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History GK Questions

Q136. When was the 'National Anthem' adopted by the Government
(a) 15th August, 1947
(b) 26th January, 1947
(c) 24th January, 1950
(d) 26th January, 1950

Q137. The Radcliffe Committee was appointed to
(a) solve the problem of minorities in India
(b) give effect to the Independence Bill
(c) delimit the boundaries between India and Pakistan
(d) enquire into the riots in East Bengal

Q138. In 1930, Mahatma Gandhi started Civil Disobedience Movement from
(a) Sevagram
(b) Dandi
(c) Wardha
(d) Sabarmati

Q139. "Every pearl in the royal crown is a crystallised drop of blood fallen from the tearful eyes of the poor peasant". Who made this statement
(a) Ibn Batuta
(b) Al-Beruni
(c) Amir Khusrou
(d) Badauni



Q140. Which one of the following was the first fort constructed by the British in India
(a) Fort William
(b) Fort St. George
(c) Fort St. David
(d) Fort St. Angelo

Q141. Which of the following Europeans were the last to come to preindependent India as traders
(a) Dutch
(b) English
(c) French
(d) Portuguese

Q142. In the 'Individual Satyagraha' Vinoba Bhave was chosen as the first satyagrahi. Who was the second
(a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(b) C. Rajagopalachari
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru
(d) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Q143. Which Mughal ruler shifted capital from Agra to Delhi
(a) Akbar
(b) Jahangir
(c) Shah Jahan
(d) Bahadur Shah Zafar

Q144. Which God is worshiped by the people of Indus Valley Civilization
(a) Shiva
(b) Bishnu
(c) Brahma
(d) Pashupati

Q145. Who raised the demand of "Complete Independence" for the first time in 1921
(a) Maulana Muhammad Ali
(b) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(d) Maulana Hasrat Mohani



Q146. Which of the following dynasties frequently assigned to the ladies high ranking positions in administration
(a) Chola
(b) Chalukya
(c) Pala
(d) Sena

Q147. Who were the first Europeans to come to India for trade
(a) Dutch
(b) English
(c) French
(d) Portuguese

Q148. Which one of the following musical instruments was mastered by Aurangzeb
(a) Sitar
(b) Pakhawaj
(c) Veena
(d) None of the above

Q149. Which son of Aurangzeb revolted against his father, weakening the latter's position against the Rajputs
(a) Azam
(b) Akbar
(c) Muazzam
(d) Kam Baksh

Q150. The paper 'Indian Mirror' was published during 1861 from
(a) Bombay
(b) Calcutta
(c) Madras
(d) Pondicherry


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