General Awareness Indian History

Indian History -6

1. From where did Mahatma Gandhi start his historic Dandi March? Sabarmati Ashram
2. Who first voiced the idea of a separate Muslim state in India? Mohammad Iqbal
3. Who was responsible for the integration of Indian Princely States? Sardar Patel
4. By which was Yavanika (Curtain) introduced in Indian theatre? Greeks
5. The religious literature of the Jains at the early stage was written in which
6. Kula, Kufri, Kajjair and Dalhousie are all tourists place of which state? Himachal Pradesh
7. Of which Religion-wise the sculpture were found at Kankali tila in Mathura? Jaina
8. By whom was the famous ‘Kirti Stambha’ at Chittor built? Rana Kumbha
9. Which of the British Officials defeated Portuguese at Sowlley? Thomas Best
10. Which element of Hinduism was practised in the Indus Valley Civilization? Cult of Shiva
11. What was the script of Indus Valley Civilization? Undeciphered
12. What are Brahmanas? Texts on sacrificial
13. What is the meaning of ‘Buddha’? The Enlightened one
14. Kautilya was the Prime Minister of which Indian ruler? Chandragupta Maurya
15. Before ascending the Maurya throne, Ashoka served as– As a Viceroy of Taxila
16. What were the two colossal images of the Buddha at Bamiyan? Works of the Gupta Art
17. Who has been called the ‘Napoleon of India’? Samudragupta
18. During the reign of which Pallava ruler did the Chinese pilgrim Hieun Tsang
visit Kanchi?
Narasimhavaram I
19. What was Sher Shah’s real name? Farid
20. Which battle was fought in 1192 A.D.? Second Battle of Tarain
21. During whose reign did the Mongols first invaded India? Iltutmish
22. Who was contemporary of Namdev? Sena
23. Who was the earliest Sufi Saint to have settled at Ajmer? Sheikh Moinuddin
24. Under whose reign did Mughal Empire extend up to Tamil territory in the
25. Which Rajput mansabdar revolted against Aurangzeb? Durgadas Rathore
26. Which was the last governor of Bengal appointed by the Mughal emperor? Murshid Quli Khan
27. Which Sikh Guru called himself the ‘Sachcha Badshah’? Guru Hargovind
28. Who was the first Indian to get selected in ICS? Surendranath Banerjee
29. Who was the first Governor General of Bengal? Warren Hastings
30. What was the real name of Tantiya Tope? R a m c h a n d r a

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