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In this article History Questions with Answers, we are providing Indian History Questions with Answers related to Ancient History, Medieval History, Modern History for upcoming competitive exams like SSC, RRB and other government exams.

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History Questions with Answers

Q :  

The home of Gargi Maitrey and Kapila was at 

(A) Vidisha

(B) Ujjain

(C) Pataliputra

(D) Mithila

Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

Gargi, Maitreyi, and Kapila were ancient Indian philosophers and scholars. The home of Gargi and Maitreyi was in Mithila, an ancient kingdom that corresponds to the present-day region of northern Bihar and parts of Nepal. Kapila was associated with the Sankhya school of philosophy and is often considered one of the founders of this philosophical tradition.

Q :  

Which Charter Act brought to an end, the East India Company's monopoly in India's foreign trade? 

(A) Charter Act of 1853 / 1853

(B) Charter Act of 1793 / 1793

(C) Charter Act of 1813 / 1813

(D) Charter Act of 1833 / 1833

Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

The Charter Act of 1813 brought an end to the East India Company's monopoly in India's foreign trade. This act marked a significant shift in British India's economic policies, allowing Indian trade to be opened to private enterprise and foreign traders, breaking the monopoly that the East India Company had held over trade activities.

Q :  

The capital city 'Daydo' established by Kublai Khan is situated at 

(A) Samar qand

(B) Beijing

(C) Ulan Battor

(D) Alma Atta

Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

The capital city "Daidu," established by Kublai Khan, is situated at:

(B) Beijing

Daidu, also known as Khanbaliq, was the capital of the Yuan Dynasty under Kublai Khan. Today, it is known as Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China.

Q :  

Who among the following had written Laila Majnu and Tughlaq Nama ? 

(A) Amir Khusru

(B) Ghazi Malik

(C) Juna khan

(D) None of these

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :
The works "Laila Majnu" and "Tughlaq Nama" are attributed to the Persian and Urdu poet Amir Khusrau. Amir Khusrau was a prominent figure in the medieval Indian literary and cultural landscape during the Delhi Sultanate. "Laila Majnu" is a tragic love story, and "Tughlaq Nama" is a historical work that provides an account of the reign of the Delhi Sultanate ruler Muhammad bin Tughlaq.

Q :  

Who among the following from the first cabinet of independent India was responsible for mass religious conversion? 

(A) Dr. S.P. Mukherjee

(B) Dr. John Mathai

(C) Sardar Baldev Singh

(D) Dr . B.R. Ambedkar

Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, the first Law Minister of independent India and a key framer of the Indian Constitution, was responsible for mass religious conversion. He converted to Buddhism along with a large number of his followers in 1956 as a form of protest against caste discrimination and to seek social and economic equality. This mass conversion event is known as the "Dhamma Chakra Pravartan Din" or the "Dhamma Chakra Anupravartan Diwas."

Q :  

Where is Muslim mosque situated where an heir of pagamber Mohammad Saheb has been preserved? 

(A) Ajmer

(B) Ahmedabad

(C) Srinagar

(D) Mecca

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

Mahatma Gandhi was first arrested during ' Satyagraha' in the year – 

(A) 1906

(B) 1908

(C) 1913

(D) 1917

Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Mahatma Gandhi was first arrested during the 'Satyagraha' in the year 1908. He was arrested in South Africa during the protest against the discriminatory laws imposed on the Indian community, known as the "Asiatic Registration Act" or the "Black Act."

Q :  

Who was the leader of the Bardoli Satyagraha? 

(A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(B) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

(C) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

(D) Acharya J.B. Kripalani

Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

The leader of the Bardoli Satyagraha was Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Bardoli Satyagraha was a successful non-violent protest against the high land revenue imposed by the British in the Bardoli taluka of Gujarat, India. Sardar Patel played a crucial role in organizing and leading the movement, which eventually led to the withdrawal of the proposed tax hike.

Q :  

Which is the correct chronological order of following ' Acharyas? 

(A) Shankara-Ramanuja- Madhav-Chaitanya

(B) Chaitanya-Ramanuja-Madhav-Shankara

(C) Ramanjua-Shankara-Chaitanya-Madhav

(D) Madhav-Chaitanya-Ramanuja-Shankara

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

The correct chronological order of the following Acharyas is:

(A) Shankara-Ramanuja-Madhav-Chaitanya

So, the correct option is (A).

Q :  

Naokhali is situated in 

(A) West Bengal

(B) Bangladesh

(C) Tripura

(D) Bihar

Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Noakhali is a district situated in Bangladesh. It is not in West Bengal, Tripura, or Bihar.

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