Class 6 Exam  >  Class 6 Tests  >  GK Olympiad for Class 6  >  Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Class 6 MCQ

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Class 6 MCQ


Test Description

15 Questions MCQ Test GK Olympiad for Class 6 - Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 for Class 6 2024 is part of GK Olympiad for Class 6 preparation. The Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 questions and answers have been prepared according to the Class 6 exam syllabus.The Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 MCQs are made for Class 6 2024 Exam. Find important definitions, questions, notes, meanings, examples, exercises, MCQs and online tests for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 below.
Solutions of Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 questions in English are available as part of our GK Olympiad for Class 6 for Class 6 & Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 solutions in Hindi for GK Olympiad for Class 6 course. Download more important topics, notes, lectures and mock test series for Class 6 Exam by signing up for free. Attempt Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 | 15 questions in 30 minutes | Mock test for Class 6 preparation | Free important questions MCQ to study GK Olympiad for Class 6 for Class 6 Exam | Download free PDF with solutions
Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 1

The Indus Valley Civilization was initially called

Detailed Solution for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 1

Indus Valley Civilization which is also referred as Harappan civilization is of the largest cities of its time. This civilization was discovered in 1920 - 22 with the excavation of two of its most important sites i.e, Harappa on the banks of the river Ravi and Mohenjodaro on the banks of the Indus. The Indus Valley civilization is called the Harappan civilization because Harappa was the first site where the unique archaeological evidence of the civilization was discovered.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 2

His original name was Farid. He was given this title, because he had once killed a tiger.

Detailed Solution for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 2
  • Farid Khan was honoured with the title of Sher Shah in 1539.
  • In 1539, he defeated Humayun in the battle of Chausa(26 June 1539) and after that, he assumed the title Sher Shah as emperor.
  • Bahar Khan Lohani conferred the title of 'Sher Khan' on Farid Khan because he killed the tiger with one stroke of the sword.
  • In 1540, Shershah Suri defeated Humayun in the battle of kannauj (Bilgram) and after winning the battle, he ruled Agra and Delhi.
1 Crore+ students have signed up on EduRev. Have you? Download the App
Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 3

In which place Gautama Buddha delivered his first sermon?

Detailed Solution for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 3
  • Buddhism is a  religion based upon the teachings, life experiences of its founder Siddhartha Gautam, born in circa 563 BCE.
  • He was born into the royal family of Sakya clan who ruled from Kapilvastu(Lumbini) which is situated near the Indo-Nepal Border.
  • At the age of 29, Gautama left home and rejected his life of wealth and adopted a lifestyle of asceticism or extreme self-discipline.
  • After 49 continuous days of meditation, Gautama achieved Bodhi (enlightenment) under a pipal tree at Bodhgaya a village in Bihar.
  • Buddha gave his first sermon in the village of Sarnath, near the city of Benares in UP. This event is known as Dharma-Chakra-Pravartana (turning of the wheel of law).
  • He died at the age of 80 in 483 BCE at a place called Kushinagara a town in UP.
Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 4

Who were Mongols?

Detailed Solution for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 4

Mongol leader Genghis Khan (1162-1227) rose from humble beginnings to establish the largest land empire in history. After uniting the nomadic tribes of the Mongolian plateau, he conquered huge chunks of central Asia and China.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 5

Who among the following commanded the American force during American war of independence?

Detailed Solution for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 5

George Washington was appointed commander of the Continental Army in 1775. Despite having little experience in commanding large, conventional military forces, his leadership presence and fortitude held the American military together long enough to secure victory at Yorktown and independence for his new nation in 1781.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 6

For the first time Mahatma Gandhi used hunger strike as a weapon during

Detailed Solution for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 6
  • In Feb-Mar 1918, a situation of conflict arose between the Gujarat Mill owners and workers on the question of Plague Bonus of 1917.
  • The workers demanded a 50% wage hike.
  • The Mill Owners were willing to give only 20% wage hike.
  • Gandhi was invited by Anasuya Ben Sarabai and her brother Ambalal Sarabhai, rich mill-owner of Ahmadabad towards the cause of the mill owners.
  • In March 1918, there was a strike in the cotton mills under the leadership of Gandhiji.
  • In this strike, Gandhi used the weapon of Hunger strike for the first time.
Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 7

The Brahmo Samaj is a social and religious movement founded by Raja Ram Mohan Roy in Kolkata in 1828. The movement resulted in the establishment of Brahmo religion in 1849. Who is the founder of Brahmo religion?

Detailed Solution for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 7

Debendranath Tagore was an Indian religious reformer and Hindu philosopher. He was one of the founders of the Brahmo religion. In 1843, he revived the Brahmo Sabha, which had diminished since the death of Raja Ram Mohan Roy in 1833. Often addressed as ‘Maharshi’, he was undoubtedly one of the greatest religious intellectuals born in India.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 8

In which year Tilak started Home Rule Movement?

Detailed Solution for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 8

Tilak launched the Indian Home Rule League in April 1916 at Belgaum. Annie Besant launched the Home Rule League in September 1916 at Madras.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 9

During which protest movement Lala Lajpat Rai died as a result of injuries?

Detailed Solution for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 9

Lala Lajpat Rai died on November 17, 1928, after suffering grievous injuries during a lathi-charge carried out by the police. When the Simon Commission visited Lahore on October 30, 1928, Lala Lajpat Rai led the protest against the commission in a silent non-violent march, but the police responded with violence. They protested the commission as it did not include a single Indian as its member.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 10

Who said “I therefore want freedom immediately this very light before dawn, if it can be had.”

Detailed Solution for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 10

Mahatma Gandhi said "I therefore, want freedom immediately, this very night, before dawn, if it can be had".

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 11

The Indian National Congress celebrated the Independence Day for the first time on

Detailed Solution for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 11
  • On 26 January 1930, India celebrated its first independence India after the declaration of Purna Swaraj. 
  • The Indian National Congress, on 19 December 1929, passed 'Purna Swaraj' at its Lahore session.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru was the president of the Indian National Congress during the Lahore session.
  • Congress asked the people of India to observe the 26th of January as Independence Day in 1930 (later it changes and made the 15th of August the official Independence Day.)
  • To commemorate the 1930 declaration India decided to celebrate January 26 as Republic day.
Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 12

He united the tribes of North east Asia to become the first Mongol emperor. Under him his empire occupied most of Asia. Who was the remarkable ruler?

Detailed Solution for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 12

Genghis Khan, a Mongolian warrior-ruler, one of the most famous conquerors of history, consolidated tribes into a unified Mongolia and then extended his empire across Asia to the Adriatic Sea.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 13

The great king Ashoka converted to this religion after the war of Kalinga. According to one of the scholars of this religion, the ultimate goal is the attainment of the state of nirvana, thus escaping the cycle of suffering and rebirth. It also believes in the principle of ahimsa, that is, not harming life in any form. Which great religion is this?

Detailed Solution for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 13

Ashoka last major emperor in the Mauryan dynasty of India. After his successful conquest of the Kalinga, acknowledging the bloodshed in the war he converted to Buddhism and renounced armed conquest, and adopted a policy that he called "conquer by dharma". One of the scholars of religion explained the ultimate goal is the attainment of the state of nirvana, this escaping the cycle of suffering and rebirth.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 14

Which of the following leaders was not associated with extremist leadership of Indian National Congress?

Detailed Solution for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 14

Allan Octavian Hume was not associated with the extremist leadership of the Indian National Congress. He was a member of the Imperial Civil Service, a political reformer, ornithologist, and botanist who worked in British India. He was one of the founders of the Indian National Congress.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 15

The explorer, Marco Polo, spent many years in the court of this emperor, who was the grandson of Genghis Khan and also the founder of Yuan dynasty in China. Who was he?

Detailed Solution for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 - Question 15
  • Kublai Khan was a Mongolian leader who made an impact on China, not only through conquest but also by ruling successfully. He was the greatest of the Mongol emperors after Genghis Khan and founder of the Yuan Dynasty in China.
  • In 1275, Marco Polo, a Venetian explorer, visited China and a relationship of trust was formed between the two. Polo’s reports on the culture of China were new to Western Europeans and sparked further interest in eastern world exploration.
22 docs|58 tests
Information about Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 Page
In this test you can find the Exam questions for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1 solved & explained in the simplest way possible. Besides giving Questions and answers for Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 1, EduRev gives you an ample number of Online tests for practice

Up next

Download as PDF

Up next