History General Knowledge Quiz for Competitive Exam

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History General Knowledge Quiz for Competitive Exam

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History General Knowledge Quiz for Competitive Exam

  Q :  

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was awarded the Keshar-e-Hind Award in 1915 by Penshurst ________ for his contribution to ambulance services in South Africa.

(A) Lord Dalhousie

(B) Lord Hardinge

(C) Lord Ripon

(D) Lord Curzon

Correct Answer : B

Q :  

The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, also known as the Amritsar Massacre, took place at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar, Punjab on ________.

(A) 13 April 1919

(B) 13 August 1867

(C) 17 March 1909

(D) 4 May 1929

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :
The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, took place on 13 April 1919.

Q :  

The Maratha and The Kesri were the two main newspapers which were started by the following people?

(A) Lala Lajpat Rai

(B) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

(C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

(D) Madan Mohan Malviya

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

Who described the Government of India Act, 1935 as a new charter of bondage?

(A) B. R. Ambedkar

(B) Mahatma Gandhi

(C) Rajendra Prasad

(D) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

Which one of the following acts abolished the monopoly of tea trade and trade with China by the East India Company?

(A) Regulating Act of 1773

(B) Pitts India Act 1784

(C) The Charter Act of 1813

(D) The Charter Act of 1833

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

Match of the following-

Law                                       Year

A. Sharda Law                    1. 1853

B. Simon Commission      2.1773

C. Charter Act                    3. 1930

D. Regulating Act               4.1927

               A             B             C             D

(A)          2              3              1              4

(B)          3              4              1              2

(C)          2              3              4              1

(D)          3              4              2              1

(A) (A)

(B) (B)

(C) (C)

(D) (D)

Correct Answer : B

Q :  

As a result of the partition under the Mountbatten Plan of 3rd June, 1947, the membership of the Constituent Assembly was reduced to

(A) 255 members

(B) 387 members

(C) 299 members

(D) 490 members

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

Which of the following acts is officially known as the Anarchical and Revolutionary Crimes Act, 1919?

(A) Rowlatt Act

(B) iIbert Act

(C) Charter Act

(D) Indian Slavery Act

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

Match the correct code.
I (Battle)                                     II (years)

(A) First Battle of Panipat            1.1576
(B) Battle of Plasi                          2.1526
(C) Battle of Haldighati                 3.1757
(D) Battle of Talikota                     4.1576
         (A)  (B)  (C)   (D)

(A)    2,     3,    4,    1

(B)   2,      4,    3,     1

(C)   1,      4,    3,     2

(D) 1,       3,    4,     2

(A) A

(B) B

(C) C

(D) D

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

Who was the first Indian woman to swim across the English Channel?

(A) Aarti Saha

(B) Rita Faria

(C) Shipra Dutta

(D) Shanta Rangaswamy

Correct Answer : A

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