Indian History General Knowledge Quizes Set 1

Q1. Where did British first open their factories in Eastern part of India?
(a) Assam
(b) Orissa
(c) Bihar
(d) Sikim

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Q2. When East India Company was came into existence, England was ruled by
(a) Hanovarians
(b) Stuarts
(c) Normans
(d) None of the above

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Q3. In Bengal, the headquarters of East India Company were located at
(a) Fort St David
(b) Fort William
(c) Fort St George
(d) None of the above

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Q4. Goa was captured by Portuguese
(a) 1479 AD
(b) 1575 AD
(c) 1510 AD
(d) 1600 AD

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Q5. First Governor-General of Bengal
(a) Robert Clive
(b) William Bentinck
(c) Wellesley
(d) Warren Hastings

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Q6. First Governor-General of India
(a) Lord Amherst
(b) Lord William Bentinck
(c) Sir Charles Metcalfe
(d) Robert Clive

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Q7. Sati was declared illegal and punishable by
(a) Lord William Bentinck
(b) Lord Ripon
(c) Lord Canning
(d) Lord Dalhousie

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Q8. The first session of the All India Congress held in Bombay in 1920, was presided over by
(a) J L Nehru
(b) VV Giri
(c) Lala Lajpat Rai
(d) MM Joshi

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Q9. Who founded Ferguson College at Pune in 1885
(a) Decan Educational Society
(b) Bharatiya Sewak Samaj
(c) Samaj Sewa Sangh
(d) Theosophical Society

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Q10. First English newspaper in India
(a) The Bengal Gazette
(b) The Calcutta Gazette
(c) The Bengal Journal
(d) The Bombay Herald

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Q11. Who wrote the book "Babuvivah"
(a) Raja Rammohan Rai
(b) Pandit Rambai
(c) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(d) Rabindranath Tagore

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Q12. Who first translated Bhagvad Gita to English
(a) William Jones
(b) Charles Wilkins
(c) Alexander Cunningham
(d) John Marshall

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Q13. First census in India was conducted at the time of
(a) Lord Mayo
(b) Lord Lytton
(c) Lord Auckland
(d) Sir John Napier

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Q14. Who was the Viceroy of India when the Rowlatt Act was Passed
(a) Lord Irwin
(b) Lord Reading
(c) Lord Chelmsford
(d) Lord Wavell

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Q15. Who introduce English as official language
(a) Lord William Bentick
(b) Sir Charles Wood
(c) Dalhousie
(d) Allan Octawain Hume

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Q16. Who was the founder of the Indian Association
(a) Dadabhai Naoroji
(b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(c) Surendranath Banerjee
(d) AO Hume

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Q17. The first Indian leader to undergo imprisonment
(a) C Vijaraghavachari
(b) B G Tilak
(c) Bipin Chandra Pal
(d) Dadabhai Noroji

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Q18. First Indian to used the word ‘Swarajya’
(a) Raja Rammohan Rai
(b) Mahtma Gandhi
(c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(d) Swami Vivekanand

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Q19. All India Harijan Sangha established by Mahtama Gandhi, in the year
(a) 1935
(b) 1932
(c) 1920
(d) 1927

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Q20. In which place did Satyagraha first started
(a) Delhi
(b) Calcutta
(c) Baroda
(d) Champaran

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Q21. Who first address Mahtma Gandhi as "Father of Nation"
(a) Subhas Chandra Bose
(b) Rabindra Nath Tagore
(c) B G Tilak
(d) JL Nehru

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Q22. Dandi March was began on the date of
(a) 12th March, 1930
(b) 15th March, 1928
(c) 15th April, 1932
(d) 30th March, 1932

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Q23. Which farm eastablished by Mahatma Gandhi in Natal, South Africa
(a) Phoenix Farm
(b) Tolstoy Farm
(c) Sabamati Ashram
(d) None of the above

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Q24. Who is consider as the chief architect of Tajmahal
(a) Mir Abd-ul Karim
(b) Ahmad Lahauri
(c) Makramat Khan
(d) Ustad Isa

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Q25. Number of years required to build Tajmahal
(a) 22 years
(b) 26 years
(c) 18 years
(d) 12 years

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Q26. Who was the English ambassador who get permission from Jahangir to build factory for East India Company
(a) Thomas Roe
(b) William Hawkins
(c) Edward Tairy
(d) None of the above

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Q27. Mangal Pandey was a sepoy at
(a) 34th Bengal Native Infantry
(b) Madras Light Cavalry
(c) 5th Royal Gurkha Rifle
(d) None of the above

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Q28. Which one is the first fort contructed by British in India
(a) Fort William
(b) Fort St George
(c) Fort St Angelo
(d) Fort St David

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Q29. The second battle of Panipat, 1556 fought between
(a) Babur and Lodi
(b) Maratha and Durrani
(c) Akbar and Hemu
(d) Mughal and British

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Q30. Who wrote the biography of Akbar, Akbarnama (Book of Akbar)
(a) Abul Fazl
(b) Shaikh Mubarak
(c) Abd al-Qadir Bada'uni
(d) Abdul Hamid Lahori

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