History GK Quiz Questions and Answers

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Welcome to our History General Knowledge (GK) Quiz, where the past comes to life through a collection of intriguing questions and enlightening answers! Delve into the annals of time and test your knowledge about historical events, influential figures, ancient civilizations, revolutions, and more. Whether you're a history enthusiast or simply curious about the world's rich heritage, our quiz promises an engaging journey through time. Challenge yourself and discover fascinating facts that have shaped the course of humanity. Unearth stories from different eras and cultures, and broaden your understanding of the tapestry of human history. Are you ready to unlock the secrets of the past? Let the quest for historical wisdom begin!

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In this article History GK Quiz Questions and Answers, I am sharing the latest and most important History GK Quiz Question and Answers related to Ancient History, Medieval History and Modern History for those learners who are preparing for upcoming competitive exams.

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History GK Quiz Questions and Answers

Q :  

Charaka and Nagarjuna were the court of whose court?

(A) Ashoka

(B) Kumaragupta

(C) Kanishka

(D) Chandragupta Maurya

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

Gir National Park is situated in, which city?

(A) Bihar

(B) Allahabad

(C) West Bengal

(D) Gujarat

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

By whom was the 'Arya Mahila Sabha' founded?

(A) Princess Amrit Kaur

(B) Nelly Sengupta

(C) Durgabai Deshmukh

(D) Pandita Ramabai

Correct Answer : B

Q :  

Which branch of Buddhism emphasised Mantra, Hatha Yoga, and Tantric practices?

(A) Mahayana

(B) Vajrayana

(C) Hinayana

(D) Neither of the above

Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Vajrayana (Sanskrit: “Diamond Vehicle” or “Thunderbolt Vehicle”) or Mantrayana (Sanskrit: “Path of the Sacred Formulas”), also known as Tantric Buddhism, first emerged in various parts of India and Sri Lanka.

Q :  

Who among the following published the first English-language newspaper in India?

(A) Rabindranath Tagore

(B) Gangadhar Bhattacharya

(C) James Augustus Hickey

(D) Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

Hickey's Bengal Gazette was a weekly English newspaper published from Calcutta, India by the Irishman James Augustus Hickey. 

It was the first newspaper of the sub-continent and was started in 1780. 

It was an inspiration for the Indians to launch a newspaper of their own.

Q :  

Aihole was the capital of the ______.

(A) Chalukyas

(B) Pallavas

(C) Pandayas

(D) Cholas

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

Who among the following devised the policy ‘Doctrine of Lapse’?

(A) Lord Dalhousie

(B) Lord Mountbatten

(C) Lord Cornwallis

(D) Lord Canning

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

At which Buddhist site of India did Gautama Buddha first preach the Dharma? 

(A) Kushinagar

(B) Barabar Caves

(C) Bodh Gaya

(D) Sarnath

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

Alluri Sitaram Raju was a tribal freedom fighter from which state of India?

(A) Bihar

(B) Maharashtra

(C) Andhra Pradesh

(D) Gujarat

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

Who among the following was Akbar’s revenue minister?

(A) Tansen

(B) Todar Mal

(C) Raja Man Singh

(D) Birbal

Correct Answer : B

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