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History Model Test Questions 13 in English

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Question 1
What was the name of the Chinese travellers who visited the court of Chandragupta II?
A
Fa-Hien
B
Itsing
C
Pliny
D
Ptolemy
Question 2
Which was the oldest language used in the inscription of TamilNadu?
A
Sanskrit
B
Tamil Brahmi
C
Tamil Letters
D
Telugu Letters
Question 3
Who built Danish Fort Bonsberg in Tranquebar (Tarangampadi)?
A
Oveqedde
B
Robert Clive
C
William Bentinck
D
Lord Wellesley
Question 4
Who was called as South Indian Tilak?
A
Patel
B
V.O. Chidambaram
C
Bharathiyar
D
Bharathisasan
Question 5
The Indus people had no knowledge about
A
bull
B
elephant
C
fish
D
horse
Question 6
Which among the following is the oldest dynasty?
A
Kanva
B
Kushan
C
Maurya
D
Sunga
Question 7
The second capital of Chandragupta II is
A
Kanauj
B
Ujjain
C
Magadha
D
Saketa
Question 8
The capital of the Rashtrakutas was
A
Kanchi
B
Malkhed
C
Tondi
D
Uraiyur
Question 9
Sher Shah was known as an administrative reformer largely on account of his
A
market regulation
B
trading schemes
C
land revenue system
D
justice, law and order
Question 10
Sher shah Suri got the title “Sher Khan” for
A
his courage in adversity
B
his fierce appearance
C
his ability to fight
D
killing a tiger single – handed
Question 11
Remains of Roman civilization have been found in
A
Arikamedu
B
Hampi
C
Mohenjadaro
D
Lothal
Question 12
Which Mughal river was known as living saint?
A
Aurangzweb
B
Humayun
C
Jehangir
D
Shahjahan
Question 13
Which Pallava King assumed the title “Vatapi Kondan” ?
A
Mahendravarman
B
Narasimhavarman
C
Simhavarman
D
Ravivarman
Question 14
The art of painting reached its zenith in India under
A
Akbar
B
Jehangir
C
Shahjahan
D
Shershah
Question 15
“Lilavati” was a famous work on
A
Mathematics
B
Medicine
C
Music
D
Law
Question 16
Ramanuja belonged to the division of
A
Advaitam
B
Dvaitam
C
Saiva Sidhanta
D
Vishistadvaitam
Question 17
When was “Purna Swaraj” first declared?
A
26th January, 1950
B
15th August, 1947
C
15th August, 1946
D
26th January, 1930
Question 18
In 1887, the Congress met at
A
Delhi
B
Kolkata
C
Mumbai
D
Chennai
Question 19
Delhi was made the capital of India in
A
1910 AD
B
1911 AD
C
1912 AD
D
1913 AD
Question 20
The Cabinet Mission came to India in
A
1942 AD
B
1943 AD
C
1945 AD
D
1946 AD
Question 21
Justice party was founded by
A
Annie Besant
B
Periyar
C
Rajaji
D
Tyagarayar
Question 22
Aligarh Muslim University was founded by
A
Ali brothers
B
Iqbal
C
Jinnah
D
Sir Syed Ahmedkhan
Question 23
Who was not a moderate Congress Leader?
A
Gokhala
B
Gandhi
C
Nehru
D
Tilak
Question 24
The Indian National Congress was split in 1907 at
A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
Chennai
D
Surat
Question 25
Who discovered the sea route to India?
A
Vasco da Gama
B
Colombus
C
Magellan
D
Hopkins
Question 26
When was the first National Emergency proclaimed in India?
A
1962
B
1966
C
1978
D
1987
Question 27
Name the Sikh Guru who was put to death by Aurangzeb
A
Guru Teg Bahadur
B
Guru Gobind Singh
C
Hargobind Singh
D
Guru Harkishan
Question 28
Immediate cause for Sepoy Mutiny was
A
use of greased cartridges
B
the spread of Christianity
C
disparity in Sacaries
D
doctorinel of lapse
Question 29
Which was the first vernacular paper started in India?
A
Samachar Darpan
B
Bengal Gazette
C
Shome Prakash
D
The Maratha
Question 30
The Bhudan movement was started by
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Jayaprakash Narayan
C
Archarya Kirpalani
D
Vinova Bhave
Question 31
The Home Rule League of Annie Besant was fouded in 1916at
A
Delhi
B
Kolkata
C
Chennai
D
Mumbai
Question 32
The civil disobedience movement in the North-West Frontier was led by
A
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
B
M.A. Ansari
C
Sheikh Mohammad Abdulla
D
Sewa Singh Tikriwala
Question 33
Communal Reservation of electorate was introduced by the Act of
A
Minto-Morley Reform Act of 1909
B
Montague-Chelmsford Act of 1919
C
Govt. of India Act of 1935
D
None of these
Question 34
Name the leader who led a movement in favour of Widow-remarriage Act?
A
Raja Rammohan Roy
B
E.V. R. Periyar
C
Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar
D
Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy
Question 35
Which commission was appointed in 1927 to enquire into the working of reforms in India?
A
Hunter’s Commission
B
Simon’s Commission
C
Cripps mission
D
None of these
Question 36
Who led the Salt Styagraha March to Vedaranyam?
A
Gandhi
B
Kamaraj
C
Rajaji
D
Sathyamurthy
Question 37
Who coined the term ‘Harijan’?
A
Ambedkar
B
Gandhiji
C
Periyar
D
Nehru
Question 38
Importance of the year 1942 is
A
Quit India Movement
B
Outbreak of riots all over India
C
the arrest of Congress leaders
D
British ban of the Congress party
Question 39
The local name of Mohenjadaro is
A
Mound of the living
B
Mound of the Great
C
Mound of God
D
Mound of the Dead
Question 40
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
A
First Buddhist Council - Kashmir
B
Second Buddhist Council -Vaisali
C
Third Buddhidt Council - Rajagriha
D
Fourth Buddhist Council - Pataliputra
Question 41
The chief feature of the ancient Mauryan system of administration was
A
the king was the highest authority of the state
B
the king was the supreme authority in matters of justice
C
it had highly centralized bureau
D
there was provision for Municipal Administration
Question 42
The authority on the history of Rajputs is
A
Basham
B
Tripathi
C
Tod
D
Majumdar
Question 43
Rajaraja is ever remembered in history because
A
he built the Brihadeeswara Temple at Tanjore
B
he destroyed the Chera Navy at Trivandrum
C
he captured Madura
D
he annexed part of Sri Lanka
Question 44
Which of the following statements are true with regard to Qutb-ud-din – Aibak?
  1. He was tolerant in his dealings with his Hindu subjects
  2. He was of Charitable nature
  3. He was very handsome
  4. He evolved new principles of administration
A
I alone is correct
B
I and II are correct
C
I and III are correct
D
II and III are correct
Question 45
Arrage the correct order of the succession of the Sayyid rulers to the throne of Delhi?
  1. Khizr Khan II. Muhammad Shah
  • III. Aluddin Shah             IV. Mubarak Shah
A
I, IV, III, II
B
II, III, IV, I
C
III, IV, I, III
D
IV, II, I, III
Question 46
Match the following using codes given below:
  • List I                                             List II
  1. Araz-I- Mummalik 1. Head of the Royal Correspondence
  2. Dabir-I-Khas 2. Head of the Foreign Affairs
  3. Diwan – I- Risabat 3. Head of the State News Agency
  4. Basid – I- Mummalik 4. Head of the Ministry of war
A
1 2 3 4
B
2 3 4 1
C
3 4 1 2
D
4 1 2 3
Question 47
Consider the statements:
  1. Krishnadevaraya was the greatest ruler of the Ruluva Dyansty
  2. He was noted for his religious zeal
  3. He maintained friendly relations with the Portuguese
  4. He won the Muslim forces at Talikota in 1565 AD
A
I alone is correct
B
I and II are correct
C
I, II & III are correct
D
All are correct
Question 48
The name of the first husband  of Nurjahan was
A
Sher Afghan
B
Qutb-ud-deen Koka
C
Kishwarkhsn
D
Jehangir
Question 49
The Peshwa’s secretariat at Poona was known as
A
Peshwa’s Capital
B
the centre of power
C
the Huzur Daftar
D
the revenue office
Question 50
Consider the following statements:
  1. Warren Hastings was the first Governor General of Fort William of Bengal
  2. The Regulating Act was passed during his period
  3. His period was from 1883-85
  4. He fought against the Rohilas
Of the statements:
A
I and II are correct
B
III and IV are correct
C
IV alone is correct
D
All the above are correct
Question 51
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A):  Warren Hastings wanted to become popular among the natives
  • Reason(R): Warren Hastings effected at many administrative reforms in india
Now select your answer according to the coding system given belo:
A
Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
B
Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
C
(A) is true but (R) is false
D
(A) is false and (R) is true
Question 52
“Blue water policy” was followed by
A
Sir Thomas Roe
B
Count De Lally
C
Albuuerque
D
Almeida
Question 53
The mutiny of 1857 failed because
A
it was not supported by the people
B
the Indian princes did not help
C
Russians helped the British
D
the Muslims kept aloof
Question 54
Indian cpuncils Act, 1909 is significant because
A
the powers of the Legislative Councils were increased
B
Communal representation was introduced
C
Legislative members were empowered to discuss the budget
D
the principle of election was introduced
Question 55
During the British period the government constituted various committees for educational reforms. Identify them in the correct chronological order
A
Kolkata University Commission, Woods Despatch Hunter Commission, Raleigh Commission
B
Hunter Commission, Kolkata University Commission Raleigh Commission, Woods Despatch
C
Raleigh Commission, Woods Despatch, Kolkata University Commission, Hunter Commission
D
Woods Despatch, Hunter Commission, Raleigh Commission, Kolkata University Commission
Question 56
Which one of the following is correctly matched
A
Saka - A workshipper of Kali
B
Sankya - The Islamic law
C
Silapasastra - Dance
D
Shariat - Philosophy
Question 57
The first session of the Indian National Congress was held?
A
in 1885 at Mumbai
B
in 1885 at Kolkata
C
in 1890 at Poona
D
in 1895 at Chennai
Question 58
Match List I correctly with List II and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List I                                 List II
  1. Zahat 1. Land tax collected from the Muslims
  2. Jizya 2. Proporty tax collected from the Muslims
  3. Usher 3. Lad tax collected from the Non-Muslims
  4. Kharaj 4. Poll tax collected from the Non-Muslims
A
4 3 2 1
B
3 2 4 1
C
2 4 1 3
D
1 4 3 2
Question 59
The Chola age was most famous for
A
village administration
B
war with Chalukyas
C
trade with Ceylon
D
advancement of Tamil culture
Question 60
Which of the following was not a past of the Tripitakas?
A
Jatakas
B
Sutta
C
Vinaya
D
Abhidhamma
Question 61
Match List I correctly with List II and select your answer using  the codes given below:
  • List I                                             List II
  1. Fatehulla 1. Bijapur
  2. Yasuf Adil Shah 2. Golkonda
  3. Malik Ahmed 3. Berar
  4. Quli Qutb Shah 4. Ahmednagar
A
2 3 4 1
B
3 4 1 2
C
3 1 4 2
D
4 3 2 1
Question 62
The “Hero of Wandhawasi” was
A
Robert Clive
B
Arthur Wellesley
C
Sir Eyre Coote
D
Lawrance
Question 63
The Samhitas are
A
the concluding portions of the Brahmanas
B
the collections of hymns, prayers, sacrificial formulas
C
the sacred doctrine imported by teacher to pupil
D
the explanation of the origin and meaning of the various hymns of the vedic literature
Question 64
The partition of Bengal was in reality
A
a step taken for administrative convenience
B
an attempt to split the congress
C
an act to appear Muslims Sentiments
D
an attempt to weaken the nationalism in Bengal
Question 65
Match List I correctly with List II and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List I                                             List II
  1. Rowlatt Act 1. 1942
  2. Poona Pact 2. 1940
  3. August Offer 3. 1919
  4. Quit India Movement 4. 1932
A
3 4 2 1
B
1 3 4 2
C
2 1 3 4
D
4 2 1 3
Question 66
Match List I correctly with List II and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List I                                             List II
  1. Gandhiji 1. My Indian Struggle
  2. Nehru 2. Gita Rahasya
  3. Subhash Bose History 3. Glimpses of World
  4. Tilak 4. Hind Swaraj
A
1 3 4 2
B
2 4 3 1
C
3 4 1 2
D
4 1 2 3
Question 67
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A): Jinnah wanted the British to ‘Divde and Quit’ India
  • Reason(R): Jinnah did not believe the British
Now select your answer according to the coding system given belo:
A
Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
B
Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
C
(A) is true but (R) is false
D
(A) is false and (R) is true
Question 68
Consider the following statements:
  1. Nethaji founded the Indian National Army
  2. He was an extremist
  3. He fought against the English in India
  4. He died in 1937
Of the statements
A
I and II are correct
B
II and III are correct
C
III and IV are correct
D
All are correct
Question 69
In the National Movement there  appeared a few extremists identity the correct order of their appearance chronologically?
A
B.G. Tilak. B.C. Pal, Lala Lajpat Rai, Aurobindo
B
B.C. Pal, Lal Lajpat Rai, B.G. Tilka, Aurobindo
C
Aurobindo, B.C. Pal, Lala Lajpat Rai, B.G. Tilak
D
Lala Lajpat Rai, B.G. Tilak, Aurobindo, B.C. Pal
Question 70
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
A
First Round Table conference - 1936 AD
B
Lucknow Pact - 1937 AD
C
Gandhi-Irwin Pact - 1832 AD
D
Civil disobedience movement - 1930 AD
Question 71
Vasco-da-Gama landed at
A
Port Nova
B
Mangalore
C
Calicut
D
Bombay
Question 72
The “Kesari” published by Tilak was a
A
Book
B
Newspaper
C
Magazine
D
Pamphlet
Question 73
“I am dying with the help of too many doctor’s” – Who said this
A
Pope
B
Raj Narayanan
C
Archimedes
D
Alexander the Great
Question 74
The Indus Valley people had trade relations with
A
Egypt
B
Mesopotomia
C
Ceylon
D
Greece
Question 75
Numismatics is the study of
A
Palm leaf manuscripts
B
Astrology
C
Inscriptions
D
Coins
Question 76
Buddha preached the first sermon at
A
Lumbini
B
Saranath
C
Sanchi
D
Gaya
Question 77
The last Mauryan ruler was over thrown by
A
Agnimithra
B
Pushyamitra
C
Mahapadma Nanda
D
Kharavela
Question 78
Which Pandya king is mentioned in the “Silappadikaram”?
A
Irumporai
B
Senguttuvan
C
Karikalan
D
Nedunchezhiyan
Question 79
With whose reign is the Gandhara school of Art associated?
A
Kanishka
B
Chandragupta
C
Harsha
D
Asoka
Question 80
Gupta age is known for the revival of
A
Buddhism
B
Brahminism
C
Jainism
D
No religion
Question 81
Lord Dalhousie introduced the “First Telegraph” line in 1853, which ran between
A
Kolkata and Mumbai
B
Agra and Chennai
C
Mumbai and Thane
D
Kolkata and Agra
Question 82
________ was the author of Siyuki
A
Fahien
B
Hieun Tsang
C
Itsing
D
Marcopolo
Question 83
Who was the first Viceroy of India?
A
Lytton
B
Dalhousie
C
Canning
D
Curzon
Question 84
Where did Vivekananda attend the world’s parliament of Region in 1893?
A
Chicago
B
New York
C
Washington
D
Alaska
Question 85
Name the Europeans where missionary activities were more important than trade and commerce
A
Dutch
B
Portuguese
C
Danes
D
French
Question 86
The world famous diamond Kohinoor came to Ranjit Singh from
A
Dost Muhammad
B
Nadir Shah
C
Zaman Shah
D
Shah Shuja
Question 87
Who was responsible for the transformation of the Sikh religion into a militant form?
A
Guru Teg Bahadur
B
Guru Amar Singh
C
Guru Arjun Das
D
Guru Hargobind
Question 88
Name the Mughal queen whose name was inscribed on the coins
A
Nurjahan
B
Mariam Makani
C
Maham Anaga
D
Mumtaz Mahal
Question 89
Sir Thomas Roe was sent as the British ambassador to the court of
A
Jehangir
B
Akbar
C
Shah Jahan
D
Aurangazeb
Question 90
The famous court poet of Akbar was
A
Birbal
B
Tulsidas
C
Adham Khan
D
Bairam Khan
Question 91
Babur wrote his autobigoraph Baburnama in
A
Persian
B
Turkish
C
Arabic
D
French
Question 92
The Iron man of India is
A
Tilak
B
Lala Lajpat Rai
C
Lala Lajpat Rai
D
Sardar Vallabhai Patel
Question 93
Which Champaram Satyagraha of Gandhiji is related to
A
Indigo farmers of Bihar
B
Mill worker’s problem of Ahmedabad
C
Agriculturists of Gujarat
D
None of these
Question 94
Which day was observed as Independence Day alloves the country from 1930 during the freedom movement
A
26th January
B
30th January
C
1st August
D
15th August
Question 95
The Lahore session of the Indian National Congress was presided over by
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Jawaharlal Nehru
C
S.N. Banerjee
D
W.C. Banerjee
Question 96
Who raised the deand for separate land for the Muslims?
A
Sir Syed Ahamad Khan
B
Mohammad Iqbal
C
Mohammad Ali Jinnah
D
Saukat Ali
Question 97
Who commented that the Cripps Mission was a post-dated cheque on a crossing bank?
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Subhash Chandra Bose
C
Jawaharlal Nehru
D
Jawaharlal Nehru
Question 98
Who founded the servants of India society?
A
N.M. Joshi
B
Gokhale
C
S.N. Bannerjee
D
Annie Besant
Question 99
The period between 1885 and 1905 is known as an era of
A
Dadabhai Naoroji
B
Moderates
C
A.O. Hume
D
Extremists
Question 100
Initially the Indian National Congress stood for
A
Piece-meal reforms
B
Self-Government
C
Dominion Status
D
Poorna Swaraj
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