History/Indian History Multiple Choice Questions set 3 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 are sacred books of

1.Buddhists

2.Hindus

3.Jains

4.None of the above


Question:
 By which Act may be the British parliament did Queen Victoria assume the title of ‘the Empress of India’ to emphasize British sovereignty over the whole of British provinces in India and Indian states?

1.The Royal Titles Act 1866

2.The Royal Titles Act 1870

3. The Royal Titles Act 1876

4.The Royal Titles Act 1886


Question:
 In order to restrict the freedom of the press, the British government passed “The Indian official secrets Act” in

1.1907

2.1904

3.1903

4.1896


Question:
 the five-fold conception of Vishnu consists of

1.I II III IV and V

2.II III IV V and VI

3. I II IV V and VI

4. I III IV V and VI


Question:
 The pioneer of Indian communism was

1.M.N. Roy

2.G.N Ganguly

3.P.C Chandra

4.None of these


Question:
 The Timariots Governors and the Revenue Contractors, on their part reason in this manner: “Why should the neglected state of this land create uneasiness in our minds and why should we expend our money and time to render it fruitful? We may be deprived of it in a single moment, and our exertions would benefit neither ourselves nor our children.” This statement was made by

1.Monserrate

2.Tavernier

3.Manrique

4.Bernier


Question:
 The title of ‘Viceroy’ was added to the office of the Governor-General of India for the first time in

1.1848 AD

2.1856 AD

3.1858 AD

4.1862 AD


Question:
 The use of spinning wheel (,) became common during the

1. 9th Century AD

2.10th Century AD

3. 12th Century AD

4.14th Century AD


Question:
 The Vernacular press Act as a safety valve against vernacular newspapers was passed by Lord Lytton on

1.April 14 1878

2.March 14 1878

3.March 14 1876

4.March 14 1870


Question:
 To conquer and annex Peshawar and Punjab, Mahmud of Ghazni defeated

1.Ghurids

2.Arabs

3.Karkotakas

4.Hindushahis


Question:
 To meet the educational needs of the people, the Madarasa-I-Nasiri was built in the reign of

1.Qutub-ud-din Aibak

2.Iltutmish

3.Ruknuddin Firoz Shah

4.Jalal-id-din Khilji


Question:
 Two of the great Mughals wrote their own memories. They were

1.Babar and Humayun

2.Babar and Jahangir

3. Humayun and Jahangir

4.Jahangir and Shahjahan


Question:
 was interpreted by

1.Swami Vivekananda

2.Swami Dayananda

3.Raja Rammohan Roy

4.None of the above


Question:
About the formation of which organization A.O. Hume said “A safety valve for the escape of great and growing forces generated by our own action urgently needed.”

1.Bhinav Bharat

2.Young Indian Organization

3.Young India

4.Indian National Congress


Question:
An English weekly called ‘New India’ was started by;

1.K M Pannikar

2.Devendra Nath Tagore

3.Annie Besant

4. Mahatma Gandhi


Question:
Bal Gangadhar Tilak popularly known as Lokamanya Tilak was born in 1856 at

1.Ratnagiri

2.Pune

3.Mumbai

4.None of these


Question:
Bang Darshan was the main newspaper of

1.Sisir Kumar Ghosh

2.Birendra Nath Chatterjee

3. Pini Chandra Pal

4.Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay


Question:
he Governor General who came to be known as father of communal electorate in India was

1.Lord Chelmsford

2. Lord Hardinge

3.Lord Lainthgo

4.Lord Minto


Question:
In order to restrict the freedom of the press, the British government passed “The Indian official secrets Act” in

1.1907

2.1904

3.1903

4.1896


Question:
In order to study the position of education Indian constitutional commission was constituted in 1929 under the chairmanship of

1.Phillip Uartog

2.Phillip Reading

3.Uartog Reading

4.None of these


Question:
In this instance we could not play off the Mohammedans against the Hindus.” To which one of the following events did this remark of Aitchison relate?

1.Bang Bhang

2.Santhal Movement

3.Kishan Andolan

4.Revolt of 1857


Question:
Mahatma Gandhi gave the title of Sardar to Vallabhbhai Patel for his great organizational skill in:

1.Kheda Satyagraha

2.Champaran Satyagraha

3. The Bardoli Satyagraha

4.None of these


Question:
Mahatma Gandhi’s first great experiment in Satyagrah came in 1917 in

1.Ahemdabad

2.Champaran

3.Kheda

4.Dandi


Question:
Montague – Chelmsford report was prepared on the basis of

1.The Government of India act 1913

2.The Government of India act 1919

3.The Government of India act 1935

4.None of these


Question:
Rehnumai Mazdayasan Sabha started in 1851 by Naoroji Furdonji, Dadabahi Naroji, S.S. Bengalee and other was a

1.Parsi Economical Reform Association

2.Parsi education Reform Association

3.Parsi culture Reform Association

4.Parsi religious Reform Association


Question:
The Battle of Plassey was fought in

1.1757

2.1782

3.1748

4.1764


Question:
The committee headed by Motilal Nehru constituted to draw up a blue print for the future constitution of India published

1.Nehru Report

2.Constitution report

3.Government of India Report

4.None of these


Question:
The congress policy of prayer and petition ultimately came to an end under the guidance of

1.B G Tilak

2.Lala Lajpat Rai

3.Bipin Chandra Pal

4.None of these


Question:
The demand for Swarajya or self- government within the British empire was made from the Congress platform by

1.Gopal Krishna Gokhale

2.Dadabhai Naoroji

3.Both Gopal Krishna Gokhale and Dadabhai Naoroji

4.None of these


Question:
The first Round Table conference was held on:

1.December 12 1930

2.August 12 1930

3.April 12 1930

4.November 12 1930


Question:
The first Round Table conference was held on:

1.December 12 1930

2.August 12 1930

3.April 12 1930

4.November 12 1930


Question:
The Gandhi-Irvin pact under which Mahatma Gandhi agreed to suspend the civil Disobedience Movement was signed on

1.March 5 1931

2.April 8 1931

3.May 8 1931

4.August 8 1931


Question:
The Governor General who came to be known as father of communal electorate in India was

1.Lord Chelmsford

2. Lord Hardinge

3.Lord Lainthgo

4.Lord Minto


Question:
The language of discourses of Gautama Buddha was

1.Bhojpuri

2.Magadhi

3.Pali

4.Sanskrit


Question:
The most outstanding representative of Militant Nationalist School of thought was

1.Bal Gangadhar Tilak

2.Bhagat Singh

3.Bismil

4. Lala Lajpat Rai


Question:
The system of competitive examination for civil service was accepted in principle in the year

1.1833

2.1853

3.1858

4.1882


Question:
The system of Dual Government during the latter half of the 18th century AD is associated with the name of

1.Clive

2. Cornwallis

3.Waren Hastings

4.William Bentinck


Question:
The term , meant

1.Foreign goods

2.Dancer

3.Curtain

4.Theatre


Question:
The term ,, meaning a feudatory from the sixth century AD, originally meant a

1.slave

2.cultivator

3.neighbour

4.foreigner


Question:
The term ‘Yavanapriya’ mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts denoted

1.Ivory

2.Pepper

3.A fine variety of Indian muslin

4.Damsels sent to the Greek court for dance performance


Question:
The term Khalisa in Mughal administration signified the
A. 

1.entire Imperial establishment

2.land owned by the emperor himself

3.religious land grants

4.land from where revenue was collected for the Imperial Treasury


Question:
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.Ravi and Chenab

4.Ganga and Yamuna


Question:
The text of the document called ,, by which Akbar assumed the role of supreme arbiter in the matters of religion is found in

1.Nizamuddin’s Tabaqat-I-Akbari

2.Arif Quandahari’s Tarikh-I-Alfi

3.Abul Fazl’s Akbarnama

4.Badauni’s Muntakahab-ut-Tawarikh


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

1. Jawaharlal Nehru

2. Dadabhai Naoroji

3.R

4. M.K. Gandhi


Question:
The title given by the British Government to Mahatma Gandhi which he surrendered during the non-cooperation movement was

1.Hind Keasri

2.Kaiser-e-Hind

3.Rai Bahadur

4.Rt. Honorable


Question:
The treaty of Mangalore was signed between

1. the English East India Company and Haidar Ali

2.he English East India Company and Tipu Sultan

3.Haidar Ali and the Zamorin of Calicut

4. the French East India Company and Tipu Sultan


Question:
The treaty of Srirangapatna was signed between Tipu Sultan and

1.Robert Clive

2.Cornwallis

3.Dalhousie

4.Warren Hastings


Question:
The trident-shaped symbol of Buddhism does not represent

1.Nirvana

2.Sangha

3.Buddha

4.Dhamma


Question:
The ultimate ownership of land during the post-Gupta period lay with

1.The cultivator

2.The village community

3.The king

4.The joint family


Question:
The use of , in ancient Indian architecture is the result of India’s contact with

1.Central Asia

2.Iran .

3.Greece

4.China


Question:
The Vedic deity Indra was the Goddess of

1.Wind

2.Eternity

3.Rain and thunder

4.Fire


Question:
The victories of Karikala are well portrayed in

1.Palamoli

2.Aruvanad

3.Pattinappalai

4.Padirrupattu


Question:
The Vijayanagara ruler, Kirshnadev Raya’s work ,, was in

1.Telugu

2.Sanskrit

3.Tamil

4.Kannada


Question:
The weekly , was founded by

1.Annie Besant

2.Bipan Chandra Pal

3.Bal Gangadhar Tilak

4.Sarojini Naidu


Question:
There was a sharp class division at Harappa and Mohenjodaro. This is clear from the

1. Indus seals excavated

2.Religious beliefs of the Harappans

3.Tools and implements used by the Harappans

4.Different types of dwellings excavated


Question:
There were widespread risings against the British in the 1820s. Which one of the following did not revolt in the 1820s?

1.Santhals

2.Ahoms

3. Pagal Panthis

4.Ramosi


Question:
Three major powers that emerged in southern India in the 7th century AD were

1.I II V

2.II III IV

3. III IV V

4. I II IV


Question:
Through which one of the following, the king exercised his control over villages in the Vijayanagar Empire?

1. Dannayaka

2.Sumanta

3.Nayaka

4.Mahanayakacharya


Question:
Tipu sultan was the ruler of

1.Hyderabad

2.Madurai

3.Mysore

4.Vijayanagar


Question:
To evolve a peaceful settlement of the conflict between India and China, which of the following non-aligned Afro-Asian nations participated in a conference held in December 1962?

1.Burma (now Myanmar) Combodia Indonesia and UAR

2. Burma Sri Lanka Combodia and Indonesia

3. Burma Indonesia Ghana and Sri Lanka

4.All of the above


Question:
To which king belongs the Lion capital at Sarnath?

1. Chandragupta

2.Ashoka

3.Kanishka

4.Harshavardhan


Question:
To which of the following dynasties did King Bhoja, a great patron of literature and art, belong?

1.Karkota

2.Utpala

3.Paramara

4.Gurjara Pratihara


Question:
To which of the republic of Buddha belong?

1.Licchavis

2.Sakyas

3.Mallas

4.None of these


Question:
To which professions earlier leaders who struggled for freedom of India mainly belonged?

1.Lawyers

2.Teachers

3.Journalists

4.All of the above


Question:
Todar Mal was associated with

1.music

2.literature

3. land revenue reforms

4.law


Question:
Tulsidas, the author of ,, was a contemporary of which of the following rulers?

1.Akbar

2.Humayun

3.Shahjahan

4. Sher Shah Suri


Question:
Two of the great Mughals wrote their own memories. They were

1.Babar and Humayun

2.Humayun and Jahangir

3.Babar and Jahangir

4.Jahangir and Shahjahan


Question:
Under Akbar, the Mir Bakshi was required to look after

1. military affairs

2.the state treasury

3. the royal household

4.he land revenue system


Question:
Under an agreement with which of the following countries did Subhas Chandra Bose organize the Indian soldiers, taken as prisoners by the Axis Powers, into the Azad Hind Fauj?

1.China

2.Germany

3.Italy

4.Japan


Question:
Under the Mountbatten Plan of 1947 the people of ___ were given the right to decide through a plebiscite whether they wished to join Pakistan or India.

1.Assam

2.Punjab

3.Bengal

4.N.W.F.P and the Sylhet district of Assam


Question:
Ustad Mansur was a famous painter in the reign of

1.Shajahan

2.Akbar

3.Humayun

4.Jahangir


Question:
Velu Thampi led a revolt against the British in state of

1.Travancore

2.Baroda

3.Hyderabad

4.Mysore


Question:
Vikramaditya, a king of Ujjain, started the Vikrama samvat in 58 BC in commemoration of his victory over

1.Indo-Greeks

2.Sakas

3.Parthinas

4.Kushanas


Question:
Visakhadatta sketches the event after the death of Samudragupta in his work

1.Mudrarakasam

2.Devi Chand Guptam

3.Mrichekakatika

4.Malavikagnimitra


Question:
We hear of two envoys being sent to the Roman kings, one in 27-28 AD to the court of Augustus and the other in 110-20 AD to the court of

1.Cartius

2.Trajan

3.Nero

4.Brutus


Question:
Which Act may be regarded as the beginning of representative system in modern India?

1.The Indian councils Act 1861

2.Government of India Act 1918

3.Government of India Act 1925

4.Government of India Act 1935


Question:
Which report became the basis for enacting the Government of India Act 1935?

1. Reading’s report

2.Montague Chelmsford Declaration

3.Morley Minto Reforms

4. Simon Commission’s report


Question:
While delivering the presidential address’ The Congress president who advocated the introduction of Roman Script for Hindi language was

1.Surendranath Banerjee

2.Dadabhai Naoroji

3.Subhash Chandra Bose

4. Sankaran Nair


Question:
Who founded Atmiya Sabha in 1815?

1.Brahma Datt B. i C.

2.Dayanand Saraswati

3.Raja Rammohan Roy

4.None of these


Question:
Who said – “patriotism is religion and religion is love for India?”

1.Bhagat Singh

2.Bipin Chandra Pal

3.Ashok Mehta

4.Bankim Chandra Chatterjee


Question:
Who was the first to call the revolt of 1857 as an organized war for national Independence?

1.Ashok Mehta

2.Dr. S Gopal

3.Syed Hasan Imam

4.Savarkar


Question:
Who was the first to call the revolt of 1857 as an organized war for national Independence?

1. Ashok Mehta

2.Dr. S Gopal

3.Syed Hasan Imam

4.Savarkar


Question:
Who wrote in 1900 to the Secretary of state for India-‘It is my firm belief that the congress is staggering towards its downfall and it is my great desire that during my stay in India I should help in its peaceful demise?

1.Lord Curzon

2.Lord Hardinge

3.Lord Chelmsford

4. Lord Minto


Question:
Whom did B.G.Tilak call the “Diamond of India”?

1.Mahatma Gandhi

2.Rabindranath Tagore

3.Gopal Krishna Gokhale

4.Bhagat Singh


Question:
With the objective of raising the moral and material status of the untouchables Dr. B.R. Ambedkar organized:

1.The Harijan Hitkari sabha

2.The Bahishkrit Hitkari sabha

3.The Harijan Uthan sabha

4.The Bahishkrit Utthan sabha


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