History of India

Who was the founder of the Avadh Kingdom in the 18th century

Medieval History

Who among the following was the founder of the Avadh Kingdom in the 18th century?

  1. Murshid Quli Khan
  2. Saadat Khan
  3. Alivardi Khan
  4. Sarfaraz Khan

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Who was the founder of the Young Bengal Movement

Modern History

Who among the following was the founder of the Young Bengal Movement?

  1. Henry Vivian Derozio
  2. David Hare
  3. Dwarkanath Tagore
  4. Prasanna Kumar Tagore

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Which is the correct chronological order of movements

National Movement

Consider the following movements:

  1. Moplah Rebellion
  2. Bardoli Satyagraha
  3. Champaran Satyagraha
  4. Salt Satyagraha

Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the above in ascending order?

  1. 1-3-4-2
  2. 3-1-2-4
  3. 2-3-1-4
  4. 4-2-1-3

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Ashoka's connection with Buddhism is evident from

Ancient History

Ashoka's connection with Buddhism is evident from which one of the following edicts?

  1. Major Rock Edict 13
  2. Rock Edict 6
  3. Minor Rock Edict 1
  4. Pillar Edict 4

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The Cabinet Mission Plan for India envisaged a

National Movement

The Cabinet Mission Plan for India envisaged a

  1. Federation
  2. Confederation
  3. Unitary form of Government
  4. Union of States

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In the Mesopotamian records, which terms was used for the Indus Valley

Ancient History

In the Mesopotamian records, which one of the following terms was used for the Indus Valley (Harappans)?

  1. Dilmun
  2. Meluha
  3. Magan
  4. Failaka

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In ancient India, Mehrgarh was a

Ancient History

In ancient India, Mehrgarh was a

  1. neolithic site in the Bolan Valley
  2. graveyard of the Delhi Sultans
  3. kingdom in the Deccan area
  4. fort in Rajasthan

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In which one of the following edicts is the name 'Ashoka' inscribed

Ancient History

In which one of the following edicts is the name 'Ashoka' inscribed?

  1. Shahbazgarhi major rock edict
  2. Minor rock edict - I at Maski
  3. Dhauli major rock edict
  4. Kandahar pillar edict

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Which one among the following temples is the earliest in time

Culture

Which one among the following temples is the earliest in time?

  1. The Sun Temple at Martand
  2. The Jandial Temple
  3. The Gupta Temple at Deogarh
  4. The Kailasanatha Temple at Kanchipuram

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Which prompted the Mughals to enter into trade negotiations with the English

Modern History

Which one of the following prompted the Mughals to enter into trade negotiations with the English in the early 17th century?

  1. The English victory over the Portuguese fleet off Swally in 1612
  2. The gifts sent by the English king to the Mughal emperor
  3. The diplomatic skills of William Hawkins
  4. The skills of Sir Thomas Roe

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Consider statements concerning the initial phase of the Industrial Revolution

World History

Consider the following statements concerning the initial phase of the Industrial Revolution in England.

  1. England was fortunate in that coal and iron ore were plentifully available to be used in the Industry.
  2. Until the 18th century, there was a scarcity of usable iron.
  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

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Which events was associated with the American War of Independence

World History

Which one of the following events was associated with the American War of Independence?

  1. Fall of Bastille
  2. Reign of terror
  3. Tennis court oath
  4. Boston Tea Party

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The Stamp Act Congress consisting of delegates from nine

World History

The Stamp Act Congress consisting of delegates from nine of the thirteen colonies met in 1765 at

  1. Providence
  2. Boston
  3. Philadelphia
  4. New York City

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Which was the reason of the resignations of the Indian Ministers

National Movement

Which among the following was the reason of the resignations of the Indian Ministers in all the provinces in the year 1939? 

  1. The Governors refused to act as constitutional heads
  2. The Governor-General converted Indian administration from federal to unitary one because of the beginning of the World War II
  3. The Centre did not provide the required financial help to provinces
  4. India was declared a party to the World War II without the consent of the provincial government

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Which of the four linguistic regions in South India

National Movement

Which of the four linguistic regions in South India remained unaffected by the Non-Cooperation Movement (1921-22)?

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Karnataka
  3. Kerala
  4. Tamil Nadu

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Which was not associated with Theosophical society

Modern History

Which among the following was not associated with the activities of the Theosophical society?

  1. Col H S Olcott
  2. Mr. A O Hume
  3. Madame H P Blavatsky
  4. Mrs Annie Besant

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Consider statements about the First Session of the Indian National Congress

Modern History National Movement

Consider the following statements about the First Session of the Indian National Congress

  1. It was held in Bombay in 1885.
  2. Surendranath Banerji could not attend the session due to simultaneous session of the Indian National Conference.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

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B G Tilak founded the Home Rule League in April 1916

Modern History National Movement

Consider the following statements 

  1. B G Tilak founded the Home Rule League in April 1916, in Maharashtra.
  2. N C Kelkar was not associated with Home Rule Movement.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

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Battle of Buxar provided the key to the English

Modern History

Consider the following statements:

  1. Battle of Buxar provided the key to the English to establish their rule in India.
  2. The treaty of Allahabad, concluded in 1765, enabled the British to establish their rule in Bengal.

Which of the above statements is / are correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

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Consider statements about Syed Ahmed Khan

Modern History

Consider the following statements about Syed Ahmed Khan, the founder of Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College, Aligarh.

  1. He was a staunch supporter of Indian National Congress.
  2. Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College was set-up with the objective of promoting learning of Islamic education among the Muslims.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

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