History General Knowledge Questions and Answers

History General Knowledge Questions and Answers
1. The second battle of Panipat was fought between–
(A) Akbar and Hemu (B) Babur and Ibrahim Lodhi
(C) Humayun and Sher Shah (D) Akbar and Maharana Pratap
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2. The cause of the downfall of Bairam Khan was that–
(A) He was haughty and dictator
(B) He was Shia and partial with the followers of Shia religion
(C) Akbar had become matured and wanted to rule himself
(D) Above all causes are right
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3. Akbar's main work to bring Hindu and Muslim at equal level was that–
(A) He abolished Jazia
(B) He adopted the policy of religious tolerance
(C) He removed Taxes from religious places of Hindus
(D) He gave freedom to Hindus to celebrate their festivals
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4. The main cause of the liberal policy towards Rajputs adopted by Akbar was–
(A) The Rajputs belonged to Ruling class
(B) The Rajputs were warriors
(C) The Rajputs could be employed for fighting against the rebellious Muslims
(D) He wanted to become a National king and wanted to expend his empire without shedding blood
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5. The religious tolerance of Akbar was clearly noted in–
(A) Prohibition of changing religion (B) Establishment of Ibadat Khana for religious discussions
(C) Matrimonial alliances with Rajputs (D) Mixing of Hindu and Islamic Art
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6. The leader who established Tung Mung was–
(A) Dr. Sunyat Sen (B) Chaing Kai Sheik
(C) Chau-en-lie (D) Maotse-Tung
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7. The leader of Kuomintang after Sunyat Sen's death was–
(A) Vorodin (B) Chang-kai-Sheik
(C) Chou-en-lie (D) Maotse-Tung
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8. Principles of 'Panchsheel' were framed in–
(A) Columbo (B) Hong-Kong
(C) Moscow (D) Bandung
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9. India was declared free in accordance with–
(A) Montague declaration (B) Cripps declaration
(C) Cabinet Mission (D) Mountbettan Plan
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10. Ram Krishan Param Hans was born in–
(A) Rajasthan (B) Punjab
(C) Bengal (D) Gujarat
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11. The Renaissance began first in Italy because–
(A) Its cities had grown into prosperous, centres of trade and commerce
(B) It was in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea
(C) Its monks were learned
(D) It invited scholars from outside
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12. The English people succeeded in over-throwing their king in 1688 because–
(A) They utterly disliked his doctrine of the 'Divine Right' of kings
(B) The king was tyrannical but weak
(C) They were backed by merchants
(D) They were tired of the Civil War
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13. Mesopotamia means–
(A) Mesolithic culture (B) A collection of pots kept in a mess
(C) A variety of horse living along rivers (D) The land between the rivers
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14. The first to make regular use of horses for war chariots were–
(A) The Egyptians (B) The Hittites
(C) The Babylonians (D) The Indo-Aryans
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15. The, solar calender was a crowing achievement of–
(A) The Greeks (B) The Egyptians
(C) The Sumerians (D) The Babylonians,
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16. The literary figure of the Gupta Period who is compared with Shakespeare is–
(A) Bharvi (B) Vishakh Dutt
(C) Kalidas (D) Bhavabhuti
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17. The Epic Illiad was written by–
(A) Homer (B) Devy
(C) Virgil (D) Dante
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18. One of the following Mughal Emperors wrote his memorious in which he described himself and the happenings at the court–
(A) Humayun (B) Akbar
(C) Jahangir (D) Aurangzeb
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19. Who among the following was the first Indian to be elected to the British Parliament?
(A) Surendra Nath Banerjee (B) Dadabhai Naoroji
(C) Pherozeshah Mehta (D) Badruddin Tayabji
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20. The first newspaper published in Indian was–
(A) Shome Prakash (B) Sambad Kaumudi
(C) Rast Goftar (D) Bengal Gazette
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