Quiz 27: Basic General Knowledge→Indian History

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1. In which among the following cities is located the famous monument Rumi Darwaja?

[A] Bulandshahar
[B] Bhopal
[C] Lucknow
[D] Murshidabad

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2. “Alai Darwaja” is a gateway to which monument?

[A] Qutub Minar
[B] Jama Masjid
[C] Humayun’s Tomb
[D] Safdarjang’s Tomb

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3. Which Sultan had forbidden the Nobles to hold banquets & Festivities, and make marriage alliances without his permission?

[A] Iltutmish
[B] Alauddin Khilji
[C] Balban
[D] Firoz Shah Tughlaq

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4. Who among the following has written “Kitab Ul Hind” ?

[A] Al-Beruni
[B] Hākim Nishapuri
[C] Juwayni
[D] Malik ibn Dinar

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5. Goa was captured by Albuqurque from ruler of which among the following states?

[A] Bijapur
[B] Golconda
[C] Mysore
[D] Vijaynagar

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6. Abdul Qadir Badauani”, Naqib Khan & Shaikh Sultan of Thaneshwar were the scholars in which among the following mughal emperors’ court ?

[A] Akbar
[B] Jahangir
[C] Shahjahan
[D] Aurangzeb

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7. Elizabeth I was contemporary of which Mughal ruler?

[A] Babur
[B] Humayun
[C] Akbar
[D] Jahangir

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8. Who has written “Kalpsutra”?

[A] Haribhadra
[B] Bhadrabahu
[C] Sudharma Swami
[D] Nemichandra

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9. In which period, “Arthshastra” was written ?

[A] Gupta
[B] Maurya
[C] Shaka
[D] Kushan

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10. “Amoghvarsha” belonged to which dynasty of kings?

[A] Satavahana
[B] Rastrakuta
[C] Pallava
[D] Hoyasala

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  • Anonymous

    well! good questions.

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  • pawan

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  • Deepak Gavali

    It could so many good questions asked on GK of Indian History. But its incomplete if no questiones of Shivaji Raje, Maharana Pratap, Mangal Pande, Bhagat Singh Sukhdev Rajguru, Sawarkar, Tilak, Mahatma Gandhi, Chandrashekhar Azad, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose instead of many ?s on mughal emporers

    Please reset questions if i am not totally wrong

  • ramesh

    it is so many qoustions r good i like this part

  • mk

    plz sir add one complete section for solved papers of compititive exams like bank po.,railway,upsc etc which will only include gk..
    Bcz there is no good site on the web so this will be the 1st one… :)

  • gaurav

    thats good for learning so many imp. questions

  • pankaj

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  • visha

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  • vimal

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  • rohit

    This helps me to increase my knowledge in history.

  • Lata Pandeya

    good question i like it.

  • manish

    there are good question but if questions will be period wise then it will easy to remain the answer thanks:-)

  • lucent

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  • K shankar

    Really, very good questions… it helps a lot.

  • Shilpa

    Sir , Why did you remove the option of downloading as pdf ? It helps us a lot.. because.. we cant access the net always.. and its better for us to keep the questions handy.

  • Raghu

    Dear sir,

    Kindly, inform me how to take all the above basic general knowledge questions to take print out? There is no option to take.


    Thanking you

  • Hasini

    thank you it is very nice questions

  • bashishtha narayan prasad

    i. i like this question
    2. its all compatative examination.