Ultimate Trivia Quiz On Indian History!

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Ultimate Trivia Quiz On Indian History!

Ancient India is often called the Harappan Civilization because of one of the first cities it had. These cities were the first in the world, and the other countries formed their cities later. Other than being the first country with a city do you know what records India has broken? Take this quiz and learn more about India and its achievements.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Battle of Plassey was fought in
    • A. 

      1757

    • B. 

      1782

    • C. 

      1748

    • D. 

      1764

  • 2. 
    The territory of Porus who offered strong resistance to Alexander was situated between the rivers of
    • A. 

      Sutlej and Beas

    • B. 

      Jhelum and Chenab

    • C. 

      Ravi and Chenab

    • D. 

      Ganga and Yamuna

  • 3. 
    Under Akbar, the Mir Bakshi was required to look after
    • A. 

      Military affairs

    • B. 

      The state treasury

    • C. 

      The royal household

    • D. 

      The land revenue system

  • 4. 
    Tripitakas are sacred books of
    • A. 

      Buddhists

    • B. 

      Hindus

    • C. 

      Jains

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The trident-shaped symbol of Buddhism does not represent
    • A. 

      Nirvana

    • B. 

      Sangha

    • C. 

      Buddha

    • D. 

      Dhamma

  • 6. 
    The theory of economic drain of India during British imperialism was propounded by
    • A. 

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    • B. 

      Dadabhai Naoroji

    • C. 

      R.C. Dutt

    • D. 

      M.K. Gandhi

  • 7. 
    The treaty of Srirangapatna was signed between Tipu Sultan and
    • A. 

      Robert Clive

    • B. 

      Cornwallis

    • C. 

      Dalhousie

    • D. 

      Warren Hastings

  • 8. 
    The system of competitive examination for civil service was accepted in principle in the year
    • A. 

      1833

    • B. 

      1853

    • C. 

      1858

    • D. 

      1882

  • 9. 
    Through which one of the following, the king exercised his control over villages in the Vijayanagar Empire?
    • A. 

      Dannayaka

    • B. 

      Sumanta

    • C. 

      Nayaka

    • D. 

      Mahanayakacharya

  • 10. 
    The Vijayanagara ruler, Kirshnadev Raya's work Amuktamalyada, was in
    • A. 

      Telugu

    • B. 

      Sanskrit

    • C. 

      Tamil

    • D. 

      Kannada

  • 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?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 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
    • A. 

      Cartius

    • B. 

      Trajan

    • C. 

      Nero

    • D. 

      Brutus

  • 13. 
    The use of Kharoshti in ancient Indian architecture is the result of India's contact with
    • A. 

      Central Asia

    • B. 

      Iran

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      China

  • 14. 
    Vaikhanasa the five-fold conception of Vishnu consists of
    1. brahman
    2. purusha
    3. prakriti
    4. satya
    5. achyuta
    6. aniruddha
    • A. 

      I, II, III, IV and V

    • B. 

      II, III, IV, V and VI

    • C. 

      I, II, IV, V and VI

    • D. 

      I, III, IV, V and VI

  • 15. 
    The troops raised by the emperor but not paid directly the state and place under the charge of mansabadars were know as
    • A. 

      Walashahi

    • B. 

      Barawardi

    • C. 

      JCumaki

    • D. 

      Dakhili