Indian History Question Answer

Q16. Who introduced Cannon and muskets in warfare in India
(a) Babur
(b) Akbar
(c) Sher Shah Suri
(d) Alauddin Khilji

Q17. Mula Shankar was the original name of
(a) Adi Shankara
(b) Sri Aurobindo
(c) Swami Vivekananda
(d) Swami Dayananda Saraswati

Q18. What was the Language of Administration in Mauryan times
(a) Prakrit
(b) Sanskrit
(c) Ardhamagadi
(d) Kharoshti

Q19. English East India Company lost the monopoly of India trade by
(a) The Charter Act of 1813
(b) The Charter Act of 1833
(c) The Charter Act of 1853
(d) The Charter Act of 1873

Q20. At which of the following places was Ashoka stationed as Viceroy at the time of Bindusara’s death
(a) Taxila
(b) Ujjain
(c) Saurashtra
(d) Tosali

Q21. Which of the following Kashmiri Sultans translated the historical works ‘Rajatarangini’ and the ‘Mahabharata’ into Persian language
(a) Alauddin Shah
(b) Sultan Shahabuddin Shah
(c) Sultan Zain-ul-Abidin
(d) Sultan Haider Shah

Q22. Who among the following was made the Nawab of Bengal twice by the British East India Company
(a) Mir Qasim
(b) Siraj-ud-Daulah
(c) Shah Alam II
(d) Mir Jafar

Q23. Who looked after foreign affairs in Shivaji’s Ashta Pradhana
(a) Peshwa
(b) Sumant
(c) Sacheev
(d) Pandit Rao

Q24. When Nadir Shah invaded India, who among the following was the emperor at Delhi
(a) Muhammad Shah
(b) Alamgir I
(c) Alamgir II
(d) Farrukhsiyar

Q25. Which Mughal emperors was also known as Shah-i-Bekhabar
(a) Muhammad Shah
(b) Farrukhsiyar
(c) Jahandar Shah
(d) Bahadur Shah I

Q26. 'Operation Polo' was related to which of the following
(a) Arrest of Jawaharlal Nehru during the Quit India Movement
(b) Invasion of Indian National Army over British India
(c) Annexation of Hyderabad Princely State by the Government of India
(d) Freedom struggle of Goa against the Portuguese

Q27. The object of the Butler Committee of 1927 was
(a) To modernize the Indian Army
(b) To modernize Indian agriculture
(c) To impose censorship on national press
(d) To improve the relationship between the Government of India and Indian Princely States

Q28. At the Mughal Court, who were known as Turanis
(a) Those who came from Iraq
(b) Those who belonged to Afghanistan
(c) Those who hailed from regions of Central Asia
(d) Those who came from Iran

Q29. What action was taken against first British Governor General of India, Warren Hastings after accused of misconduct
(a) He was asked to return to Britain
(b) Impeachment proceedings were started against him
(c) He was asked to pay a heavy fine
(d) He was asked to apologize to the British Empire

Q30. Who was the Chairman of Official language commission in 1955
(a) KC Pant
(b) GB Pant
(c) SK Dhar
(d) BG Kher

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