Can You Pass This Test On Indian History?

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Can You Pass This Test On Indian History? - Quiz

. Can you pass this test on Indian History? This is a quiz that will take a few minutes and covers some general knowledge questions that will be of use to you as you continue to study more about India as a country. Ensure you give it a try and keep an eye out for others like it. All the best


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the new capital of India?

    • A.

      New Delhi

    • B.

      Chennai

    • C.

      Mumbai

    • D.

      Kolkata

    • E.

      Bangaluru

    Correct Answer
    A. New Delhi
    Explanation
    New Delhi is the correct answer because it has been the capital of India since 1911. It was chosen as the capital to replace Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) in order to have a more centrally located capital that could better represent the entire country. New Delhi is home to the government offices, the President's residence, and the Parliament of India. It is also a major cultural and economic center in the country.

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  • 2. 

    Who is this?

    • A.

      Tatya Tope

    • B.

      Tipu Sultan

    • C.

      Peshwa Baji Rao II

    • D.

      Nawab of Pataudi

    • E.

      Nizam of Hyderabad

    Correct Answer
    B. Tipu Sultan
    Explanation
    Tipu Sultan is the correct answer because he was a prominent ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore in South India during the late 18th century. He is known for his resistance against British colonialism and his efforts to modernize his kingdom. He fought several wars against the British East India Company and was ultimately killed in the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War in 1799. Tipu Sultan is remembered as a valiant warrior and a symbol of resistance against British imperialism in India.

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  • 3. 

    Sir Sayed Ahmed Khan was born at which place?

    • A.

      Agra

    • B.

      Delhi

    • C.

      Hyderabad

    • D.

      Mumbai

    Correct Answer
    B. Delhi
    Explanation
    Sir Sayed Ahmed Khan was born in Delhi.

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  • 4. 

    On which year did the partition of Bengal occur?

    • A.

      1905

    • B.

      1965

    • C.

      1908

    • D.

      1922

    Correct Answer
    A. 1905
    Explanation
    The partition of Bengal occurred in 1905. This event was a political decision made by the British government to divide the Bengal province of British India into two separate entities - Bengal and Eastern Bengal and Assam. The aim of this partition was to weaken the growing nationalism and anti-British sentiments in Bengal. It sparked widespread protests and opposition from Indian nationalists, leading to the eventual annulment of the partition in 1911.

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  • 5. 

    Which year did the Indian Muslims observe the Day of Deliverance?

    • A.

      1937

    • B.

      1938

    • C.

      1939

    • D.

      1940

    Correct Answer
    C. 1939
    Explanation
    In 1939, Indian Muslims observed the Day of Deliverance. This day was significant as it marked the resignation of the Congress ministries in protest against the British government's decision to involve India in World War II without consulting Indian leaders. The observance of the Day of Deliverance was seen as a collective expression of Muslim discontent and a call for greater political representation and autonomy.

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