Indian Ancient History Quiz

Indian Ancient History Quiz
1. At the time of Babur's invasion Delhi was ruled by–
(A) Bahlol Lodhi (B) Daulat Khan Lodhi
(C) Sikandar Lodhi (D) Ibrahim Lodi
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2. Babur was invited to invade India by–
(A) Alam Khan Lodhi (B) Daulat Khan Lodhi
(C) Ibrahim Lodhi (D) Mahmud Lodhi
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3. Babur declared not to take wine at the time when–
(A) The battle of Khanwaha against Rana Sanga was to be fought
(B) The First battle of Panipat started
(C) The battle of Ghagra ended
(D) The battle of Chanderi was fought
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4. The book written by Babur is–
(A) An Epic (B) A collection poems
(C) An autobiography (D) A religious commentary
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5. Which of the following statements is not true ?
(A) Babur bequeathed Humayun a strong empire (B) Babur founded the Mughal Empire in India
(C) Babur was a good scholar (D) Babur was the lover of nature
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6. The way which Gandhi adopted for Non-cooperation movement was–
(A) To inspire army to revolt against British Government
(B) To provoke public for violence
(C) To make people agree to surrender their titles and resign from Government jobs with peaceful means
(D) To instruct the leaders to oppose the Government in Parliament
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7. The movement which was launched by Mrs. Annie Besant was known as–
(A) Quit India (B) Home rule
(C) Khilafat (D) Non-co-operation
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8. The Sati Pratha was declared illegal during the Governor Generalship of–
(A) William Bentinck (B) Dalhousie
(C) Canning (D) Cornwallis
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9. Gandhiji had to stop his Non-eo-operation movement because–
(A) He was terrified by suppressive policy of British rules
(B) The people refused to co-operate him
(C) There were differences among leaders
(D) The people became violent at Chauri Chaura
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10. The main cause of revengeful attitude of France against Germany before the World War I was that–
(A) The development of Germany was harmful to France
(B) France wanted to maintain balance of powers in Europe and Germany was against it
(C) Germany had captured French Territory of Alsace and Laurence
(D) Germany had prevented the industrial progress of France
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10. Which one of the following persons was assassinated in London by Madan Lal Dhingra, a young revolutionary from Punjab?
(A) Lord Curzon, former Vicerory of India
(B) Lord Morley, Secretary of State for India
(C) Sir Curzon Wyllie, Aide de-camp to the Secretary of State for India
(D) Sir Michael O' Dayer
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12. The earliest college established during the administration of the East India Company was–
(A) Agra College, Agra (B) Hindu College, Kolkata
(C) Delhi College, Delhi (D) Anglo-Oriental College, Aligarh
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13. The growth of Industrial Revolution in England was due to many factors. Of these, the most important was that–
(A) She had necessary capital
(B) She possessed colonies for providing raw materials and markets
(C) She had adequate supply of labour
(D) She had plenty of natural resources
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14. India had to take part in the Second World War because–
(A) It had hoped to get freedom after the victory of the Allied forces
(B) It was governed by the British
(C) Its leaders wanted to fight against the Fascist forces
(D) It wanted to develop its industries
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15. The Mohammedan era opens from–
(A) The birth of Mohammed (B) The death of Mohammed
(C) Mohammed's migration from Mecca to Madina (D) The revelation from the Angel Gabriel
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16. Pharaoh were–
(A) The Kings of Egypt (B) The Ministers of Egypt
(C) The Kings of Greece (D) The King of Luxemberg
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17. Which of the following extremists settled at Pondichery ?
(A) V. D. Savarkar (B) Arbindo Ghosh
(C) B. C. Pal (D) B. G. Tilak
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18. One of the following sites of Indus Valley civilization had a dockyard and an important trading centre to which even foreign boats used to come–
(A) Harappa (B) Mohan-ja-daro
(C) Kalibbangan (D) Lothal
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19. Who had accompanied Alexander in his in vasion of India was–
(A) Herodotus (B) Strabo
(C) Nearchos (D) Arrian
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20. One of the following places has the distinction of possessing the tallest Buddha statue cut out of a single rock in the early centuries of the Christian era-
(A) Begram (B) Bamiyan
(C) Balkh (D) Kabul
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