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History Questions and Answers – Set 2

History Questions and Answers

History Questions and Answers

History Questions and Answers – Set 2

  1. What was the rate of land revenue as ‘given in the dharmashastras? 1/6 Part
  2. The term nishka, which meant an ornament in the Vedic period, was used in latertirnes, what did it denote? A coin
  3. What are the main channels of our knowledge about the Indus Valley Civilization? Archaeological excavations
  4. The Portuguese traveller, Nuniz visited Vijayanagar during the reign of which ruler? Achyutaraya
  5. Which Mughal Emperor gave land for the construction of the Golden Temple at Amritsar? Akbar
  6. The East India Company was founded in London during the reign of Akbar
  7. The ruler of which State was removed from power by the British on the pretext of misgovernance? Awadh
  8. During which movement was ‘Mahatma’ added before Gandhiji’s name? Champaran satyagraha
  9. The work Devichandraguptam is related to: Chandra Gupta II
  10. Who is most famous for” the establishment of an elaborate system of municipal administration? Chandragupta Maurya
  11. When was the Indus Valley Civilization flourished? During 2500-1750 B.C
  12. By whom was the ‘Shahnama’ written? Ferdowsi
  13. Who was known as ‘Lady with Lamp’? Florence Nightingale
  14. Under the leadership of which Guru did the Sikh become a political and military force? Guru Gobind Singh
  15. Which are The earliest Buddhist literature that deals with the stories of the various birth of Buddha? Jatakas
  16. Who was well-known patron of the Mahayana of Buddhism? Kanishka
  17. By whom was Island of Bombay was given to the English Prince Charles II as dowry? Portuguese
  18. Who were the first Europeans to come to India ? Portuguese
  19. Which was the most important factor in transforming ancient Indian society and feudal society? Practice of land grants
  20. Where was Shivaji crowned as an independent king? Raigad fort
  21. Which saint name is associated with Shivaji? Ram Das
  22. What was the original name of Tansen, the most famous musician at the court of Akbar? Ramtanu Pande
  23. By whom was the city of Agra founded in 1504? Sikandar Lodi
  24. Which Rajput dynasties did not surrender to Akbar? Sisodiya
  25. Which Gupta king is famous for his courageous stand against the Hunas? Skanda Gupta
  26. In which country was Buddhism first propogated outside India? Srilanka
  27. Which Indian ruler established embassies in foreign countries. on modern lines? Tipu Sultan
  28. Why did Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq transfer his capital from Delhi to Daulatabad? To control South India better
  29. Which decisive battle was fought during the Third Carnatic War between the English and the French? Wandiwash
  30. Who was impeached in England for his actions in India? Warren Hastings

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