Indian History Quiz

Q1. Where did British first open their factories in Eastern part of India?
(a) Assam                                                 (b) Orissa
(c) Bihar                                                   (d) Sikim

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Q2. England was ruled by, when East India Company was came into existence
(a) Hanovarians                                      (b) Stuarts
(c) Normans                                            (d) None of the above

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Q3. In Bengal, the headquarters of East India Company were located at
(a) Fort St David                                     (b) Fort William
(c) Fort St George                                   (d) None of the above

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Q4. Goa was captured by Portuguese
(a) 1479 AD                                             (b) 1575 AD
(c) 1510 AD                                             (d) 1600 AD

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Q5. First Governor-General of Bengal
(a) Robert Clive                                       (b) William Bentinck
(c) Wellesley                                            (d) Warren Hastings

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Q6. First Governor-General of India
(a) Lord Amherst                                    (b) Lord William Bentinck
(c) Sir Charles Metcalfe                          (d) Robert Clive

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Q7. Sati was declared illegal and punishable by
(a) Lord William Bentinck                      (b) Lord Ripon
(c) Lord Canning                                     (d) Lord Dalhousie

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Q8. The first session of the All India Congress held in Bombay in 1920, was presided over by
(a) J L Nehru                                            (b) VV Giri
(c) Lala Lajpat Rai                                   (d) MM Joshi

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Q9. Who founded Ferguson College at Pune in 1885
(a) Decan Educational Society               (b) Bharatiya Sewak Samaj
(c) Samaj Sewa Sangh                             (d) Theosophical Society

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Q10. First English newspaper in India
(a) The Bengal Gazette                            (b) The Calcutta Gazette
(c) The Bengal Journal                            (d) The Bombay Herald

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Q11. Who wrote the book Babuvivah
(a) Raja Rammohan Rai                          (b) Pandit Rambai
(c) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar             (d) Rabindranath Tagore

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Q12. Who first translated Bhagvad Gita to English
(a) William Jones                                     (b) Charles Wilkins
(c) Alexander Cunningham                    (d) John Marshall

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Q13. First census in India was conducted at the time of
(a) Lord Dufferin                                    (b) Lord Lytton
(c) Lord Auckland                                   (d) Sir John Napier

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Q14. Who was the Viceroy of India when the Rowlatt Act was Passed
(a) Lord Irwin                                          (b) Lord Reading
(c) Lord Chelmsford                                (d) Lord Wavell

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Q15. Who introduce English as official language
(a) Lord William Bentick                         (b) Sir Charles Wood
(c) Dalhousie                                            (d) Allan Octawain Hume

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Q16. Who was the founder of the Indian Association
(a) Dadabhai Naoroji                               (b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(c) Surendranath Banerjee                     (d) AO Hume

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Q17. The first Indian leader to undergo imprisonment
(a) C Vijaraghavachari                             (b) B G Tilak
(c) Bipin Chandra Pal                               (d) Dadabhai Noroji

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Q18. First Indian to used the word ‘Swarajya’
(a) Raja Rammohan Rai                           (b) Mahtma Gandhi
(c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak                           (d) Swami Vivekanand

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Q19. All India Harijan Sangha established by Mahtama Gandhi, in the year
(a) 1935                                                     (b) 1932
(c) 1920                                                     (d) 1927

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Q20. In which place did Satyagraha first started
(a) Delhi                                                     (b) Calcutta
(c) Baroda                                                  (d) Champaran

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Q21. Who first address Mahtma Gandhi as "Father of Nation"
(a) Subhas Chandra Bose                         (b) Rabindra Nath Tagore
(c) B G Tilak                                                (d) JL Nehru

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Q22. Dandi March was began on the date of
(a) 12th March, 1930                                (b) 15th March, 1928
(c) 15th April, 1932                                   (d) 30th March, 1932

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Q23. Which farm eastablished by Mahatma Gandhi in Natal, South Africa
(a) Phoenix Farm                                       (b) Tolstoy Farm
(c) Sabamati Ashram                                 (d) None of the above

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Q24. Who is consider as the chief architect of Tajmahal
(a) Mir Abd-ul Karim                                 (b) Ahmad Lahauri
(c) Makramat Khan                                    (d) Ustad Isa

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Q25. Number of years required to build Tajmahal
(a) 22 years                                                (b) 26 years
(c) 18 years                                                (d) 12 years

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