Indian History Practice Question and Answer

Q:

Where did the Aryan people come to India from?

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    Australia
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    Central Asia
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    South-East Asia
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    Eastern Europe
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Answer : 3. "South-East Asia"
Explanation :

According to Avinash Chandra Das and Dr. Sampurnanand, the Arya Sapta came from the Saindhava region i.e. the north-western part of India. It has been called the Adidesh of the Aryans. Pandit Ganganath Jha told that Arya Brahmarshi had come from the country i.e. Burma, Thailand and Myanmar.

Q:

The foundation of Lingaraja temple was laid?

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    Narasimhadeva
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    Yayati Kesari
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    Pratap Rudra Dev
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    Kesari
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Answer : 2. "Yayati Kesari"
Explanation :

1. Lingaraja Temple, built in the 11th century, is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is considered to be the largest temple in the city of Bhubaneswar (Odisha).

2. It is built of red stone which is an excellent example of Kalinga style of architecture.

3. Spread over a huge complex, this temple has 150 subsidiary temples.

4. It was built by Somavanshi king Yayati I.

Q:

According to Jain tradition, which Tirthankara was Mahavira?

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    1st
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    10th
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    18th
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    24th
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Answer : 4. "24th"
Explanation :

1. Jainism and Buddhism originated during the later Vedic period when the people were developing into Mahajanapadas.

2. Jainism was founded by Rishabhdev who was born in Ayodhya and his symbol was the bull.

Sl. No.          - Name                         -  Symbol         - Birthplace

1                Rishabhnath (Adinath)   Bull                    Ayodhya

2                Ajitnath                              Hathi                 Ayodhya                                           

22              Neminath                          Shankh               Dwarka

23            Parshvanath                       snake                  Kashi

24           Mahavir Singh                   Sher                 Kshatriyakund

Q:

Who founded the Hindusahi dynasty of Punjab?

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    Kallar
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    Mahipal
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    Vasumitra
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    Jaipal
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Answer : 1. "Kallar"
Explanation :

Kallar established the Hindusahi dynasty of Punjab.

Q:

 Who wrote the book ‘Kathasritasagar’?

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    Someshwar III
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    Kalhan
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    Prithviraj Chauhan
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    Somdev
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Answer : 4. "Somdev"
Explanation :

Kathasaritsagar is India's unique contribution to world narrative literature. This is a seminal text of Sanskrit fiction, which was composed by Kashmiri Pandit Somdev Bhatt. 'Kathasaritsagara' is also called 'Brihatkatha' of Gunadhya. It was first written in the Prakrit language. 'Vrihatkatha' is the most influential book on the tradition of Sanskrit literature. Gunadhya is considered as respectable as Valmiki and Vyas.

Q:

Which Mughal ruler fought the Battle of Khanwa and Ghaghra?

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    Akbar
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    Aurangzeb
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    Humayun
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    Babur
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Answer : 4. "Babur"
Explanation :

Mughal emperor Babar defeated the Rajput army led by Rana Sanga of Mewar in the Battle of Khanwa (Bharatpur) in 1527.

Q:

“National Youth Day” is marked on : 

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    12 January
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    9 January
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    15 January
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    18 January
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Answer : 1. "12 January "
Explanation :

"National Youth Day" in India is celebrated on January 12th every year. This date marks the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, a prominent philosopher, thinker, and youth icon who played a key role in introducing Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world. National Youth Day aims to promote the ideals of Swami Vivekananda and inspire the youth of the country.

Q:

Who among the following founded the Depressed Classes Mission of India? 

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    Achraya Vinoba Bhave
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    Shantabai Kamble
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    Vitthal Ramji Shinde
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    Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar
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Answer : 3. "Vitthal Ramji Shinde "
Explanation :

Vitthal Ramji Shinde established this organization on 16 October 1906. His early spiritual awakening came from his readings of Sant Tukaram, Sant Eknath, and Sant Ramdas of Maharashtra. V.R.Shinde was a prominent campaigner on behalf of the Dalit movement. Aims of this mission were to try to get rid of untouchability, educate people from lower strata, help them to get Jobs, solve their social problems.


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