Indian History MCQ-272

Who was political guru of the Father of Nation?

(A) Madan Mohan Malviya
(B) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(C) Dadabhai Naoroji
(D) None of the above

Who among the following was greatly influenced by Islam?

(A) Namdev
(B) Chaitanya
(C) Ramananda
(D) Ramanuja

The Chinese pilgrim who visited India during the period of Harshavardhana was

(A) Fa-hien
(B) Hiuen Tsang
(C) Itsing
(D) Wang Sung

Which of the following Sikh Gurus rose against Shahjahan and defeated an imperial army at Sangrama, near Amritsar, in the first half of 17th century?

(A) Guru Arjun Dev
(B) Guru Har Gobind
(C) Guru Har Rai
(D) Guru Har Kishan

Who among the following authors translated the famous work, “Kitab-al-Hind” into English?

(A) Walter Roper Lawrence
(B) E.C. Sachau
(C) Al-Muqaddsi
(D) S.A. Rahim

Assertion (A) : When Shivaji died, his younger son was crowned as the ruler.

Reason (R) : Before his death. Shivaji nominated him to the throne as his elder son was found to be licentious.

(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 the correct explanation of A.
(C) A is true but R is false.
(D) A is false but R is true.

Match the following:

A. James Mill I. Evangelicalism
B. William Wilber- force II. Utilitarianism
C. William Jones III. Liberalism

D. Thomas Macaulay IV. Orientalism

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

Assertion (A) : Lokmanya Tilak opposed the Edge of Consent Bill.

Reason (R) : Lokmanya Tilak was of the view that society not the Government should adopt measures to eradicate social evils.

(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 the correct explanation of A.
(C) A is true but R is false.
(D) A is false but R is true.

On the death of Jahangir in 1627. Shahjahan’s most formidable rival to the throne was his

(A) nephew Dawar Baksh
(B) brother Khusrau
(C) brother Parwez
(D) brother Shahryar

Which of the following was mainly responsible for the transfer of power by the British to India on 15 August 1947?

(A) Cabinet Mission plan
(B) Attlee Declaration
(C) Simon Commission plan
(D) Mountbatten declaration

Who was the first Muslim ruler of Delhi?

(A) Iltutmish
(B) Qutub-ud-din Aibak
(C) Nasir-ud-din
(D) Ali Mardan

Where is the pre-historic grain producing site of Mehrgarh located?

(A) On the bank of Ghaggar river
(B) In eastern Rana of Kutch
(C) On the edge of Bolan river
(D) In western Balochistan

Tools of Early Stone Age or Paleolithic period were made of:

(A) Quartzite
(B) Selkhari
(C) Gomed
(D) Indra Gope gem