Indian History Questions and Answers

Indian History Questions and Answers
1. In 1907 the first split of the Indian National Congress occurred at–
(A) Lucknow (B) Mumbai
(C) Poona (D) Surat
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2. In the early period (1885-1905) of the Indian National Congress, its leaders demanded–
(A) Development of representative institutions (B) Federal Union of British Provinces and Indian States
(C) Dominion status (D) Complete independence
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3. In 1947 the leaders of the Indian National Congress accepted the partition because–
(A) They realised that the seeds of communalism had been sown too deep to solve in the country
(B) Fratricidal riots were taking place in many parts of the country
(C) An agreement was reached with the Muslim League about it
(D) Other political parties were pressing them
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4. Which of the following U.N.O. Organs is chiefly responsible for maintaining world peace?
(A) The Geneal Assembly  (B) The UNESCO
(C) The Security Council (D) The International Court of Justice at the Hague
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5. The policy of non-alignment was advocated by–
(A) Stalin (B) Churchill
(C) Chiang Kai Shek (D) Jawahar Lal Nehru
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6. The main cause of Black hole incident was that–
(A) British company supported Shaukatjung the rival of Sirajuddola
(B) The British Company started making forts in Bengal without the permission of Sirajuddola
(C) The British people gave shelter to a rich businessman who was demanded by Sirajuddola
(D) British Company was not ready to recognise Sirajuddola as a Nawab
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7. The main cause of the defeat of Sirajuddola in the battle of Plassey was that–
(A) He had no such quality like Clive to command to army
(B) He was not well-equipped with artillery
(C) His commander in chief Mirjafar joined with the forces of Clive
(D) His army was weak
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8. Dual Administration was established in Bengal by–
(A) Clive (B) Warren Hastings
(C) Wellesley (D) Dulhousie
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9. The main reform of Cornwallis was–
(A) To minimise the Number of Districts
(B) To increase powers of collectors
(C) To provide good salaries to employees
(D) To snatch the rights of police management from the landlords
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10. Wellesley main aim of imposing Subsidiary System was–
(A) To increase the means of British Company for support
(B) To expel foreigners from Indian states
(C) To secure arbitrary powers to the British Company in matters of Indian states
(D) All the above
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11. Transfer of India's Capital from Kolkata to Delhi was effected during the regime of–
(A) Dufferin (B) Wellington
(C) Rippon (D) Hardinge
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12. In which country did the 'Manchu' dynasty rule?
(A) Tibbet (B) Thailand
(C) China (D) Sikkim
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13. The President of U.S.A. who abolished Slavery was–
(A) Abraham Lincoln (B) Garfield
(C) J. F. Kennedy (D) L. B. Johnson
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14. The King who is said to have fiddled when Rome was burning was–
(A) Achilles (B) Nero
(C) Pompei (D) Julius Caeser
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15. Amir Khusrau was a famous court poet of–
(A) Muhammad Tughlaq (B) Alauddin Khalji
(C) Akbar the Great (D) Balban
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16. Which of the following built the Kailash temple at Ellora ?
(A) Krishna I (B) Krishna II
(C) Amoghvarsha (D) Dhruva
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17. Who was the greatest ruler among 'Pallavas'?
(A) Mahendra Varman (B) Narshimha Varman I
(C) Nandi Varman (D) Simha Vishnu
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18. Second battle of Tarain took place in–
(A) 1190 (B) 1191
(C) 1192 (D) 1206
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19. Who was the first ruler who introduced controlled market system during Sultanate period?
(A) Iltutmish (B) Alauddin Khalji
(C) Muhammad Bin Tughlaq (D) Khizra Khan
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20. The Turks captured Constantinople and it saw the beginning of Renaissance movement in Europe. When was constantinople captured by the Turks?
(A) 1501 (B) 1455
(C) 1453 (D) 1553
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