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History Model Test Questions 16 in English

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Question 1
Who introduced Ryotwari system in Tamil Nadu?
A
Sir Thomas Monroe
B
Elphinstone
C
Robert Clive
D
Lord Cornwallis
Question 2
Who was the first Muslim ruler of  Delhi?
A
Iltutmish
B
Balban
C
Qutbuddin Aibak
D
Mahmud of Ghazni
Question 3
When was ‘National Museum’ established in Delhi?
A
1947
B
1948
C
1949
D
1950
Question 4
Ethics is the study of
A
theory of behavior
B
theory of activity
C
theory of karma
D
theory of morality
Question 5
Natural poetic philosopher is
A
Sri Aurobindo
B
Bharathiyar
C
Tagore
D
Subramaniya Sivam
Question 6
The Integral Advaitism is advocated by
A
Gandhiji
B
Sri Aurobindo
C
J. Krishnamurthy
D
Dr. Radhakrishnan
Question 7
“Free Labourers Party” was founded by
A
E.V. Ramasamy
B
Ambedkar
C
Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy
D
C.N. Annadurai
Question 8
Who was the last of the later Chola kings?
A
Raja Raja III
B
Rajedra III
C
Kulottunga III
D
Veera Rajendra
Question 9
Match List I correctly with List II and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List I                                                         List II
  1. Raja Rammohan Roy 1. Arya Samaj
  2. Swami Vivekananda 2. Ramkrishna Paramahamsa
  3. Dayanand Saraswati 3. Brahmo Samaj
  4. Madam Blavatsky 4. Theosophical Society
A
1 2 3 4
B
2 3 4 1
C
3 2 1 4
D
4 1 2 3
Question 10
Choose the correct statement:
A
Kashi Central Hindu Collage was established in 1891
B
Aligarh Movement was started by Muhammed Ali Jinnah
C
Aligarh Muslim University was established in 1920
D
Visvabharati University was started by Devendranath Tagore
Question 11
Which one of the following is not correctly matched?
A
Bhagat Singh - “Delhi chalo”
B
Dayanand Saraswati - “Go back to Vedas”
C
Gandhiji - “Untouchability is a Crime”
D
Nehru - “Long years ago we have made tryst with destiny”
Question 12
From the names given below, identify the name of the first Prime Minister of India
A
Rajaji
B
Rajendra Prasad
C
B.R. Ambedkar
D
Jawaharlal Nehru
Question 13
The author of the book Ain-i-Akbari was
A
Abul Fazl
B
Amir Khushru
C
Abul Faizi
D
Nizamuddin Ahmed
Question 14
Who was called the Indian Napolean?
A
Adityasena
B
Chandragupta I
C
Samudragupta
D
Vasudeva
Question 15
Which of the following dynasties did not rule Vijayanagar?
A
Aravidu
B
Tuluva
C
Kakatiya
D
Saluva
Question 16
What do you means by Ashtadiggajas?
A
group of Poets
B
Group of Soldiers
C
Group of Stars
D
Group of Ministers
Question 17
Ibn Batuta was a great
A
Historian
B
Astrologer
C
Writer
D
Soldier
Question 18
The last great Hindu Ruler of North India was
A
Krishnadevaraya
B
Ganapathi
C
Kharavela
D
Harsha
Question 19
Somnath temple was looted and destroyed by
A
Alauddin Khilji
B
Aurangzeb
C
Mahmud of Ghazni
D
Jahangir
Question 20
Babur established the Mughal rule in India
A
1580
B
1610
C
1526
D
1620
Question 21
Who was the pioneer of Mughal administration?
A
Shershah
B
Shivaji
C
Ibrahim Lodi
D
The cholas
Question 22
Gorilla warfare was practiced by
A
Akbar
B
Shahji
C
Shivaji
D
Shahu
Question 23
Pondicherry was built in
A
1674
B
1700
C
1802
D
1857
Question 24
The Aryans came to India from
A
Eastern Europe
B
Central Asia
C
South-East Asia
D
China
Question 25
The preacher of the three-fold path of Right belief, Right knowledge and Right conduct was
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Gautama Buddha
C
Mahavir
D
Shankaracharya
Question 26
Kautilya’s book was
A
Indica
B
Harshacharita
C
Arthashastra
D
Vedic literature
Question 27
The temple of Thanjavur was constructed by
A
Raja Raja I
B
Rajendra I
C
Kulothunga I
D
Aditya Chola
Question 28
The Indian National Congress was founded in the year
A
1880
B
1882
C
1883
D
1885
Question 29
The president of the first session of the Indian National Congress was
A
W.C. Banerjee
B
A.O. Hume
C
Dadabhai Naoroji
D
Motilal Nehru
Question 30
The simon commission appointed by the British Government arrived in India in the year
A
1920
B
1921
C
1922
D
1927
Question 31
A plan for the division of India into the independent nations, the Indian Union and Pakistan was put forward by
A
Rajagopalachari
B
Vallabhai Patel
C
Mountbatten
D
Jawaharlal Nehru
Question 32
Gandhiji started his salt satyagraha in the year
A
1922
B
1925
C
1928
D
1930
Question 33
In Tamil Nadu as a part of salt satyagraha the salt was prepared at vedaranyam by
A
Rajaji
B
Kamaraj
C
Satyamurthy
D
Bhaktavatsalam
Question 34
The Congress Ministers resigned as a protest against the attitude of the British Government in the year
A
1937
B
1938
C
1939
D
1940
Question 35
Which one of the following days was celebrated as independence day before getting independence?
A
26th January
B
24th January
C
15th August
D
20th January
Question 36
Peacock throne was built by
A
Babur
B
Rana Sanga
C
Shah Jahan
D
Bahadur Shah
Question 37
The Regulating Act was passed in
A
1706
B
1804
C
1902
D
1773
Question 38
The great Indian Mutiny broke out in
A
1830
B
1857
C
1870
D
1947
Question 39
The member of the parliament responsible for the Indian Council Act of 1892 was
A
Lord Canning
B
Charles Bradlaw
C
Lord Dufferin
D
Lord Dalhousie
Question 40
Muslim League was formed in the year
A
1904
B
1905
C
1906
D
1908
Question 41
Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed in the year
A
1929
B
1928
C
1930
D
1931
Question 42
In which place the split in the congress took place in the year 1907
A
Madras
B
Bombay
C
Calcutta
D
Surat
Question 43
The importance of the year 1911 was
A
Surat Split
B
Minto-Morley Reforms
C
Partition of Bengal
D
Revocation of the Partition of Bengal
Question 44
Quit India Movement was started in the year
A
1940
B
1941
C
1942
D
1943
Question 45
The Indian National Army was founded  by
A
Subhash Chandra Bose
B
Jawaharlal Nehru
C
Mahatma Gandhi
D
Mountbatten
Question 46
Who demanded ‘Poorna Swaraj’?
A
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B
Lala Lajput Rai
C
Bipin Chandra Pal
D
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
Question 47
“Home Rule” league was started in the year
A
1914
B
1915
C
1916
D
1917
Question 48
The greatness of sher shah lies in his
A
victories against Humayan
B
Superior generalship
C
administrative reforms
D
secular attitude
Question 49
The original name of Swami Vivekananda is
A
Vallalar
B
Narendra
C
Gadadhar
D
Siddhartha
Question 50
Which one of the following is the chief feature of temples constructed by cholas?
A
Assembly halls
B
Massive pillars
C
Vimanas
D
Gopuras
Question 51
‘Mattavilasa’ was the title ofMahendravarman I
A
Mahendravarman I
B
Narasimhavarman
C
Rajasimhan
D
Nandivarman II
Question 52
Who made the transition from the palaeolithic to the Neolithic age?
A
Making a fire
B
Making wheels
C
Growing grains
D
Learning a scripts
Question 53
The division of Mauryan Society into seven classes was particularly mentioned in
A
Kautilya’s Arthasastra
B
Asokan edicts
C
The puranas
D
The Indica of Megasthenes
Question 54
The most famous administrative unit of the chola age was
A
village assemblies
B
army
C
foreign affairs
D
revenue department
Question 55
The Muslim ruler who introduced a standing army was
A
Alauddin Khilji
B
Iltutmish
C
Balban
D
Firoz shah
Question 56
Who was the Chief Minister of Madras Presidency in 1937?
A
Panagal Raja
B
Kamaraj
C
Subbarayan
D
Rajaji
Question 57
__________ was hindu religious leader
A
Vivekananda
B
Varahamitra
C
Valmiki
D
Tarabai
Question 58
What were the animals found in the most of the ancient forts for protection?
A
Lion
B
Tiger
C
Horse
D
Crocodile
Question 59
Which Tamil  nationalist published a literary magazine called “Bala Bharathi”?
A
Subramanya Bharati
B
Subramanya Siva
C
V.O.C.
D
V.V. S. Iyer
Question 60
Who assassinated Ashe, the District Collector of Tirunelveli?
A
V.V.S. Iyer
B
Vanchi Iyer
C
V.S. Srinivasa Sastry
D
S.Srinivasa Iyengar
Question 61
The iqtadari system was introduced by
A
Balban
B
Aibek
C
Iltutmish
D
Alauddin Khilji
Question 62
Which of the following is wrongly matched?
A
Mesolithic period - Microlithic industry
B
Paleolithic period - Wandering life
C
Neolithic period - Settled life
D
Chalcolithic period - Food producing stage
Question 63
Which one of the following does not belongs to the “Three Ratnas” of Jainism?
A
Full Knowledge
B
Meditation
C
Good action
D
Liberation
Question 64
Who of  the following  attended all the three Round Table Conferences?
A
B.R. Ambedkar
B
M.M. Malaviya
C
M.K. Gandhi
D
V.S. Srinivasa Sastri
Question 65
Which stories were explained in Ajanta Paintings?
A
Ramayana
B
Mahabharata
C
Pancha Tantram
D
Jataka Stories
Question 66
Identify the correct order in which Europeans came to India
A
Portuguese, Dutch, English, French
B
Dutch, English, Portuguese, French
C
English, Dutch, French, Portuguese
D
French, Portuguese, English, Dutch
Question 67
Match List I with List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List I (Works of Mahayana)                     List II (Dealing with)
  1. Sadharma-pundarika 1. Divine grace
  2. Vajrachedika 2. Heaven
  3. Sukhavato vyuha 3. Conduct
  4. Karanda vyuha 4. Metaphysics
A
2 1 3 4
B
3 4 2 1
C
3 1 4 2
D
4 3 2 1
Question 68
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A): Buddhism does not accepted the theory of Karma.
  • Reason(R): It does not accept the existence of permanent self.
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 69
___________ was the primary food of the Indus Valley people
A
Rice
B
Wheat
C
Com
D
Millets
Question 70
The earliest mention of medicine occurs in which of the following Vedas?
A
Rigveda
B
Samveda
C
Yajurveda
D
Atharvaveda
Question 70 Explanation: 
Note: Ayurveda
Question 71
Ashrams or four stages of life came to be well established during which period?
A
Pre-vedic period
B
Rigvedic period
C
Later-vedic period
D
None of these
Question 72
What does the Rigveda contain?
A
Collection of prayers
B
Collection of stories and events
C
Collection of a chronological sequence of dynasties
D
Collection of magic rituals
Question 73
Whch among the following geographical area was not inhabited by the early Aryans?
A
Baluchistan
B
Eastern Afghanistan
C
Punjab
D
Fringes of Western Uttar Pradesh
Question 74
The root cause for all sufferings of mankind according to the preaching of Buddha is
A
anger
B
lust
C
pride
D
desire
Question 75
The basic social organization of the Rigvedic people was
A
Matriarchal family
B
Patriarchal family
C
Both Matriarchal and Patriarchal families
D
None of these
Question 76
Sangam literature was written in
A
Avadhi
B
Tamil
C
Maithili
D
Malayalam
Question 77
The Pallava rulers believed in
A
Jainism
B
Buddhism
C
Hinduism
D
Shaivism
Question 78
Which was the port town of the Indus Valley Civilizations?
A
Lothal
B
Kalibangan
C
Ropar
D
Mohenjodaro
Question 79
The main focus of the Rigvedic culture was
A
the Indo-Gangetic Valley
B
the Punjab and Delhi region
C
the Indus Valley
D
the region between the Swat and the Indus
Question 80
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A): Curzon partitioned Bengal in 1905.
  • Reason(R): He wanted to destroy nationalistic  unity.
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 81
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A): Hiuen Tsang came India during Harsha’s rule.
  • Reason(R): His main objective was to visit Buddhist shrines.
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 82
Who wrote ‘Anandha Math’?
A
Rabindranath Tagore
B
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyaya
C
Aurobindo
D
Madhusudan Dutta
Question 83
Match List I with List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List I                                             List II
President of Congress                   Place and Year
  1. George Yule 1. Allahabad, 1888
  2. Dr. R.C. Dutta 2. Lucknow, 1899
  3. Annie Besant 3. Calcutta, 1917
  4. Sarojini Naidu 4. Kanpur, 1928
A
2 3 4 1
B
1 2 3 4
C
1 3 4 2
D
2 4 3 1
Question 84
The British received permission to establish their company in India from
A
Akbar
B
Jahangir
C
Shajahan
D
Aurangzeb
Question 85
When did the ‘Chauri Chaura’ incident take place?
A
1920
B
1923
C
1922
D
1921
Question 86
During the Sangam Age, war was usually declared or provoked by
A
cutting the tutelary of the enemy
B
lifting the cattle of the enemy
C
besieging the enemy’s fort
D
crushing the crops of the enemy’s territory under the feet of elephants
Question 87
When was the Madras Mahajana Sabha formed?
A
1883
B
1882
C
1884
D
1886
Question 88
Kulothunga II was also called
A
Gangaikonda Chola
B
Sungam Thavirtha Chola
C
Krimikanta Chola
D
Mummudi Konda Chola
Question 89
Which one of the following is not known to Mesopotamian civilization?
A
Gold and Silver
B
Copper
C
Bronze
D
Iron
Question 90
Who was the founder of Navavidhan Samaj?
A
Devendra Nath
B
Navin Chandra Rai
C
Keshav Chandra Sen
D
P.C. Majumdar
Question 91
The pottery of Indus Valley Civilization is
A
Grey on red ware
B
Black on red ware
C
Northern black polished ware
D
Black and red ware
Question 92
Iron was first introduced in India by
A
Aryans
B
Dravidians
C
Persians
D
Sumerians
Question 93
Who was the first Indian elected for the British Parliament?
A
Dadabhai Naoroji
B
C.R. Das
C
W.C. Bannerjee
D
Jawaharlal Nehru
Question 94
The Indus Valley Civilization was specialized in
A
town planning
B
architecture
C
craftsmanship
D
all of these
Question 95
Which God was worshipped by the Indus Valley people?
A
Indra
B
Varuna
C
Vishnu
D
None of them
Question 96
The Indus valley people imported from abroad
A
wheat
B
wine
C
silver
D
silk
Question 97
The important ports during the Sangam Age were
  • I.Kaveripattinam II. Madurai
  • III. Arikamedu                                          IV. Kapatapuram
Of these
A
I, II and IV
B
I, II and III
C
I, III and V
D
II only
Question 98
Primitive man first learnt to
A
make fire
B
tame animals
C
make a wheel
D
grow grain
Question 99
Aryapadai Katantha Neduncheliyan belongs to
A
Pallava dynasty
B
Chola dynasty
C
Pandya dynasty
D
Chera dynasty
Question 100
In Tamil Nadu caste system became rigid under the Pallavas, especially during the time of
A
Vishnu Gopa
B
Mahendra Varman I
C
Nandi Varman I
D
Nandi Varman II
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