Quiz 105 : Indian History : Modern India Basic Questions - General Knowledge Today

Quiz 105 : Indian History : Modern India Basic Questions

1. In which among the following years, the Modern Olympic games were held for the first time?
[A]1889
[B]1896
[C]1876
[D]1898


2. Which among the following incidents established the supremacy of British over French in India?
[A]Battle of BuxarBattle of Buxar October 22, 1764 On October 22-23, 1764, the decisive Battle of Buxar was fought. The belligerents were the East India Company on one .....
[B]Battle of Wandiwash
[C]Carnatic Wars
[D]Battle of Chingleput


3. Who among the following headed the Advisory Committee on Fundamental Rights, Minorities and Tribal and Excluded Areas a committee under the Constituent Assembly?
[A]Jawahar Lal Nehru
[B] Vallabh Bhai Patel
[C] H C Mukherjee
[D]Maulana Azad


4. Which among the following tries was signed after Battle of Buxar?
[A]Treaty of AllahabadTreaty of Allahabad (16 August 1765) The important outcome of the Battle of Buxar was the Treaty of Allahabad which was signed between Lord Clive and .....
[B]Treaty of Carnatic
[C]Treaty of Alinagar
[D]Treaty of Kanpur


5. What was the original requirement of " Magna carta" ?
[A]To bring the powers of King under law
[B]To make the power of the kings beyond Law
[C]To limit the power of Barons
[D]None of them


6. Statue of Liberty, which recently completed 125 years was a gift to American people from people of … ?
[A]Italy
[B]Britain
[C]France
[D]Netherlands


7. GoaGoa : General Information Population (2001 Census):1347668Males:687248Females:660420Urban Population %:49.47Literacy Rate (Census 2001) In %:82Male Literacy In %:88.4Male Literate In Numbers:541032Female Literacy In %:75.4Female Literate In ..... was declared as India's 25th state in which among the following years?
[A]1987
[B]1988
[C]1989
[D]1990


8. Which among the following is the earliest battle involving gunpowder firearms and field artillery?
[A] Battle of Tarain
[B]Battle of Panipat
[C]Battle of Haldighati
[D]Battle of KhanwaBattle of Khanwa 1527 On March 16, 1527 the two armies met. Attack was launched by Rana Sanga. A combined Rajput confederacy fought the Mughal .....


9. Mahzarnama was declared by ____?
[A]BaburZahir ud-din Muhammad Babur (30 April 1526 – 26 December 1530) is one of the most captivating figures of Indian history. He was a link between the predatory .....
[B]AkbarAkbar, the Great 1556-1605 The reign of Akbar for almost half a century is known as the Golden Period of the Mughal Empire. Akbar was the .....
[C]HumayunHumayun's First Reign: 1530-1540 Introduction to Humayun When Babur left the throne to his eldest, lovable son Humayun, it was not a bed of roses. When he .....
[D]Shahjahan


10. Swaraj party was out come of which among the following incidents?
[A]Chauri Chaura
[B]Quit India MovementIn July 1942, the Congress Working Committee met at Wardha. Here a long resolution was passed that demanded that the "British Rule in India must .....
[C]Arrival of Simon Commission
[D]Bardoli Satyaghara


11. In 1956 during the Reorganization of the Indian States, the state of Hyderabad was splitSub-division of a share of large denomination into shares of smaller denominations. Also means sub¬division of holdings. up between ?
[A]Andhra PradeshPopulation (2001 Census) : 76210007Males : 38527413Females : 37682594Sex Ratio (Females/1000 Males) : 978Density Of Population (Persons/ Square Km) : 275Urban Population % : 27.08Literacy ..... & Maharastra
[B]Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka
[C]Andhra Pradesh, Maharastra & Karnataka
[D]Andhra Pradesh, Maharastra, Goa & Karnataka


12. In which year, States Reorganization Act went into effect?
[A]1949
[B]1950
[C]1956
[D]1958


13. Balgangadhar Tilak was arrested in 1908 following the charges on him of ..?
[A]Murder of Douglas
[B]Sedition
[C]Opposing the age of Consent Bill
[D]Inciting Chapekar Brothers to commit violence


14. Balvant rai Mehta who was pioneer of concept of Panchayati Raj (local government), was a freedom fighter and Chief minister of ….state?
[A]Maharstra
[B]Gujarat
[C]Andhra Pradesh
[D]Madya Pradesh


15. Who has written Mahatma-Life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi ?
[A]D. G. Tendulkar
[B]Colonel G. B. Singh
[C]Susheela Naiyyar
[D]None of them

Last Updated: January 8, 2013

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