Indian History Quiz with Answers - Indian History GK Quiz

Indian History GK Quiz
1. Who among the following leaders was not involved with forming underground networks and providing leadership during 'Quit India Movement'?
(A) Achyut Patwardhan (B) Aruna Asaf Ali
(C) Biju Patnaik (D) P. C. Joshi
See Answer:

2. The first All India Kisan Mahasabha was formed at–
(A) Lucknow (B) Madras
(C) Calcutta (D) Patna
See Answer:

3. Who among the following examined in minute detail the entire economic record of Colonial rule since 1757 in his publication ‘The Economic History of India’?
(A) Dadabhai Naoroji (B) Govind Ranade
(C) R. C. Dutt (D) P. C. Joshi
See Answer:

4. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Kunwar Singh, Begum Hazrat Mahal and Khan Bahadur led the revolt of 1857 at Arrah, Lucknow and Bareilly, respectively.
2. Nana Saheb escaped to Nepal in the beginning of 1859 but Tantia Tope was put to death by the British.
(A) 1 only (B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
See Answer:

5. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. The first and the second Jaina councils were held at Pataliputra and Valabhi, respectively.
2. The first, second and third Buddhist councils were held at Rajagriha, Vaishali and Pataliputra, respectively.
(A) 1 only (B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
See Answer:

6. Consider the following statements–
1. According to Kalhana’s ‘Rajatarangini’, Asoka’s favourite deity was Buddha.
2. Asoka was consecrated four years after his accession to the throne.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(A) 1 only (B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
See Answer:

7. Which among the following is considered as the best rock cut temple in the world?
(A) Brihadeeswara Temple, Tanjavur (B) Lingaraja Temple, Bhubaneswar
(C) Kailasha Temple, Ellora (D) Kandariya Temple, Khajuraho
See Answer:

8. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Khalsa in Sikh religion was started by Guru Gobind Singh.
2. Guru Angad developed the Gurumukhi script.
(A) 1 only (B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
See Answer:

9. The Indian Association played an important role in arousing national consciousness through the formation of the–
(A) Indian National Congress (B) Bengal British Indian Society
(C) Indian National Conference (D) British India Association
See Answer:

10. Consider the following statements–
1. N. M. Lokhandy was the first leader to organise labour movement in India?
2. Baba Ram Chandra organised peasants in Bihar.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(A) 1 only (B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
See Answer:

11. Who among the following formed Congress Nationalist Party to act as a powerful pressure group within the Congress?
(A) Motilal Nehru and Tej Bahadur Sapru (B) Madan Mohan Malaviya and M. S. Aney
(C) Surendranath Banerjee and C. R. Das (D) Mrs. Annie Besant and M. S. Aney
See Answer:

12. Indian Naval Rating mutiny in 1946 took place in–
(A) Calcutta (B) Madras
(C) Visakhapatnam (D) Bombay
See Answer:

13. Who among the following encouraged the formation of Congress Socialist Party even though he was not a member of it?
(A) Achyuta Patwardhan (B) Jawaharlal Nehru
(C) Jayaprakash Narayan (D) Acharya Narendra Dev
See Answer:

14. Consider the following statements–
1. Lord Macaulay was associated with codification of laws.
2. Rabindranath Tagore gave up his knighthood because of Jallianwala Bagh tragedy.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(A) Only 1 (B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
See Answer:

15. Candi Kalasan and Borobudur temples in Java were built by–
(A) Sailendra kings (B) Suryavarman II
(C) Kamboja dynasty (D) Jayavarman VII
See Answer:

16. With reference to Firuz Shah Tughlaq which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. The cities of Hissar, Ferozpur, Jaunpur and Firozabad were founded by him.
2. He brought two Ashokan pillars from Topra (Ambala) and Meerut to beautify the new capital in Delhi.
(A) Only 1 (B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
See Answer:

17. Which Mughal king faced the rebellion of Bundela Chief Jujhar Singh whose father was on friendly terms with Jehangir?
(A) Shah Jahan (B) Aurangzeb
(C) Jehangir (D) Akbar
See Answer:

18. Consider the following statements–
1. The basic purpose behind the formulation of Din-i-Ilahi was sulah-i-kul or universal harmony.
2. Akbar set up special departments for the translation of Sanskrit works.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(A) 1 only (B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
See Answer:

19. Which movement was founded under the leadership of Maulana Mohammed Ali, Ajmal Khan, Hasan Imam, Mazhar-ul-Haq as a militant nationalist movement?
(A) Ahrar Movement (B) Al Hilal Movement
(C) Khilafat Movement (D) None of these
See Answer:

20. Who among the following was the advisor to the Drafting Committee of the Constituent Assembly?
(A) B. Shiva Rao (B) Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
(C) Sachchidananda Sinha (D) B. N. Rau
See Answer:

Loading...

Comments & Contact Form

Name

Email *

Message *