General Knowledge Trivia On Indian History!

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General Knowledge Trivia On Indian History!

The trivia below is perfect to offer you some General Knowledge Indian History. Did you know that India boasts of having the highest cricket ground in the world and most of the best players in the world are actually from India? Well there is much that you can learn other than that by taking the quiz below. Do give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The zamindari in Mughal India was not
    • A. 

      A saleable right

    • B. 

      Hereditary

    • C. 

      Ownership of land

    • D. 

      Morgageable

  • 2. 
    The use of spinning wheel (Charkha) became common during the
    • A. 

      9th Century AD

    • B. 

      10th Century AD

    • C. 

      12th Century AD

    • D. 

      14th Century AD

  • 3. 
    The language of discourses of Gautama Buddha was
    • A. 

      Bhojpuri

    • B. 

      Magadhi

    • C. 

      Pali

    • D. 

      Sanskrit

  • 4. 
    There were widespread risings against the British in the 1820s. Which one of the following did not revolt in the 1820s?
    • A. 

      Santhals

    • B. 

      Ahoms

    • C. 

      Pagal Panthis

    • D. 

      Ramosi

  • 5. 
    Velu Thampi led a revolt against the British in state of
    • A. 

      Travancore

    • B. 

      Baroda

    • C. 

      Hyderabad

    • D. 

      Mysore

  • 6. 
    Under the Mountbatten Plan of 1947 the people of ___ were given the right to decide through a plebiscite whether they wished to join Pakistan or India.
    • A. 

      Assam

    • B. 

      Punjab

    • C. 

      Bengal

    • D. 

      N.W.F.P and the Sylhet district of Assam

  • 7. 
    Three major powers that emerged in southern India in the 7th century AD were
    1. Cheras
    2. Cholas
    3. Chalukyas
    4. Pallavas
    5. Pandyas
    • A. 

      I, II, V

    • B. 

      II, III, IV

    • C. 

      III, IV, V

    • D. 

      I, II, IV

  • 8. 
    The term 'Yavanapriya' mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts denoted
    • A. 

      Ivory

    • B. 

      Pepper

    • C. 

      A fine variety of Indian muslin

    • D. 

      Damsels sent to the Greek court for dance performance

  • 9. 
    The Timariots Governors and the Revenue Contractors, on their part reason in this manner: "Why should the neglected state of this land create uneasiness in our minds and why should we expend our money and time to render it fruitful? We may be deprived of it in a single moment, and our exertions would benefit neither ourselves nor our children." This statement was made by
    • A. 

      Monserrate

    • B. 

      Tavernier

    • C. 

      Manrique

    • D. 

      Bernier

  • 10. 
    The ultimate ownership of land during the post-Gupta period lay with
    • A. 

      The cultivator

    • B. 

      The village community

    • C. 

      The king

    • D. 

      The joint family

  • 11. 
    To which of the republic of Buddha belong?
    • A. 

      Licchavis

    • B. 

      Sakyas

    • C. 

      Mallas

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    To express it is modern terms, the Mughal forces were composed of
    • A. 

      Cavalry and infantry

    • B. 

      Cavalry and artillery

    • C. 

      Infantry, artillery and navy

    • D. 

      Infantry, cavalry, artillery and navy

  • 13. 
    There was a sharp class division at Harappa and Mohen-jodaro. This is clear from the
    • A. 

      Indus seals excavated

    • B. 

      Religious beliefs of the Harappans

    • C. 

      Tools and implements used by the Harappans

    • D. 

      Different types of dwellings excavated

  • 14. 
    The title given by the British Government to Mahatma Gandhi which he surrendered during the non-cooperation movement was
    • A. 

      Hind Keasri

    • B. 

      Kaiser-e-Hind

    • C. 

      Rai Bahadur

    • D. 

      Rt. Honorable

  • 15. 
    Tipu sultan was the ruler of
    • A. 

      Hyderabad

    • B. 

      Madurai

    • C. 

      Mysore

    • D. 

      Vijayanagar