History/ GK MCQ Indian History Set 1 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
According to many scholars the Puranas were completed during the reign of

1.Parishit

2.Mahapadma Nand

3.Uday

4.All the above


Question:
Brahma Samaj mainly insisted upon

1.Abolition of sati

2.Abolition of child marriage

3.Monotheism

4.Reintroduction of converted Hindus


Question:
During the freedom struggle, Aruna Asaf Ali was a major woman organizer of underground activity in

1.Civil Disobedience Movement

2.Non-Cooperation Movement

3.Quit India Movement

4.Swadeshi Movement


Question:
During the Indian Freedom Struggle, why did Rowlatt Act arouse popular indignation?

1.It curtailed the freedom of religion.

2.It suppressed the Indian traditional education

3.It authorized the government to imprison people without trial

4.It curbed the trade union activities


Question:
Frontier Gandhi was the nickname of

1.Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan

2.Vinoba Bhave

3.Mahatma Gandhi

4.None of these


Question:
Gandhiji wanted that the students should spend their vacations in

1.Studies

2.Games

3.Social service

4.None of these


Question:
In collaboration with Dravid hare and Alexander Duff, who of the following established Hindu College at Calcutta?

1.Henry Louis Vivian Derozio

2.Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

3.Keshab Chandra Sen

4.Raja Rammohan Roy


Question:
Indian Constitution was amended for the first time in

1.1950

2.1951

3.1952

4.1953


Question:
Muslim League first demanded partition of India in

1.1906

2.1916

3.1940

4.1946


Question:
The Archaeological Survey of India was set up during the Viceroyalty of

1.Lord Lytton

2.Lord Ripon

3.Lord Dufferin

4.Lord Curzon


Question:
The Battle of Plassey was fought in

1.1781

2.1757

3.1764

4.1748


Question:
The book Rajatarangini was written by

1.Al-beruni

2.Kalhan

3.Kalidas

4.Rajshekhar


Question:
The first Indian Factories Act was passed in

1.1881

2.1885

3.1891

4.1894


Question:
The first to start a joint stock company to trade with India were the

1.Portuguese

2.Dutch

3.French

4.Danish


Question:
The Greek ambassador Megasthenes came in the court of

1.Ajatasatru

2.Udayi

3.Mahapadma Nanda

4.Chandragupta Maurya


Question:
The Harappan civilization was discovered in

1.1864-65

2.1920-21

3.1853-54

4.1891-92


Question:
The Harappan civilizations known extent in the east was up to

1.Chirand

2.Mitathal

3.Rakhigarhi

4.Alamgirpur


Question:
The Harappan civilizations known extent in the west is up to

1.Sotka koh

2.Nausharo

3.Dabarkot

4.Sutkagan Dor


Question:
The important site of Harappa was excavated by

1.R.D. Banerjee

2.John Marshal

3.D.R. Sahni

4.R.S. Sharma


Question:
The Kol Uprising of 1831 started in

1.Gujarat

2.Bengal

3.Rajputana

4.Chota Nagpur


Question:
The name Pakistan was coined by

1.Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

2.Muhammed Ali Jinnah

3.Muhammed Iqbal

4.Abul Kalam Azad


Question:
The oldest form of composition of the Hindustani Vocal Music is

1.Ghazal

2.Dhrupad

3.Thumri

4.Khayal


Question:
The relics of this civilization were first noticed at

1.Mohenjodaro

2.Harappa

3.Rojdi

4.Kalibangan


Question:
The Revolt of 1857 was

1.A British conspiracy

2.A revolt by rulers and landlords

3.The first war of independence

4.A sepoy mutiny


Question:
The Sikh Kingdom of Punjab was annexed by the English East India Company in

1.1836

2.1839

3.1849

4.1852


Question:
The swaraj party was formed by

1.Nehru

2.Tilak

3.GandhiJi

4.C.R.Das


Question:
The term Nirgrantha is associated with

1.Ajivikas

2.Charvakas

3.Jainas

4.Pasupatas


Question:
The theory of economic drain of India during British imperialism was propounded by

1.M. K. Gandhi

2.Jawaharlal Nehru

3.Dadabhai Naoroji

4.R. C. Dutt


Question:
The title �Punjab Kesari� was conferred on

1.Ranjit Singh

2.Bhagat Singh

3.Lala Lajpat Rai

4.Sardar Baldev Singh


Question:
Vande Mataram author is

1.Madan Mohan Malaviya

2.Aurobindo

3.Bankin Chandra Chatterjee

4.Mahatma Gandhi


Question:
What is the number of main Puranas?

1.14

2.16

3.18

4.20


Question:
When was the British capital of India shifted from Kolkata to Delhi?

1.1911

2.1912

3.1909

4.1905


Question:
Which conclusions have been derived from the debasement of the coins and gradual disappearance of gold coins during the post-Gupta period?

1.Gold Mining was stalled

2.Commodities became cheap

3.Money economy was gradually replaced by Barter Economy

4.There was a decline in trade


Question:
Which of the following was a recommendation of Hunters Commission?

1.Womens education

2.New regulation for the organized senates system

3.Gradual withdrawal of state support from higher education

4.Introduction of civic education at college and university level


Question:
Which of the following was not founded by Dr.B. R. Ambedkar?

1.Deccan Education Society

2.Samaj Samata Sangh

3.Peoples Education Society

4.Depressed Classes Institute


Question:
Which one of the following began with the Dandi March?

1.Home rule Movement

2.Non-Cooperation Movement

3.Civil disobedience Movement

4.Quit India Movement


Question:
Which one of the following Indian languages does not have a Dravidian Origin ?

1.Kannada

2.Marathi

3.Malayalam

4.Telugu


Question:
Which one of the following observations is not true about the Quit India Movement of 1942?

1.It was a non-violent movement

2.It was led by Mahatma Gandhi

3.It was a spontaneous movement

4.It did not attract the labour class in general


Question:
Which one of the following upheavals took place in Bengal immediately after the Revolt of 1857?

1.Sanyasi Rebellion

2.Santal Rebellion

3.Indigo Disturbances

4.Pabna Disturbances


Question:
Who among the following Governor General created the Covenanted Civil Service of India which later came to be known as the Indian Civil Service?

1.Warren Hastings

2.Wellesley

3.Cornwallis

4.William Bentinck


Question:
Who among the following is known as the Heroine of 1942 Quit India Movement?

1.Dr. Annie Besant

2.Suchitra Kriplani

3.Aruna Asaf Ali

4.Sarojini Naidu


Question:
Who among the following was called as �Father of Indian Renaissance�?

1.B. G. Tilak

2.Gopal Krishna Gokhale

3.Lala Lajpat Rai

4.Raja Ram Mohan Roy


Question:
Who amongst the following was involved in the Alipore Bomb case?

1.S. N. Banerjea

2.Bipin Chandra Pal

3.Jatin Das

4.Aurobindo Ghosh


Question:
Who founded Arya Samaj?

1.Dayanand Saraswathi

2.Ramakrishnan

3.Vivekanandha

4.Raja Ram Mohan Rai


Question:
Who founded the Indian National Congress ?

1.A. O. Hume

2.Sardar Patel

3.Subhash Chandra Bose

4.W.C. Bannerjee


Question:
Who of the following Prime Ministers sent Cripps Mission to India?

1.James Ramsay MacDonald

2.Stanley Baldwin

3.Neville Chamberlain

4.Winston Churchill


Question:
Who was known as The Grand Old Man of India ?

1.B.G. Tilak

2.G.K. Gokhale

3.Mahatma Gandhi

4.Dadabhai Naoroji


Question:
With reference to the Simon Commissions recommendations, which one of the following statements is correct?

1.It recommended the replacement of diarchy with responsible government in the province.

2.It proposed the setting up of inter provincial council under the Home Department.

3.It suggested the abolition of bicameral legislature at the Centre.

4.It recommended the creation of Indian Police Service with a provision for increased pay and allowances for British recruits and compared to Indian recruits.


Question:
With whose permission did the English set up their first factory in Surat?

1.Akbar

2.Jahangir

3.Shahjahan

4.Aurangzeb


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