Indian History One Liners : General Knowledge Questions Answers

Indian History One Liners Questions Answers
1. What was the source of the blue gem stone, lapis lazuli, for the people of Harappan culture? – Afghanistan
2. Which Philosophy holds that the world is created and maintained by Universal Law? – Jain Philosophy
3. Which ports handled the north Indian trade during the Gupta period? – Broach
4. Who was the Sultan of Delhi who is reputed to have built the biggest network of canals in India? – Feroze Shan Tughlaq
5. Which Indian rulers was a contemporary of Akbar? – Rani Durgawati
6. Which was the first English ship that came to India? – Red Dragon
7. Which ‘Englishmen was fellow of Gandhiji in South Africa? – Polak
8. Who com merited that Cripps Mission was a postdated cheque on a crashing bank? – Mahatma Gandhi
9. By which ruler was the practice of military governorship first introduced in India? – Greeks
10. Who was called Zinda Pir (living saint) in Mughal India? – Aurangzeb
11. In which nomad man started settling? – Neolithic Age
12. who was the last of the 24th Jain Tirthankaras? – Mahavira
13. During which reign was Kalidasa lived? – Chandragupta II
14. Who was the last ruler of the Tughlaq dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate ? – Nasir-ud-din-Mahmud
15. Who was the Afghan ruler of India whose administrative system was emulated by the British? – Sher Shah
16. Who organised a Maratha confederacy against the English leading to the Third Anglo Maratha War? – The Peshwa
17. “The best and bravest of the military leader of the rebels”- about whom was this said by Sir Hugh Rose? – Rani of Jhansi
18. During India’s Freedom Struggle, which led to the first ‘All India Hartal’? – Protest against Rowlatt Act
19. The Government of India has decided to declare river as ‘National River’? – Ganga
20. Which region of India was ruled by Sultan Zainul Abidin ? – Kashmir
21. Near the banks of which river excavations have brought to light that Indus Valley Civilization percolated to far south? – Krishna
22. Which are Tile earliest Buddhist literature that deal with the stories of the various birth of Buddha? – Jatakas
23. Which was the most important factor in transforming ancient Indian society into feudal society? – Practice of land grants
24. Why did Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq transfer his capital from Delhi to Daulatabad? – To control South India better
25. Which Mughalemperor gave land for the construction of the Golden Temple at Amritsar? – Akbar


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