Historical Quiz on India

Q211. The local name of Mohenjodaro is
(a) Mound of the Great
(b) Mound of the Living
(c) Mound of the Survivor
(d) Mound of the Dead

Q212. Which of the following was the first Indian State that signed the Subsidiary Alliance with the East India Company
(a) Tanjore
(b) Oudh
(c) Hyderabad
(d) Mysore

Q213. Badami, the second capital of the early Chalukyas was formerly known as
(a) Vatapi
(b) Aihole
(c) Belur
(d) Halebid

Q214. Who was defeated and killed in the Fourth Mysore war at Srirangapattanam
(a) Tippu Sultan
(b) Hyder Ali
(c) Nizam-ud-daula
(d) Syyad Brothers

Q215. The leader who represented Indian labour at the Second Round Table Conference was
(a) Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
(b) VV Giri
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru
(d) Zakir Hussain

Q216. Who established Independent Labour Party in 1936
(a) Lala Lajpat Rai
(b) Bipin Chandra Pal
(c) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(d) B. R. Ambedkar

Q217. Who described Jinnah as "the ambassador of Hindu-Muslim Unity"
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Sarojini Naidu
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru
(d) Tej Bahadur Sapru

Q218. When did Lord Curzon initiate "Co-operative Credit Society Act" to provide farmers a loan on low interest rate
(a) 1903
(b) 1904
(c) 1905
(d) 1906

Q219. Under whose command was the "Rani Jhansi Regiment" - the women's regiment of Azad Hind Fauj
(a) Usha Mehata
(b) Aruna Asaf Ali
(c) Laxmi Sehagal
(d) None of these

Q220. Who was the first Muslim President of Indian National Congress
(a) Abdul Kalam Azad
(b) Maulana Azad
(c) Badruddin Taiyabji
(d) Hakim Khan

Q221. Who was the first Indian to become a member of the British Parliament
(a) Dadabhai Naoroji
(b) M. Malabari
(c) D.E. Wacha
(d) W.C. Bonnerjee

Q222. Which ancient Indian scholar was first to introduce negative numbers
(a) Brahmagupta
(b) Bhaskar II
(c) Aryabhatta
(d) Barahamihira

Q223. The export of slaves from India was banned by
(a) Muhammad bin Tughluq
(b) Feroz Tughluq
(c) Ala-ud-din Khalji
(d) Sikandar Lodi

Q224. The Mughal emperor who drove away the Portuguese from Hugli, the premier port of Bengal, was
(a) Akbar
(b) Jahangir
(c) Shah Jahan
(d) Aurangzeb

Q225. The Mughal 'firman' of free trade in Bengal was granted to the English in
(a) 1717
(b) 1735
(c) 1738
(d) 1745

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