General knowledge history of India

Posted by Editorial Stuff on Sunday, August 25, 2013

Question: 1

Rigvedic Aryans lived in which of these following region of India?

(A) Northern India.
(B) All over India.
(C) Eastern Part of India.
(D) Sapta Sindhu area.
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Question: 2

The Lion Capital at Sarnath is belonged to which of these following king of Indian History?

(A) Chandragupta.
(B) Kanishka.
(C) Harsha.
(D) Ashoka.
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Question: 3

The Rebellion(revolt) of 1857 started at the town of Meerut. Who was the Governor general of India at that time?

(A) Lord Canning.
(B) Lord Wellesley.
(C) Lord Palmerston.
(D) Lord Ellenborough.
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Question: 4

Which one of the following is the most significant feature of the Indus Valley Civilization?

(A) Socio-Economic system.
(B) Ritualistic Life.
(C) Town Planning.
(D) Social Life.
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Question: 5

The greatest development in the Kushan period was in the field of-

(A) Religion.
(B) Art.
(C) Literature.
(D) Architecture.
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Question: 6

The fourth Mysore war was fought between British soldiers and Tipu Sultan. Who got the victory?

A. Tipu Sultan.
B. British Dynasty.
C. Tie.
D. No result.
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Question: 7

In 1773 British parliament passed The regulating Act which help British company-

A. to control over commercial activities.
B. to gain better control over territories.
C. Both A and B.
D. to showoff their power all over the world.
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Question: 8

In 1646 which of the following ruler captures Torna, a fort located at Maharashtra, India?

A. Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
B. Shivaji.
C. Shuja-ud-daula.
D. Ahmad Shah.
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Question: 9

In 1879 after the Verncular Press act passed-

A. duties on rice abolished.
B. duties on war resources abolished.
C. duties on cotton abolished.
D. duties of water abolished.
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Question: 10

After the Indian Council Act passed who become the Governor General and Viceroy of India in 1899?

A. Lord Canning.
B. Lord Curzon.
C. Warren Hastings.
D. Lord William Bentinck.
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