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History Model Test 19 in English

History Model Test Questions 19 in English

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Question 1
Who among the following rulers was called ‘Kaviraja’?
A
Kumarahupta – I
B
Chandragupta – I
C
Chandragupta Vikramaditya
D
Samudragupta
Question 2
The period of religious unrest in India was
A
6th Century B.C
B
5th Century B.C.
C
4th Century B.C.
D
3rd Century B.C.
Question 3
Mahavira is otherwise called as
A
Siddhartha
B
Gautama
C
Vardhamana
D
Rishabhadeva
Question 4
Arya Samaj was founded by
A
Raja Rammohan Roy
B
Dayanand Saraswati
C
Blavatsky
D
A.S. Olcott
Question 5
Which one of the following Tamil magazines palyed a key role to create political awareness in Tamil Nadu at the time of British rule?
A
Vanampadi
B
Sudesamithiran
C
Viduthalai
D
Dinamalar
Question 6
Who established the Swadeshi Steam Navigation Company at Tuticorin?
A
Bharathiyar
B
Subramania Siva
C
V.O. Chidambaranar
D
Thilliyadi Valliammai
Question 7
Another name for Madurai in Sangam period is
A
Koodal
B
Azhagar
C
Theni
D
Pandyanadu
Question 8
Who was the first Vice-President of India?
A
V.V.Giri
B
Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan
C
Zail Singh
D
Sardar Patel
Question 9
Bharatha Sakthi Mahakavyam was written by
A
Bharathiar
B
S.D.S. Yogiyar
C
Suddhanandha Bharathiar
D
Kavimani
Question 10
Gandhi was born on
A
2nd October, 1859
B
2nd October, 1869
C
2nd October, 1879
D
2nd October, 1889
Question 11
Dandi March is associated with
A
Khilafat movement
B
Swadeshi movement
C
Non-cooperation movement
D
Civil disobedience movement
Question 12
A freedom fighter who died after being injured in a Lathi charge in Lahore is
A
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
B
Tilak
C
Bharathiar
D
Lala Lajpat Rai
Question 13
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
A
M.K. Gandhi - Discovery of India
B
Jawaharlal Nehru - Kesari
C
Rabindranath Tagore – Gitanjali
D
Bal Gangadhar Tilak - Vande Mataram
Question 14
Who was considered as Tamil Bhagat Singh?
A
Vanchinathan
B
V.V.S. Iyer
C
Aurobindo Ghosh
D
None of them
Question 15
The arctic home for the Aryans was suggested by
A
Bal Gnagadhar Tilak
B
Nilakanta Shastri K.A.
C
S.N. Sen
D
Maz Muller
Question 16
Mahavira was born in
A
Vaisali
B
Kundagrama
C
Kapilavastu
D
Nepal
Question 17
In India the Khilafat movement was started by
A
Gandhiji
B
Nawab Salimullah
C
Ali Brothers
D
Jinnah
Question 18
The chola ruler who faced a defeat at the battle of Takkolam was
A
Aditya I
B
Raja Raja II
C
Vijayalaya
D
Parantaka I
Question 19
The Pallava king who defeated Pulakesin II was
A
Mahendravarman I
B
Simha Vishnu
C
Narasimhavarman I
D
Nandivarman II
Question 20
The vedaranyam salt Sayatgraha was led by
A
Gandhiji
B
Rajaji
C
V.O.C
D
Kamaraj
Question 21
Co-operative credit societies were introduced by
A
Lord Ripon
B
Lord Curzon
C
Lord Lytton
D
Lord Dalhousie
Question 22
Gautama Buddha passed away in 483 B.C. at
A
Kasi
B
Kusinagar
C
Saranath
D
Sanchi
Question 23
The Pandyan rule of the sangam age declined due to the invasion of
A
Satavahanas
B
Cholas
C
Kalabhras
D
Pallavas
Question 24
The police officer responsible for Lala Lajpat Rai’s death was shot down by
A
Bhagat Singh
B
Balbit Singh
C
Sukdev
D
C.R. Das
Question 25
The person who was called as “The Light of Asia” is
A
Asoka
B
Mahavira
C
Buddha
D
Gandhiji
Question 26
The period called as Gandhian Era is
A
1909-1927
B
1919-1947
C
1919-1937
D
1885-1915
Question 27
Who was called as ‘Kadara Vendaran’?
A
Rajendran – I
B
Kulothunga Cholan
C
Ananbayan
D
Vijayalayan
Question 28
Who gave the country, the slogan of ‘Jai Hind’?
A
Lala Lajpat Rai
B
Aurobindo Ghosh
C
Subhash Chandra Bose
D
Mahatma Gnadhi
Question 29
The first Buddhist council was convened by
A
Ajatasatru
B
Bimbisara
C
Asoka
D
Dhanananda
Question 30
Lord Ripon introduced the census system in India in the year of
A
1882
B
1883
C
1881
D
1880
Question 31
The Palayam System (Poligari) was started by
A
Krishna Devaraya
B
Ariyanathan
C
Pratapa Rudra
D
Viswanatha Naicker
Question 32
Pukalur inscription is
A
about Chera period
B
about Chola period
C
about Pandiya period
D
about Pallava period
Question 33
who were the tamil kings who were called ‘Perumaakkan Marr’?
A
Cheras
B
Cholas
C
Pandiyas
D
Pallavas
Question 34
Devi Chandraguptam is the
A
name of drama
B
name of a wife of Chandragupta
C
name of poet
D
name of a temple
Question 35
The Quit India Movement started in
A
June, 1942
B
August, 1942
C
September, 1942
D
October, 1942
Question 36
Founders of Swaraj Party in 1923 were
  1. B.G. Tilak II. S.C. Bose
III. C.R.Das                                               III. Motilal Nehru Of them:
A
I and III are correct
B
I and IV are correct
C
III and IV are correct
D
II and III are correct
Question 37
Who told that the Indus valley language is the shape of ancient Tamil?
A
Caldwell
B
Burrow
C
Sir John Marshall
D
Father Heeras
Question 38
The Indian National Congress was founded by
A
Dadabhai Naoroji
B
Surendranath Banerjee
C
A.O. Hume
D
W.C. Banerjee
Question 39
The second session of Indian National Congress was held at
A
Calcutta
B
Delhi
C
Bombay
D
Madras
Question 40
Which is known as the Dark age in Tamil Nadu?
A
The Decadence of Sangam period
B
Pandiya period
C
Kalabras period
D
Advent of Europeans
Question 41
Who was the last Governor General of English East India Company?
A
Lord Canning
B
William Bentinck
C
Robert Clive
D
Lord Ripon
Question 42
Who is considered as the father of Indian Renaissance?
A
Raja Rammohan Roy
B
Rabindranath Tagore
C
B.M. Malabari
D
M.G. Rande
Question 43
Chittannavasal is situated in
A
Madurai
B
Pudukkottai
C
Trichy
D
Thanjavur
Question 44
The leader who described cripps proposal as a ‘post-dated cheque of a crashing bank’ was
A
Motilal Nehru
B
M.K. Gandhi
C
M.K. Gandhi
D
Subhash Chandra Bose
Question 45
Narayana Guru belonged to
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Karnataka
C
Kerala
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 46
The 1919 Act brought Dyarchy
A
at provinces
B
at districts
C
at centre
D
none of these
Question 47
Where were the ancient paintings discovered first in Tamil Nadu?
A
Keelavalai
B
Chittannavasal
C
Mallapadi
D
Panaimalai
Question 48
Match List –I with List-II correctly and select your answer using the code given below:
  • List I                                              List II
  1. Justice party 1. Periyar E.V.R
  2. Dravida Kazhagam 2. Singaravelu Chettiar
  3. Dravida Munetra Kazhagam 3. T.M.Nair
  4. Communist Party 4. C.N.Annadurai
A
1 3 4 2
B
4 1 3 2
C
3 1 4 2
D
2 1 3 4
Question 49
Tamil Sangam was supposed to be held at
A
Uraiyur
B
Kanchi
C
Madurai
D
Vanji
Question 50
Who was the Prime Minister of India when Tashkent agreement was signed?
A
Jawaharlal Nehru
B
Lal Bahadur Shastri
C
Indira Gandhi
D
Rajiv Gandhi
Question 51
Traditions affirm that a Buddhist council assembled at  _________in the year of Buddha’s death.
A
Vaisali
B
Pataliputra
C
Saranath
D
Rajagriha
Question 52
The leader who attended all the three Round table conference was
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Subhash Chandra Bose
C
Jawaharlal Nehru
D
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
Question 53
The Madras Native Association was started in
A
1852
B
1884
C
1885
D
1887
Question 54
Consider the  following statements:
  • C.Rajagopalachari was the Chief Minister of Madras state
  • C.Rajagopalachari was an Advocate
  • C.Rajagopalachari belonged to justice party
  • C.Rajagopalachari was the only Indian who become Governor General of India.
Of these ststements:
A
I alone is correct
B
I and II are correct
C
I, II and IV are correct
D
All are correct
Question 55
A Jain temple at Chittannavasal is _________ district.
A
Tirunelveli
B
Thanjavur
C
Madurai
D
Pudukottai
Question 56
Who coined the party name Indian National Congress?
A
Ranade
B
Dadabhai Naoroji
C
W.C.Banerjee
D
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
Question 57
Sir Muhammad Iqbal
A
was poet and floated the idea of separate state for Muslim
B
belonged to Madras Presidency
C
established Muslim league party
D
organized Aligar movement
Question 58
The tomb at Sessaram was built by
A
Humayun
B
Sher Shah
C
Akbar
D
Babar
Question 59
Ashoka patronized
A
Jainism
B
Saivism
C
Saivism
D
Vaishnavism
Question 60
The earliest evidence for the democratic election system in Tamil Nadu is available in the form of
A
a copper scroll
B
an inscription on stone
C
a painting
D
a literature
Question 61
Which party formed ministry in Madras Presidency after the passing of Government of India Act of 1935?
A
Swaraj party
B
Justice party
C
Congress party
D
Communist party
Question 62
The Fort William College at Kolkata was founded in the year
A
1806
B
1810
C
1810
D
1800
Question 63
The language which was used in the Ashoka inscription is
A
Hindi
B
Sanskrit
C
Prakrit
D
Telugu
Question 64
Satyartha Prakash was written by
A
Raja Rammohan Roy
B
Debendranath Tagore
C
Keshab Chandra Sen
D
Dayanand Saraswathi
Question 65
Who among the following was not a member of the Justice party?
A
Pitty Thyagaraya Chetty
B
Raja of Panagal
C
T.M. Nair
D
Rajagopalachari
Question 66
Nadir Shah was a/an
A
Afghah King
B
Moghul Ruler
C
Persian King
D
Delhi Sultan
Question 67
Which Act separated Burma from India?
A
India Act of 1935
B
Independence Act of 1947
C
Minto-Morley Reform Act
D
Montague-Chelmsford Act
Question 68
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A):         The Marathas were defeated in the third battle of Panipat in 1761.
  • Reason(R): It checked the growth of Maratha power but did not destroy them.
Now select your answer according to the coding scheme given below:
A
Both (A) and (R) are true , but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
B
Both (A) and (R) are true , but (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
C
(A) is true, but (R) is false
D
(A) is false, but (R) is true.
Question 69
The Theosophical Society at Adyar dealt with
  1. Social Issues II. Communal issues
  • III. Political issues              IV. Religious issues
Of these:
A
I alone is correct
B
I and II are correct
C
I, II and III are correct
D
All are correct
Question 70
Annie Besant became the President of the Indian National Congress in the year
A
1915
B
1916
C
1917
D
1918
Question 71
Choose the statement(s) connected with Marudhu Brothers:
  1. Ruled Sivaganga area
  2. Siruvayal and Kalayarkovil were their strongholds.
  3. Took refuge in Panchalamkurichi
  4. They were executed by the British in 1809.
A
I alone is correct
B
II alone is correct
C
I, II and IV are correct
D
I, III and IV are correct
Question 72
Who was chiefly responsible for the partition of Bengal?
A
Wellesley
B
Ripon
C
Curzon
D
Chelmsford
Question 73
Dantidurga established which kingdom?
A
Chalukyas of Badami
B
Chalukyas of Kalyani
C
Chalukyas of Vengi
D
Rashtrakuta Dynasty
Question 74
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A): Public participated in the political life during early, vedic period.
  • Reason(R): Sabha and Samiti discussed matters of public importance.
Now select your answer according to the coding scheme given below:
A
Both (A) and (R) are true , but (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
B
Both (A) and (R) are
C
(A) is true, but (R) is false
D
(A) is false, but (R) is true.
Question 75
Badruddin Tyabji was associated with
A
President of the First session of the Congress party held at Bombay in 1885
B
President of the Second session of the Congress party held at Calcutta in 1886
C
President of the Third session of the Congress party held at Madras in 1887
D
None of these
Question 76
Consider the following statements:
  1. Akbar promulgated Din-i-Ilahi
  2. Fin-i-Ilahi means divine duty
  3. Prominent convert to Din-i-Ilahi was Raja Birbal
  4. Din-i-Ilahi discouraged Muslim rites.
Of the statements:
A
I alone is correct
B
I and II are correct
C
I, III and IV are correct
D
All are correct
Question 77
Which one of the following is true?
A
Devaradiyars were the group of girls who used to dance before the God during the festivals in the temple
B
Devaradiyars were the attendants in a sabha
C
Devaradiyars were the chief singers in a village
D
Devaradiyars were the painters
Question 78
Who was the architect of the first Indian Imperial power?
A
Bindusara
B
Chandragupta Maurya
C
Ashoka
D
Brihadratha
Question 79
Match List I and List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List I                                                          List II
  1. Salt Satyagraha                                          1. Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy
  2. Protest against Devadasi system      2.  N. Somayajulu
  3. Nei Statue Satyagraha                       3. Kasthuri Ranga Iyengar
  4. The Hindu                                 4. Vedaranyam
A
4 1 3 2
B
4 1 2 3
C
1 3 2 4
D
3 2 4 1
Question 80
Who laid the foundation of the British Empire?
A
Robert Clive
B
Lord Napier
C
Lord Ripon
D
Lord Cornwallis
Question 81
Quitbuddin Aibak was a slave of
A
Muizzuddin
B
Muhammad of Ghur
C
Mohammad of Ghazni
D
Khawarism Shah
Question 82
The Queen who took the lead in the South Indian Rebellion was ________
A
Jakkamma
B
Vellai Natchiyar
C
Muthayee Ammal
D
Velu Natchiyar
Question 83
Identify the correct order in which they occurred in India.
A
Quit India movement, Non-co-operation movement, Khilafat movement, Civil disobedience movement
B
Civil disobedience movement, Khilafat movement, Quit India movement, Non-co-operation movement
C
Khilafat movement, Non-co-operation movement, Civil disobedience movement, Quit India movement
D
Non-co-operation movement, Quit India movement, Khilafat movement, Civil disobedience movement
Question 84
V.O.Chidambaram Pillai founded the Swadeshi Steam Navigation Company to operate between Tuticorin and
A
Mauritius
B
Singapore
C
Sri Lanka
D
Malaysia
Question 85
The two major cities of Indus Valley Civilisation revealing uniform urban planning were
A
Mohenjodaro and Channudaro
B
Mohenjodaro and Lothal
C
Mohenjodaro and Dholavira
D
Mohenjadaro and Harappa
Question 86
Which Mughal emperor was defeated by Shershah?
A
Babur
B
Humayun
C
Jahangir
D
Aurangazeb
Question 87
Existence of a League of Tamil state referred in the
A
Girnar inscription
B
Hathigumpha inscription of Kharavela
C
Jambai inscription
D
Sannathi inscription
Question 88
The first Mughal Emperor to show interest in painting was
A
Akbar
B
Humayun
C
Shah Jahan
D
Babur
Question 89
In which year was the ‘Dyarchy’ introduced?
A
1919
B
1909
C
1935
D
1947
Question 90
Who among the following Europeans were the first to come to India and leave India last?
A
The Portuguese
B
The French
C
The English
D
The Dutch
Question 91
Tirupur Kumaran died in the year
A
1930
B
1932
C
1933
D
1934
Question 92
Kanchipuram Kailasanatha temple was built during the reign of _______
A
Mahendravarman
B
Ranga Pataka
C
Rajasimha
D
Narasimha
Question 93
The scope of land reforms does not include
A
abolition of intermediaries
B
consolidation of land holdings
C
cooperative farming
D
housing loans to farmers
Question 94
Captain Lakshmi, the only woman representative in the Independent Madras Province Ministry was
  • Daughter of Ammu Saminathan , a patriot
  • Captain of Jhansi Military Wing
  • Educated in England
  • Leader of India.
A
I alone
B
I and II
C
I and IV
D
III and IV
Question 95
Match list I and List II correctly and select your answer using the code given below:
  • List I                                  List II
  1. Chera       1. Bull
  2. Chola          2. Fish
  3. Pandya          3. Bow and Arrow
  4. Pallava             4. Tiger
A
4 3 1 2
B
3 4 2 1
C
3 1 4 2
D
2 1 4 3
Question 96
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
A
Parsvanath - Twenty fourth Tirthankara
B
Mahavira - Last Tirthankara
C
Jatakas - Jain Literature
D
Agama Sidhanta - Buddhist literature
Question 97
Which of the following sates was assigned to the Indus civilization by Sir John Marchall?
A
3250 - 2750 B.C.
B
3500 – 3000 B.C.
C
3000- 2550 B.C
D
3000-2000 B.C.
Question 98
The Aryans had popular Assemblies, Sabhas and Samitis to check
A
on the power of the King
B
on the power of Purohita
C
on the power of Army Chief
D
on the power of Village head
Question 99
Mahatma Gandhi suspended the Non-co-operation movement due to Chauri Chaura  incident in the year_______
A
1920
B
1921
C
1922
D
1923
Question 100
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A): Vira Pandya Kattabomman was captured and handed over to the British by Vijayaragunatha Tondaiman Raja of Pudukottai.
  • Reason(R): He was a friend of the British.
Now select your answer according to the coding scheme given below:
A
Both (A) and (R) are true , but (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.
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