General knowledge questions on Indian History

Exercise – 20

  1. The best specimen of the Mauryan art is represented in
  2. ‘Kadambari’ was written by
  3. The capital of Kadamba Kings was
  4. Sher shah died while fighting in
  5. Muslim League first demanded partitian of India in
  6. The Indus Valley Civilisation belongs to the
  7. Idol worship in India can be traced to the period of
  8. Kanishka’s capital was at
  9. Devotion to Lord Krishna was preached by
  10. The ‘Mist’ of which ranjit Singh was the leader was

Ans: 1. Pillars 2. Bana 3. Vanavasi 4. Kalinjar 5. 1940 6. Neolithic age 7. Pre-Aryan 8. Peshawar 9. Vallabha 10. Sukerchakia

Exercise – 18

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Tokyo, Jordan, Egypt, Varenies, Traditionalism

  1. The yield of cotton per hectare is highest in
  2. What is cultural trait of Islamic belt
  3. World’s highest urban density of population occurs in
  4. Geography was first divided into general and ‘Special’ by
  5. Lake Wan is situated in

Ans : 1. Egypt 2. Traditionalism 3. Tokyo 4. Varenius 5. Jordan

Exercise – 17

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Thubder storm, Australia, U.K, South America, Tundra

  1. Cyclonic rainfall largely occurs in
  2. Hil is the product of
  3. The biome with the stortest growing season is
  4. Kangaroo is the main animal of
  5. Atacama desert is in

Ans : U,K 2. Thunder storm 3. Tundra 4. Australia 5. South America

Exercise – 16

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Germany, Savanna, Air, U.S.A, U.S.A and W. Germany

  1. Which vegetation is called naturanl cattle country
  2. Bonn is the capital of
  3. The World’s largest producer of wool is
  4. The major producers heavy chemicals are
  5. The inexhaustible natural resource of the earth is

Ans : 1. Savanna 2. Germany 3. U.S.A 4. U.S.A and W. Germany 5. Air

Exercise – 15

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Trades, Elliptical, Wind, 149, Mediterranean, Region

  1. The distance between the earth and the sun is (in million KMS.)
  2. The orbit along which the earth revolves id
  3. The wind system in the eqyatorial areas is known as
  4. Convectional rainfall is common is
  5. ‘Seif” is a structure formed by the the action of

Ans : 1. 149 2. Elliptical 3. Trades 4. Mediterranean 5. Region 6. Wind

Exercise – 14

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America, Clayey, Brazil, Rhine, Africa

  1. Earthquakes rarely occur in
  2. High velds are the temperate grasslands of
  3. Peru is located in the continent of
  4. Which river flows near Paris
  5. Which soil is best suited for cotton

Ans : 1. Brazil 2. Africa 3. America 4. Rhine 5. Clayey

Exercise – 13

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Greenwich Meridian, Astrophysics, Nife, More than 1600 km, Nitrogen

  1. The study of heavenly besides is known as
  2. The earth revolves around the sun at the speed (per minute) of
  3. Prime meridian is aslso called
  4. The chemically inactive gas present in the atmosphere is
  5. Innermost pasrt of the earth is made of

Ans : Astrophysis, More than 1600 km 3. Greenwich Meridian 4. Nitrogen 5. Nife

Exercise – 12

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Village Headman, Lord William Bentick, Kalpasutra, Jahangir, Guptas

  1. who was the first governor general of India
  2. The sikh Guru Arjun Dev was sentenced to death by which mughal ruler
  3. Who were the “Khuts and Muqaddams” of the sultanate period
  4. Which dynasty issued the largest number of gold coins in ancient India
  5. Bindusara was said to have been interested in

Ans. 1. Lord William Bentick 2. Jahangir 3.Village Headman 4.Guptas 5. Kalpasutra

Exercise – 11

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Nibudrolu, Theodore Beck, Mahabalipuram, Pandit kasiraj, Jai Narayan Vyas

  1. The Pallavas built temples at which of the places
  2. N.G. Ranga started Indian Peasant Institute to train Kisan cadres at
  3. Who was the leader of no revenue campaign in the 1920 at Marwar
  4. ‘ Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental Defense Association ‘ was founded in 1893 by
  5. Who is not the eyewitness of the revolt of 1857

Ans. 1. Mahabalipuram 2. Nibudrolu 3. Jai Narayan Vyas 4. Theodore Beck 5. Pandit kasiraj

Exercise – 10

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Gandhi, Mohan Singh, Gujarat, Gwalior, Nagpur

  1. The largest number of sites after 1950 has been discovered in
  2. ‘ Nava Bharat ‘ the revolutionary terrorist organization had its base in
  3. All India anti-untouchability league was started by whom in 1932 for Harijan upliftment
  4.  The idea of INA was first convinced by
  5. Flag Satyagraha in 1923 was held in

Ans. 1. Gujarat 2. Gwalior 3. Gandhi 4. Mohan Singh 5. Nagpur

Exercise – 9

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Madan Mohan Malviya, Ahmedabad, Lord Dalhousie, Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khana, Civil Disobedience Movement

  1. The famous court poet of Akbar was
  2. Who founded the Banaras Hindu University
  3. The Gandhi-Irwin Pact proclaimed the suspension of
  4. Mahatma Gandhi started his Dandi March from
  5. A public work department was set up in India by

Ans.  1. Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khana 2. Madan Mohan Malvia 3. Civil Disobedience Movement 4. Ahmedabad 5. Lord Dalhousie

Exercise – 8

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1922, Portuguese, Noor Jehan, Neolithic age, Bahlul Lodi

  1. Nomad man started settling in
  2. The Indus Valley civilisation was discovered in
  3. The founder of the first Afghan rule in India was
  4. Goa was first colonised by
  5. Which queen enjoyed political power along with her husband

Ans. 1. Neolithic age 2. 1922 3.Bahlul Lodi 4.Portuguese 5. Noor Jehan

Exercise – 7

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Chunar, Sabha and Vidatha, Amarkot, Mathura, Satapatha Brahmana

  1. Akbar was born in
  2. The sandstone used for all the Ashokan inscription was from
  3. The first images of Buddha were made at
  4. The God ‘ Narayana ‘ is mentioned for the first time in
  5. Which tribal assemblies were attended by women in Rig vedic period

Ans. 1. Amarkot 2. Chunar 3. Mathura 4. Satapatha Brahmana 5. Sabha and Vidatha 

Exercise – 6

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Agnihotri Peasant leader, Lytton, Suraj Mal1, Thomas Roe, Sivanaryan 

  1. Who was the British Ambassador to the Court of Jahangir?
  2. Who was the founder of ‘ Deva Samaj ‘ in 1857?
  3. Vijay Singh Pathik was a
  4. The Congress was formed during the tenure of Viceroy
  5. Who is known as Plato of the Jat tribe?

Ans. 1. Thomas Roe 2. Sivanaryan 3. Agnihotri Peasant leader 4. Lytton 5. Suraj Mal

Exercise – 5

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Sasaram, Sungas, Vedanta, Chandragupta Vikramaditya, Muslims

  1. The doctrine of which school was based on the Upnishads
  2. Which dynasty succeeded the Maruyans?
  3. The Iron Pillar inscription near Qutab Minar in Delhi belongs to
  4. Rose ( flower ) was introduced in India by
  5. The tomb by Sher Shah is located at

Ans. 1. Vedanta 2. Sungas 3. Chandragupta Vikramaditya 4. Muslims 5. Sasaram

Exercise – 4

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C.Rajgopalachari, Alfonso de albuquerque, Bombay, Akbar, Raja Ram Mohan Roy 

  1. Which Mughal Ruler tried to stop Sati?
  2. All India Trade Union Congress met for the first time in ?
  3. Congress Nationalist Party was started in 1934 by
  4. Who is regarded as the first great leader of modern India?
  5. Who is known as the real founder of Portuguese power in India?

Ans. 1. Akbar 2. Bombay 3. C.Rajgopalachari 4. Raja Ram Mohan Roy 5. Alfonso de albuquerque

Exercise – 3

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Patliputra, Rajasthan, Elara, Brahmi,  Kusinagara,

  1. Kalibangan is located in which state?
  2. Where did Buddha die?
  3. The first council of the Jainas was held at
  4. The earliest known Indian script is
  5. The first Indian King who conquered Sri Lanka was

Ans. Rajasthan 2. Kusinagara 3. Patliputra 4. Brahmi 5. Elara

Exercise -2

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Lord Mayo, Swami Haridas, Pavapuri, Firoz Shah Tuglak, B.R. Ambedkar 

  1. Which Sultan extended the Jaziya on Brahmins?
  2. Tansen was the disciple of
  3. The process of local self government was started by
  4. ‘Independence Labour Party’ was formed by
  5. Where did Mahavira die?

Ans. 1. Firoz Shah Tuglak 2. Swami Haridas 3. Lord Mayo 4. B.R. Ambedkar 5. Pavapuri 

Exercise – 1

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Alauddin Khilji, Ayodhya, Brahmi, Bronze Age, Sankya

  1. Harappan Culture belongs to which age?
  2. Which is the oldest school of Philosophy?
  3. The earliest known Indian script is
  4. The ancient capital of Thailand was named after
  5. Who was the first Sultan of Delhi to pay his/her army in cash?

Ans. 1. Bronze Age 2. Sankya 3. Brahmi 4. Ayodhya 5. Alauddin Khilji