Indian History MCQ-277

Who was the Viceroy of India at the time of formation of the Indian National Congress?

(A) Lord Canning
(B) Lord Dufferin
(C) Lord Mayo
(D) Lord Elgin

Which one of the following did not happen during the reign of Vijayanagar king Ramaraya?

(A) Admission of Muslims in the army
(B) Intervention in the Muslim states of Deccan
(C) Invasion into far south
(D) Sustained friendly relations with the Portuguese

What is not true about Ala-ud-din’s market regulations?

(A) The prices of various commodities were fixed by the state
(B) He appointed sahana-i-mandi as the controller of markets
(C) There was provision for rationing of grains during droughts and emergencies
(D) He met with firm resistance from the traders while enforcing these measures

Assertion (A) : Shivaji mostly followed the pattern of land revenue system introduced by Malik Ambar.
Reason (R): He preferred to do away with revenue collection through hereditary officers of sub-districts.

(A) Both A and R are true and R is the cor­rect explanation of A.
(B) Both A and R are true but R is not a cor­rect explanation of A.
(C) A is true but R is false.
(D) A is false but R is true.

In which of the inscriptions Ashoka’s name finds mention for the first time?

(A) Maski
(B) Dhanti
(C) Brahmagiri
(D) Uday Golan

The Battle of Plassey was fought in

(A) 1757
(B) 1782
(C) 1748
(D) 1764

Given below are four industries that developed during the British rule in India:

I. Jute industry
II. Iron and steel industry
III. Textile industry
IV. Sugar industry

Which one of the following shows the correct chronological order in which the industries developed?

(A) I, II, III, IV
(B) III, I, II, IV
(C) I, III, II, IV
(D) IV, I, II, III

Who of the following has termed Central Asia as the territory of Aryans?

(A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(B) Dr. K.N. Jha
(C) Dr. Radha Kumud Mukherjee
(D) Max Muller

In which of the following places, painted rock shelters belonging to the palaeolithic and mesolithic ages are found?

(A) Bhimbetka
(B) Utnur
(C) Belan Valley
(D) Amri

Which-was the first revolutionary terrorist organization in India?

(A) Abhinava Bharat
(B) Anushilan Samiti
(C) Mitra Mela
(D) Ghadar Party

The first to bring Islam into India were the

(A) Turks
(B) Arabs
(C) Khaljis
(D) Slave Rulers