Indian History Quiz - 1, General Knowledge


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QUESTION: 1

The Battle of Plassey was fought in

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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.

More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Plassey

QUESTION: 2

The territory of Porus who offered strong resistance to Alexander was situated between the rivers of

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QUESTION: 3

Under Akbar, the Mir Bakshi was required to look after

Solution: The head of the military was called the Mir Bakshi, appointed from among the leading nobles of the court. The Mir Bakshi was in charge of intelligence gathering, and also made recommendations to the emperor for military appointments and promotions.
QUESTION: 4

Tripitakas are sacred books of

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QUESTION: 5

The trident-shaped symbol of Buddhism does not represent

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QUESTION: 6

The theory of economic drain of India during British imperialism was propounded by

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QUESTION: 7

The system of competitive examination for civil service was accepted in principle in the year

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QUESTION: 8

The treaty of Srirangapatna was signed between Tipu Sultan and

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QUESTION: 9

Through which one of the following, the king exercised his control over villages in the Vijayanagar Empire?

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QUESTION: 10

The Vijayanagara ruler, Kirshnadev Raya's work Amuktamalyada, was in

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QUESTION: 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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QUESTION: 12

We hear of two envoys being sent to the Roman kings, one in 27-28 AD to the court of Augustus and the other in 110-20 AD to the court of

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QUESTION: 13

The use of Kharoshti in ancient Indian architecture is the result of India's contact with

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QUESTION: 14

Vaikhanasa the five-fold conception of Vishnu consists of

  1. brahman
  2. purusha
  3. prakriti
  4. satya
  5. achyuta
  6. aniruddha
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QUESTION: 15

The troops raised by the emperor but not paid directly the state and place under the charge of mansabadars were know as

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QUESTION: 16

The treaty of Mangalore was signed between

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QUESTION: 17

To conquer and annex Peshawar and Punjab, Mahmud of Ghazni defeated

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QUESTION: 18

To which professions earlier leaders who struggled for freedom of India mainly belonged?

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QUESTION: 19

The victories of Karikala are well portrayed in

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QUESTION: 20

Todar Mal was associated with

Solution: Raja Todar Mal was the Finance Minister of the Mughal empire during Akbar's reign. He was one of the Navaratnas in Akbar's durbar.
QUESTION: 21

The title of 'Viceroy' was added to the office of the Governor-General of India for the first time in

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QUESTION: 22

To which of the following dynasties did King Bhoja, a great patron of literature and art, belong?

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QUESTION: 23

Two of the great Mughals wrote their own memories. There were

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QUESTION: 24

Vikramaditya, a king of Ujjain, started the Vikrama samvat in 58 BC in commemoration of his victory over

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QUESTION: 25

To which king belongs the Lion capital at Sarnath?

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