History Test-5


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History Test-5 - Question 1

When was our National Anthem first sung and where :

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It was first sung in Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress on 27 December 1911. “Jana Gana Mana” was officially adopted by the Constituent Assembly as the Indian national anthem on 24 January 1950.

History Test-5 - Question 2

The revenue system initiated by Sher Shah influenced the revenue system of

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Sher Shah was the first Muslim ruler who got the whole of the land measured and fixed the land-tax on it on just and fair principles.The land of each peasant was measured first in “bighas” and then half of it was fixed as the land tax. The settlement made between the Govt. and the peasant in respect of the land revenue was always put in black and white. It influence the revenue system of Akbar.

History Test-5 - Question 3

The second Battle of Panipat was fought between Hemu and

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The Second Battle of Panipat was fought on November 5, 1556, between the forces of Hemu, the Hindu general and Chief Minister of Adil Shah Suri, and the army of the Mughal emperor Akbar.

History Test-5 - Question 4

Akbar’s guardian teacher was

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Bairam Khan also Bayram Khan  was an important military commander, later commander-in-chief of the Mughal army, a powerful statesman and regent at the court of the Mughal emperors Humayun and Akbar. He was also guardian, chief mentor, adviser, teacher and the most trusted ally of Akbar.

History Test-5 - Question 5

Banabhatta, a great scholar, lived during the reign of

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Baṇabhaṭṭa was a 7th-century Sanskrit prose writer and poet of India. He was the Asthana Kavi in the court of King Harsha Vardhana, who reigned c. 606–647 CE in north India.

History Test-5 - Question 6

Who wrote the biography of Harshavardhana?

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Baṇabhaṭṭa was a 7th-century Sanskrit prose writer and poet of India. He was the Asthana Kavi in the court of King Harsha Vardhana. Bānabhata principal works include a biography of Harsha, the Harshacharita and Kadambari.

History Test-5 - Question 7

Where did Rigvedic Aryans live in India? 

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The entire region including Afghanistan, Swat Valley, Punjab and Indo-Gangetic watershed has been referred in Rig-Veda once as the Sapta Sindhava or Sapta Sindhu.

History Test-5 - Question 8

Consider the following statements regarding Freedom Movement:

I. The Congress was split into two factions as its Surat Session in 1907.

II. Bal Gangadhar Tilak revived the festivals of Ganpati and Shivaji in Maharashtra to arouse a new spirit among the youth of the country.

III. Aurobindo Ghosh was arrested in connection with Alipore bomb case.

Q. Which of these statements(s) is/are correct?

Detailed Solution for History Test-5 - Question 8

The Congress was split into two extremists and moderates in Surat Session in 1907. Bal Gangadhar Tilak revived the Ganpati Festival in 1892 and Shivaji festival in 1894 in Maharashtra to arouse a new spirit among the youth of the country.  The British Government arrested Sri Aurobindo and many young revolutionaries in relation to Alipore bomb case in 1908.

History Test-5 - Question 9

Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

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On 12 December 1911, during the Delhi Durbar, George V, then Emperor of India, along with Queen Mary, his Consort, made the announcement that the capital  to be shifted from Calcutta to Delhi.

History Test-5 - Question 10

Who was the first editor of the Jugantar?

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Jugantar was a Bengali revolutionary newspaper founded in 1906 in Calcutta by Barindra Kumar Ghosh, Abhinash Bhattacharya and Bhupendranath Dutt. A political weekly, it was founded in March 1906 and served as the propaganda organ for the nascent revolutionary organisation Anushilan Samiti that was taking shape in Bengal at the time.  Bhupendranath Dutt served as the editor of the newspaper till his arrest in 1907.

History Test-5 - Question 11

Who built Jodhpur Fort?

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Mehrangarh (Mehran Fort) or Jodhpur Fort is located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, is one of the largest forts in India. It is built around 1460 by Rao Jodha.

History Test-5 - Question 12

Where is the Brihadeshwar temple, built during the Chola period, located?

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Brihadeshwara is the title referring Lord Shiva enshrined in the Tanjore Big Temple built by Raja Raja Chola I and consecrated more than a thousand years back in 1010 AD.It is located in Tanjavur.

History Test-5 - Question 13

Kamarup is an ancient name of which region of India?

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Kamarupa (or Kamrupa, or even Kamrup) was an ancient Indian region in south-eastern Bengal and Assam. It was known as Pragjyotisha in mythology.

History Test-5 - Question 14

Mausoleum (Dargah) of Salim Chishti is situated in?

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Mausoleum (Dargah) of Salim Chishti is situated in Fatehpur Sikri.The Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti is famed as one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture in India, built during the years 1580 and 1581 by Mughal emperor Akbar.

History Test-5 - Question 15

Qutub Minar is located in _____ .

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The Qutub Minar is a minaret that forms a part of the Qutab complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Mehrauli area of Delhi, India.

History Test-5 - Question 16

The song "Vande Mataram" occurs in the book ______.

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Vande Mataram is a poem written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay in 1870s, which he included in his 1881 novel Anandamath. The poem was composed into song by Rabindranath Tagore. The first political occasion when it was sung in 1896 session of the Indian National Congress.

History Test-5 - Question 17

The only Viceroy to be assassinated in India was?

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Lord Mayo served as 4th Viceroy of India from 12 January 1869 to 8 February 1872. He was the first and only Viceroy to be assassinated in office by Sher Ali Afridi in Port Blair.

History Test-5 - Question 18

Who was the founder of the Theosophical Society?

Detailed Solution for History Test-5 - Question 18

The Theosophical Society was officially formed on 17 November 1875 by Madame H P Blavatsky and Colonel H S Olcott in New York (USA).

History Test-5 - Question 19

The First Woman President of the Indian National Congress was- 

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Annie Besant was the First Woman President of the Indian National Congress in 1917.

History Test-5 - Question 20

The estate of Shivaji’s father was

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Shivaji was born in the hill-fort of Shivneri, near the city of Junnar in Pune district on 6 April 1627 or 19 February 1630, his mother named him Shivaji in honour of the goddess Shivai, to whom she had prayed for a healthy child. Shivaji was named after this local deity. Shivaji's father Shahaji Bhonsle was a Maratha general who served the Deccan Sultanates at Poona.

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