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History Model Test Questions 17 in English

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Question 1
Who among the following is called the “Hero of Vaikom”?
A
Kamaraj
B
Periyar
C
Rajaji
D
Sathyamurthi
Question 2
The tricolor flag of Indian nation was prepared by
A
Gadhiji
B
Motilal Nehru
C
Sarojini Naidu
D
Pingali Vengiah
Question 3
The capital of King Thirumalai Nayaka was
A
Wuraiyur
B
Madurai
C
Tanjore
D
Poompuhar
Question 4
Who was given the title of ‘Chithirakarapuli’ among Pallava kings?
A
Mahendra Varman
B
Raja Simman
C
Mamallan
D
Nandi Varman
Question 5
Who among the following was the first to make use of artillery in warfare in India?
A
Babur
B
Ibrahim Lodi
C
Sher Shah
D
Akbar
Question 6
Gautama Buddha was born at
A
Patna
B
Lumbini
C
Ujjain
D
Sarnath
Question 7
Indus valley civilization was excavated by
A
Cunnningham
B
Marshall
C
Wheeler
D
Robert Bruce Foot
Question 8
The founder of Delhi sultanate was
A
Md. Ghazi
B
Qutbuddin Aibek
C
Iltutmish
D
Sabuktagin
Question 9
The founder of vijayanagara empire was
A
Krishnadevaraya
B
Harinana Bukka
C
Shivaji
D
Devaraya
Question 10
Who was the father of Local Self Government in India?
A
Lord Ripon
B
Lord Curzon
C
Lord Lytton
D
Lord Canning
Question 11
Palayam system of administration was introduced by
A
Viswanatha Nayaka
B
Virappa Nayaka
C
Thirumalai Nayaka
D
Mangammal
Question 12
Nalanda university was founded by
A
Kumaragupta – I
B
Buddhagupta
C
Skandagupta
D
Srigupta
Question 13
‘the eight-fold path’ was propounded by
A
Kabir Das
B
Buddha
C
Mahavira
D
Sankara
Question 14
Meykandar’s work is known as
A
Sivagnana Bodham
B
Thirumandiram
C
Devaram
D
Thiruvasagam
Question 15
Vichara marga is advocated by
A
Saint Ramalingam
B
Sri Ramana Maharshi
C
Sri Aurobindo
D
Gandhiji
Question 16
In which year was India’s first newspaper Bengal Gazette published?
A
1790
B
1780
C
1870
D
1880
Question 17
Name the person who inspired the people by his song during the freedom movement period
A
Karaikudi Sa. Ganesan
B
Viswanatha Doss
C
P. Jeevananthan
D
Akilan
Question 18
Self- respect movement in 1925 was founded by
A
Kalaingnar Karunanidhi
B
Thiru. C.N. Annadurai
C
Thiru. E.V. Ramasamy Naicker
D
Thiru. K. Kamaraj
Question 19
The Tamilian who attended the Surat Congress in 1907 was
A
Subramania Siva
B
T.S. Chokkalingam
C
Rajaji
D
E.V. Ramasamy
Question 20
Whose slogan was ‘Do or Die’?
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Tilak
C
Indira Gandhi
D
Subhash Chandra Bose
Question 21
‘Quit India Movement’ was started in the year
A
1942
B
1943
C
1941
D
1932
Question 22
Mrs. Annie Besant was the native of
A
England
B
Sweden
C
Ireland
D
Canada
Question 23
Gandhiji started his Dandi March in the year
A
1928
B
1929
C
1930
D
1931
Question 24
Who among the following was not an extremist?
A
B.G. Tilak
B
V.O. Chidambaram Pillai
C
Lala Lajpat Raj
D
Dadabhai Naoroji
Question 25
The editor of the weekly ‘Common Wheel’ was
A
Gandhiji
B
S.N. Banerjee
C
Annie Besant
D
Rajaji
Question 26
The first war of Indian independence took place during the period of
A
Lord Dalhousie
B
Lord Auckland
C
Lord Lytton
D
Lord Canning
Question 27
Father of Swadeshi Movement in Tamil Nadu was
A
V.O. Chidambaram Pillai
B
Rajagopalachari
C
Bharathiyar
D
Subramania Siva
Question 28
Who was called the ‘Lion of Sivaganga’?
A
Periya Marudu
B
Pulithevar
C
Chinna Marudu
D
Kattabomman
Question 29
Gautama Buddha was born in
A
Kapilavastu
B
Lumbini
C
Patna
D
Ahmedabad
Question 30
Alexander’s invasion of India took place in
A
326 B.C.
B
285 B.C
C
380 B.C
D
110 A.D.
Question 31
The founder of the later Chola empire is
A
Simhavishnu
B
Vijayalaya Chola
C
Rajendra –I
D
Parantaka – I
Question 32
‘Amuktamalyada’ was written by
A
Krishnadevaraya
B
Viswanatha Nayaka
C
Rani Mangammal
D
Ramaraja
Question 33
The hero of the battle of plassey was
A
Warren Hastings
B
Lord Hastings
C
Robert Clive
D
C.W. Bentinck
Question 34
The Carnatic wars resulted in the decline of the
A
French in India
B
Danish in India
C
English in India
D
Portuguese in India
Question 35
Vivekananda was the disciple of
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Bipin Chandra Pal
C
Ramakrishna Paramahamsa
D
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Question 36
The Palayakar system was introduced inTamilNadu by
A
the Nayakas
B
the Pandyas
C
the Mughals
D
the British
Question 37
The Chola ruler who was called the ‘Gangaikondan’ is
A
Dantidurga
B
Rajadhiraja
C
Virarajendra
D
Rajendra – I
Question 38
Which of the followimg 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 39
Mohenjodaro and Harappa are in
A
India
B
Afghanstan
C
Pakistan
D
Bangladesh
Question 40
Find out the correct sequential order from the following
A
Akbar, Shah Jahan, Jahangir, Aurangzeb
B
Shah Jahan, Jahangir, Aurangzeb, Akbar
C
Jahangir, Shah Jahan, Aurangzeb, Akbar
D
Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jahan , Aurangzeb
Question 41
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
A
Humayun - Kabul Bagh
B
Sher Shah - Din Panah
C
Akbar - Fatehpur Sikri
D
Shah Jahan - Purana Quila
Question 42
The council of Ministers of Shivaji was  called as
A
Ashta Diggaja
B
Mantri Parishad
C
Ashta Pradhan
D
Navaratnas
Question 43
Consider the following statements:
  1. Indira Gandhi abolished the privy purses of the former princes
  2. Indira Gadhi drafted the principles of ‘Panch Sheel’
  3. III, Indira Gandhi introduced five – year plans in India.
  4. After the death of Nehru, Indira Gnadhi became the Prime Minister.
Of these Statements:
A
I alone is correct
B
I and II are correct
C
I , II and III are correct
D
none of these
Question 44
Tamil sangams were established by the
A
Cholas
B
Pandyas
C
Cheras
D
Kalabhras
Question 45
Who built the temple at Gangaikonda Cholapuram ?
A
Kulottunga I
B
Rajaraja Chola I
C
Mahendravarman I
D
Rajendra Chola I
Question 46
What was the emblem of the early cholas?
A
Tiger
B
Bow and arrow
C
Fish
D
None of these
Question 47
Sarvodaya movement was started by
A
Vallabhai Patel
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
D
Acharya Vinoba Bhave
Question 48
Who among the following was a terrorist?
A
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B
Nilakanta Brahmachari
C
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
D
V.O. Chidambaram Pillai
Question 49
The session of Indian National Congress was convened in 1887 at
A
Bombay
B
Calcutta
C
Surat
D
Madras
Question 50
When was the partition of Bengal cancelled?
A
1908
B
1906
C
1910
D
1911
Question 51
The moderates and the extremists unit themselves in 1916 at the
A
Lucknow session
B
Surat session
C
Lahore session
D
Bombay session
Question 52
Who was the President of Congress in 1929 when it declared Poorna Swaraj as its objective?
A
Motilal Nehru
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Jawaharlal Nehru
D
Subhash Chandra Bose
Question 53
Ali brothers were responsible for the
A
Khilafat Movement
B
Quit India Movement
C
Non-Cooperation Movement
D
Swadeshi Movement
Question 54
Who was the Prime Minister of England when Gandhiji attended the Second Round Table Conference in 1931?
A
Attlee
B
Churchill
C
Ramsay MC Donald
D
None of them
Question 55
Who shot D.E. Ashe, the collector of Tirunelveli at Maniachi?
A
Vanchi Nathan
B
Kumaran
C
Va. Ve. SU. Iyer
D
T.S. Chokkalingam
Question 56
Who was the President of the Tamil Nadu Congress in 1920?
A
Satyamurthy
B
S.N. Somayajulu
C
Kamaraj
D
E.V. Ramasamy
Question 57
“Bhoosan Movement” was conducted by
A
Kamaraj
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Vinoba Bhave
D
Bhakravatsalam
Question 58
In which year was Non- Cooperative movement conducted?
A
1920
B
1922
C
1930
D
1927
Question 59
Who is the author of the Journal ‘Harijan’?
A
Thiru Vi-Ka
B
E.V.R.
C
Mahatma Gandhi
D
Bharathiyar
Question 60
Which one of the following states is the first established state by the British rulers in India?
A
Andhara Pradesh
B
Maharashtra
C
Madras Presidency
D
West Bengal
Question 61
The author of the great research work “The Comparative Grammar of Dravidian Languages’ is
A
Robert de Nobili
B
Zeiganbalg
C
Robert Caldwell
D
John Samuel
Question 62
Who  is the author of Buddha Charita?
A
Banabhatta
B
Ashvagosha
C
Parshava
D
Vasumitra
Question 63
The doctrine of Anekantavada is advocated by
A
Buddhism
B
Jainism
C
Carvaka
D
Sankhya
Question 64
Niskama Karma means
A
Action
B
Action and its fruit
C
Disinterested action
D
Bondage
Question 65
Which one of the following accepts Mahayana as one of the sects?
A
Carvaka
B
Jainism
C
Buddhism
D
Hinduism
Question 66
The moral principle accepted by veda is
A
Dharma
B
Rta
C
Karma
D
Adrsta
Question 67
Carvaka philosophy admits
A
Perception
B
Inference
C
Sabda
D
Upamana
Question 68
The birth place of Sri Ramanujam is
A
Kaladi
B
Kasi
C
Kokamam
D
Sri Perambudur
Question 69
The Hero of Vaikam is
A
C.N. Annadurai
B
K.Kamaraj
C
Rajaji
D
E.V. Ramasamy
Question 70
Who put forth the deman for the creation of ‘Dravisastan’?
A
Raja Gopalachari
B
Ramaswamy Naicker
C
Kamaraj
D
Karunanidhi
Question 71
First Maratha ruler of Tanjore was
A
Sivaji
B
Venkoji
C
Serboji – I
D
Tukkoji
Question 72
Who was the founder of Self-respect movement in Tamil Nadu?
A
E.V. Ramasamy Periyar
B
K. Veeramani
C
M. Karunanidhi
D
C.N. Annadurai
Question 73
Greek ambassador megasthenes visited the court of
A
Ajatasatru
B
Chandragupta Maurya
C
Asoka
D
Pushyamitra Sunga
Question 74
Swarajist Party was started by
A
C.R. Das
B
Motilal Nehru
C
Hakim Ajmal Khan
D
Rajaji
Question 75
Fa-hien, a Chinese traveler visited during the reign of
A
Chandragupta Maurya
B
Kanishka
C
Chandragupta Vikramaditya
D
Harsha
Question 76
Who was the Governor of Madras during Vellore Mutiny?
A
Thomas Monroe
B
William Bentinck
C
Edward Harrison
D
Lord Napier
Question 77
Francis Day was the founder of
A
Fort William
B
Fort Louis
C
Fort St. George
D
Fort St. David
Question 78
When was the Muslim League established?
A
1905
B
1906
C
1907
D
1911
Question 79
The viceroy who was responsible for the Partition of Bengal in 1905 was
A
Lord Curzon
B
Lord Dalhousie
C
Lord Lytton
D
Lord Wellesley
Question 80
In 1929, the Lahore sesson ofcongress met under the Presidentship of
A
Gandhiji
B
Nehruji
C
Netaji
D
Rajaji
Question 81
The song ‘Vande Mataram’ is found in the Book
A
Indian Renaissance
B
My experiment with truth
C
Jataka Tales
D
Ananda math
Question 82
The founder of the Sabarmati Ashram at Ahmadabad was
A
Gandhiji
B
Aurobindo Ghosh
C
Gokhale
D
Tilak
Question 83
Who was the Prime Minister of Britain when India got independence?
A
Churchil
B
Mountbatten
C
Irwin
D
Attlee
Question 84
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Lord Mountbatten was the first Governor General of free India.
  2. Rajagopalachari was the first Indian Governor General of Free India.
  3. Rajagopalachari was the last Governor General of free India.
  4. Vallabhai Patel succeeded C. Rajaji as Governor General
A
I alone is correct
B
I and II are correct
C
I, II and III are correct
D
All are correct
Question 85
The collector of Tirunelveli, who shot dead by Vanchinathan was
A
Col. Neill
B
D.E. Ashe
C
Henry Lawrence
D
Nichelson
Question 86
Kattabomman was hanged to death in
A
Tirupathur
B
Kayatharu
C
Pudukottai
D
Kolarpatti
Question 87
Who started a Gurukula at Cheranmadevi to give training to the extremists?
A
Vanchinathan
B
V.V.S. Iyer
C
V.O. Chidambaram Pillai
D
Subramania Sive
Question 88
The Harappan Culture flourished between
A
3250 BC – 2750 BC
B
100 AD – 200 AD
C
1000 BC – 500 BC
D
500 AD – 1000 AD
Question 89
Mahayana Buddhism came into existence during the reign of
A
Ajatashatru
B
Ajatashatru
C
Kanishka
D
Vikramaditya
Question 90
Muhammad – bin- Tughla shifted his capital from Delhi to
A
Kannauj
B
Devagiri
C
Agra
D
Ahmadabad
Question 91
William Hawkins visited the Mughal Court during the region of
A
Akbar
B
Jahangir
C
Shahjahan
D
Aurangzeb
Question 92
Which of the following is correctly matched?
A
Regulating Act - 1773
B
Pitts India Act - 1763
C
Minto-Morley Reforms - 1907
D
Montague –Chelmsford Reforms - 1909
Question 93
The first viceroy of India was
A
Lord canning
B
Lord Curzon
C
Lord Dalhousie
D
Lord Minto
Question 94
The person who championed the cause of untouchability was
A
Dr. Ambedkar
B
Raja Rammohan Roy
C
Annie Besant
D
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Question 95
‘Mattavilasaprahasana’ was written by
A
Mahendra Varman – I
B
Narasimha Varman – I
C
Nathamuni
D
Nambiander Nambi
Question 96
What was the capital of the early cholas?
A
Tondi
B
Musiri
C
Kaveripoompattinam
D
Tiruchi
Question 97
The extremist leader who raised the slogan “Swaraj is my birth right” was
A
Annie Besant
B
Gandhiji
C
Tilak
D
Bharathiar
Question 98
The first Indian lady nominated to the Madras legislative Council was
A
Dr. Annie Besant
B
Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy
C
Dr. Vijayalakshmi Pandit
D
Indira Gandhi
Question 99
The Indian National Army was founded by
A
Vallabhai Patel
B
Gandhiji
C
Netaji
D
Tilak
Question 100
King Harsharardhana was defeated by
A
Sasanka
B
Pulakesin II
C
Mahendravarman
D
Pulakesin I
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