Indian History GK Questions for Competitive Exams : Exercise 10

Directions (1-20) : In the following questions out of the four alternatives, choose the right answer.

1. “Go back to Vedas.” This call given by

(1) Ramakrishna Paramahamsa
(2) Vivekananda
(3) Jyotiba Phule
(4) Dayanand Saraswati

2. Which of the following pairs is incorrect?

(1) Babar vs. Sangram Singh
(2) Sher Shah vs. Humayun
(3) Chengiz Khan vs. Alauddin Khilji
(4) Akbar vs Hemu

3. The first woman Governor of a State in free India was

(1) Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
(2) Mrs. Sucheta Kriplani
(3) Mrs. Indira Gandhi
(4) Mrs. Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

4. Mohammad-bin- Tughlaq was a failure because

(1) He was mad.
(2) He was not a practical statesman.
(3) He transferred the capital city.
(4) He waged war with China.

5. Who introduced ‘doctrine of lapse’?

(1) Lord Wellesley
(2) Lord Curzon
(3) Lord Dalhousie
(4) Lord Lytton

Answers 1 to 5

1. (4) 2. (3) 3. (1) 4. (2) 5. (3)


6. The Rama Krishna Mission was established by:

(1) Vivekananda
(2) Rama Krishna
(3) M.G. Ranade
(4) Keshab Chandra Sen

7. The year of accession of Kanishka to throne was :

(1) 108 AD (2) 78 AD (3) 58 AD (4) 128 AD

8. Which of the following Mughal emperors is credited with composition of Hindi songs ?

(1) Babar
(2) Akbar
(3) Jahangir
(4) Shahjehan

9. The coins of which of the following reveal their love for music ?

(1) Mauryas
(2) Nandas
(3) Guptas
(4) Cholas

10. In 1937, the Congress formed ministries in

(1) 7 states (2) 9 states (3) 5 states (4) 4 states

Answers 6 to 10

6. (1) 7. (2) 8. (3) 9. (3) 10. (1)


11. ‘Prince of Pilgrims’ was the name attributed to

(1) Fa-Hien (3) Hiuen Tsang (2) I-tsing (4) Megasthenes

12. Who among the following was the founder of the Dravida Kazhagam?

(1) Periyar E.V. Ramaswamy Naicker
(2) Acharyra Vinoba Bhave
(3) C. Rajagopalachari
(4) Mahatma Gandhi

13. Who among the following was not a physician?

(1) Sushruta (2) Charaka (3) Charvaka (4) Dhanvantari

14. Kalinga war took place in the year

(1) 261 BC
(2) 263 BC
(3) 232 BC
(4) 240 BC

15. The Akaal Takht was built by

(1) Guru Ramdas
(2) Guru Teg Bahadur
(3) Guru Hargovind
(4) Guru Nanak

Answers 11 to 15

11. (2) 12. (1) 13. (3) 14. (1) 15. (3)


16. Aurobindo was arrested in connection with:

(1) Alipore Bomb Case
(2) Kolhapur Bomb Case
(3) Lahore Conspiracy Case
(4) Kakori Case

17. The National Anthem was first sung in the year 1911 at the Annual session of the Indian National Congress held at:

(1) Pune (2) Mumbai (3) Kolkata (4) Lucknow

18. Who is known as the ‘Indian Bismarck’?

(1) Vallabhai Patel
(2) Subhash Chandra Bose
(3) Bhagat Singh
(4) Bal Gangadhara Tilak

19. The only Hindu Courtier of Akbar who accepted Din-i-llahi was:

(1) Todermal
(2) Birbal
(3) Tansen
(4) Man Singh

20. Which Party was established by Subhash Chandra Bose after he came out of Indian National Congress?

(1) Indian National Army
(2) Republican Party
(3) Forward Block
(4) Socialist Party

Answers 16 to 20

16. (1) 17. (3) 18. (1) 19. (2) 20. (3)


Kindly share your views in the comments section.

Also subscribe to us to receive all new posts directly into your inbox or like us on Facebook to receive updates in your Facebook feeds.

Thanks and best wishes for your career.

Leave a Comment