General Awareness Indian History

Indian History -4

1. During which reign did both Vardhaman Mahavira and Gautama Buddha preach
their doctrines?
2. What is the name by which Ashoka is generally referred to in his inscriptions? Priyadarsi
3. Which Gupta ruler was equally great in the art of peace, wars and personal
4. Who contributed the Chalukya in Western India? Guptas
5. The Kalachuri era counted from A.D. 248 what was mostly in currnet? Andhra
6. By whom was the first estimate of national income in India made? Dadabhai Naoroji
7. Which region of northern India was not included in the empire of Ala-ud-din
8. Who destroyed the group of Forty Nobles? Balban
9. Who built Char Minar? Quli Qutb Shah
10. On the ruins of which Hindu kingdom was the kingdom of Golconda founded? Kakatiyas
11. Where is Buland Darwaza situated? Fatehpur Sikri
12. During which reign was the Purana Qila constructed? Sher Shah
13. By whom was the Sikh Khalsa founded? Guru Gobind Singh
14. On 13th April of which year Guru Gobind Singh established Khalsa? 1699
15. The Maratha power reached its zenith during which Peshwaship? Balaji II
16. Which lake in India has the highest water salinity? Sambhar
17. In which year did the Peshwa became the official head of Maratha
1748 A.D.
18. Bhopal gas tragedy struck in the year 1984 due to the leakage of which gas? Methyl-iso-cyanate
19. Which is the first company-managed major port in India? Ennore
20. Who was the Viceroy of India at the time of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre? Lord Chelmsford
21. What was the first venture of Gandhiji in all-India politics? Rowlatt Satyagraha
22. During the reign of which Indian National Congress banned and over 1,20,000
persons were arrested?
Lord Willingdon
23. Who led the agitation against the Partition of Bengal (1905)? Surendranath Banerjee
24. Who among the following had led the Swadeshi Movement in Delhi? Syed Haider Raza
25. A Buddhist Council during the reign of Kanishka was held at which place? Kashmir
26. Which dynasty was associated with Gandhara school of Art? Kushans
27. Which is the first multipurpose river valley project of independent India? Damodar Valley
28. Recently reserves of diamond have been reported in Madhya Pradesh from
which place?
29. Who is associated with Tashkent Agreement? Lal Bahadur Shastri
30. In India, where did the Dutch establish their earliest factory? Masulipattanam

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