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PSC Exam GK History Questions

Q106. Who was the author of Tughlaqnama
(a) Alberuni
(b) Amir Khusrau
(c) Ibn Batuta
(d) Utbi

Q107. Who was the mother of Shah Jahan
(a) Man Bai
(b) Jagat Gosain
(c) Mehrunnisa
(d) Ladli Begum

Q108. Who had written the book, Tuzuk-i-Jahangiri
(a) Abdul Fazl
(b) Jahangir
(c) Mulla Daud
(d) Abdul Haq

Q109. Which of the following revolts during Aurangzeb's period had a peasant agrarian background
(a) The revolt of the Rajputs
(b) The revolt of the Marathas
(c) The revolt of the Sikhs
(d) The revolt of the Jats and Satnamis



Q110. Tulsidas composed his Ramcharitmanas during the reign of
(a) Harsha
(b) Alauddin Khilji
(c) Akbar
(d) Krishnadeva Raya

Q111. From where was the Mansabdari system borrowed
(a) Afghanistan
(b) Turkey
(c) Mongolia
(d) Persia

Q112. Vasco da Gama was a/an ________ sailor
(a) Portuguese
(b) American
(c) German
(d) South American

Q113. Which of the following statement is not correct
(a) The Battle of Wandiwash was fought between French and Portuguese
(b) The french came to India mainly with a purpose of trade and commerce
(c) In 1673 AD, the Mughal Subedar of Bengal allowed French to setup township at Chandernagar
(d) The French East India Company was formed in 1664 AD

Q114. Who was the earliest exponent of the Bhakti Movement in India
(a) Ramanuja
(b) Ramananda
(c) Mirabai
(d) Kabir

Q115. Which place did British use as the springboard for the conquest of India
(a) Calcutta
(b) Chandernagar
(c) Madras
(d) Surat



Q116. What was the final result of Impeachment of Warren Hastings
(a) He was convicted
(b) He was acquitted
(c) He was hanged
(d) None of the above

Q117. The decisive battle between the Rohillas and the combined forces of the Nawab and the English was fought at
(a) Miranpur Katra
(b) Rampur
(c) Shahjahanpur
(d) None of the above

Q118. Hastings robbed who among the following in order to collect money for the Company
(a) Nandkumar
(b) Raja Chait Singh
(c) Begum of Oudh
(d) All of the above

Q119. Haider Ali breathed his last in 1782 AD due to
(a) cancer
(b) invansion of the English
(c) prolonged sickness
(d) None of the above

Q120. Who among the following tribal leaders was looked upon as God-incarnate
(a) Kanhu Majhi
(b) Rupa Naik
(c) Joria Bhagat
(d) Birsa Munda


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