Online Indian History Quiz with Answers

Online Indian History Quiz with Answers
1. Which of the following statements is correct?
In the Third Battle of Panipat ?
(A) Despite full co-operation of Rajputrulers, the Marathas were defeated by the Afghans–
(B) Ahmad Shah Abdali led the Afghan forces and Balaji Bajirao led the Maratha forces
(C) Sadasiva Rao Bhau and Viswas Rao were killed along with other chiefs
(D) Marathas fully utilised the guerilla tactics of warfare
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2. Which of the following states was not annexed by using the 'Doctrine of Lapse' ?
(A) Jhansi (B) Nagpur
(C) Satara (D) Oudh
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3. Which of the following Indian economists has been awarded the Nobel Prize?
(A) J. K. Mehta (B) Amartya Sen
(C) C. D. Deshmukh (D) V. K. R. V. Rao
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4. The slogan "from each according to his capacity and to each according to his work" was first coined by–
(A) Proudhon (B) Karl Marx
(C) Federick Engels (D) Saint Simon
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5. The name 'United Nations' was first coined by–
(A) Winston Churchill (B) Joseph Stalin
(C) Chiang-Kai-Shek (D) F. D. Roosevelt
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6. On account of his religious thoughts Aurangzeb was–
(A) Tolerant for other religions (B) Staunch Sunni Muslim
(C) Liberal for other religions (D) Follower of Shia religion
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7. Aurangzeb discarded fine arts from his court because–
(A) He hated fine arts
(B) The artists were against him
(C) Art was Indianised
(D) He was a staunch Sunni Muslim and the fine arts were strictly prohibited in Islam
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8. The Tax which abolished by Akbar and was reimposed by Aurangzeb was–
(A) Jakat (B) Zazia
(C) Khiraz (D) Khams
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9. What was the effect of religious policy of Aurangzeb ? He became–
(A) Unpopular among Hindus so they revolted against him (B) Popular in Muslim countries
(C) Strong as a ruler (D) Over powerful upon Shia states
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10. Aurangzeb realised the mistake when it had become an ulcer to him. It was his–
(A) Religious policy (B) Deccan policy
(C) North policy (D) War of Succession
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11. The war between India and China took place in–
(A) 1960 (B) 1961
(C) 1962 (D) 1963
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12. The Indian Prime Minister associated with the creation of Bangla Desh was–
(A) Indira Gandhi (B) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(C) Gulzari Lal Nanda (D) Jawahar Lal Nehru
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13. The person called 'Bang Bandhu' was–
(A) Maulana Bhasani (B) Mujibur Rahman
(C) Nurul Islam (D) Sohrawardi
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14. The political party that got absolute majority in the General Election of 1977 in India was–
(A) Congress Party (B) Janata Party
(C) Communist Party (Marxist) (D) Indian Community Party
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15. The person who solominised the informal: oath ceremony of the Central Cabinet of Janata Party was–
(A) B.D. Jatti (Vice President of India)
(B) Sanjiva Reddi (President of India)
(C) Chandra Chud (Chief Justice of Supreme Court)
(D) Jaya Prakash Narayan (Leader of Sarvodaya)
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16. Who among the following was an astronomer?
(A) Charak (B) Varahmihir
(C) Shudrak (D) Aryabhatta
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17. Who was the greatest king among 'Cholas' ?
(A) Rajaraja I (B) Vijairaj
(C) Aditya I (D) Prantaka
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18. Prithviraj Chauhan was defeated by–
(A) Balban (B) Mahmud Ghaznavi
(C) Mohammud Ghori (D) Iltutmish
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19. Who was the first ruler to conquer South India?
(A) Mohammud Tughlaq (B) Aurangzeb
(C) Alauddin Khalji (D) Sher Shah
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20. Renaissance movement began in–
(A) England (B) Greece
(C) Italy (D) Germany
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