History/GK HISTORY MCQ QUESTION SET 6 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
Alberuni lived during the period of which one of the following?

1.Mahmud Ghaznavi

2.Mohammad Ghori

3.Firuzshah Tughlaq

4.Aluddin Khalji


Question:
Bijapur is known for its

1.State of Gomateshwara

2.Gol Gumbaj

3.Rock Temple

4.Heavy rainfall


Question:
By whom the first republic of the world was established in vaishali?

1.Lichhavi

2.Gupta

3.Nand

4.Maurya


Question:
Dhrupad Dhamar style of singing was started by

1.Vishnu Digambar Paluskar

2.Tansen

3.Raja Man Singh Tomar

4.Amir Khusrau


Question:
Hoysala monuments are found in

1.Sringari and Dharwar

2.Mysore and Bangalore

3.Halebied and Belur

4.Hampi and Hospet


Question:
In ancient India, the earliest capital of Magadha kingdom was at

1.Pataliputra

2.Varanasi

3.Vaishali

4.Rajgir


Question:
In what commodity the English first conducted trade from India?

1.Cotton

2.Salt

3.Tea

4.Indigo


Question:
In which of the following cities is Charminar situated?

1.Lucknow

2.Rajkot

3.Hyderabad

4.Mysore


Question:
In which of the following years was the first Railway line between Bombay and Thane laid?

1.1843

2.1853

3.1854

4.1856


Question:
Indian Factory Act was promulgated in

1.1861

2.1881

3.1887

4.1898


Question:
Jaideva, the famous author of Gita Gobinda, was the court poet of

1.Lakshmanasena

2.Harsha

3.Prithviraj chauhan

4.None of these


Question:
Mahajanapada situated on the bank of river Godawari was

1.Assaka

2.Avanti

3.Kamboja

4.Vasta


Question:
Sarnath Stambh was built by

1.Harshwardhan

2.Ashoka

3.Kanishka

4.Bindusar


Question:
Sufi Kalam, a type of devotional music, is the characteristic of

1.Kashmir

2.Rajasthan

3.Gujarat

4.None of these


Question:
Sun Temple is situated at

1.Gaya

2.Konark

3.Khajuraho

4.Puri


Question:
The division of Mauryan society into seven classes particularly mentioned in

1.Arthashastra

2.Indica

3.Purans

4.Mudrarakshasa


Question:
The first cotton mill in India established?

1.Ahmadabad

2.Coimbatore

3.Mumbai

4.Surat


Question:
The first railway line in India was opened in the year

1.1823

2.1833

3.1853

4.1857


Question:
The Laxman Era was started (in 1119 AD) by which of the following dynasty?

1.Sens

2.Chauhans

3.Palas

4.Pratiharas


Question:
The list of sixteen Mahajanapadas is available in

1.Samyukta Nikaya

2.Mahabharat

3.Chhandogya Upanishad

4.Anguttar Nikaya


Question:
The name by which Ashoka is generally referred to his inscription is

1.Chakravarti

2.Devraja

3.Priyadarsi

4.Dharmakirti


Question:
The rulers of Vijayanagar promoted

1.Telugu, Urdu and Sanskrit

2.Tamil, Telugu and Sanskrit

3.Malayalam, Tamil and Sanskrit

4.Hindi, Marathi and Sanskrit


Question:
The temple of Somnath which was destroyed by Mahmud of Ghazni (Mahmud Ghazanavi) was dedicated to Lord

1.Ganapathi

2.Siva

3.Surya

4.Vishnu


Question:
Upanishad are books on

1.Philosophy

2.Law

3.Yoga

4.Religion


Question:
Vikramasila Mahavihara was established by the ruler of

1.Pal Dynasty

2.Pushyabhuti Dynasty

3.Sen Dynasty

4.Barman Dynasty


Question:
When Alexander invaded India, who was the rulers of Magadha?

1.Mauryas

2.Nandas

3.Shishunagas

4.Haryankas


Question:
When Raja Wodeyar founded the kingdom of Mysore, who was the ruler of the Vijayanagar Empire?

1.Venkata II

2.Ranga II

3.Tirumala

4.Sadasiva


Question:
Where is the famous Vijaya Vithala Temple, having its 56 carved pillars emitting musical notes located?

1.Srirangam

2.Hampi

3.Bhadrachalam

4.Belur


Question:
Where is the famous Virupaksha Temple located?

1.Srikalahasti

2.Hampi

3.Chidambaram

4.Bhadrachalam


Question:
Which early ruler of Magadha murdered his father to ascend the throne and, in turn was murdered by his own son?

1.Nagadashak

2.Udayan

3.Bimbisara

4.Ajatasatru


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

1.Badami

2.Somnathpur

3.Dwararasamudra

4.Malkhed


Question:
Which rock edict of Ashoka provides a description of the horrors of Kalinga war?

1.Kalinga Edict

2.11th Rock Edict

3.12th Rock Edict

4.13th Rock Edict


Question:
Which ruler of Vijayanagar had sent his embassy to the emperor of China?

1.Saluva Narsimha

2.Krishnadeva Raya

3.Bukka I

4.Harihar I


Question:
Which was the currency in circulation during the Maurya Period?

1.Dinar

2.Kakini

3.Tola

4.Pana


Question:
Who among the following is well known for his contribution in the field of Algebra?

1.Lalla

2.Bhaskara

3.Brahmagupta

4.Aryabhatta


Question:
Who built the Khajuraho temples?

1.Chandela

2.Bundela

3.Scindias

4.Holkars


Question:
Who founded four mathas in the four corners of India?

1.Madhvacharya

2.Bhaskaracharya

3.Ramanujacharya

4.Shankaracharya


Question:
Who founded Pataliputra?

1.Mahapadmananda

2.Ashoka

3.Bimbisara

4.Udayin


Question:
Who is considered the father of Sahtara (Sitar)?

1.Bade Ghulam Ali Khan

2.Khurshro Khan

3.Baiju Bawara

4.Mian Tansen


Question:
Who is the exponent of the theory of economic drain of India during the British rule?

1.Ram Manohar Lohiya

2.Jai Prakash Narayana

3.M.N. Roy

4.Dadabhai Naoroji


Question:
Who of the following historical personalities of India is also known as Vishnugupta?

1.Shreegupta

2.Bindusara

3.Chanakya

4.Kunala


Question:
Who of the following was known as Amitrochates?

1.Ashoka

2.Bindusar

3.Chandragupta Maurya

4.Kautilya


Question:
Who was Ashokas contemporary king of Ceylon?

1.Mutasiva

2.Tissa

3.Pakanduka

4.Abhaya


Question:
Who was associated with Ryotwari settlement of Madras?

1.Elphinstone

2.Metcalfe

3.Munro

4.Malcom


Question:
Who was the first European to designate Aryan as a race?

1.General Cunningham

2.William Jones

3.H.H. Wilson

4.Max Muller


Question:
Who was the founder of Maurya dynasty?

1.Chandragupta Maurya

2.Chandragupta II

3.Vishnugupta

4.Ashoka


Question:
Who was the founder of Nanda dynasty?

1.Bimbisara

2.Dhanananda

3.Ajatasatru

4.Mahapadmananda


Question:
Who was the Jain saints is associated with Chandragupta Maurya?

1.Bhadrabahu

2.Haribhadra

3.Sthulbhadra

4.Umaswami


Question:
Who were the ashta-diggaja in the court of Krishnadeva Raya?

1.Eight advisors

2.Eight great generals

3.Eight telugu poets

4.Eight ministers


Question:
___ was one of the famous philosophers and scholars of the Pala period

1.Aryabhatta

2.Atish Dipankar

3.Dibyok

4.Ravikriti


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