Free Indian History Quiz with Answers

Free Indian History Quiz with Answers
1. The main cause of non-extension of Arab kingdom in India after the conquest of Sind was–
(A) Unrest in the Arab army
(B) Incompetence of the successors of Muhammad-Bin-Qasim
(C) Strong opposition of the neighbouring Rajput kingdoms
(D) Non-availability of a new army from the Caliph
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2. The construction of Qutub Minar was completed by–
(A) Nasiruddin (B) Iltutmish
(C) Qutubuddin Aibak (D) Balban
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3. Timur invaded India in order to–
(A) Get acquainted with different parts of India
(B) Extend his influence outside his empire
(C) Plunder the wealth of India
(D) Help and strengthen the weak Tuglaq Sultan Mahamud of Delhi
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4. Name the ruler of Kashmir known as the 'Akbar of Kashmir'–
(A) Haider Shah (B) Alauddin Shah
(C) Zainul Abidin (D) Shihabuddin Shah
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5. For which achievement is the regain of Shah Jahan known as the Golden Age of Mughal period?
(A) Extension of Mughal Empire in India
(B) Great military conquests
(C) Peace, prosperity and splendid master-pieces of architecture
(D) Industrial development on a large scale
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6. The battle of Samugarh was fought between–
(A) Aurangzeb and Murad (B) Aurangzeb and Shah Shuja
(C) Jaswant Singh and Dara (D) Aurangzeb and Dara
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7. The main feature of architecture of Shah Jahan's period is that–
(A) The buildings are generally made of Red stone and strong
(B) They are built of white marble and beautiful
(C) They are gigantic and crude
(D) They are well decorated but not beautiful
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8. The period of Shah Jahan was visited by the terrible femine in year–
(A) 1627 A.D. (B) 1628 A.D.
(C) 1630 A.D. (D) 1631 A.D.
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9. The most learned and scholarly son of Shah Jahan was–
(A) Dara Shikoh (B) Murad
(C) Aurangzeb (D) Shah Shuja
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10. After defeating Dara in the war of successon. Aurangzeb–
(A) Enthroned Dara to rule (B) Put Dara into Jail
(C) Exiled Dara (D) Declared Dara atheist and got him assas sinated
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11. There can be a good means to unify India for the cultural development by–
(A) Having one pattern of Education system in India (B) Inter caste marriage
(C) Abolishing the caste system (D) Educational tour
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12. The most important among the principles of Pancsheel is–
(A) Non-agreesion (B) Non-alignment
(C) Peaceful co-existence and mutual regard for the territorial integrity and sovereignity (D) Non-allenment
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13. The greatest contribution for formulating the foreign policy of India was made by–
(A) Jawahar Lal Nehru (B) Indira Gandhi
(C) Lal Bahadur Shastri (D) C. Rajgopalachari
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14. India believes that the peace can be maintained in the world if–
(A) There is no military pact (B) There is equal regard for all nations
(C) There should be no colour bar (D) There is full regard to the principles of U.N.O.
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15. Taskand-Pact was signed between–
(A) Nehru and Firoz Noon (B) Gulzari Lal, Nehru and Iskand Mirza
(C) Lal Bahadur Shastri and Ayub Khan (D) Indira Gandhi and Mr. Bhutto
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16. Which of the following was a rural civilization ?
(A) Indus Valley (B) Chinese
(C) Aryan (D) Greek
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17. Aryans were–
(A) Food Gatherers (B) Agriculturists
(C) Hunters (D) Sculptures
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18. Earliest literature in India was written in–
(A) Sanskrit (B) Magadhi
(C) Tamil (D) Pali
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19. Parsees are followers of–
(A) Buddhism (B) Zoroastrianism
(C) Islam (D) Christianity
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20. In whose reign Fahien visited India?
(A) Mauryas (B) Guptas
(C) Shungas (D) Satvahanas
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