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History Model Test 15 in English

History Model Test Questions 15 in English

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Question 1
Prime Minister of England who gave independence to India was
A
Churchill
B
McDonald
C
Chamberlain
D
Lord Attlee
Question 2
In 1907, extremist congress leaders boycotted the Surat conference
A
against leadership
B
for disliking
C
against muslims
D
for party election
Question 3
Who started the Bhoomidan movement in India?
A
Jaya Prakash Narayan
B
Acharya Vinoba Bhaba
C
Madan Mohan Malaviya
D
Namboodiripad
Question 4
Mention the day on which Gandhiji started the Quit India Movement
A
10.08.1942
B
09.08.1942
C
26.08.1942
D
20.08.1942
Question 5
Why did British Govt. choose August 15th for India’s independence?
A
To celebrate the day, they landed India
B
To celebrate the Japanese surrender in IInd World War
C
To celebrate Britains Queen’s Crowning
D
None of these
Question 6
Dr. Ambedkar attended the First Round Table conference (1930-31)
A
as a representative of the Congress party
B
as a representative of the princes and other parties
C
in his personal capacity
D
as a representative of the depressed classes
Question 7
Which one of the following statements is correct regarding Gandhiji and the three Round Table conferences?
A
Gandhiji attended only the First Round Table Conference
B
Gandhiji attended only the Second Round Table Conference
C
Gandhiji attended both First and Second Round Table Conferences
D
Gandhiji attended only the Third Round Table Conference
Question 8
The first President of India was
A
Dr. Radhakrishnan
B
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
C
Thiru Rajagopalachari
D
S.D. Sharma
Question 9
The first Governor-General of independent India was
A
Lord Mountbatten
B
Lord Chelmsford
C
Surendranath Banerjee
D
Dr. C. Rajagopalachari
Question 10
Vellore Sepoy Mutiny took place in the year
A
1801
B
1805
C
1806
D
1857
Question 11
Veera Pandiya Kattabomman was hanged at
A
Palayamkottai
B
Sivakasi
C
Kayatharu
D
Madurai
Question 12
Who was the first Prime Minister of India?
A
Lalbahadur Shastri
B
Smt. Indira Gandhi
C
Jawaharlal Nehru
D
Atal Behari Vajpayee
Question 13
Father of our Nation is
A
Vinoba Vhave
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Motilal Nehru
D
Jayaprakash Narayan
Question 14
Bangladesh attained Independence in
A
1971
B
1947
C
1965
D
1952
Question 15
The year in which India became a Republic is
A
1947
B
1952
C
1950
D
1942
Question 16
The founder of the Gupta dynasty was
A
Bukka
B
Samudragupta
C
Srigupta
D
Vindhya Shakti
Question 17
Consider the following events:
  1. the battle of Plassy
  2. the battle of Buxar
  3. the third battle of Panipat
  4. the battle of Talikotta
The correct chronological orders of the event is
A
I, II, IV and III
B
IV, I, III and II
C
IV, II, I and III
D
I, IV, III and II
Question 18
Consider the following statements:
  1. Sardar Vallabhai Patel integrated the Indian States
  2. He was called as the “Iron man of India”
  3. He was also called as the “Indian Bismarck”
  4. He was the first Education Minister of India
Of the statements
A
I, II & IV are correct
B
I and IV are correct
C
I, II & III are correct
D
I alone is correct
Question 19
Where is Harappa situated?
A
Harappa lies in Sri Lanka
B
Harappa lies in India
C
Harappa lies in Pakistan
D
Harappa lies in Nepal
Question 20
Whose view was this?
  • “The Indus people belonged to the Dravidian Race”
A
D.D. Kosambi
B
R.D. Banerjee
C
Sir John Marshall
D
Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Question 21
Whose history has been deciphered from the Allahabad Pillar Inscription?
A
Asoka
B
Samudragupta
C
Harshavardhana
D
Kharavela
Question 22
The first Chinese traveler who visited India was
A
Itsing
B
Hiuen Tsang
C
Fa-Hien
D
None of them
Question 23
Choose the correct statement:
A
Buddhism revived during Guptas
B
Jainism revived during Guptas
C
Hinduism revived during Guptas
D
Guptas patronized no religion
Question 24
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
A
Hijri Era - 662 AD
B
Saka Era - 78 AD
C
Chalukya Era - 682 AD
D
Ballala Era - 1076 AD
Question 25
Which of  the following statements about Kanishka is in correct?
A
He was a great conqueror
B
He founded an era
C
He propagated Buddhism
D
None of these
Question 26
Which of the following Dynasties did not rule Vijayanagar?
A
Saluva
B
Tuluva
C
Hoysala
D
Aravidu
Question 27
Thiruvasaga was written by
A
Manickavasagar
B
Kalidasa
C
Nammalwar
D
Apper
Question 28
Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?
A
Babur - Second battle of Panipat
B
Hemu - Battle of Chanderi
C
Rana Sanga - Khanwa battle
D
Sultan Mahmud – Battle of Talikotta
Question 29
The distinguishing feature of Shajahan’s reign was
A
economic prosperity
B
administrative efficiency
C
foreign policy
D
art and architecture
Question 30
The Capital of Mysore during Tippu Sultan’s rule was
A
Hyderabad
B
Bangalore
C
Thane
D
Srirangapatnam
Question 31
Gandhiji’s Dandi March started from
A
Bardoli
B
Ahmedabad
C
Surat
D
Bombay
Question 32
Which of the following temples was built by the Cholas?
A
Shore Temple at Mahabalipuram
B
Brihadeswara Temple at Thanjavur
C
Sun Temple at Konark
D
Meenakshi Temple at Madurai
Question 33
Indian National Army was formed by
A
Tilak
B
Subhash Chandra Bose
C
Gokhale
D
Rashbehari Ghosh
Question 34
The issue of greased cartridges is associated with
A
1806, Vellore mutiny
B
Second-Anglo- Burmese war
C
1857, Sepoy Mutiny
D
Jalianwala Bagh Tragedy
Question 35
Who was the first president of Indian National Congress and when was it first organized
A
A.O. Hume, 1857
B
M.G. Ranade, 1887
C
Aurobindo Ghosh, 1885
D
W.C. Banerjee, 1885
Question 36
The first woman president of the Indian National Congress was
A
Annie Besant
B
Vijayalakshmi Pandit
C
Sarojini Naidu
D
None of them
Question 37
“Swaraj is my birth right” was the slogan of
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Nehru
C
Tilak
D
Gokhale
Question 38
In which year the Congress passed the “Quit India” resolution
A
1942
B
1932
C
1842
D
1952
Question 39
Cabinet Mission Plan, 1946 recommends
A
Mountbatten Plan
B
Partition of India
C
Provincial Autonomy
D
Constituent Assembly
Question 40
Mountbatten plan specifies
A
Partition of India
B
Separate Electorate
C
Dyarchy
D
Constituent Assembly
Question 41
Who were the two Governor-Generals of Indian Union?
A
Lord Wellington and Lord Linlithgow
B
Lord Louis Mountbatten and C. Rajagopalachari
C
Lord Louis Mountbatten and Lord Wellington
D
Lord Louis Mountbatten and Lord Linlithgow
Question 42
Whose slogan was “DO or Die”?
A
Vallabhai Patel
B
Lokamanya Tilak
C
Subhas Chandra Bose
D
Mahatma Gandhi
Question 43
Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on
A
30th January, 1948
B
2nd October, 1948
C
3rd March, 1948
D
14th April, 1947
Question 44
The Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy took place in the year
A
1919
B
1935
C
1942
D
1945
Question 45
Why did Subhash Chandra’s father want him to go to England?
A
To shed off his mental reservations about western education
B
To enjoy the freedom allowed to students in British Universities
C
To help him form views on world affairs by direct observation and experience
D
None of these
Question 46
We call the 19th century religious movement as
A
Socio-religious reform movement
B
Only a religious movement
C
National Movement
D
All of these
Question 47
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
A
India Divided - Jawaharlal Nehru
B
Discovery of India - Rajendra Prasad
C
India wins Freedom - Abul Kalam Azad
D
India, the Critical years - S. Nihal Singh
Question 48
Who was the first Indian Governor General of India?
A
Rajendra Prasad
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Rajagopalachari
D
Jawaharlal Nehru
Question 49
The book ‘India wins Freedom’ was written by
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Jawaharlal Nehru
C
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
D
Sardar Vallabhai Patel
Question 50
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A): The Harappan culture is known as Indus Valley Civilization.
  • Reason(R): The Harappan culture flourished on the banks of the river Indus.
Now select your answer according to the coding scheme given below:
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 , but (R) is true
Question 51
Krishnadevaraya is considered to be great mainly because of
A
his conquests
B
his contribution to literature and art
C
his religious tolerance
D
his friendship with Portuguese
Question 52
Consider the following statements:
  1. Shivaji was a military genius.
  2. Shivaji organized the Marathas into a nation
  3. Shivaji was tolerant to other religions.
  4. Shivaji was lenient towards the farmers.
A
I alone is correct
B
I and II are correct
C
I, II and II are correct
D
all are correct
Question 53
Match List I with List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List I                                             List II
  1. Gandhara art 1. Sungas
  2. Bharhut 2. Rashtrakutas
  3. Kailasanatha temple 3. Guptas
  4. Deogarh temple 4. Kushanas
A
4 1 2 3
B
4 2 3 1
C
2 1 3 4
D
1 3 2 4
Question 54
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
A
Arthasastra - Megasthenes
B
My Experiments with Truth - Ambedkar
C
Harshacharita - Kautilya
D
Kalidas - Kumarasambhava
Question 55
The Rigveda consists of
A
1028 hymns
B
1000 hymns
C
2028 hymns
D
1038 hymns
Question 56
Match List I with List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List I                                                         List II
  1. The Arya Samaj 1. Ramalinga Swamigal
  2. Prarthana Samaj 2. Col. Olcott
  3. Suddha Sanmarga Movement 3. Swami Dayanad
  4. The Theosophical Movement 4. Atma Ram Pandurang
A
3 4 1 2
B
2 1 3 4
C
4 3 1 2
D
1 2 4 3
Question 57
Who built Kallanai across the river Kaveri?
A
Rajaraja Chola I
B
Karikala Chola
C
Rajendra Chola II
D
Senguttuvan
Question 58
Mahabalipuram was established by the
A
Pandyas
B
Pallavas
C
Cholas
D
Chalukyas
Question 59
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
A
Sepoy Mutiny - 1757
B
Rowlatt Act - 1927
C
Quit India Movement - 1942
D
Dandi March - 1940
Question 60
The first Indian National Congress was presided over by
A
Dadabhai Naorohi
B
Surendranath Banerjee
C
Feroz Shah Mehta
D
W.C. Benerjee
Question 61
Who participated in the Satyagraha in Champaran in 1917?
A
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
C
Jawaharlal Nehru
D
Gandhiji
Question 62
When did Chauri Chaura Massacre happen?
A
1921
B
1922
C
1920
D
1924
Question 63
Find out from the following the correct sequential order:
A
Minto-Morley Act, Home Rule Movement, Salt Satyagraha, Cabinet Mission
B
Minto-Morley Act, Cabinet Mission, Home Rule Movement, Salt Satyagraha
C
Home Rule Movement, Minto-Morley Act, Salt Satyagraha, Cabinet Mission
D
Cabinet Mission, Home Rule Movement , Minto-Morley Act, Salt Satyagraha
Question 64
Match List I with List II correctly and select your answer using the codes below:
  • List I                                 List II
  1. Extremist 1. Feroz Shah Mehta
  2. Moderate 2. C.R. Das
  3. Terrorist 3. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  4. Swarajist 4. Va. Ve. Su. Iyer
A
1 3 2 4
B
2 1 4 3
C
2 1 3 4
D
3 1 4 2
Question 65
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A): Non-violence was the weapon of strong and hot the weak.
  • Reason(R): India was freed from the mighty British empire by adopting non-violence.
Now select your answer according to the coding scheme given below:
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 , but (R) is true
Question 66
V.O.Chidambaram Pillai is a well known Indian because,
A
he organized the strike at Coral Mill of the British
B
he was the first one who founded the ‘Swadesh Steam Navigation Company’
C
he suffered vigorous imprisonment
D
he devoted himself to literature
Question 67
When India became free in 1947 who was the head of the Madras Legislature?
A
T. Prakasam
B
Rajaji
C
O.P.Ramasay Reddiar
D
Kamarajar
Question 68
The Indus Valley were the Workshippers of
A
Indra
B
Varuna
C
Mother Goddess
D
Mitra
Question 69
Who wrote Ramayana?
A
Rama
B
Valmiki
C
Vyasa
D
Lakshmana
Question 70
The title Vikramaditya was taken by
A
Chandragupta Maurya
B
Asoka
C
Chandragupta II
D
Samudragupta
Question 71
Who was the founder of the Slave Dynasty?
A
Qutbussin Aibek
B
Balban
C
Ruckuddin
D
Jalaluddin
Question 72
The holy book of the Sikhs is
A
Bhagavadgita
B
Zend Avesta
C
Koran
D
Adi Grantha
Question 73
Raja Todarmal was associated with
A
Music
B
Law
C
Literature
D
Land Revenue Reforms
Question 74
Who is referred to as the “Father of Local Self Government”?
A
Lord William Bentinck
B
Lord Rippon
C
Lord Canning
D
Lord Mayo
Question 75
The famous Chola ruler of the Sangam Age was
A
Nedunkilli
B
Karikalan
C
Rajarajan
D
Aditya Chola
Question 76
Velore Mutiny took place in
A
1824
B
1806
C
1857
D
1836
Question 77
The author of Silappadhikaram was
A
Cheran Chenkuttuvan
B
Kambar
C
Elangovadikal
D
Kabilar
Question 78
Queen Victoria’s proclamation was made in the year
A
1857
B
1858
C
1859
D
1860
Question 79
The oerson responsible for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre was
A
Montague
B
Chelmsford
C
Rowlatt
D
General Dyre
Question 80
Gandhiji extracted salt by violating the British law at
A
Vedaranyam
B
Dandi
C
Tuticorin
D
Goa
Question 81
Swaraj party was formed by
A
Subhash Chandra Bose
B
C.R. Das
C
Annie Besant
D
Motilal Nehru
Question 82
The first Satyagraha campaign of Gandhiji was started at
A
Champaran
B
Champaran
C
Dandi
D
Baroda
Question 83
Who represented the Congress in the Second Table Conference at London
A
Mahatama Gandhi
B
Jawaharlal Nehru
C
Srinivasa Shastri
D
None of them
Question 84
Separate nation for Muslims was claimed by
A
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
B
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
C
Shaukat Ali
D
Abdul Kalam Azad
Question 85
Vanchinathan was shot dead by
A
French men
B
English men
C
Indian soldier
D
himself
Question 86
Subramania Bharathi wrote several
A
Drama songs
B
Patriotic songs
C
Cinema songs
D
Folk songs
Question 87
Who extracted salt at Vedaranyam?
A
V.O. Chidambaram Pillai
B
Bharathi
C
Rajaji
D
Kamaraj
Question 88
‘Harisena’ belonged to the period of
A
Asoka
B
Chandragupta I
C
Samudragupta
D
Harshavardhana
Question 89
Earliest civilization of India is
A
Aryan civilization
B
Vedic civilization
C
Indus Valley civilization
D
Dravidian civilization
Question 90
Choose the correct answer:
A
The Vedic literature is formed of Jnana Kanda
B
The Vedic literature is formed of Karma Kanda
C
The Vedic literature is formed of Jnana and Karma Kanda
D
The Vedic literature is formed of Bhakti Yoga
Question 91
Niskama karma is the teaching of
A
Upanishads
B
Vedas
C
Agamas
D
Bhagavat Gita
Question 92
The all pervading power is
A
Parasakti
B
Parabrahman
C
Vishnukarta
D
Vishwakarma
Question 93
Buddha is otherwise called as
A
Rahula
B
Gautama
C
Vardhamana
D
Siddhartha
Question 94
The Mati Jnana is always
A
Mediate knowledge
B
Immediate knowledge
C
Verbal knowledge
D
Perceptual knowledge
Question 95
Which one of th Arcot Nawabs was called as Wallajah?
A
Anwaruddin
B
Mohammed Ali
C
Dost Ali
D
Um-dat-ul-Umara
Question 96
The institution of Collector in its present form can be tracted back to
A
1909 - Minto-Morley Reforms
B
1772 - Regulating Act
C
1919 - Montague - Chelmsford Reforms
D
1935 - Government of India Act
Question 97
The Indian National Congress participated in which Round Table Conference?
A
First
B
Second
C
Third
D
None of these
Question 98
Gandhiji found the Sabarmati Ashram in
A
1900
B
1910
C
1915
D
1918
Question 99
Who invited Nehru to form the interim Government?
A
Attlee
B
Churchill
C
Mountbatten
D
Wavell
Question 100
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
A
Rama Raya - Battle of Talikotta
B
Rama Raya - Battle of Talikotta
C
Hemu - First battle of Panipat
D
Ibrahim Lodi - Battle of Khanwa
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