Quiz 228 : Indian History - General Knowledge Today

Quiz 228 : Indian History

1.Who among the following Mughal rulers took measures against the practice of "Sati"?
(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 .....

2.In which of the following states the influence of the " Ahrar movement (1931)" was mostly confined to ?

3.Which of the following was an Indian sage cumMeans ‘with’ A cum price includes the right to any declared dividend (cd) or bonus (cb). Cumulative Convertible Preference Shares A type of preference shares ..... Guru and is said to have transmitted Tantric Buddhism to Bhutan and Tibet in the 8th century?

4.Who among the following was the last ruler of Slave Dynasty?
(A)Aram Shah

5.How many years 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 ..... spent in exile after he lost his kingdom in Hindustan?
(A)10 years
(B)12 years
(C)15 years

6." The greatest law giver " of ancient India was who among the following?
(A)BanabhattaBanabhatta is considered the greatest ornament in the literary circle of Harsha Vardhana. Bana's Kadambari is not only the most celebrated prose romance in Sanskrit, .....

7. "The government was, of course, autocratic and even tyrannous, but it was organized on an elaborate system, army and civil service being administered by a series of boards, while the cities were governed by municipal commissioners responsible for public order and the upkeep of public works" This statement is related to which of the following ancient Indian rulers?
(C)Chandragupta Maurya Who was Chandragupta Maurya? This account (purana) says that Chandragupta was a son of last Nanda Monarch Dhanananda from his Shudra concubine Mura and that .....

8.The ancient city of Raj Griha which is modern Rajgir near Patna was built by which of the following kings?
(A)BimbisaraBimbisara was the first great king of the Haranyaka Dynasty. Most sources agree that Bimbisara was son of Bhattiya who made his son Bimbisara, a .....
(B)AjatshatruThe period assigned to Ajatshatru's rule is 491 BC to 461 BC. He was son of Bimbisara's wife Vaidehi so, the Buddhist texts mention his .....

9.Who among the following conspired against Ibrahim Lodi and invited 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 ..... to invade Delhi?
(A)Bahlol Lodi
(B)Daulat Khan Lodi
(C)Sikandar Lodi

10.Which among the following rulers is related to " market regulatory measures " in medieval India?
(A)Alauddin Khilji
(B)BalbanBalban (1266-1287) Nasir-ud-din-Mahmud was just a nominal King; the real power was in the hands of Ghiyas-ud-din Balban, a slave of Iltutmish, who belonged to the .....

11."Hindus and Muslims form one nation in India. They are two eyes of India; Injure one and you injure the other " whose thoughts were these?
(A)Mahatma Gandhi
(B)Mohammed Iqbal
(C)Sir Sayed Ahmad Khan

12.Who among the following built the mosque Quwal-ul-lslam at Delhi?
(A)Alauddin Khilji
(B)Iltutmish Iltutmish: (1211-1236) Iltutmish was .....
(C)Qutubuddin Aiabak

13.Which of the following Sultanate Rulers made Delhi as capital in place of Lahore?
(A)Qutubuddin Aibak
(C)Razia SultanaRazia Sultan (1236-1240) A decade after death of Iltutmish was tumultuous for the Sultanate. Iltutmish’s eldest son had died prematurely. All other sons .....

14.Which of the following Mughal emperor is famous for his golden chain of justice?

15."Loom " was a central technological innovation in which of the following era?
(A)Sultanate Era
(B)Rajput Era
(C)Mughal Era

16.Who among the following wrote Astangasangraha.?
(C)AryabhattaAryabhatta was the legendary mathematician of the Gupta Era. He wrote Aryabhattiya at the age of 23 years and later, Arya-Siddhanta. He worked on the .....

17.Who among the following is famous for saving the empire from the HunaThe Huna Invasions on India during Gupta Era The Hunas had poured down from the steppes of Central Asia through the Northwestern passes and devastated the ..... tribe, which had overran Asia and Europe.
(A)Samudra Gupta
(B)Chandra Gupta II

18.Mudra Rakshas is a work of Vishakhadutta. This work was depicted which of the following?
(A)Chadragupta Maurya & Dhruva Devi
(B)Mauryas & Nandas
(C)Campaigns of Chandragupta Maurya

19.Nalanda University was founded by which of the following ?
(C)SamudraguptaSamudragupta (reign 335-380 AD) was son of Chandragupta –I and Kumaradevi. He ascended the throne in 335 AD. Before his death, probably 4 or 5 .....

20.Bagh cavesLocated on the bank of Baghani river in the Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh. These rock cut caves posses the most amazing paintings known to ..... near Gwalior represent the paintings of which of the following era?
(A)Maurya Era
(B)Gupta Era
(C)Kushana Era

Last Updated: January 8, 2013



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