History - General Awareness Questions and Answers


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QUESTION

The British East India Company captured Pondicherry (Puducherry) from the French in the year ______.

A)

1761

B)

1674

C)

1699

D)

1738

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QUESTION

In which year was the ‘Lotteries Regulation Act’ passed?

A)

1998

B)

1993

C)

1999

D)

1991

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QUESTION

Who among the following Rajput rulers defeated Muhammad Ghori in the First Battle of Tarain in 1191 AD?

A)

Rana Kumbha

B)

Bappa Rawal

C)

Prithviraj Chauhan

D)

Maldeo Rathore

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QUESTION

After Mahatma Gandhi’s release from prison in January 1931, Congress leaders met at ______ to plan the future course of action.

A)

Allahabad

B)

Lahore

C)

Calcutta

D)

Surat

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QUESTION

Which of the following was a fishing colony that was used as a port for trading with the Romans and the Greco-Romans in ancient India?

A)

 Lothal

B)

 Tulapurushandana

C)

 Badami

D)

 Arikamedu

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QUESTION

Under which of the following rulers did Delhi first became a capital?

A)

Iltutmish Dynasty

B)

Tomara Rajputs

C)

Chauhans of Ajmer

D)

Khilji Dynasty

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QUESTION

Which two kings fought in the Battle of Hydaspes?

A)

 Chandragupta and Dhana Nanda

B)

Mihirakula and Yasodharman

C)

 Alexander and Porus

D)

 Ashoka and Mahapadmanabha

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QUESTION

During the rule of which of the following dynasties did Timur or Tamerlane invade India in 1398 AD?

A)

 The Sayyad dynasty

B)

 The Khilji dynasty

C)

 The Tughlaq dynasty

D)

 The Slave dynasty

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QUESTION

Who among the following was a ruler of the Rashtrakuta dynasty?

A)

Ashoka

B)

Dhruva

C)

Kanishka

D)

Samudragupta

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QUESTION

What was the age in years of the revolutionary Bhagat Singh when he was hanged till death?

A)

30

B)

26

C)

20

D)

23

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QUESTION

Which of the following revolutionaries was arrested by the British as an accused in the Alipore Bomb Conspiracy Case?

A)

Kanailal Dutta

B)

Roshan Singh

C)

Rajendra Lahiri

D)

Ashfaq Ullah Khan

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QUESTION

What was the first name of the Mughal Emperor Babur?

A)

 Giasuddin

B)

 Hasanuddin

C)

 Qaseemuddin

D)

 Zahiruddin

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QUESTION

King Lalitaditya Muktapida ruled over ______.

A)

Gujarat

B)

Kerala

C)

Sikkim

D)

Kashmir

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QUESTION

Who among the following was India’s longest serving prime minister as of April 2021?

A)

 IK Gujral

B)

 Jawaharlal Nehru

C)

 Narendra Modi

D)

 Indira Gandhi

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QUESTION

In which of the following years was the civil disobedience campaign completely ceased?

A)

1917

B)

 1923

C)

 1943

D)

1934

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QUESTION

Dantidurga, who set up his capital at Malkhed was a ______ ruler.

A)

 Pala

B)

 Satavahana

C)

 Pratihara

D)

 Rashtrakuta

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QUESTION

Which of the following events occurred first during the Indian National Movement?

A)

 Dandi March

B)

Partition of Bengal

C)

 Arrival of Simon Commission

D)

 Kheda Satyagraha

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QUESTION

In which of the following years did the resolution at the Karachi Session of the Indian National Congress dwell on how Independent India’s Constitution should look?

A)

 1945

B)

 1928

C)

 1931

D)

 1946

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QUESTION

Who among the following defeated Harshavardhana when he invaded the Chalukya kingdom in the Deccan?

A)

Vikramaditya I

B)

Pulakesin II

C)

Kirtivarman I

D)

Mangalesha

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QUESTION

Who among the following freedom fighters hoisted the Indian flag at the Gowalia Tank Maidan in Mumbai during the Quit India Movement?

A)

 Sarojini Naidu

B)

 Tara Rani Srivastava

C)

 Matangini Hazra

D)

 Aruna Asaf Ali