Miscellaneous Indian History solved MCQs

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1. When is the Independence Day of Pakistan celebrated?

a. 15 August

B. 4 July

c. 16 August

d. 14 August

2. The first Defence Minister of India was -

a. K. M. Cariappa

B. Gopalaswami Aiyangar

c. Baldev Singh

d. Sardar Patel

3. First Indian Commander-in Chief was -

a. Gen. K. S. Thimayya

B. Gen. K.M. Kariappa

c. S.H.F.J. Manekshaw

d. None of the above

4. Who gave the concept of Total Revolution?

a. Jayaprakash Narayan

B. Mahatma Gandhi

c. Karl Marx

d. Lenin

5. The potato crop was introduced in India by the -

a. British

B. Dutch

c. Portuguese

d. French

6. Which country offered its good office to resolve Indo-Pak conflict peacefully, in the year 1966?

a. U.S.A

B. Britain

c. U.S.S.R

d. Japan

7. Identify the UNESCO approved World Heritage Site from the following -

a. Meenakshi Temple, Madurai

B. Writers' Building, Calcutta

c. Purana gila, Delhi

d. Kaziranga National Park

8. Wich of the following Gods are worshipped in the sanctum of Badrinath and Kedarnath temples respectively?

a. Vishnu and Shiva

B. Shiva and Vishnu

c. Shiva and Parvati

d. Vishnu and Brahma

9. The first woman Governor of a State in free India was -

a. Mrs, Sarojini Naidu

B. Mrs. Sucheta Kriplani

c. Mrs. Indira Gandhi

d. Mrs. Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

10. Name the Pakistan Prime-Minister who signed the Simla Agreement in 1972.

a. Ayub Khan

B. Yahya Khan

c. Z.A. Bhutto

d. Benazir Bhutto

11. Which one of the following pair is not correctly matched?

a. Harshvardhan- Hiuen Tsang

B. Akbar- Todarmal

c. Chanakya -Chandragupta

d. Vikramaditya - Chaitanya

12. Who amidst the following great music composers was the ruler of a State?

a. Tyagaraja

B. Shyama Shastri

c. Muthu Swami Dikshitar

d. Swati Thirunal

13. Who was the architect of North and South Blocks of the Central Secretariat in Delhi?

a. Sir Edward Lutyens

B. Herbert Bakers

c. Robert Tor Tussell

d. Antonin Raymond

14. Which of the following is called the Land of the Golden Pagoda?

a. Myanmar

B. China

c. Japan

d. North Korea

15. 'Buland Darwaza' was built by           .

a. Humayun

B. Akbar

c. Babur

d. Aurangzeb

16. Battle of Buxar was fought in the year

a. 1576

B. 1526

c. 1764

d. 1857

17. Chandragupta Maurya was the

a. Great grandfather of Ashoka

B. Brother of Ashoka

c. Father of Ashoka

d. Grandfather of Ashoka

18. The First Battle of Panipat was fought between the forces of

a. Akbar and Hemu

B. Abdali and the Marathas

c. Humayun and Sher Shah Suri

d. Babur and Ibrahim Lodi

19. India Gate was designed by -

a. Frank Lloyd Wright

B. Sir Edwin Lutyens

c. Frank Gehry

d. Zaha Hadid

20. Indian Constitution came into force on

a. 15th August, 1947

B. 26th January, 1950

c. 26th November, 1948

d. 6th November, 1948

21. In India Governor of a state is removed by -

a. Parliament

B. Central Government

c. President

d. Cheif Minister of a respective state

22. In which of the following Indus civilization sites, the Grate Bath structure is found?

a. Harappa

B. Mohenjodaro

c. Kalibangan

d. Dholavira

23. Who was the first Indian woman to win 'Miss World' title?

a. Reita Faria Powell

B. Susmita Sen

c. Aishwara Rai

d. Lara Dutta

24. n which session 'Dadabhai Naoroji' was elected as President of Indian National Congress for the first time?

a. Lahore

B. Banaras

c. Calcutta

d. Lucknow

25. Which dynasty immediately succeeded the Maurya dynasty and ruled Magadha Kingdom ?

a. Satavahana

B. Shunga

c. Nanda

d. Kanva


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