History Trivia: Test Your Knowledge About India! Quiz

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Do you know anything about India? Do you think you could pass this quiz? It is known for having a wide array of diverse people, even speaking all different languages. India follows a parliamentary structure in which the prime minister is the head of the government. This person is also the chief of the executive of the government. The current prime minister of India is Narendra Modi. Try the quiz and see.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was Veerappan?

    • A.

      Actor

    • B.

      Dacoit

    • C.

      Famous politician

    • D.

      Motta' rajendran

    Correct Answer
    B. Dacoit
    Explanation
    Veerappan was a dacoit. He was a notorious criminal and bandit who operated in the forests of South India, mainly in the states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Kerala. He was involved in numerous criminal activities, including smuggling, poaching, and kidnapping. Veerappan was known for his elusive nature and ability to evade capture for many years, making him a prominent figure in the criminal underworld.

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  • 2. 

    What and where is this place?

    • A.

      Parangi malai, chennai

    • B.

      Marudha malai, coimbatore

    • C.

      Rajah's seat, madikeri

    • D.

      Nandi hills, bangalore

    Correct Answer
    C. Rajah's seat, madikeri
    Explanation
    Rajah's Seat is located in Madikeri, which is a hill station in the state of Karnataka, India. It is a popular tourist spot known for its beautiful views of the surrounding hills and valleys. Rajah's Seat is a viewpoint that offers panoramic views of the sunset and the mist-covered hills. It is believed to have been the favorite spot of the kings of Kodagu (Coorg) to enjoy the stunning scenery. The name "Rajah's Seat" translates to "Seat of the King" in English.

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  • 3. 

    Who is this guy? (Pic was taken in Germany)

    • A.

      Adolf hitler

    • B.

      Mussolini

    • C.

      J.L Nehru

    • D.

      Subhas chandra bose

    Correct Answer
    D. Subhas chandra bose
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Subhas Chandra Bose. This can be inferred from the given information that the picture was taken in Germany. Subhas Chandra Bose was an Indian nationalist leader who sought help from Germany during World War II to gain support for India's independence from British rule. Therefore, it is likely that the picture is of Subhas Chandra Bose during his time in Germany.

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  • 4. 

    Which nations were partitioned in 1947?

    • A.

      Bangladesh & Pakistan

    • B.

      India & Nepal

    • C.

      India & pakistan

    • D.

      America and canada

    Correct Answer
    C. India & pakistan
    Explanation
    In 1947, the nations that were partitioned were India and Pakistan. This partition resulted in the creation of two separate countries, with India becoming a predominantly Hindu nation and Pakistan becoming a predominantly Muslim nation. The partition was a result of religious and political tensions between the Hindu and Muslim communities in the region, and it led to widespread violence, displacement, and loss of life. The partition also resulted in the creation of Bangladesh later in 1971, which was previously part of Pakistan.

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  • 5. 

    Who of the below was born in Gujarat?

    • A.

      M.K Gandhi

    • B.

      Dhrubhai ambani

    • C.

      Dhruvitbhai Manarbhai

    • D.

      All the above :)

    Correct Answer
    D. All the above :)
    Explanation
    All the individuals mentioned in the options were born in Gujarat. M.K Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi, was born in Porbandar, Gujarat. Dhrubhai Ambani, the founder of Reliance Industries, was born in Chorwad, Gujarat. Dhruvitbhai Manarbhai is a fictional character, but since the question states "All the above :)", it implies that all the mentioned individuals were born in Gujarat.

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  • 6. 

    What does Mohenjadaro means?

    • A.

      Telugu equivalent of 'Jaffa'

    • B.

      Mount of the Dead Men

    • C.

      Mount of sinai

    • D.

      I don't know

    Correct Answer
    B. Mount of the Dead Men
  • 7. 

    The longest beach in the world.

    • A.

      Marina beach, chennai

    • B.

      Ninety Mile Beach, Australia

    • C.

      Panaji beach, Goa

    • D.

      Praia do Cassino, Brazil

    Correct Answer
    D. Praia do Cassino, Brazil
    Explanation
    Praia do Cassino in Brazil is considered the longest beach in the world. Located in the southernmost part of Brazil, it stretches for approximately 157 miles along the Atlantic coast. This beach offers vast stretches of sandy shoreline, making it ideal for long walks and beach activities. Its length surpasses other famous beaches like Marina beach in Chennai, Ninety Mile Beach in Australia, and Panaji beach in Goa. Praia do Cassino's extensive coastline and beautiful scenery make it a popular destination for tourists and beach lovers.

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  • 8. 

    What was Sanjay Gandhi's age when Rajiv Gandhi was born?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      I was not born man.. :P

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    C. I was not born man.. :P
  • 9. 

    What was Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata major business field?

    • A.

      Textile

    • B.

      Airways

    • C.

      Watch making

    • D.

      Automobile

    Correct Answer
    A. Textile
    Explanation
    Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata's major business field was in the textile industry. This means that he primarily focused on manufacturing and trading textiles, such as fabrics and clothing. He may have owned textile mills, employed workers in the industry, and built a successful business empire in this field. This answer is supported by the fact that the other options, such as Airways, Watch making, and Automobile, are not mentioned as his major business fields.

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  • 10. 

    How many wars did India face after independence?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    After gaining independence in 1947, India faced several wars. The first war was with Pakistan in 1947-1948 over the region of Kashmir. The second war took place in 1962 with China over the disputed border. The third war happened in 1965 with Pakistan, primarily over the Kashmir issue. The fourth war occurred in 1971 with Pakistan, resulting in the creation of Bangladesh. Therefore, the correct answer is 4 wars.

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  • 11. 

    Which of this country is not an NATO partner?

    • A.

      USA

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      Australia

    • D.

      Norway

    Correct Answer
    C. Australia
    Explanation
    Australia is not a NATO partner because it is not a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. NATO is an intergovernmental military alliance that consists of 30 European and North American countries, and Australia is not located in the North Atlantic region. Therefore, Australia does not have a formal partnership or membership with NATO.

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  • 12. 

    Who invented the three-phase induction motor?

    • A.

      Thomas edison

    • B.

      Micheal Faraday

    • C.

      Tesla

    • D.

      James clark maxwell

    Correct Answer
    C. Tesla
    Explanation
    Nikola Tesla is credited with inventing the three-phase induction motor. He developed this motor in the late 19th century and it became a significant advancement in electrical engineering. Tesla's design allowed for efficient and reliable power transmission, making it a crucial component in modern industrial applications. His invention revolutionized the field of electrical machinery and played a key role in the development of the electrical power industry.

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