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History Model Test Questions 5 in English

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Question 1
The year 1947 is considered important due to
A
the appointment of Lord Mountbatten as the viceroy of India
B
the passing of the Indian Independence Act
C
integration of princely states
D
the Midnight address of Jawaharlal Nehru
Question 2
The importance of the year 1948 is due to
A
Governor – Generalship of Lord Mountbatten
B
Midnight address of Nehru
C
Governor-Generalship of Rajaji
D
The assassination of Mahatma Gandhi
Question 3
Sardar Vallabhai Patel is considered the “Iron man of India” for his
A
participation in the Salt Satyagraha
B
participation in the Bardoli movement
C
participation in the interim government of Nehru
D
reorganization of princely states
Question 4
Stafford Cripps was
A
Britisher
B
A cabinet minister
C
Radical member of the labour party
D
Strong supporter of the Indian national movement
Question 5
Tipu Sultan is called an innovator because he
A
introduced a new calendar
B
introduced a new system of coinage
C
introduced a new scale a new scales of weight and measures
D
planted a “Tree of liberty” Seringa Patnam
Question 6
Hyder Ali is famous in history because he was
A
brilliant commander
B
shrewd diplomat
C
formidable enemy of the English
D
good administrator
Question 7
Lord Rippon’s greatest contribution was
A
Local self government
B
Ilbert bill
C
Hunter commission
D
Financial reforms
Question 8
Raja Ram Mohan Roy is considered as the social reformer because he
A
fought against superstitions
B
fought against idol worship
C
fought against sati
D
fought against English education
Question 9
Lord Dalhousie is noted in history due to his
A
army reforms
B
social reforms
C
educational reforms
D
doctrine of lapse
Question 10
The immediate cause for the Qutbreak of the sepoy mutiny was
A
the high handedness of the Britishers
B
greased cartridges
C
economic dissatisfaction
D
religious factors
Question 11
____________ was the Governor-General when the 1857 revolt broke out
A
Lord Dalhousie
B
Lord Canning
C
Lord Curzon
D
Lord Cornwallis
Question 12
Match List I correctly with List II and select your answer using the codes given below: List I                                             List II
  1. Doctrine of Lapse 1. Curzon
  2. Partition of Bengal 2. Clive
  3. Dual Government in Bengal 3. Dalhousie
  4. Social reforms 4. Bentink
A
2 3 1 4
B
3 2 1 4
C
3 1 2 4
D
2 1 3 4
Question 13
Choose the incorrect pair:
A
Dandi March - 1930
B
Chauri Chaura - 1922
C
Jallianwala Bagh - 1919
D
Death of Tilak - 1922
Question 14
Rowlatt act was called as the Black Bill because
A
if failed to satisfy the Congress
B
it was passed by the British
C
it authorized the government to imprison any person with our trial
D
it was against the Indians
Question 15
Khilafat movement was considered significant in Indian History because,
A
of the leadership of Gandhiji
B
of the non-cooperation movement
C
of the civil obedience movement
D
it brought Hindus and Muslims together in political agitation
Question 16
Match List I correctly with List II and select your answer using the codes given below: List I(Event)                                                         List II(Year)
  1. Year of great divide 1. 1950
  2. Industrial policy Resolution 2. 1921
  3. Setting up of Planning Commission 3. 1969
  4. Nationalization of Commercial banks 4. 1956
A
1 2 4 3
B
2 4 1 3
C
4 2 3 1
D
4 3 2 1
Question 17
Shershah’s reign is remarkable for his
A
conquests
B
military reforms
C
administrative polity
D
religious policy
Question 18
Babur laid the foundation of the Mughal empire in India by the
A
Invasion of Kabul
B
I battle of Panipat
C
Battle of Khanva
D
Battle of Ghagra
Question 19
Mansabdari system was considered distinctive and unique because
A
mansabdars were paid in cash
B
it did not have any exact parallel outside India
C
it was not hereditary
D
it was a novel military system
Question 20
Who was called as “Mountain Rat”?
A
Shivaji
B
Bairam Khan
C
Hemu
D
Iltutmish
Question 21
The most important outcome of Alexandar’s invasion was
A
expansion of the Greek empire
B
establishment of Greek settlements
C
emergence of Mauryan empire
D
establishment of direct contact between India and Greek
Question 22
One of the unique features of the Satavahana society was
A
overseas trade
B
use of fire baked bricks
C
patriarchal society
D
superior status of the mothers
Question 23
Ratnavali was authored by
A
Itsing
B
Harsha
C
Vyasa
D
Chandragupta
Question 24
Who was called as Vatapikonda?
A
Pulakesin II
B
Mahendra Varman I
C
Narasimha Varman II
D
Narasimha Varma I
Question 25
Narasimha Varma Pallavan is remembered mainly because of the
A
various conquests
B
the visit of Heiun Tsang
C
naval expenditions
D
construction of Mamallapuram
Question 26
Gautam Putra Satakarni was a
A
Chalukya
B
Maurya
C
Satavahana
D
Chola
Question 27
The capital of later western Chalukyas was
A
Kalyani
B
Uraiyur
C
Trichy
D
Vengi
Question 28
Harihara and Bukka were considered important in history because they
A
founded the Sangama dynasty
B
defeated the Hoysalas
C
driven out the muslims
D
extended the empire upto Cauvery
Question 29
The decline of the Vijaya nagar empire was mainly due to the
A
Weak central authority
B
Coming of the Portuguese
C
Independent attitude of the provincial Governors
D
Battle of Talikotta
Question 30
A striking features of the Tughlaq architecture was
A
beautiful arched
B
use of Marble
C
high towers
D
sloping walls
Question 31
One of the unique features of Mohenjadaro is
A
Town Planning
B
Great bath
C
Great Granary
D
Clay seals
Question 32
Harappan civilization came to an end due to
A
Floods in Mohenjadaro
B
Change in the course of rivers Sindus
C
Expansion of the neighboring desert
D
Aryan invasion
Question 33
The Vinayapitaka mainly deals with
A
development of the Sangha
B
life and teachings of Buddha
C
some aspects of ancient Indian history
D
rules and regulations for the monks
Question 34
Ashoka is considered great mainly because of
A
The Kalinga war
B
The vast empire
C
The peace and prosperity during his reign
D
His dharma
Question 35
A real beginning in the direction of local self-government was made by
A
Lord Rippon
B
Lord Mayo
C
Lord Lytton
D
Lord North Brook
Question 36
The Theosophical society of India was founded by
A
Madame H.P. Blavatsky
B
Col. H.S.Olcott and Madame H.P.Blavatsky
C
Mrs. Annie Besant
D
Tilak
Question 37
Dr. Rajendra Prasad assumed the office of the president of the Indian union on
A
26th January, 1952
B
26th January, 1950
C
26th January, 1951
D
15th August, 1947
Question 38
The president of Pakistan who signed the Tashkent Agreement with India after the Indo-Pak was of 1965 was
A
Ayub Khan
B
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
C
Mujibur Rahman
D
Yahiya Khan
Question 39
The viceroy who announced the August declaration in 1940 was
A
Linthgow
B
Wavell
C
Lawrence
D
Curzon
Question 40
Anti –Hindi Agitation during the Pre-Independence day was fought by
A
E.V.Ramaswamy
B
C.N. Annadurai
C
M. Karunanidhi
D
M.G.Ramachandran
Question 41
Diarchy was established in the province by the act of
A
1947
B
1935
C
1919
D
1958
Question 42
The partition of Bengal was done in the year
A
1885
B
1905
C
1925
D
1971
Question 43
The person connected with Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy was
A
Collector Jackson
B
General Dyer
C
Collector Iushington
D
Collector Iushington
Question 44
Communal award of 1932 was issued by British Prime Minister
A
Palmerston
B
Pitt
C
Churchill
D
Ramsay Mac Donald
Question 45
The slogan of Goback to the Vedas was raised by
A
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
B
Dayanand Saraswati
C
Ramakrishna Paramahamsa
D
Vivekananda
Question 46
The first news paper published in India was
A
Shome Prakash
B
Sambad Kaumudi
C
Rast Goftar
D
Bengali Gazette
Question 47
The leader who was called as Frontier Gandhi, was
A
Mohammeg Ali Jinnah
B
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
C
Abbas Thyabji
D
Agha Khan
Question 48
Communal representation was introduced for the first time in India in
A
1885 - Local self-government
B
1901 - Famine commission
C
1909 - Minto-Morley reforms
D
1915 - Defence of India Act
Question 49
The Lucknow pact signed in 1916 agreed to
A
a separate electrote
B
a coalition party
C
dominion status
D
political reforms
Question 50
The Congress special session held in Kolkata in 1920 adopted the resolution of
A
Salt Satyagraha
B
Non-cooperation, Non-violent movement
C
Home rule
D
Congress-League scheme
Question 51
Calcutta university commission was set up during the period of
A
Lord Mayo
B
Lord Chelmsford
C
Lord North Brook
D
Lord Elgin
Question 52
6th April, 1919 was observed as Satyagraha Day in protest against
A
The Jallianwala Bagh incident
B
The Rowlatt Act
C
Minto-Morley Act of 1919
D
The Hunter Committee
Question 53
The Brahma Samaj was established by
A
Tagore
B
Vivekanandha
C
Rama Krishna
D
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Question 54
The reason for British success was
A
superiority of arms and military science
B
superiority of officers and office
C
superiority of their trade and intelligence
D
superiority of the sea route and sailing
Question 55
The arrest of Satyapal and Saifuddin Kichiu triggered off the
A
Chauri Chaura incident
B
Jallianwala Bagh massacre
C
Non-cooperation movement
D
Cicil disobedience movement
Question 56
Which of the following is not correctly matched?
A
Megasthanes - Indica
B
Tripitakas - Jainism
C
Itsing - Japanese traveler
D
Niccolo Conti - Italian traveler
Question 57
Harappan seals were made of
A
Terracotta
B
Copper
C
Iron
D
Lead
Question 58
The vedic civilization was rural civilization, because
A
they cultivated the lands
B
they reared livestocks
C
they lived a pastoral life
D
they lived in villages
Question 59
Four major events of Pre-Mauryan period are given. Identify the correct  orders of their happenings chronologically
A
Birth of Mahavira, Alexanders invasion, Iranian invasion, Birth of Buddha
B
Alexanders invasion, Birth of Buddha, Iranian invasion, Birth of Mahavira
C
Birth of Buddha, Birth of Mahavira, Iranian invasion, Alexanders invasion
D
Iranian invasion, Alexanders invasion, Birth of Mahavira, Birth of Buddha
Question 60
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A): The age of Guptas witnessed the renaissance of Sanskrit Literature.
  • Reason(R): There was peace and prosperity in the age of the Guptas
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, and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
C
(A) is true, but (R) is false
D
(A) is false, but ® is true
Question 61
Muhammad bin Kasim invaded sind in the year
A
710 A.D.
B
711 A.D.
C
712 A.D.
D
715 A.D.
Question 62
715 A.D.
A
the chola kings had been partons of art & architecture
B
peace and concord existed during the chola period
C
the kingdom was economically prosperous
D
availability of talented artisans
Question 63
Arrange the correct order of Malik Kafur’s South Indian expeditions
  1. Madurai II. Warrangal III. Devagiri IV. Dwara Samudhram
A
II,III,I,IV
B
III,II,IV,I
C
IV,I,II,III
D
IV,II,I,II
Question 64
Which of the following statements is/are true in regard to Iltutmish?
  1. He laid the foundations for the administrative institutions
  2. He invited great poets and scholars from various parts of India.
  3. He took actions against the shians
  4. He did not protect the infant muslim empire in India
A
I alone is correct
B
I and II are correct
C
I, II & III are correct
D
All are correct
Question 65
Match list I correctly with list II and select your answer using the codes given below: List I                                             List II
  1. Pallava King 1. Mangalesa
  2. Chalukya King 2. Vijayalaya
  3. Rashtrakuta King 3. Parameswara II
  4. Chola King 4. Dantidurga
A
2 4 1 3
B
3 1 4 2
C
4 2 3 1
D
1 3 2 4
Question 66
Warren Hastings was impeached because
A
he disgraced the English tradition
B
he indulged in corruption
C
he executed Raja Nanda Kumar and disgraced the begums of Oudh
D
he did not cooperate with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Question 67
Match List I correctly with list II and select your answer using the codes given below: List I                                             List II
  1. Double government in Bengal 1. Cornwallis
  2. Permanent settlement 2. Wellesley
  3. Subsidiary alliance 3. Abolition of sati
  4. Bentinck 4. Clive
A
4 1 2 3
B
3 2 1 4
C
1 4 3 2
D
2 3 4 1
Question 68
Lord Curzon is ever remembered by Indians because he
A
founded an agricultural research institute at pusa
B
founded the Archaedogical department
C
constructed Victoria memorial in 1905
D
partitioned Bengal in 1905
Question 69
The issue of greased cartridges is associated with
A
Second Burmese war
B
1857 revolt
C
Vellore mutiny
D
Jallianwala Bagh massacre
Question 70
The universities grants commission was appointed to
A
establish universities in India
B
regulate the functioning of universities
C
aid and patronize university education
D
university education
Question 71
Consider the following statements:
  1. Arya samaj was against idol worship
  2. Arya samaj was against caste system
  3. Arya samaj was against ritualism
  4. Arya samaj was for the revival of the vedic culture
Of the statements:
A
I and II are correct
B
I, II and III are correct
C
All are correct
D
IV alone is correct
Question 72
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
A
Hinter commission - University education
B
Raleigh commission - Free elementary education
C
Radha Krishnan Commission - More funds by Govt. for education
D
Sergeant scheme of education - Encouragement of vernacular education
Question 73
The East India Company was established in the year
A
1500 A.D.
B
1600 A.D.
C
1664 A.D.
D
1744 A.D.
Question 74
Gandhi is known as the
A
Father of the nation
B
Father of India
C
Architect of India
D
Father of modern India
Question 75
Arrange the following dynasties which ruled Vijayanagar empire in chronological oreder:
  1. Tuluva dynasty II. Sangama dynasty
III. Saluva dynasty                                               IV. Aravindu dynasty
A
IV,III,II, I
B
III,IV,I,II
C
II,III,I,IV
D
IV,I,II,II
Question 76
Which of the following are matched correctly?
  1. Mahendra Varman - Cave temples
  2. Narasimha Varman -  Rock out temples
  3. Narasimha Varman II - Structural temples
  4. Aparajitavarman - Stone temples
A
I and II are correct
B
II and III are correct
C
III and IV are correct
D
I, II and III are correct
Question 77
In 1878, the Vernacular Press Act was passed by
A
Lord Lytton
B
Lord Rippon
C
Lord Irwin
D
Lord Hardinge
Question 78
Arrange the following monuments according to their age
  1. Moti Masjid
  2.   Din Punab
  3. . Purana ila
  4. Fatehpur Sikri
A
IV,I,II,III
B
II, IV,I,III
C
III, IV, I, II
D
II,III,IV,I
Question 79
Which of the following are matched correctly?
  • I. Bhonsie    - Berar
  • II. Holkar    -  Indore
  • III. Scindia    - Baroda
  • IV. Peshwa    - Poona
Of these  
A
II, III are IV are correct
B
I,II and IV are correct
C
I, III and IV are correct
D
I, II and III are correct
Question 80
Consider the following statements:
  • I. V.D.Savarkar organized the Abhinay Bharat
  • II. V.D. Savarkar sent secretly pistols from London in 1909 to kill the Nasik District Magistrate
  • III. V.D. Savarkar killed Ashe in June, 1911
  •   IV. V.D.Savarkar was shot dead by the British in 1919
 
A
I alone is correct
B
I and II are correct
C
I, II and III are correct
D
All are correct
Question 81
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A): The Jallianwala Bagh massacre made Gandhi to involve deeply in the freedom movement.
  • Reason(R): The massacre deeply wounded the feelings of Gandhiji.
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, and (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
Match list I correctly with list II and select your answer using the codes given below:
  •     List I            List II
  • a. 1885            1. Khilafat movement
  • b. 1915        2. Gandhi – Irwin pact
  • c. 1920            3. Home rule movement
  • d. 1931        4. Formulation of Indian National Congress
 
A
4 3 1 2
B
2 1 4 3
C
3 2 4 1
D
1 2 4 3
Question 83
Match List I correctly with list II and select your answer using the codes given below:
  •    List I                        List II
  • a. Sarojini Naidu                1. Meerut
  • b. Non-Alignment                2. General Dyre
  • c. Sepoy mutiny                3. Nightingale of India
  • d. Jallianwala Bagh massacre policy        4. Indian foreign
 
A
3 4 1 2
B
2 1 3 4
C
4 2 3 1
D
1 4 2 3
Question 84
Sardar Vallah Bhai Patel is remembered in history for  
A
he was a successful barrister
B
he was the first speaker of the Lok Sabha
C
he was the Deputy Prime Minister of India
D
he bought political unity of India
Question 85
Which one of the following is considered to have sparked off the revolt of 1857 A.D.?  
A
Annexation of Oush
B
The introduction of greased cartridges for the new Enfield rifle
C
The anti-sati legislation
D
All of these
Question 86
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
A
Das Chittaranjan - Grand old man
B
Malavia Madhan Mohan - Deshbandhu
C
Lala Lajpat Rai - Shere-e-Punjab
D
Dadabhai Naoroji - Mahamanya
Question 87
Consider the following statements:
  • I. India was divided according to the Indian Independence Act, 1947
  • II. The two Independent dominions came into existence of August 14 – 15, 1947
  • III. Jinnah became the first Governor – General of Pakistan
  • IV. C.Raja Gopalachari became the first Governor-General of free India.
Of the statements:  
A
I alone is correct
B
I and II are correct
C
I,II & III are correct
D
All are correct
Question 88
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A): The Lucknow pact reunited the extremists and the moderates in the congress.
  • Reason(R): The Lunknow pact recognized communal electorates.
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, and (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 89
The person who called the revolt of 1857 as the first war of Indian ‘Independence’ was
A
R.C. Majumdar
B
Tarachand
C
S.N.Sen
D
V.D.Savarkar
Question 90
Match List I correctly with List II and select your answer using the codes given below:
  •     List I                    List II
  • a. Pondicherry                1. Quit India movement
  • b. Gandhiji                2. Union territory
  • c. 1st Round Table conference     3. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
  • d. Vande Mataram            4. November, 1930
 
A
4 2 3 1
B
2 1 4 3
C
1 3 2 4
D
3 4 1 2
Question 91
Match List I correctly with List II and select your answer using the codes given below:
  •     List I                    List II
  • a. Lord Wavell        1. Communal Award
  • b. Lord Willington        2. Cripps Mission
  • c. Lord Linlithgow        3. First Round Table Conference
  • d. Lord Irwin            4.Simla Conference
A
4 1 2 3
B
2 1 4 3
C
1 3 2 4
D
3 4 1 2
Question 92
A split in the Indian National Congress took place in the year  
A
1905 A.D.
B
1906 A.D.
C
1907 A.D
D
1908 A.D.
Question 93
Hunter commission was established for    
A
social reforms
B
economic reforms
C
educational reforms
D
judicial reforms
Question 94
Match list I correctly with list II and select your answer using the codes given below:
  •     List I            List II
  • a. Babu            1. R.N. Tagore
  • b. Fuehrer            2. T.Prakasam
  • c. Gurudev            3. Gandhiji
  • d. Andhra Kesari        4. Hitler
 
A
1 3 2 4
B
2 3 4 1
C
4 2 3 1
D
3 4 1 2
Question 95
What was the original name of Pataliputra?
A
Avanti
B
Kusinagar
C
Rajagraha
D
Vallabi
Question 96
Mauryans were succeeded by  
A
Nandas
B
Sungas
C
Kanvas
D
Sisunagas
Question 97
The Arab invasion of Sindh took place in the year
A
762 A.D
B
1526 A.D
C
712 A.D.
D
912 A.D.
Question 98
Name the author of Mrichchakatikam
A
Kalidasa
B
Sudraka
C
Visukhadatta
D
Vishnu Sarma
Question 99
Which city among the following was called the “Temple City”?  
A
Srinagar
B
Athote
C
Dwarka
D
Badami
Question 100
The first sangam is said to have been instituted by  
A
Agastya
B
Tiruvalluvar
C
Ilango Adigal
D
Seetalaisattanar
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