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History Model Test Questions 29 in English

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Question 1
Pt.Jawaharlal Nehru’s Five principles of peace are named as
A
Swadeshi
B
Apartheid
C
New Deal
D
Pancha Sheel
Question 2
The 1857 Revolt was sparked off due to the reason
A
New form of turban
B
Greased Cartridges
C
Doctrine of Lapse
D
Abolished the Bata
Question 3
Who repealed the Vernacular Press Act and earned much popularly among India?
A
Lord Curzon
B
Lord Ripon
C
Lord Lytton
D
Lord Maya
Question 4
‘Aryavarta’ referred to
A
Central India
B
Srilanka
C
Sounth India
D
North India
Question 5
The last Mauryan king was
A
Kunala
B
Dasaratha
C
Samprati
D
Brihatratha
Question 6
Match the leaders and their reform movements:
  1. Raja Ram Mohan Roy                  1. Theosophical Society
  2. Dr. Atmaram Pandurang             2. Arya Samaj
  3. Madam H.P.Blavatsky               3. Prarthana Samaj
  4. Dayananda Saraswathi              4. Brahmo Samaj
A
4 2 1 3
B
3 2 1 4
C
2 1 4 3
D
4 3 1 2
Question 7
Bimbisara belongs to which dynasty?
A
Haryanka Dynasty
B
Shisunaga Dynasty
C
Nanda Dynasty
D
Nanda Dynasty
Question 8
The father of Local Self Government is
A
Gandhiji
B
Lord Ripon
C
Nehruji
D
Mounbatten
Question 9
In the procession against the Simon Commission he received fatal injury and died later
A
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B
Lala Lajpat Rai
C
Tiruppur Kumaran
D
Gokhale
Question 10
In 1928 a committee consisting of eight, was constituted to draw up a blue print for thr future constitution of India. It was headed by
A
C.R.Doss
B
Lal Nahadur Shastri
C
Mothilal Nehru
D
Mohammad Ali Jinnah
Question 11
Which of the following statement is not correct?
A
Lord Mount Batten was made the first Governor General of Independent India
B
Mohammad Ali Jinnah became the first Governor General of Pakistan
C
Mohammad Ali Jinnah became the first Governor General of Pakistan
D
On 16th Aug 1947 Pakistan became an independent state
Question 12
Whose birthday is celebrated “National Youth Day” in India?
A
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
B
Swami Dayanand Saraswathi
C
Keshav Chandera Sen
D
Swami Vivekanda
Question 13
Match the following:
  1. Gandhi 1. Delhi Choio
  2. Muslim League 2. Go back to Vedas
  3. Subash Chandra Bose 3. Divide and Quit
  4. Swami Dayananda 4. Do or Die
A
4 3 1 2
B
3 2 1 4
C
4 2 3 1
D
2 1 4 3
Question 14
Nehru was elected as a President of Indian National Congress for the first time in
A
1932
B
1931
C
1929
D
1935
Question 15
Who assumed the title “Vichitthira Chitta”?
A
Dhanthivarman
B
Mahendravarman I
C
Narashiman
D
Nandhivarman
Question 16
Name the council of Ministers who assisted the kings in the day to day administrative functions during the Sangam period?
A
Aimperumkulu
B
Samithi
C
Navarathanas
D
Astaprathan
Question 17
Vivekananda saved Hinduism saved India- whose statement is this?
A
Subash Chandra Bose
B
Gandhiji
C
Bipin Chandra Pal
D
Rajagopalachari
Question 18
Subhash Chandra Bose resigned from the Congress Presidentship in 1939 because
A
The congress did not change his policy as he desired
B
Pt.Jawaharlal Nehru opposed him
C
He fell sick
D
He failed to form the executive committee because of the opposition of Gandhiji
Question 19
Who was the President of Indian NationalCOngress at the time of India’s Independence?
A
Mountbatten
B
Rajagopalachari
C
Gandhiji
D
Acharya Kirupalani
Question 20
Who gave the slogan ‘Inquilab Zindabad’?
A
Subash Chandra Bose
B
Bhagat Singh
C
Mohammad Iqbal
D
Lala Lajpat Rai
Question 21
Choose the incorrect pair regarding the press policy of British in India.
A
Licensing Act - 1857
B
Press Act - 1867
C
Restriction Act - 1870
D
Venacular Press Act – 1873
Question 22
In which inscription the names of the towns like Banavasi, Kolhapur, Vatapi, Aihole, Pattadakal and Shravana Belagola are mentioned?
A
Aihole inscription
B
Uthiramerur inscription
C
Deccan inscription
D
Allahabad inscription
Question 23
The Inscription of Asoka was deciphered by ________ in 1837
A
Cunningham
B
Robert de Nobili
C
John Marshall
D
James Prinsep
Question 24
‘Do or die’ was one of the most powerful slogans of India’s freedom struggle. Who gave it?
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Jawaharlal Nehru
C
Bala Gangadhar Tilak
D
Subhash Chandra Bose
Question 25
Bussha’s ;ast teaching was heard by
  1. Subhadra
  2. Sariputta
  3. Kasyappa
  4. Vasa
A
I
B
II
C
III
D
IV
Question 26
Consider the following statements:
  • Akbar is famous for his Rajput policy.
  • He married the eldest daughter of Raja Bihar Mal Jaipur.
Choose the correct answer from the options given below:
A
A only is correct
B
A and B are correct
C
Only B is correct
D
Both A and B are wrong
Question 27
Match List I           with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below
  • List I                                 List II
  • Kings                                 Countries
  1. Janaka 1. Kosala
  2. Pravahana Jaivali 2. Videha
  3. Ashvapati 3. Kuru Panchala
  4. Prasenajit 4. Kaikeya
A
4 3 1 2
B
2 3 4 1
C
1 3 4 2
D
3 2 1 4
Question 28
The Amaravati school of art flourished in the region between the lower valley of the rivers Krishna and Gadavari covered by the Districts of Amravati and Guntur. This region became an important centre of Buddhism in which century?
A
2nd Century B.C
B
3rd Century B.C
C
4th Century B.C.
D
6th Century B.C.
Question 29
The song ‘Jana-Gana-Mana’ composed by Rabindranath Tagore was first at the Calcutta session of the Indian National Congress on
A
24 January 1950
B
27 December 1911
C
27 December 1948
D
26 January 1930
Question 30
Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on
A
October 2nd, 1947
B
April 6th, 1948
C
January 30th, 1948
D
October 30th, 1949
Question 31
Who addressed Vallabhai Patel as ‘Sardar’ in public meeting?
A
Jawaharlal Nehru
B
Rajaji
C
Subhas Chandra Bose
D
Mahatma Gandhi
Question 32
Arrange the following events in chronological order and find the answer.
  1. Champaran Satyagraha
  2. Individual Satyagraha
  3. Rowlatt Satyagraha
  4. Salt Satyagraha
A
III, I, II, IV
B
I, II, III, IV
C
III, I, IV, II
D
. I, III, IV, II
Question 33
In 1398 A.D. when timur invaded India, the Sultan of Delhi was
A
Nasir-ud-din Muhammad Shah
B
Mullu Iqbal
C
Khizr Khan
D
Ghiyas-ud-din-Tughluq
Question 34
Point out the wrong statement from the following.
A
The original home of the Aryans was Central Asia - Max-Muller
B
Aryans originally lived in the Arctic Region - Bala Gangadhar Tilak
C
The original home of the Aryans was Tibet - V.A.Smith
D
The original home of the Aryans was Sapta Sindhu - A.C.Das
Question 35
Which of the following is incorrectly paired?
A
Rig Veda - Suktas
B
Yajur Veda - Magic formulas
C
Sama Veda - Collection of Melodies
D
Atharvana Veda - Ritual text book
Question 36
Match List I with List II and select your answer using the codes give below:
  • List I                                              List  II
  1. Tattvabodhini Sabha                    1. Atmaram Pandurang
  2. Suddhi Movement                       2. Jyotiba Phule
  3. Prarthana Sabha                            3. Dayanand Saraswathy
  4. Satyashodak Samaj                            4. Devendranath Tagore
A
4 1 2 3
B
3 2 4 1
C
4 3 1 2
D
4 2 1 3
Question 37
The Durant agreement was signed by Sire Mortimer Durant with ________ country , in the year 1893
A
Afghanistan
B
Burma
C
Sri Lanka
D
Russia
Question 38
The Palamau tribal rebellion came to an end after the capture of its leader __________
A
Churaman Rai
B
Babu Ram Bakshi Rai
C
Devi Bakhsh Rai
D
Biswanath Nath Shah Deo
Question 39
Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the list:
  • List I                                              List II
  1. Bala Gangadara Tilak 1. Moderate
  2. Motilal Nehru 2. Communist
  3. Surendranath Bannerjee 3. Extremist
  4. M.N.Roy 4. Swarajist
A
3 4 1 2
B
2 3 4 1
C
4 3 2 1
D
2 1 3 4
Question 40
Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:
  • List I                                              List II
 
  1. Aligarh movement 1. Mohammad Ali Jinnah
  2. Deoband movement 2. Sir Agha Khan
  3. Muslim League 3. Maulana Hussain Ahmed
  4. Muslim Electorate 4. Sayyed Ahmed Khan
A
2 4 3 1
B
4 3 1 2
C
1 4 2 3
D
3 1 2 4
Question 41
Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:
  • List I                     List II
  1. Bihar 1. Nana Saheb
  2. Kanpur 2. Begum Hazrat Mahal
  3. Jhanasi 3. Kunwar Singh
  4. Lucknow 4. Lakshmi Bai
A
4 2 1 3
B
2 1 4 3
C
3 1 4 2
D
2 3 4 1
Question 42
Which of the following is correctly matched?
A
Atmiya Sabha - Dayananda Saraswathi
B
Tattuvabodhini Sabha - Debendranath Tagore
C
Prarthana Samaj - Raja Ram Mohan Roy
D
Theosophical Society - Narandranath Datta
Question 43
Which of the following was the main aim of the Suddhi movement?
A
To ppreach Hinduism
B
To encourage widow remarriage
C
The reconversion of those Hindus Converted into other religions
D
Educational reforms
Question 44
Zamindari system was introduced by
A
Coenwallis
B
Curzon
C
W.Bentinck
D
Johnson
Question 45
“Money is what money does” said by
A
Sir John Hicks
B
Robertson
C
G.D.H. Cole
D
Kent
Question 46
Who raised the slogan ‘No taxation without representation’ at the Madras legistature?
A
P.T. Thiyagaraya Chettiar
B
T.M.Nair
C
C. Natesa Mudaliar
D
Raja of Panagal
Question 47
Who has been regarded as the real founder of Turkish rule in India?
A
Ghiyas-ud-din
B
Taj-ud-din Yildiz
C
Mohammad of Ghur
D
Qutb-ud-din Alibak
Question 48
A highly advanced water management system of Harappa culture has been unearthed at
A
Dholavira
B
Lothal
C
Kalibangan
D
Alamgirpur
Question 49
Who is associated with ‘Blue water policy’?
A
Albuquerque
B
Pedro Alvarez Cabral
C
Almeida
D
Nova
Question 50
Which regulation declared the practice of Sati as illegal and punishable?
A
Regulation No. XVII of December 1829
B
Regulation No. XVI of December 1829
C
Regulation No. XV of December 1829
D
Regulation No. XIV of December 1829
Question 51
The Mudrarakshas of Vishakga Datta gives the information of
A
The story of Chandra Gupta Maurya and Chanakya
B
Samudra Gupta and his religious policy
C
The information of Nandas
D
Life of Harsha
Question 52
Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the given below:
  • List I                                                          List II
  1. Government of India Act 1858  1. Introduction of separate electrorate
  2. Indian Council Act 1909               2. Provincial autonomy
  3. Indian Council Act 1919                   3. Put an end to the rule of British East India company’s rule
  4. Government of India Act 1935             4. Introduction of Dyarchy in provinces
A
2 3 4 1
B
4 2 3 1
C
1 3 2 4
D
3 1 4 2
Question 53
Match the following and choose the correct answer from the codes, given below:
  1. Surat split 1. 1905
  2. Partition of Bengal 2. 1906
  3. Minto-Marley reforms 3. 1907
  4. Indian Muslim League 4. 1909
A
2 3 4 1
B
4 2 3 1
C
1 3 2 4
D
3 1 4 2
Question 54
Match the following:
  1. Fort William was built in Calcutta             1. 1503
  2. Dutch established factories in Pulicat               2. 1700
  3. French established factories in Pondicherry      3. 1610
  4. Albuuerque visited India                               4. 1674
A
2 3 4 1
B
4 2 3 1
C
1 3 2 4
D
3 1 4 2
Question 55
Match the following:
  1. Annie Besant              1. Kesari
  2. Bipin Chandrapal            2. Common weal
  3. Boopendra Nath Dutt            3. The New Asis
  4. Tilak                                     4. Yuganthar
A
2 3 4 1
B
4 2 3 1
C
1 3 2 4
D
3 1 4 2
Question 56
Which Russian traveler visited Bahmani Kingdom?
A
Ibn Batuta
B
Marco Polo
C
Athanasius Nikitin
D
Nicolo de Conti
Question 57
Consider the following about “Gurudwara”
  1. Sikh Shrine is called a Gurudwara, meaning the doorway to the house of God.
  2. The first Gurudwara was built by Guru Ram Singh.
  3. Sikh Gurudwaras must have a religious flag called Nishan Sahib in front of the Gurudwara.
Choose the correct code:
A
1 and 3 only
B
1 only
C
2 and 3 only
D
1, 2 and 3 only
Question 58
Who appointed Maharaja Ranjit Singh as the Governor of Lahore in 1799?
A
Ahmed Shah Abdali
B
Zaman Shah
C
George Barlow
D
Lord Minto
Question 59
Which two leaders participated in the 1st Round Table Conference held at London and explained the condition of the Harijans?
  1. Dr.B.R. Ambedkar
  2. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Irattal Malai Sreenivasan
  4. M.C.Raja
A
1 and 2 only
B
1 and 3 only
C
2 and 4only
D
1 and 4 only
Question 60
Choose the wrongs statement:
  1. Subhas Chandra Bose started the Forward Block party.
  2. He crossed the Indian Border on foot and reached Kabul.
  3.  He was invited by Japanese Premier, Tojo.
A
All the statements are wrong
B
All the statements are correct
C
I, II and III are correct IV is wrong
D
I, II and IV are correct III is wrong
Question 61
  • Assertion(A): In 1940 at Lahore session the Pakistan resolution was passed by the Muslim league.
  • Reason ®: Jinnah declared that the Muslims were not in minority and need a nation.
A
(A) is correct ® is wrong
B
® is correct (A) is wrong
C
(A) and ® are correct and ® explains (A)
D
(A) and ® are correct but (A) does not explain (A)
Question 62
The approach followed by PURA model is
A
Neo Gandhian approach
B
Neo Nehruvian approach
C
Gandhi- Nehru Compromise approach
D
Socialistic approach
Question 63
Consider the following pairs regarding Chalukyas of Kalyani:
  1. Kasivisvesvara Temple - Lakkundi
  2. Mahadeva Temple - Nolambavadi
  3.  Sarasvathi Temple                    - Gadag
Which of the pairs given above is /are correct?
A
I only
B
II only
C
I and III only
D
II and III only
Question 64
Which dynasty/dynasties introduced the construction of Gopuras in South Indian Temples?
  1. The Pallavas
  2. The Cholas
  3. The Pandyas
  4. The Vijayanagar rulers
A
A only
B
B and C only
C
A and C only
D
C and D only
Question 65
Match List I with List II who helped to setup the steel plants:
  • List I                                  List II
  1. Rourkela      1. British
  2. Bhilai             2. German
  3. Durgapur         3. Russia
A
2 3 1
B
3 2 1
C
1 2 3
D
3 1 2
Question 66
Consider the following statement and choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
  • Assertion(A): Jawaharlal Nehru was the Chief Architect of India’s foreign policy.
  • Reason®:   After Independence,  India wanted to maintain friendly relationship with America. Vijayalakshmi Pandit was appointed ad American Ambassador in 1949.
A
Both (A) and ® are correct ® is the correct explanation of (A)
B
Both (A) and ® are incorrect
C
(A) alone is correct ® is incorrect
D
Both (A) and ® are correct ® is not the correct explanation of (A)
Question 67
Which of the statements given below is/are correct?
  1. Congress forms the interim Government with Nehru as the vice-president.
  2. Muslim league decides to join the Interim Government on October 13th 1946.
  3. Constituent Assembly meets without Muslim league members in 9th December 1946.
  4. Indian Independence Bill received Royal Assent on 18th July, 1947.
A
1 and 3 only
B
3 only
C
1, 2 and 4 only
D
1, 2, 3 and 4
Question 68
Find out the wrong statements:
  1. The newspaper “Kesari” was published in English.
  2. “The Mahratta” was issued in Marathi
  3. The book “Orion” was written by Tilak
  4. Tilak taught in the Fergusson college of Deccan.
A
1 and 2 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
3 only
D
4 only
Question 69
Before E.V.Ramasamy Vaikom Satyagraha was first started by three leaders. They were
A
T.Prakasam, T.K.Madhavan and K.P.Kesava Menon
B
T.K.Madhavan, K.P.Kesava Menon and George Joseph
C
George Joseph, T.Prakasam and T.K.Madhavan
D
K.P.Kesava Menon, T.Prakasam and George Joseph
Question 70
Who was called “The Father of Modern India”?
A
Ambedkar
B
Periyar’ E.V.R.
C
Gandhiji
D
Rajaram Mohan Roy
Question 71
Tambapanni is the old name of
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Kerala
C
Srilanka
D
Karnataka
Question 72
Name the journal which declared ‘Swami Vivekananda the greatest figure in the Parliamen’.
A
Young India
B
Samahar Darpan
C
Swadeshi Mitran
D
New York Herald
Question 73
The number of delegates who attended the first session of the Indian National Congress was
A
25
B
100
C
72
D
2000
Question 74
The revolutionary nationalist Nelakanda Brahmachari was born in
A
Thirunelveli
B
Madurai
C
Sirkali
D
Chennai
Question 75
Arrange the following in chronological order
  1. Senkuttuvan
  2. Ematavaramban
  3. Kanaikal Irumporai
  4. Kuttuvan Cheral
A
2, 1, 4, 3
B
4, 2, 3, 1
C
2, 1,3, 4
D
3, 2, 4, 1
Question 76
In Chola kingdom the revenue department was called as
A
Perumtharam
B
Utan Kuttam
C
Puravuvari
D
Olai Nayagam
Question 77
Where the All India Muslim League was formed in 1906?
A
Mumbai
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Chennai
D
Dhaka
Question 78
When ‘Swadeshi day’ was celebrated in India?
A
27 May, 1932
B
28 May, 1932
C
23 May, 1932
D
30 May, 1932
Question 79
Who was the first ruler in the Chola-Chalukya line?
A
Raja Raja II
B
Vikrama Chola
C
Kulothunga I
D
Adhi Rajendran
Question 80
Arrange the following in chronological order.
  1. Trichy proclamation
  2. Vellore mutiny
  3.  Construction of Fort St. George
  4. Kattabomman was hanged to death
A
III, I, IV, II
B
III, IV, I, II
C
IV, I, II, III
D
IV, III, II, I
Question 81
Jinnah celebrated the resignation of congress Ministry as a “Day of Deliverance”on
A
23rd October, 1939
B
16th August, 1940
C
16th August, 1946
D
22nd December, 1939
Question 82
Which Political Party led the Bombay textile mills strike held in 1928?
A
Socialist Party of India
B
Forward Bloc
C
Communist party of India
D
Indian National Congress
Question 83
Plan Balkan”, regarding transfer of power was prepared by
A
V.P.Menon
B
Sardar Vallabhai Patel
C
Lord Mountbatten
D
Lord Atlee
Question 84
When was Bhagat Singh hanged at Lahore?
A
21st March 1931
B
22nd March 1931
C
23rd March 1931
D
24th March 1931
Question 85
Who founded the Rajah Mundri social reform Association in Madras Presidency?
A
Tulsi Ram
B
M.G.Ranade
C
Vireshalingam Pantulu
D
N.M.Joshi
Question 86
Which one of the following formed the basis of the Preamble of the Indian Constitution adopted on 17, October 1949?
A
“Objective Resolutions” moved by Jawaharlal Nehru in the Constitution Assembly.
B
Swarajya Declaration of B.G.Tilak
C
Gandhiji’ RamRajya
D
Directive Principle of State Policy
Question 87
Swami Dayanand founded Arya Samaj in
A
Bombay
B
Calcutta
C
Delhi
D
Lucknow
Question 88
Consider the following statements:
  1. The raising of salt duty from 50 paise to one rupee in Surat in 1844, Caused a great discontent among the people.
  2. Faced with a popular movement the government withdraw the additional salt levy.
Choose the correct answer from the options given below:
A
Both A and B are true
B
A is true and B is false
C
Only A is true
D
Only B is true
Question 89
Which mission was sent to India in 1946 that comprised of Lord Pethick Lawrence, Sir Stafford Cripps and A.V.Alexander?
A
Cabinet Mission
B
Cripps Mission
C
Simon Commission
D
Chelmsford Mission
Question 90
The Chola kings provided lands to the officers and their successors were called as
A
Sala bogam
B
Thirutha bogam
C
Jividham
D
Viruthi bogam
Question 91
In 1760, Lally was defeated in the battle of Vandavasi by
A
Robert Clive
B
Sir Eyer Coote
C
John Cradock
D
Gillespie
Question 92
What type of Sampradaya of Vaishnavism was propagated by Ramanuja?
A
Shri Sampradaya
B
Brahma Sampradaya
C
Rudra Sampradata
D
Sanakadi Sampradaya
Question 93
By which year the Swatantra Party was established?
A
1959
B
1958
C
1957
D
1956
Question 94
Who started Radhaswami Satsang in 1851 with Dayalbagh with Agra as its headquarter?
A
Guru Saligram Sahib Bahadur
B
Shiva Dayal Khatri
C
Satyanand Agnilhotri
D
Madan Mohan Malviya
Question 95
Bipin Chandra Pal addressed a huge crowd assembled on Marina Beach during the year
A
1917
B
1907
C
1906
D
1916
Question 96
Which among the following was the first Indian Vernacular Newspaper?
A
Sambadh Kaumushi
B
The Bengalee
C
The Young India
D
The People’s Friend
Question 97
In 1930, the Salt Satyagragais marched from __________ to Vedaranyam.
A
Tiruchurapalli
B
Kanyakumari
C
Nagapattinam
D
Tiruvarur
Question 98
Who was poet responsible for the release of Cheran Kanaikkal Irumporai from the Chola Prison?
A
Poigaiyar
B
Avvaiyar
C
Kakkai Padiniar
D
Nakkirar
Question 99
One of the main weaving centres of the Imperial Cholas was
A
Tondi
B
Madurai
C
Poombuhar
D
Uraiyur
Question 100
Match the following and choose the correct answer from the codes, given below:
  1. Surat split                    1. 1905
  2. Partition of Bengal          2. 1906
  3. Minto-Marley reforms      3. 1907
  4. Indian Muslim League      4. 1909
A
2 1 3 4
B
4 2 3 1
C
3 1 4 2
D
1 2 4 3
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