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Indian History Questions

1.     The French Revolution took place in the year



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Correct Ans:1789
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2.    The Kalinga was fought in



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Correct Ans:261 BC
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3.    Swami Vivekananda attended the "Parliament of the World's Religions" in America in the year ?



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Correct Ans:1893
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4.     Muhammad Ghori ascended the throne of Ghazni in the year



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Correct Ans:1173
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5.     Tipu sultan was the ruler of



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Correct Ans:mysore
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6. The title of 'Viceroy' was added to the office of the Governor-General of India for the first time in



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Correct Ans:1858 AD
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1858 AD


7.   when was Burma separated from India



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Correct Ans:1937
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8.      When did Vasco-da-Gama come to India 



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Correct Ans:1498
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9.    To which professions earlier leaders who struggled for freedom of India mainly belonged



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Correct Ans:all the above
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10.    The use of Kharoshti in ancient Indian architecture is the result of India's contact with



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Correct Ans:greece
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11. Under an agreement with which of the following countries did Subhas Chandra Bose organize the Indian soldiers, taken as prisoners by the Axis Powers, into the Azad Hind Fauj?



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Correct Ans:japan
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12. The Vijayanagara ruler, Kirshnadev Raya's work Amuktamalyada, was in



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Correct Ans:Telugu
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13.   The Red Fort was built by



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Correct Ans:shahjhan
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14.    When was Mahavira born



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Correct Ans:540 BC
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Mahavira was born in 540 BC in a village Kundgrama near Vaishali in Bihar.


15.    Gautama Buddha renounced home at the age of



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Correct Ans:29
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16. The system of competitive examination for civil service was accepted in principle in the year



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Correct Ans:1853
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17. Indus people were first to produce cotton in the world 



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Correct Ans:true
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18. Tripitakas are sacred books of



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Correct Ans:buddhists
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19. What was the time period of Indus Civilization / Harappan Civilization ?



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Correct Ans:2500 B c to 1750 Bc
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20. The Battle of Plassey was fought in



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Correct Ans:1757
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The Battle of Plassey, 23 June 1757, was a decisive British East India Company victory over the Nawab of Bengal and his French allies, establishing Company rule in South Asia which expanded over much of the Indies for the next 190 years. The battle took place at Palashi, Bengal, on the river banks of the Bhagirathi River, about 150 km north of Calcutta, near Murshidabad, then capital of undivided Bengal. The belligerents were Siraj-ud-daulah, the last independent Nawab of Bengal, and the British East India Company.



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