Indian History Questions Practice Question and Answer

Q:

Who was the ruler of Mewar in 1948 at the time of the integration of Rajasthan?

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    Umed Singh
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    Gaj Singh
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    Sardul Singh
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    Bhupal Singh
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Answer : 4. "Bhupal Singh"
Explanation :

On 18 April 1948, in the third phase of unification of Rajasthan, the princely state of Udaipur merged with the Rajasthan Union and its new name was 'United Rajasthan Union'. In its cabinet formed under the leadership of Manikya Lal Verma, Maharana Bhupal Singh of Udaipur was made the Rajpramukh, Maharao Bhim Singh of Kota was made the senior Deputy Chief.

Q:

Who was the architect of Taj Mahal?

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    Ustad Mansoor
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    Rahim
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    Ustad Ahmad Lahori
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    Khafi Khan
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Answer : 3. "Ustad Ahmad Lahori"
Explanation :

Ustad-Ahmad Lahori was the main architect of the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is considered to be the greatest architectural achievement in the whole range of Indo-Islamic architecture.

Q:

Muhammad Ghori belonged to which dynasty?

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    Shansabani
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    Slaves
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    Yamini
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    Khalji
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Answer : 1. "Shansabani"
Explanation :

The Ghori dynasty or Ghori Silsila, who called themselves the Shansabani dynasty, was a medieval dynasty that ruled Iran, Afghanistan, northwestern India (up to Delhi), Khorasan, and parts of the Xinjiang region of modern western China during the period 1148–1215 AD. Ruled. This dynasty arose after the fall of the Ghaznavi dynasty. This dynasty was centered in the Ghor province of Afghanistan and historians believe that its royal family was of Tajik origin.

Q:

Who among the following founded the Arya Samaj?

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    Swami Vivekananda
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    Ramakrishna Paramhansa
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    Dayanand Saraswati
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    Raja Ram Mohan Roy
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Answer : 3. "Dayanand Saraswati"
Explanation :

1. Arya Samaj is a monotheistic Hindu reform movement in India that promotes principles and practices based on belief in the infallible authority of the Vedas.

2. Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati founded the society on April 10, 1875.

3. Arya Samaj follows the belief that there is only one God and his idol worship is not appropriate.

4. Arya Samaj was the first Hindu organization to promote proselytism.

Q:

In which year was the National Archives of India established?

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    1840
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    1830
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    1891
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    1835
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Answer : 3. "1891"
Explanation :

1. The National Archives of India was established on 11 March 1891 in Kolkata.

2. It is the custodian of records of permanent value to the Government of India.

3. The National Archives of India is an attached office under the Ministry of Culture.

4. Following the transfer of the capital from Calcutta to Delhi in 1911, this present building of the National Archives of India was constructed in 1926.

Q:

Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan who gave this slogan?

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    Lal Bahadur Shastri
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    Chandrashekhar Azad
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    Charan Singh
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    Bhagat Singh
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Answer : 1. "Lal Bahadur Shastri"
Explanation :

The Second Prime Minister of India, Lal Bahadur Shastri first gave the slogan “Jai Jawan Jai Kisan” in the year 1965 at the Ramlila Maidan in Delhi while giving a speech in a public gathering.

Q:

Tagore Centre for the Study of Culture and Civilization is located in __________.

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    West Bengal
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    Himachal Pradesh
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    Madhya Pradesh
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    Andhra Pradesh
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Answer : 2. "Himachal Pradesh "
Explanation :

The correct answer is Himachal Pradesh. Former President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Tagore Centre for the Study of Culture and Civilization at Indian Institute of Advanced Studies (IIAS) in Shimla and also addressed the first Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Lecture.


Q:

Ajatashatru, a ruler of the Haryanka Dynasty, was the son of __________.

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    Udayin
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    Anurudha
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    Bimbisara
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    Naga-Dasak
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Answer : 3. "Bimbisara"
Explanation :

Ajatashatru, also known as Kunika, was the son of Bimbisara.

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