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PSC Exam GK History Questions

Q91. Who was the first sultan of the Delhi Sultanate
(a) Qutb al-Din Aibak
(b) Khizr Khan
(c) Iltutmish
(d) Jalal-ud-din Khilji

Q92. Which King called himself "Lichchavi-Dauhitra"
(a) Ashoka
(b) Samudragupta
(c) Harshvardhan
(d) Krishnadeva Rai

Q93. Which one of the following texts was composed by Vishakhadatta
(a) Devichandraguptam
(b) Mrichhakatikam
(c) Malavikagnimitram
(d) Vikramorvashiyam

Q94. Where is Gautamiputra Satkarni's inscription located
(a) Ajanta
(b) Bharhut
(c) Ellora
(d) Nasik



Q95. Where is the elephant capital of Ashokan pillar found
(a) Sankisa
(b) Rampurwa
(c) Kaushambi
(d) Sanchi

Q96. The first Indian text to define a state as saptanga rajya is
(a) Arthashastra
(b) Rajtarangini
(c) Mudrarakshas
(d) Harshcharita

Q97. Who was the author of the first monumental book on the Indus Valley Civilization
(a) Sir W. W. Hunter
(b) Sir John Shore
(c) Sir John Marshall
(d) Sir William Jones

Q98. The third Buddhist Council was held during the reign of
(a) Ashoka
(b) Kaniska
(c) Chandragupta Maurya
(d) Skandagupta

Q99. The first Indian ruler who surrendered before Alexander was
(a) Porus
(b) Bishamitra
(c) Ambhi
(d) Ashoka

Q100. The Sunga Dynasty was founded by
(a) Pushyamitra Sunga
(b) Agnimitra
(c) Bhagvata
(d) Devabhuti



Q101. Kashmir was under the control of Indian rulers during
(a) Mauryas and Kushanas
(b) Nandas
(c) Sungas
(d) None of the above

Q102. Jizya (poll-tax) was imposed on
(a) Muslims
(b) Hindus
(c) Buddhists
(d) Sikhs

Q103. The first battle of Tarain took place in
(a) 1191
(b) 1192
(c) 1193
(d) 1526

Q104. For the first time Rupee was minted in India in the form of coins by
(a) Sher Shah
(b) Islam Shah
(c) Babur
(d) Akbar

Q105. The warrior king who made the Chalukyas the paramount power in the Deccan was
(a) Pulakeshin I
(b) Pulakeshin II
(c) Vikramaditya I
(d) Kirtivarman II


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