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HISTORY ENGLISH
  • 1. Which of the following treaties
    brought an end to the independent
    existence of Peshwa Baji
    Rao II ?

  • 2. Where are the mortal remains of
    St. Francis Xavier housed?

  • 3. ……………… city was found in 7 layers which indicates that it was rebuilt 7 times mostly due to the flooding of the Indus River.

  • 4. Gauthama Siddhartha attained enlightenment at …………………. under a papal tree(Bodhi tree)

  • 5. Shivaji Bhonsle was the most powerful ………………………. King

  • 6. Who among the following controlled
    maximum trade in the
    western coastal region during
    17th century ?

  • 7. Given below are the names of
    prominent leaders and their respective operational areas during
    the revolt period. Select the

    incorrect pair.

  • 8. Who was the National leader
    who wrote History of India on
    the walls of the Andaman Cellular
    Jail ?

  • 9. The ‘Doctrine of Lapse’ was first
    applied to the Princely State of

  • 10. One of the following was not involved
    in the Chittagong Armoury
    Raid, 1934. Who was he?

  • 11. Which of the following events
    made the English East India Company the legitimate masters
    of the Bengal Suba ?

  • 12. Apart from the Quit India Movement
    which started on 9th August
    1942, what other sensational
    activity of the freedom fighters
    was done on 9th August?

  • 13. Which Indian statesman used
    these magic words, “Long years
    ago we made a tryst with destiny,
    and now the time comes

    when we shall redeem our pledge
    ....” ?

  • 14. When Mahatma Gandhi was arrested
    who among the following
    took over the
    leadership of Salt
    Satyagraha ?

  • 15. In which session of Congress the
    demand of “Poorna Swaraj” was
    accepted as the aim of the Congress

  • 16. “Go back to Vedas.” This call given
    by

  • 17. Naokhali is situated in—

  • 18. Mahatma Gandhi was first arrested
    during ‘Satyagrah’ in the
    year—

  • 19. What was the basis of transfer
    of power to India on 15th August
    by ?

  • 20. Permanent Revenue settlement of
    Bengal was introduced by :

ANCIENT INDIA QUIZ
  • 1. Bijapur is known for its

  • 2. Multan was named by the Arabs
    as

  • 3. The Taj-Mahal was built by

  • 4. Which Mughal Emperor transferred

    the Mughal Capital from
    Agra to Delhi ?

  • 5. Which of the following forts was
    not built by Akbar ?

  • 6. Which is the holy book of the
    Sikh religion ?

  • 7. Tulsidas wrote Ram- charitmanas
    in the reign of

  • 8. When did the reign of Delhi Sultanate
    came to an end ?

  • 9. Who introduced leather token
    currency in India ?

  • 10. When the rule of the Delhi Sultan
    began ?

  • 11. Sher Shah defeated Humayun
    and captured Gaur in the
    battle of

  • 12. The
    most
    powerful
    Peshwa
    was

  • 13. Who among the Delhi Sultans
    died of a sudden fall from a horse at Lahore while playing Chaugan ?

  • 14. Who succeeded Guru Nanak ?

  • 15. Akbar
    held
    his
    religious
    discussion
    in

  • 16. What was the original name of
    Nur Jahan ?

  • 17. The tomb of Jahangir was built at

  • 18. The famous Sun Temple at
    Konark was built by

  • 19. Which was the second capital of Akbar ?

  • 20. Who was the Delhi Sultan to impose
    Jizya even on the
    Brahmins ?

MODERN INDIA
  • 1. The Poona Pact signed in 1934 provided for

  • 2. Mahzarnama was declared by ____?

  • 3. The Khilji Sultans of Delhi were

  • 4. The rulers of Vijayanagar promoted

  • 5. The original name of Tansen, the most famous musician at the court of Akbar was

  • 6. The Qutub Minar was completed by the famous ruler

  • 7. Which of the following are incorrectly paired ?

  • 8. Ibn Batuta visited India during the reign of

  • 9. Which of the undermentioned facts about Taj Mahal innot correct?

  • 10. Where did Babar die?

  • 11. Who wrote Akbarnama ?

  • 12. The Lodi dynasty was founded by

  • 13. Who among the following was an illiterate?

  • 14. The first Indian Hindi Scholar of the Mughal period was

  • 15. The Upanishads were translated by Dara Shikoh in Persian under the title of

  • 16. After the death of Rajaram in 1700 A.D., Marathas continued the war against the Mughals under his brave wife

  • 17. Which Sikh Guru called himself the ‘Sachcha Badshah’?

  • 18. Coronation of Shivaji took place in

  • 19. Identify the European power from whom Shivaji obtained cannons and ammunition

  • 20. The Muslim adventurer who destroyed the Nalanda University was

MEDIEVAL INDIA
  • 1. Consider the following statements regarding the “Gurjara-Pratihars” –the earliest rulers of rajputs?
    1.The Gurjara-Pratiharas first great leader was Harischandra. 2.He conquered extensive territory in Rajaputana and ruled with his capital at Ajmer. Choose the correct statements?

  • 2. Who among the following refer the Pala Kingdom as Ruhma?

  • 3. The famous poet Amir Khusrau
    was contemporary of all except
    following :

  • 4. Todar Mal, the brilliant revenue
    officer served under

  • 5. In which of the Round Table Conference
    Mahatma Gandhi participated?

  • 6. Who was Akbar’s guardian ?

  • 7. Who was the first Vijayanagar
    ruler to wrest the important fort
    of Goa from the Bahamanis ?

  • 8. The 1st Battle of Panipat was
    fought in the year

  • 9. Which of the following was the
    founder of the house of Peshawar?

  • 10. Which of the following monuments
    is the oldest ?

  • 11. Who among the following rulers
    abolished Jaziya?

  • 12. Who was Akbar’s famous revenue
    minister?

  • 13. The greatness of Shershah lies in his

  • 14. Who of the Delhi sultans pursued
    the policy of ‘blood and iron’ ?

  • 15. Who of the following became a
    member of the “Din–i–Ilahi”?

  • 16. Who was the founder of Lodhi
    dynasty ?

  • 17. How many times Shivaji plundered
    Surat ?

  • 18. Which of the following Alberuni’s
    account of India

  • 19. Bahadur Shah (First) was born
    in the year _____

  • 20. Who was appointed by Akbar as
    his Court Musician?