Indian History Quiz Trivia! MCQ

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Indian History Quiz Trivia! MCQ

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  • 1. 
    Tippu Sultan died in which year?
    • A. 

      1785

    • B. 

      1799

    • C. 

      1765

    • D. 

      1742

  • 2. 
    Shivaji was born on?
    • A. 

      February 19, 1630

    • B. 

      September 13, 1650

    • C. 

      August 13 , 1345

    • D. 

      December 6 , 1692

  • 3. 
    Mughal Empire was established by Babur in?
    • A. 

      1524

    • B. 

      1656

    • C. 

      1526

    • D. 

      1536

  • 4. 
    When was Mahatma Gandhi assassinated in New Delhi?
    • A. 

      May 25, 1947

    • B. 

      August 30, 1948

    • C. 

      January 30, 1948

    • D. 

      May 16, 1950

  • 5. 
    Indian National Congress was formed in the year:
    • A. 

      1888

    • B. 

      1885

    • C. 

      1902

    • D. 

      1765

  • 6. 
    The Vijayanagara Empire was established in the year.
    • A. 

      1336

    • B. 

      1534

    • C. 

      1235

    • D. 

      1450

  • 7. 
    The Archaeological Survey of India ( ASI ) was founded in the year.
    • A. 

      1958

    • B. 

      1861

    • C. 

      1798

    • D. 

      1947

  • 8. 
    How many World Heritage Sites are there in India.
    • A. 

      27

    • B. 

      28

    • C. 

      35

    • D. 

      34

  • 9. 
    Konark Temple was built by?
    • A. 

      Narasimhadeva I

    • B. 

      Ashoka

    • C. 

      Kharavela

    • D. 

      Sashikantha Moharapta

  • 10. 
    The Chhatrapati 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

  • 11. 
    Indus Valley Civilization flourished during the years.
    • A. 

      2000-2500 B. C.

    • B. 

      1500-2500 B. C.

    • C. 

      2500-1500 B. C.

  • 12. 
    The oldest of the Vedas is
    • A. 

      Atharva Veda

    • B. 

      Rig Veda

    • C. 

      Yajur Veda

  • 13. 
    Buddha was born in the year?
    • A. 

      563 B. C.

    • B. 

      270 B. C.

    • C. 

      273 B. C.

  • 14. 
    Mahavira was born in the year?
    • A. 

      540 B. C.

    • B. 

      323 B. C.

    • C. 

      261 B. C.

  • 15. 
    Buddha died in the year?
    • A. 

      261 B. C.

    • B. 

      323 B. C.

    • C. 

      263 B. C.

  • 16. 
    Alexander invaded India and defeated Porus in the battle of Hydaspes (Jhelum) fought in the year?
    • A. 

      270 B.C.

    • B. 

      323 B. C.

    • C. 

      326 B. C.

  • 17. 
    Alexander died in the year?
    • A. 

      273 B. C.

    • B. 

      323 B. C.

    • C. 

      263 B. C.

  • 18. 
    Chandragupta Maurya defeated Seleucus in the year?
    • A. 

      305 B. C.

    • B. 

      327 B. C.

    • C. 

      323 B. C.

  • 19. 
    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.

  • 20. 
    Vikrama Era began in the year?
    • A. 

      78 B. C.

    • B. 

      68 B. C.

    • C. 

      58 B. C.

  • 21. 
    Saka Era began in the year?
    • A. 

      88 B. C.

    • B. 

      78 A. D.

    • C. 

      98 A. D.

  • 22. 
    Reign of Kanishka was in the year?
    • A. 

      100 - 152

    • B. 

      120 - 162

    • C. 

      130 - 172

  • 23. 
    First time Huns Invaded India in the year:
    • A. 

      622 A. D.

    • B. 

      454 A. D.

    • C. 

      563 B. C.

  • 24. 
    Aryabhatta was a/an?
    • A. 

      Doctor

    • B. 

      Astronomer

    • C. 

      Poet

  • 25. 
    The era of Hijri began in the year?
    • A. 

      822

    • B. 

      722

    • C. 

      622

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