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India is actually considered different from its neighbors, as it has never invaded any country since its existence. It is a country that is also known for how its talented cricket players and amazing grounds and given us Bhagavad Gita and Mahatma Gandhi. What do you know about the history? This online test is for certifying your knowledge and exposure to Indian history.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Tippu Sultan died in which year?

    • A.

      1785

    • B.

      1799

    • C.

      1765

    • D.

      1742

    Correct Answer
    B. 1799
    Explanation
    Tippu Sultan died in 1799.

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  • 2. 

    Mughal Empire was established by Babur in...

    • A.

      1524

    • B.

      1656

    • C.

      1526

    • D.

      1536

    Correct Answer
    C. 1526
    Explanation
    The Mughal Empire was established by Babur in 1526. Babur, who was the founder of the Mughal dynasty, invaded India and defeated Ibrahim Lodi, the last Sultan of Delhi, in the First Battle of Panipat. This victory marked the beginning of the Mughal Empire in India, which lasted for over three centuries and became one of the most powerful and influential empires in the region.

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  • 3. 

    When was Mahatma Gandhi assassinated in New Delhi?

    • A.

      May 25, 1947

    • B.

      August 30, 1948

    • C.

      January 30, 1948

    • D.

      May 16, 1950

    Correct Answer
    C. January 30, 1948
    Explanation
    Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi on January 30, 1948.

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  • 4. 

    Indian National Congress was formed in the year?

    • A.

      1888

    • B.

      1885

    • C.

      1902

    • D.

      1765

    Correct Answer
    B. 1885
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1885. The Indian National Congress was formed in 1885 by A.O. Hume, a retired British civil servant. It was established with the aim of providing a platform for Indians to voice their concerns and demands to the British colonial government. The formation of the Indian National Congress marked the beginning of the organized nationalist movement in India, which eventually led to the country's independence from British rule in 1947.

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  • 5. 

    The Vijayanagara Empire was established in the year...

    • A.

      1336

    • B.

      1534

    • C.

      1235

    • D.

      1450

    Correct Answer
    A. 1336
    Explanation
    The Vijayanagara Empire was established in the year 1336. This empire was founded by Harihara I and Bukka Raya I, who were brothers and belonged to the Sangama dynasty. They established their capital in the city of Vijayanagara (present-day Hampi, Karnataka). The empire reached its peak during the reign of Krishnadevaraya in the 16th century, becoming a major power in South India. However, it eventually declined and was conquered by the Deccan Sultanates in 1565.

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  • 6. 

    The Archaeological Survey of India ( ASI ) was founded in the year...

    • A.

      1958

    • B.

      1861

    • C.

      1798

    • D.

      1947

    Correct Answer
    B. 1861
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1861. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) was founded in 1861 by Alexander Cunningham. It was established to research, conserve, and protect the cultural heritage and monuments of India. ASI plays a crucial role in identifying and preserving archaeological sites, conducting excavations, and promoting awareness about India's rich history and heritage.

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  • 7. 

    How many World Heritage Sites are there in India?

    • A.

      27

    • B.

      28

    • C.

      35

    • D.

      34

    Correct Answer
    B. 28
    Explanation
    India has a total of 28 World Heritage Sites. These sites are recognized by UNESCO for their outstanding cultural or natural importance. They include iconic landmarks such as the Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar, and Red Fort, as well as natural wonders like Kaziranga National Park and the Western Ghats. These sites not only showcase India's rich history and diverse landscapes but also attract tourists from around the world, contributing to the country's tourism industry and cultural preservation efforts.

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  • 8. 

    Konark Temple was built by...

    • A.

      Narasimhadeva I

    • B.

      Ashoka

    • C.

      Kharavela

    • D.

      Sashikantha Moharapta

    Correct Answer
    A. Narasimhadeva I
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Narasimhadeva I. The Konark Temple, also known as the Sun Temple, was built by Narasimhadeva I, who was a ruler of the Eastern Ganga dynasty in the 13th century. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Surya. The temple is famous for its architectural grandeur and intricate stone carvings, depicting various mythological scenes and celestial beings. Narasimhadeva I was a patron of art and architecture and under his rule, the temple was constructed as a symbol of his power and devotion to Lord Surya.

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  • 9. 

    The Chhatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj Terminus ( CST ) in Mumbai was nominated as a world heritage site on...

    • A.

      May 29, 2005

    • B.

      July 2, 2004

    • C.

      Feb 20, 1971

    • D.

      October 25, 1975

    Correct Answer
    B. July 2, 2004
    Explanation
    The Chhatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CST) in Mumbai was nominated as a world heritage site on July 2, 2004. This means that on this date, the CST was officially proposed and considered for inclusion in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The nomination process involves a thorough evaluation of the site's cultural or natural significance and its compliance with certain criteria. The fact that the CST was nominated in 2004 suggests that it met the necessary requirements and was recognized for its outstanding universal value.

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