560-420

3.560-440

4.560-480 BC


Question: Where did Buddha die?

1.Lumbini

2.Kapilavastu

3. Kushinagar

4.None


Question: Where is situated the battlefield of Plessey?

1.Madhya Pradesh

2.Panjab

3.Uttar Pradesh

4. West Bengal


Question: Which of the following was the first Satyagraha of Mahatma Gandhi in India ?

1.Champaran

2.Ahmedabad

3.Bardoli

4.Individual


Question: Which was the Napoleon last battle in which he was captured and exiled to St Helena?

1.Battle of Waterloo

2.Battle of Buxar

3.A and B

4.None


Question: Who among the following rulers divided his troops into units of two hundred, two hundred fifty and five hundred ?

1. Islam Shah

2.Bahlul Lodi

3.Sikandar Shah

4. Sher Shah


Question: Who among the following was the leader of the first Congress Ministry in Bihar ?

1.Shri Krishna Sinha

2.Jayaprakash Narayan

3. Anugrah Narayan Sinha

4.Abdul Bari


Question: Who invited Gandhiji to Champaran?

1.Raj Kumar Rao

2.Nehru ji

3.Raj Kumar Shukla

4.Mazharul Huq


Question: Who led the Bardoli Satyagraha movement?

1. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

2.Rajputs

3.Gandhi ji

4.Nehru ji


Question: Who was connected with the Bihar Kisan Sabha

1.Swami Sahajananda

2.Karyananda Sharma

3.Rahul Sankrityayan

4.None of the above/ More than one of the above


Question: Who was first to reach the South Pole?

1.James Madison

2. George

3.Capt. Amundsen

4.None


Question: Who wrote Bande Mataram?

1.Gandhi ji

2.Sharat chandra chattopadhyay

3.Bankimchandra Chatterjee

4.Vikramaditya


Question: "Inquilab Zindabad" was popularized by

1.Bal Gangadhar Tilak

2.Gandhi ji

3.Bhagat singh

4.Sardar vallabhbhai patel


Question: Bangladesh was formed as Separate Country in a year of?

1.1971

2.1950

3.1956

4.1969


Question: Buckingham Palace became the official royal residence during the reign of which British monarch?

1.James Madison

2. Queen Victoria

3.Capt. Amundsen

4.None


Question: Buddha attained enlightenment under

1. pipal tree in Bodh Gaya, India

2.mango tree in Bodh Gaya, India

3.bargad tree in Both Gaya, India

4.None


Question: capital of India shift from Calcutta to New Delhi

1.12 dec. in 1911

2.12 dec. in 1921

3.12 jan 1911

4.None


Question: During Salt Satyagraha, in Bihar, in addition to making salt, the people chose to oppose the government by opposing which tax ?

1. Haathi

2.Development

3.Chowkidari

4.None


Question: For which period did Harihara Raya II of Sangma dynasty ruled the Vijaynagara Empire?

1.1333-1505

2.1377-1404

3.1477-1488

4.1333-1444


Question: Franco Prussian war was the Battle of Sedan fought in

1.1870

2.1877

3.1868

4.1865


Question: How many years did Buddha preach?

1.45

2.43

3.41

4.39


Question: In the third battle of Panipat, who defeated Marathas?

1. Mughals

2. British Army

3.Afghans

4.None


Question: In which year Neta ji subhas chandra bose established the "All India Forward Bloc"?

1.22 june 1932

2.22 june 1935

3.22 june 1937

4.22 june 1939


Question: In Which year Quit India movement was started

1.on 11 aug in 1942

2.on 13 Aug in 1931

3.on 18 Aug in 1942

4.on 8th Aug in 1942


Question: National youth day is celebrated in India on the birthday of which person?

1.Bal Gangadhar Tilak

2.Gandhi ji

3.Swami Vivekananda

4.None


Question: Old name of Bihar is

1.Biharputra

2.patliputra

3.Magadha

4.None


Question: Old name of patna is

1.patapura

2.palipura

3.patnaputra

4.pataliputra


Question: On the birthday of which person national "Desh Prem Diwas" is celebrated?

1.Bhagat singh

2.Gandhi ji

3.Netaji Subhas chandra bose

4.Nehru ji


Question: original name of swami Vivekananda ?

1.Narendranath Dutta

2.Amarnath Dutta

3.Sanjaynath Dutta

4.Kamalnath Dutta


Question: Suez canal opened in the year

1. 1869 AD

2.1829 AD

3.1879 AD

4.1856 AD


Question: Swami Vivekananda participated conference of World Religion on 11th september in 1893 held at

1.Washington D.C

2.Chicago

3.London

4.Newyork


Question: The place in Larkana Which is a district of Sind province in Pakistan?

1. Harappa

2.Mohenjo-Daro

3. Alamgirpur

4.None


Question: The age of Bhagat Singh when he threw a bomb in the assembly in protest against the government

1.21

2.22

3.23

4.more than 21


Question: The Battle of Plassey was fought in

1.1759

2.1765

3.1757

4.1780


Question: The custom of Johar prevailed among the women of

1.Sharma

2.Rajputs

3.Muslim

4.None


Question: the first king who introduced prohibition in the world is

1. Ashoka

2.Chandragupta Maurya

3.Ajatasatru

4.Samudragupta


Question: The founded year of Rome was

1.875 BC

2.753 BC

3.978 BC

4.678 BC


Question: The Jorwe culture of ancient India has been named after site of the same name in which of the following states?

1.Madhya Pradesh

2.Maharashtra

3.West Bengal

4.Uttar Pradesh


Question: The meaning of Buddha

1. Awakened one

2.Enlightened one

3.A and B

4.None


Question: The modern name for Pataliputra

1.Bihar

2.West Bengal

3.Madhya Pradesh

4.None


Question: The national motto of India " Satyameva Jayate is taken from

1.Arthshastra

2.Mahabhart

3.Ramayan

4.Mundak upnishad


Question: The oldest veda is

1. Rigveda

2.Samveda

3.Ayurveda

4.None


Question: The original name of Buddha was

1.Siddhartha Gautama

2.King Suddodhana

3.Rahula

4.Ashoka


Question: The period of Indus valley civilization was

1.3000-1700BC

2.3000-1500BC

3.3000-1600BC

4.3000-1800BC


Question: The slogan "Inquilab Zindabad" is given by

1.Bhagat Singh

2.Gandhi ji

3.Hasrat Mohani

4.Sardar vallabhbhai patel


Question: The staple commodities of export by the English East India Company from Bengal in the middle of the 18th century were

1. Cotton, silk, saltpetre and opium

2.Magnesium and zinc

3.Sugar and oil seeds

4.Silver and gold


Question: The wife of Buddha was

1. Queen Maha Maya

2.Yasodhara

3.A and B

4.None


Question: Thukaram belonged to which state

1.Maharashtra

2.Madhya Pradesh

3.Bihar

4.Uttar Pradesh


Question: Victoria becomes queen of British empire in the year of

1.1837 AD

2.1829 AD

3.1849 AD

4.1857 AD


Question: What was the first metal used by man?

1.copper

2.Magnesium

3.Iron

4.None


Question: What was the old name of Uttar Pradesh before Independence

1.United Provinces

2.United state

3.United kingdom

4.None of the above


Question: What was The Slogan "Do or die"

1.Bal Gangadhar Tilak

2.Bhagat singh in 1918

3.Gandhi ji

4.None


Question: What was The Slogan of the Quit India Movement

1.Do or die

2.Satyamev Jayte

3.A and B

4.None


Question: When did Alexander the great visited India?

1.420 BC

2.380BC

3.350 BC

4. 326 BC


Question: When was Indian national Anthem sung for the first time?

1. December 27, 1911 Calcutta

2.26 january 1950 Calcutta

3.26 jaunuary 1947

4.15 august 1947


Question: When was Indian national Anthem sung for the first time?

1. December 27, 1911 Calcutta

2.26 january 1950 Calcutta

3.26 jaunuary 1947 Calcutta

4.15 august 1947 Calcutta


Question: When was Indian National song sung for the first time?

1. 1919 - Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

2.1859 revolt

3.1896 session of the Indian National Congress

4.1857 revolt


Question: Where did Tebhega movement occur in 1946?

1.Madhya Pradesh

2.Bengal

3.Uttar Pradesh

4.Maharashtra


Question: Where did the formation of Azad Hind Fauj take Place?

1.Singapore

2.Newyork

3.Russia

4.London


Question: Where is "Bulandh Darwaza " situated ?

1.Uttar Pradesh

2.Madhya Pradesh

3.West Bengal

4.Maharashtra


Question: Which battle in India gave superior status to the Britishers?

1. Battle of Buxar

2.Battle of Newyork

3.A and B

4.None


Question: Which country is called constitution Research Society?

1.USA

2.India

3.Greece

4.Japan


Question: Which famous temple was in the news during October 2018 on the issue of entry of women into it

1.Sabrimala

2.Mahakaleswar

3.Kollur Mokambika

4.Hanuman Mandir


Question: Which one of the following was the capital of Kosala?

1.Indramati

2.sratimati

3. Sravasti

4.None


Question: Who coined the slogan "Do or die"

1.Bal Gangadhar Tilak

2.Gandhi ji

3.A and B

4.bhagat singh


Question: Who designed India National Flag

1.Gandhi ji in 1916

2.Bhagat singh in 1918

3.lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak in 1930

4.Pingali Venkayya in 1916


Question: Who designed the Indian parliament Building ?

1. Rashtrakuta king Krishna

2. Herbert Bekar

3.Herbert krishna

4.None


Question: Who established the "Forward Bloc"?

1.Bal Gangadhar Tilak

2.Gandhi ji

3.Nehru ji

4.None of the above


Question: Who is "Iron man of India

1.Bhagat Singh

2.Gandhi ji

3.Nehru ji

4.Sardar vallabhbhai patel


Question: who is called by the "prince of Martyrs"?

1.Bhagat singh

2.Gandhi ji

3.Nehru ji

4.None of the above


Question: Who is called by the "prince of Patriots"?

1.Bhagat singh

2.Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

3.Gandhi ji

4.Sardar vallabhbhai patel


Question: Who is considered the "Father of the Constitution"?

1.Capt. Amundsen

2.Queen Victoria

3.Pompey

4.James Madison


Question: Who is know as the Father of Indian Unrest

1.Bal Gangadhar Tilak

2.Gandhi ji

3.Bhagat singh

4.Bal Gangadhar Tilak


Question: Who is known as "Iron lady of India "

1.Sonia Gandhi

2.Janshi ki rani

3.Indra Gandhi

4.None


Question: Who is the founder of Ramkrishna mission?

1.Swami Vivekananda

2.Rabindranath Tagore

3.A.P.J Abdul kalam

4.None


Question: Who is the founder of Ramkrishna mission?

1.Swami Vivekananda

2.Rabindranath Tagore

3.A.P.J Abdul kalam

4.None


Question: Who raised the Flag of Independence at the Congress Session of 1929?

1.Lal Bahardur Shastri

2.Gandhi ji

3.Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

4.Sardar vallabhbhai patel


Question: who said " Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it

1.Bal Gangadhar Tilak

2.Gandhi ji

3.bhagat singh

4.None


Question: Who said "Give me blood, I shall give you freedom"?

1.Netaji subhas chandra bose

2.Gandhi ji

3.Bhagat singh

4.Sardar vallabhbhai patel


Question: who started Ganesh Chaturthi or Ganesh festival in Maharashtra

1.Gandhi ji

2.Bhagat singh

3.lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak

4.None


Question: Who was associated with the Red Shirts Movement

1. Abdul Gaffar Khan

2.Gandhi ji

3.Nehru ji

4.Sardar vallabhbhai patel


Question: Who was the first Indian ruler who had territory outside India?

1.Kanishka

2.Huvishka

3.Chandra kumar

4.Chandan lal


Question: Who was The first PM of India

1.Lal Bahardur Shastri

2.Guljarilal

3.Gandhi ji

4.Javahar Lal Nehru


Question: Who was the first to explain that the rotation of the earth on its own axis accounts for the daily rising and setting of the sun

1.Bhaskara

2.Rabindranath Tagore

3.Aryabhata

4.None


Question: Who was The Founder of Sikhism

1.Bhagat Singh

2.Gandhi ji

3.Guru nanak Dev.

4.Sardar vallabhbhai patel


Question: Who was the leader of Quit India Movement

1.Indra Gandhi

2.Rajiv Gadhi

3.Rahul Gandhi

4.Mahatma Gandhi


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