Indian history mcq questions and answers for competitive exams

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1.
Which one of the following pairs is not correct?

a
Minor Rock Edict : Bahapur
b
Minor Pillar Edict : Sanchi
c
Pillar Edict : Rampurva
d
Rock Edict : Sarnath

2.
The Partition of Bengal made by Lord Curzon in 1905 lasted until

a
the Partition of India, in 1947 when East Bengal became East Pakistan
b
Gandhiji launched his Civil Disobedience Movement
c
King George V abrogated Curzon's Act at the Royal Darbar in Delhi in 1911
d
the First World War when Indian troops were needed by the British and the partition was ended.

3.
Which of the following is not one of the causes responsible for the rise of moneylenders in British India?

a
Commercialization of Agriculture
b
New Revenue Policy
c
New Educational System
d
New Legal System

4.
The weekly 'Commonweal' was founded by

a
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
b
Annie Besant
c
Bipan Chandra Pal
d
Sarojini Naidu

5.
Sarga, Pratisavge, Vansa, Manvantara and Vanshanucharit are the indicators of

a
Vedas
b
Puranas
c
Upnishads
d
Sutras

6.
The words Satyameva Jayate in the State Emblem of india have been adopted from which one of the following?

a
Brahma Upanishad
b
Maitreyi Upanishad
c
Mudgala Upanishad
d
Mundak Upanishad

7.
Who was the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs?

a
Guru Amardas
b
Guru Nanak
c
Guru Tegh Bahadur
d
Guru Gobind Singh

8.
The worrisome aspect of the drain of wealth in the late nineteenth century according to Dadabhai Naoroji was

a
Transfer ofIndia's accumulated gold
b
Depletion of urban wealth
c
British investments inIndia
d
Unrequited exports

9.
Fa-hien visited India in -

a
750-890 AD.
b
750-765 AD.
c
399-411 AD.
d
311-495 AD.

10.
Who among the following was Akbar's teacher?

a
Abdul Latif
b
Kabir
c
Bairam Khan
d
Abul Fazl

11.
Upnishads are books on :

a
Philosophy
b
Politics
c
Medicine
d
Social life

12.
The first English Evening Daily Newspaper from Madras was

a
TheMadrasMail
b
TheMadrasHerald
c
TheMadrasStandard
d
TheMadrasChronicle

13.
'Rana Sanga' was defeated by in the historic battle of 'Khanwah'.

a
Humayun
b
Babar
c
Akbar
d
Aurangzeb

14.
Which of the doctrines of Jainism was added by Mahavira?

a
Do not commit violence.
b
Do not speak a lie.
c
Observe continence.
d
Do not steal.

15.
Which Princely State was not annexed under the Doctrine of Lapse in spite of not having natural heir?

a
Satara
b
Baroda
c
Pudukottai
d
Karauli

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