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History GK Questions

Q166. The earliest brick temple in India was built by
(a) Mauryas
(b) Sungas
(c) Vijayanagars
(d) Guptas

Q167. Samudragupta permitted a foreign king Meghavarman to build a monastery at Gaya. Meghavarman belongs to
(a) Nepal
(b) Sri Lanka
(c) Bhutan
(d) Thailand

Q168. Visva-Bharati University was founded by
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Swami Vivekananda
(c) Subhas Chandra Bose
(d) Rabindranath Tagore

Q169. During which Viceroy, the capital of India was shifted from Culcutta to Delhi
(a) Lord Curzon
(b) Lord Minto
(c) Lord Hardinge
(d) Lord Chelmsford



Q170. Charaka was the court Physician of _________
(a) Kanishka
(b) Samudragupta
(c) Ajatashatru
(d) Bimbisara

Q171. Who of the following became a member of the "Din-i-Ilahi"
(a) Todarmal
(b) Tansen
(c) Raja Birbal
(d) Raja Man Singh

Q172. Which Mughal Emperor prohibited the use of tobacco
(a) Akbar
(b) Jahangir
(c) Shah Jahan
(d) Aurangzeb

Q173. Who was the author of the one of the India's earliest novels "Kadambari"
(a) Bana Bhatta
(b) Kalhana
(c) Kalidasa
(d) Bhavabhuti

Q174. Who is the only Indian ruler whose territory extended to Central Asia
(a) Kanishka
(b) Harsha
(c) Pulakeshi II
(d) Raja Raja Chola I

Q175. Where in India was the first French factory established
(a) Surat
(b) Pondicherry
(c) Masulipatnam
(d) Calicut



Q176. The silver coin "tanka" was introduced by _______
(a) Qutubuddin Aibak
(b) Iltutmish
(c) Balban
(d) Bahram Khan

Q177. Who had supported the "Doctrine of Passive Resistance"
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(c) Sri Aurobindo
(d) Subhas Chandra Bose

Q178. The Battle of Kanauj (1540) was fought between Humayun and ______
(a) Maharana Pratap
(b) Sher Shah Suri
(c) Ibrahim Lodi
(d) Rana Sanga

Q179. The Battle of Haldighati was fought between Akbar and ________
(a) Rana Sanga
(b) Rana Kumbha
(c) Maharana Pratap
(d) Hemu

Q180. Who had written the biography of Humayun "Humayun-Nama"
(a) Hindal Mirza
(b) Bakshi Banu Begum
(c) Khanzada Begum
(d) Gulbadan Begum


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