Interesting Trivia Quiz On Indian History!

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Interesting Trivia Quiz On Indian History!

Below is undoubtedly the most interesting Trivia quiz on Indian history as it offers a learner the chance to learn new things while testing out what they already know. Do you feel like you are up to the challenge? Do give it a shot to see how good you are with the dates and keep a lookout for other quizzes like it. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    Indus Valley Civilization flourished during the years
    • A. 

      2000-2500 B. C.

    • B. 

      1500-2500 B. C.

    • C. 

      2500-1500 B. C.

  • 2. 
    The oldest of the Vedas is
    • A. 

      Atharva Veda

    • B. 

      Rig Veda

    • C. 

      Yajur Veda

  • 3. 
    Buddha was born in the year
    • A. 

      563 B. C.

    • B. 

      270 B. C.

    • C. 

      273 B. C.

  • 4. 
    Mahavira was born in the year
    • A. 

      540 B. C.

    • B. 

      323 B. C.

    • C. 

      261 B. C.

  • 5. 
    Buddha died in the year
    • A. 

      261 B. C.

    • B. 

      323 B. C.

    • C. 

      263 B. C.

  • 6. 
    Alexander invaded Indiaand defeated Porus in the battle of Hydaspes (Jhelum) fought in the year
    • A. 

      270 B.C.

    • B. 

      323 B. C.

    • C. 

      326 B. C.

  • 7. 
    Alexander died in the year
    • A. 

      273 B. C.

    • B. 

      323 B. C.

    • C. 

      263 B. C.

  • 8. 
    Chandragupta Maurya defeated Seleucus in the year
    • A. 

      305 B. C.

    • B. 

      327 B. C.

    • C. 

      323 B. C.

  • 9. 
    Ashoka defeated the King of Kalinga in the battle of Kalinga fought in the year
    • A. 

      232 B. C.

    • B. 

      261 B. C.

    • C. 

      305 B. C.

  • 10. 
    Vikrama Era began in the year
    • A. 

      78 B. C.

    • B. 

      68 B. C.

    • C. 

      58 B. C.

  • 11. 
    Saka Era began in the year 
    • A. 

      88 B. C.

    • B. 

      78 A. D.

    • C. 

      98 A. D.

  • 12. 
    Reign of Kanishka was in the years
    • A. 

      100 - 152

    • B. 

      120 - 162

    • C. 

      130 - 172

  • 13. 
    Fahien visited Indiaduring the period
    • A. 

      399 - 414

    • B. 

      499 - 514

    • C. 

      599 - 614

  • 14. 
    First time Huns Invaded India in the year
    • A. 

      622 A. D.

    • B. 

      454 A. D.

    • C. 

      563 B. C.

  • 15. 
    Aryabhatta was a/an 
    • A. 

      Doctor

    • B. 

      Astronomer

    • C. 

      Poet

  • 16. 
    Era of Hijri began in the year
    • A. 

      822

    • B. 

      722

    • C. 

      622

  • 17. 
    Hiuen-Tsang traveled in Indiaduring the period
    • A. 

      729 - 745

    • B. 

      629 - 645

    • C. 

      529 – 545

  • 18. 
    Muhammad Bin Qasim Invaded Sind in the year
    • A. 

      812

    • B. 

      912

    • C. 

      712

  • 19. 
    SomnathTemplewas destroyed by Mahmud of Ghazni in the year
    • A. 

      1025

    • B. 

      1125

    • C. 

      925

  • 20. 
    Prithvi Raj Chauhan: the Rajput ruler of Delhiand Ajmerdefeated Muhammad Ghori, the Sultan of Ghazni in the first battle of Tarain fought in the year
    • A. 

      1192

    • B. 

      1191

    • C. 

      1291

  • 21. 
    Muhammad Ghori defeated Prithvi Raj Chauhan in the second battle of Tarain fought in the year
    • A. 

      1192

    • B. 

      1221

    • C. 

      1206

  • 22. 
    The Slave dynasty was established by Qutub-ud-din-Aibak in the year  
    • A. 

      1221

    • B. 

      1218

    • C. 

      1206

  • 23. 
    Mongols invaded Indiaunder Chengiz Khan in the year
    • A. 

      1261

    • B. 

      1221

    • C. 

      1241

  • 24. 
    Razia became the first and last woman ruler of medieval Indiain the year
    • A. 

      1206

    • B. 

      1221

    • C. 

      1236

  • 25. 
    Marco Polo visited Indiain the year
    • A. 

      1298

    • B. 

      1286

    • C. 

      1266