History MCQ Quiz Questions

History MCQ Quiz Questions
1. Sher Shah is well known in Indian History for his–
(A) Administration (B) Victory
(C) Religious policy (D) Protection of art & literature
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2. During the period of Sher Shah the army administration was under the minister called–
(A) Dewan-i-Wizarat (B) Dewan-i-Ariz
(C) Dewan-i-Rasalat (D) Dewan-i-Insha
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3. Sher Shah adopted branding of horses from the ruler of Delhi Sultant named–
(A) Qutubuddin Aibak (B) Iltutmish
(C) Alauddin Khalji (D) Mohammad Tughlaq
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4. 'In the time of Sher Shah if an old woman travelled with basket full of gold on her head through a forest the robbers and the thieves dared not come near her.' This statement shows that–
(A) It was a reign of terror
(B) There was no robber and thief
(C) The gold had no value at that time
(D) They were afraid of the punishment in flicted to them by the strict administration of Sher Shah
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5. Sher Shah is called the forerunner of Akbar as he gave direction to him in–
(A) Making provinces (B) Revenue administration
(C) Religious policy (D) Above all the three
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6. The immediate cause of World War II was–
(A) Annexation of Austria into Germany (B) Hitler's attack on Polland
(C) Hitler annexed Chechozeslovakia (D) Attack of Italy on Abyssinia
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7. The main cause for which Japan surrendered in the World War II was–
(A) Surendering of Arms of Germany
(B) Joining of America in War
(C) Dropping of atom bombs on Heroshima and Nagasaki
(D) Japan remained alone to launch the War
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8. The cause of delay of revolution in Russia was that–
(A) The revolutionaries were not united
(B) Feudalism was strong enough to check them
(C) There was no leader to organise the disconted people and Lenin came of the scene quite late
(D) The economic condition of Russia was not good
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9. The people who supported terrorism and wanted to create anarchism in Russia were 1 called–
(A) Nazis (B) Nihilist
(C) Fascist (D) Communist
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10. Name of the Leader of Bolshevik Revolution was in–
(A) Carensiki (B) Trotaski
(C) Stalin (D) Lenin
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11. The poor countries are poor because–
(A) They cannot properly look after their citizens
(B) They cannot go in for industrialization on a large scale
(C) Their productivity per capita is low
(D) They do not save enough capital for future investment
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12. India has chosen the path of the planned economic growth because–
(A) For a big country like India central control is necessary
(B) Left to themselves business people will not care for the good of the people
(C) It ensures maximum utilization her resources
(D) It makes it easy for her to receive aid from international organizations
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13. The most important achievement of Ham murabi for which he became known to posterity was that he–
(A) Gave his people a system of laws (B) United the whole of Iraq into a single kingdom
(C) Maintained a strong army (D) Had his code depicted on stone
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14. The Hwang-Ho river is also called 'the Sorrow of China' because–
(A) This river often changed its course after the floods
(B) The current of the river is very swift
(C) There have been to many boat accidents
(D) The mountains by the side of this river have ferocious animals
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15. In 1857 the revolt of the main part was played by the Indian soldiers because–
(A) The Indian soldiers were hated by the British rulers
(B) The people requested the Indian soldiers' to take the lead
(C) The Indian soldiers were very much dis satisfied
(D) Among Indians the soldiers were the only organized group at the time
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16. The first compiled legal code was inscribed by Hammurabi on stone in–
(A) Egypt (B) Babylonia
(C) Indus Valley (D) China
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17. The first Roman ruler who adopted christianity was–
(A) Pompii (B) Julius Caesar
(C) Constantine (D) Augustus Caesar
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18. The main cause of the downfall of Roman Empire was–
(A) Debouched and dictatorial attitude of the Eastern Monarchs (B) Arise of christianity
(C) Vastness of the Empire (D) Invasions of Barbarous tribes
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19. The Gupta Emperor who is compared with Napolian is–
(A) Chandra Gupta I (B) Samudra Gupta
(C) Vikramaditya (D) Ram Gupta
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20. The erst-while foreign traveller who wrote about the Social, Religious and Political life of the Period of Chandra Gupta II was–
(A) Megasthanease (B) Hiuen Tsang
(C) Fa-Hian (D) Justinian
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