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History Test-1 - Question 1

Whose reign in Indian History is called the Golden Age of India?

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The Gupta Empire stretched across northern, central and parts of southern India between c. 320 and 550 CE. The time of the Gupta Empire is referred to as Golden Age of India in science, mathematics, astronomy, religion and philosophy.

History Test-1 - Question 2

Name the poet who wrote "Prithviraj Raso", a poem describing Prithviraj Chauhan's life?

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The Prithviraj Raso is a Brajbhasha epic poem about the life of the 12th century Indian king Prithviraj Chauhan. It is attributed to Chand Bardai, who according to the text, was a court poet of the king.

History Test-1 - Question 3

Who was the founder of the Brahmo Samaj, founded in 1828?

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Raja Ram Mohan Roy,  founded the Brahmo Samaj, an important socio-religious reform movement in Bengal in 1828.

History Test-1 - Question 4

When did ‘Jallianwala Bagh’ tragedy took place? 

Detailed Solution for History Test-1 - Question 4

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, took place on 13 April, 1919.

History Test-1 - Question 5

What is the Mehrauli Pillar in the complex of Qutub Minar primarily famous for?

Detailed Solution for History Test-1 - Question 5

Mehrauli pillar in the complex of Qutub Minar primarily famous for excellent quality of steel.

History Test-1 - Question 6

Aryabhatta and Kalidasa were in the court of which Gupta Emperor?

Detailed Solution for History Test-1 - Question 6

Aryabhatta and Kalidasa were in the court of chandrgupta II.

History Test-1 - Question 7

The Mughal emperor who issued a Farman to English East India Company in 1717 to trade freely in Bengal is?

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In 1717, Farrukhsiyar issued a farman giving the British East India Company the right to reside and trade in the Mughal kingdom. They were allowed to trade freely, except for a yearly payment of 3,000 rupees. 

History Test-1 - Question 8

The kingdom of Vijayanagar was founded by

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The Vijayanagara Empire, was based in the Deccan Plateau region in South India. It was established in 1336 by Harihara I and his brother Bukka Raya I of Sangama Dynasty.

History Test-1 - Question 9

Who is the founder of the concept “Sarvodaya”?

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Sarvodaya is a Sanskrit term meaning 'universal uplift' or 'progress of all'. The term was used by Mahatma Gandhi as the title of his 1908 translation of John Ruskin's tract on political economy, Unto This Last, and Gandhi came to use the term for the ideal of his own political philosophy.

History Test-1 - Question 10

Vande Mataram the national song was written by

Detailed Solution for History Test-1 - Question 10

Vande Mātaram is a poem composed by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay in 1870s, which he included in his 1881 novel Anandamath

History Test-1 - Question 11

In ancient India, Nalanda University represented a great centre for the study of

Detailed Solution for History Test-1 - Question 11

Mahāyāna is one of  the  branches of Buddhism and a term for classification of Buddhist philosophies and practice. It  come into existence during 1st B.C in India. According to the teachings of Mahāyāna traditions, "Mahāyāna" also refers to the path of the Bodhisattva seeking complete enlightenment for the benefit of all sentient beings.

History Test-1 - Question 12

During Shivaji’s rule the Council of the State consisted of

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The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was the undisputed head of the Maratha administration. The state council has Eight Ministers called asthapradhans.

History Test-1 - Question 13

Chauth and Sardeshmukhi were paid by

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Chauth and Sardeshmukhi were two types of taxes collected in South India, particularly Maratha Empire during medieval times. These two taxes became important sources of revenue for Maratha administration. 

History Test-1 - Question 14

Mahabharata was also known as

Detailed Solution for History Test-1 - Question 14

The Mahābhārata  is one of the  major Sanskrit epics of ancient India .The Mahābhārata is an epic narrative of the Kurukṣetra War and the fates of the Kaurava and the Pāṇḍava princes. It also contains philosophical and devotional material. The Mahābhārata is the longest epic poem known and has been described as "the longest poem ever written.

History Test-1 - Question 15

With which one of the following movements is the slogan "Do or die" is associated ?

Detailed Solution for History Test-1 - Question 15

Gandhiji in 1942 organized Quite India movement & gave the Slogan of "Do or Die." Mahatma Gandhi In 1942 organized Quit India movement and gave the slogan of 'Do or Die'.

History Test-1 - Question 16

Vinoba Bhave was chosen as the first Satyagrahi of the individual Satyagraha. Who was the second?

Detailed Solution for History Test-1 - Question 16

The first Satyagrahi selected was Acharya Vinoba Bhave, who was sent to Jail when he spoke against the war. Second Satyagrahi was Jawahar Lal Nehru. Third was Brahma Datt, one of the inmates of the Gandhi's Ashram.

History Test-1 - Question 17

Which of the following rivers does not find frequent mention in Rigvedic Hymns?

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The Brahmaputra river is not mention in Rigvedic hymns.

History Test-1 - Question 18

The god whose worship had not gained ground in the Rigvedic period was

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Dieties mention  in Rigvedic times are Indra, agni, varuna, soma etc.

History Test-1 - Question 19

The famous INA trails took place in the Red Fort, Delhi in____.

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The Indian National Army trials , which are also called the Red Fort trials, were the British Indian trial by courts-martial of a number of officers of the Indian National Army (INA) between November 1945 and May 1946, for charges variously for treason, torture, murder and abetment to murder during World War II.

History Test-1 - Question 20

Subhas Chandra Bose had founded `Forward Bloc` in the year?

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The All India Forward Bloc is a left-wing nationalist political party in India. It emerged as a faction within the Indian National Congress in 1939, led by Subhas Chandra Bose.

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