Indian History Quiz with Answers

Indian History Quiz with Answers
1. Remains of Indus Valley Civilization in Rajasthan have been found from–
(A) Lothal (B) Kalibanga
(C) Ropad (D) Jodhpur
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2. Panini was a famous scholar of–
(A) Language and Grammar (B) Ayurveda
(C) Astronomy (D) Biology
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3. Name the ruler of Gupta Dynasty about whose conquests the Allahabad Pillar Inscription presents an account–
(A) Chandragupta Vikramaditya (B) Samudragupta
(C) Kumargupta (D) Skandgupta
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4. Hiuen Tsang, a Chinese traveller, visited India with the object of–
(A) Working as Chinese Ambassador to India (B) Studying the life of Indian people
(C) Studying in Nalanda University (D) Securing copies of Buddhist scriptures
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5. One of the following is often called as the 'Father of History' ?
(A) Plutarch (B) Herodotus
(C) Pliny (D) Thucydides
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6. The reign to Jahangir is well known for–
(A) Religious tolerance (B) Art and Literature
(C) Justice (D) Conquests and Expansion of Empire
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7. The most famous building of the time of Jahangir is–
(A) Red Fort of Agra (B) Moti Masjid
(C) Buland Darwaza (D) It-mad-ud-daula
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8. The period of Shah Jahan is called a golden age in Medivial History of India for–
(A) His liberalism and kind heartedness (B) Progress of art and literature
(C) The people were happy and prosperous (D) All the above
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9. Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal because–
(A) He was lover of Art and beauty
(B) He wanted to utilize his fabulous wealth
(C) He wanted to make the memory of his beloved Queen everlasting
(D) He himself wanted to become immortal after making such building like 'The Taj'
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10. Which of the statements is not true ? The cause of war of succession was–
(A) The information of serious illness of Shan Jahan received by Aurangzeb
(B) The attack of foreign invaders gave opportunity
(C) The jealousy among brothers against Dara
(D) Lust for throne in all Princes
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11. The most important function of the Supreme Court of India is–
(A) To safeguard the Fundamental Rights of citizens
(B) To make commentary on the Constitution
(C) To decide the legal conflicts between two states or among States and Centre Government
(D) To declare unlawful what is not constitutionally right
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12. The territories administered by the Central Government are at present–
(A) 7 (B) 6
(C) 9 (D) 10
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13. The Planning Commission started functioning on–
(A) 28 March, 1948 (B) 28 March, 1949
(C) 28 March, 1950 (D) 28 March, 1951
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14. The First Chairman of the Planning Commission was–
(A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad (B) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(C) C. Rajgopalachari (D) Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar
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15. It is very necessary to maintain the emotional integrity and for that there should be the end of–
(A) Language issue (B) Religious conflict
(C) Communal feeling (D) All the above
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16. The three men who led the Allies in World War II were–
(A) Nehru, Chiang Kai Sheik and Mussolini (B) Franco, Eden and Molotov
(C) Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt (D) Attlee, Eisenhower and De Gaulle
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17. The famous philosopher Confucius was from–
(A) Japan (B) Thailand
(C) Tibet (D) China
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18. The President of Pakistan who signed the Tashkent Agreement after the Indo-Pak War of 1965 was–
(A) Ayub Khan (B) Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
(C) Mujibur Rahman (D) Yahya Khan
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19. Indus Valley Civilization was famous for–
(A) Urban Life (B) City Planning
(C) Pottery (D) Copper work
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20. Who among the following became a 'Buddhist' ?
(A) Manander (B) Herodotus
(C) Antiochus (D) Megasthenes
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