Indian History Quiz Questions and Answers

Indian History Quiz Questions and Answers
1. Who among the following criticised the moderate politics of Indian National Congress in a series of articles entitled ‘New Lamps for Old’?
(A) Aurobindo Ghosh (B) R. C. Dutt
(C) G. V. Joshi (D) Govind Ranade
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2. Who among the following opposed the formation of Muslim League then being founded in 1906 and acted as Dada Bhai naoroji's Secretary at Calcutta session?
(A) Aga Khan (B) M. A. Jinnah
(C) Liaqat Ali Khan (D) Sarojini Naidu
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3. Which among the following organisations can be appropriately called as Pre-Congress Nationalist Organisation?
(A) East India Association (B) Young Bengal Association
(C) Indian Association of Calcutta (D) None of these
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4. Who among the following Viceroys wrote the book ‘Problems of the East’?
(A) Lord Curzon (B) Lord Clive
(C) Lord Mayo (D) Lord Mountbatten
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5. Consider the following statements–
1. Most important gods of the later Vedic period were Prajapati and Rudra.
2. Samkhya philosophy was propounded by Kapila.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(A) Only 1 (B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 not' 2
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6. Which among the following Philosophical Systems expounds ‘Critical Examination’ or ‘Solution of a problem by reflection’?
(A) Vaishesika (B) Samkhya
(C) Mimansa (D) Yoga
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7. Who among the following said about Md. Ali Jinnah that he was an 'Ambassador of Hindu-Muslim Unity'?
(A) Annie Besant (B) Sarojini Naidu
(C) B. G. Tilak (D) None of these
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8. Badayuni said that "Sultan got freedom from his masses and masses from the Sultan". Who among the following kings does he refer to?
(A) Alauddin Khilji (B) Balban
(C) Iltutmish (D) Md. Bin Tughlaq
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9. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. The Whitley Commission was concerned with labour.
2. The British government introduced the Portfolio System for the first time in 1861.
(A) 1 only (B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
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10. The first national news agency of India was–
(A) The Indian Review (B) The Free Press of India
(C) The Hindustan Review (D) The Associated Press of India
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11. The tribal rebellion against the British, known as Ulgulan, was organised by–
(A) Birsa Munda (B) Tomma Dora
(C) Ramchandra Raju (D) Ranade
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12. Which Congress president conducted negotiations with Cripps in 1942 and Wavell at the Simla Conference?
(A) Abul Kalam Azad (B) Jawaharlal Nehru
(C) J. B. Kripalani (D) C. Rajagopalachari
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13. The Jain Temples' known for the finest marble carvings in India are situated at–
(A) Gwalior (B) Kiradu
(C) Modhera (D) Dilwara
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14. The Widow Remarriages Act was passed during the Governor-Generalship of–
(A) Bentinck (B) Dalhousie
(C) Canning (D) Lawrence
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15. The Asiatic Society of Bengal was founded by–
(A) Rammohan Roy (B) Sir William Jones
(C) W. W. Hunter (D) William Bentinck
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16. Jain doctrines of four gifts helped to make it popular–
Select the correct group.
(A) learning, food, medicine and shelter (B) learning, medicine, meditation and shelter
(C) Food, medicine, alms and shelter (D) Medicine, offering, food and shelter
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17. Who was the first Muslim writer to make use of Urdu or Hindavi language as a vehicle of expression?
(A) Amir Khusrau (B) Jiauddin Barani
(C) Babar (D) Baz Bahadur
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18. Which Mughal king faced the rebellion of Bundela Chief Jujhar Singh whose father was on friendly terms with Jehangir?
(A) Shah Jahan (B) Aurangzeb
(C) Jehangir (D) Akbar
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19. Which Sikh Guru gave the Sikhs a permanent organisation with regular sources of income?
(A) Guru Hargobind (B) Guru Arjan Dev
(C) Guru Angad (D) None of these
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20. Who among the following was a staunch Arya Samajist and was asked by Muslims to preach from pulpit of Jama Masjid?
(A) Swami Sahajanand (B) Swami Shradhanand
(C) Lal Chand (D) Baba Ramchandra
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