Indian History -Quiz 416 for Civil Services Examinations

1.During the integration and merger of states after India’s independence, the firman of which of the following rulers was rejected by the Government of India terming it a “legalistic claim of doubtful validity”?
(A)Raja of Kashmir
(B)Nizam of Hyderabad
(C)Ruler of Travancore
(D)Nawab of Junagarh
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2.Consider the following statements:
1. Demand for Linguistic states in India started only after independence
2. S K Dhar Commission was in favor of creating some states on linguistic basis.
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)neither 1 nor 2
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3.Which among the following Constitutional amendment was carried out to remove the incompetence of Parliament of India to make law with a view to transferring a part of the territory of the Indian Union to other country under article 3 of Constitution of India?
(A)Constitution 6th Amendment Act
(B)Constitution 9th Amendment Act
(C)Constitution 10th Amendment Act
(D)Constitution 11th Amendment Act
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4.Who among the following formed a government-in-exile, the Aarzi Hukumat or a temporary government in Junagarh ?
(A)Ramdas Gandhi
(B)Samaldas Gandhi
(C)Ramchandra Gandhi
(D)Harilal Gandhi
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5.Which among the following books about Kashmir has discussed frequent Earth Quakes in Kashmir?
(A)Rajtarangini
(B)Lokprakasa
(C)Rajvalipataka
(D)Tawarikh-i-Kashmir
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6.The triumphant saying of “Attock to Cuttack” was most closely related to which of the following ?
(A)Mughals
(B)Marathas
(C)Scindhias
(D)Rajputs
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7.Who among the following was elected the president of the Naval Central Strike committee of the Royal Indian Navy prior to the RIN Mutiny of 1946?
(A)M.S Khan
(B)General Shah Nawaz Khan
(C)Colonel Prem Sehgal
(D)Colonel Gurbaksh Singh Dhillon
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8.Consider the following statements:
1. American Civil War (1861-1865) boosted the demand of Indian Cotton
2. The boost in the demand of Indian cotton ultimately led to failure of Bank of Bombay in 1866
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2
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9.Which among the following is a Tiger?
(A)Baltic Tiger
(B)Celtic Tiger
(C)East Asian Tiger
(D)Maltese Tiger
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10.What was PEPSU, after India’s independence?
(A)Part A state
(B)Part B state
(C)Part C state
(D)Part D state
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11.”Fowler Report” is related to which of the following ?
(A)Blood diamonds
(B)Lily Diamonds
(C)Rough Diamonds
(D)African Diamonds
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12.Consider the following statements:
1. The constituent assembly was elected on a popular basis.
2. The constitution of India was referred to People of India through a referendum
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both are correct
(D)Both are Incorrect
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13.Consider the following statements:
1. Entire Smriti literature is Post Vedic Literature
2. Entire Shruti Literature is Vedic Literature
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2
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14.Consider the following statements:
1. The central theme of Kathopnishad is immortality
2. The central theme of Mandukya Upnishad is Aum
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2
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15.Which among the following site has given an evidence that the people of Indus Valley Civilization were aware of tides ?
(A)Suktagendor
(B)Surkotda
(C)Lothal
(D)Kalibangan
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